Louisville: It'll be a busy New Year's Eve for the Cardinals – this game kicks at 11 a.m., and the Louisville-Indiana basketball game that day starts at 12:30. The Cardinals score 45.3 points per game.
LSU: This will be the first game since the Tigers took the ''interim coach'' tag off Ed Orgeron, who was officially hired in late November. The Tigers allow 16.4 points per game.
Louisville: First appearance in the Citrus Bowl, 20th bowl appearance in school history.
LSU: First appearance in the Citrus Bowl, 47th bowl appearance in school history.
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