2015 Russel Athletic Bowl:North Carolina vs. BaylorDecember 29, 2015 by Marc Jerbs

On Tuesday, the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Florida will host the 2015 Russel Athletic Bowl between 10th ranked North Carolina and 17th ranked Baylor. Game time is set at 5:30PM ET.

This football matchup will feature two high-octane offense. North Carolina finished the regular season with an 11-2 record and will make its 32nd bowl appearance. Baylor registered its 6th straight bowl appearance but loss three games of its final four games in the season.

Baylor limped its way in the postseason after it suffered a string of player injuries. They lost top-rated QB Seth Russell as well as 2nd string QB Jarrett Stidham. Top WR Corey Coleman and RB Shock Linwood joined them in the injury list.

In reality, this bowl game has a potential one-sided affair instead of a shootout between two of the nation's top offenses. Baylor still has weapons at their disposals such as receivers KD Cannon and Jay Lee as well as RB Johnny Jefferson. But they have concerns at the quarterback position.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed North Carolina as a 3-point favorite to beat Baylor on Tuesday night.

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