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No. 9 Miami (9-2) vs. No. 10 Louisiana State (10-2)


Time/site/TV: 4:30 p.m. today, Atlanta, ESPN.


Surface: Artificial.


Line: Miami by 7.


Payout per team: $2.35 million.


Bowl records: Miami 17-12, LSU 17-18-1.


Series: LSU 8-3.


Analysis: The only matchup of top-10 teams outside the BCS features programs putting perfect Peach Bowl records on the line. LSU is 3-0. The Hurricanes are 2-0, including last year’s win over Florida. Tigers QB JaMarcus Russell won’t play because of a shoulder injury. Replacement Matt Flynn will see a swarming Miami front. Miami QB Kyle Wright won’t have suspended WR Ryan Moore as a target.


Gannett News Service