Outback Bowl Odds: Northwestern Wildcats vs. Auburn Tigers

Outback Bowl: Northwestern Wildcats vs. Auburn TigersThe Auburn Tigers and Northwestern Wildcats will square-off for the first time in history in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day in Tampa, FL. The Tigers will return to the bowl for the first time in 14 years while this will be the Wildcats first appearance in the bowl.

Northwestern upset Wisconsin 33-31 at Ryan Field in Week 12.

Northwestern covered as a 7-point home underdog in that contest, while the final score played OVER the 48.5-point total.

Bodog Sportsbook currently have the Tigers listed as 7½-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game's total is sitting at 55.

Auburn was defeated 26-21 in Week 13 by Alabama as a 12.5-point underdog. That game's 47 points went as a PUSH against the posted total of 47.

Darvin Adams had four catches for 138 yards and a TD in that loss.

Outback Bowl officials have announced an agreement to extend its contract with the BigTen Conference through the 2013 college football season. The bowl will continue to have the third pick of teams from the conference to play on New Year's Day in Tampa, Florida.


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