The Georgia-Texas Sugar Bowl matchup will feature two conference title game runner-ups seeking redemption.
Georgia lost the SEC Championship Game to Alabama after blowing a fourth quarter lead, while Texas lost similarly blew a lead in the Big 12 Championship Game against Oklahoma.
However, some experts think that despite the similar manner in which they made it to this point, the Bulldogs have the upper hand.
According to Associated Press writer Ralph D. Russo, the Georgia Bulldogs will win the Sugar Bowl handily.
Why watch? The Bulldogs missed the playoff, but could still finish No. 2 in the country for a second straight season, depending on how the bowls go … GEORGIA 35-17.
Georgia is the favorite in this game with Texas a +11.5-point underdog.
The two sides have not faced each other since 1984, when Georgia won the Cotton Bowl Classic.
Prior to 1984, Texas owned a 3-0 record against the Bulldogs, with two regular season wins and an Orange Bowl victory.