2011 Sugar Bowl, Ohio State Vs. Arkansas Prediction: Buckeyes Will Bounce Razorbacks

The 2010 college football postseason rolls on as it heads to the booze-soaked streets of New Orleans. It's time to start your betting engines as Ohio State and Arkansas hit the field in the Sugar Bowl. With bowl season slowly winding down, chances to blow money on meaningless college games are at a premium, so act fast..

The line: Ohio State by a field goal (3-3.5 points)

Notable Ohio State units: The Buckeyes boast a defense that hates giving up points -- like any good defense would. Ohio State ranks No. 3 in the nation in points allowed, giving up just 13.3 points per game. Their run game is pretty good, as well, rushing for 219.7 yards per game. Ohio State also scores in buckets, ranked No. 13 with 39.4 points scored per game.

Notable Arkansas units: The quarterback, of course. Ryan Mallett leads the No. 4 ranked passing offense into the Sugar Bowl, averaging 338.4 yards per game through the air. The Arkansas offense puts up 37.3 points per game, 14th best in the NCAA.

The pick: Since there's no justice in the world and the NCAA is a curious governing body, let's go with Ohio State in this one. The Buckeyes get to run out Terrell Pyror and the rest of the rest of the tattoo gang one more time before their five game suspension takes hold. Ohio to win and cover.

The 2011 Sugar Bowl kicks off at 8:30 p.m. EST. The game will be televised on ESPN. Browse our 2010 college football postseason schedule for a complete list of bowls.

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