If recent history is any indication, and it often is, the Oregon State Beavers should win this match-up easily.
UCLA will take the field battered and beaten as of late, while losing embarrassingly to the Oregon Ducks, and losing key players to injuries. Meanwhile, Oregon State is riding high after finally beating an opponent definitively and climbing back into the Pac-10 cockpit.
As this showdown approaches, the focus turns to Pasadena as two teams drifting in opposite directions cross paths briefly, and the competitive level of play will be even more fleeting.
Here are three reasons why Oregon State rolls over UCLA in the Rose Bowl on Saturday.