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ESPN Releases Prediction For Alabama-Oklahoma

A closeup look at the pylon at the Orange Bowl.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 30: A detailed view of Capital One Orange Bowl signage on pylon before the game between the Miami Hurricanes and the Wisconsin Badgers at Hard Rock Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

It's finally here, the College Football Playoff kicks off in just a few hours with No. 2 Clemson facing off against No. 3 Notre Dame. However, we're here to talk about the match-up that will settle things tonight: Alabama vs. Oklahoma.

The Crimson Tide and Sooners don't kick until 8:00 p.m. ET tonight, but there will be plenty of lead-up and other college football games to keep fans occupied. Nick Saban and Lincoln Riley hope to lead their programs to a national title, but they'll have to get by each other tonight first.

Before the game begins, ESPN gave its final prediction for the contest.

The Worldwide Leader gives Alabama a 73.3-percent chance to win the game.

The Crimson Tide enter the game as a 14-point favorite to win the contest, and the over/under is set at 77.5 - the highest of any bowl game this season.

Get ready to see two high-flying offenses on Saturday night.