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ESPN Analyst Predicts The Winner Of Ohio State-Michigan 2019 Game

A Michigan fan in the stands with an Ohio State fan before a game.

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 24: Michigan and Ohio State fans watch the teams warm up before their game at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

The pressure is on for Jim Harbaugh to finally defeat Ohio State this season. He currently holds an 0-4 record in the rivalry game as the head coach of the Wolverines.

Charles Woodson spoke about Harbaugh earlier in the week, saying that the one thing he needs to do is beat the Buckeyes.

Ohio State’s dominance over Michigan in recent years has led to discussions about Urban Meyer being the top coach in the Big Ten by a country mile. Now that the he’s retired, the path is clear for Harbaugh to have his best season yet.

Michigan has a plethora of key players returning for this season with Shea Patterson being the most notable.

It'll be tough to meet the expectations that have been set, but ESPN analyst Marcus Spears is confident that Michigan will finally get past its biggest hurdle in Ohio State.

Spears gave his take on the Michigan-Ohio State game on ESPN's Get Up.

From 247Sports:

“Harbaugh will get it done this year,” Spears said this week on ESPN's Get Up!. “Bringing in [Josh] Gattis, Shea Patterson another year in the system, and I also believe Harbaugh is more open to letting this offense kind of be an advantage for the guys that are actually in the offense"

“I just can’t wrap around my mind that Harbaugh is going to lose to Ryan Day. If this was Urban Meyer — he’s gotten the pass because of Urban Meyer, not because of the players — because this was Urban Meyer’s team that was beating him. Now, you bring in a first-year head coach and a transfer quarterback that hadn’t seen a lot of time? You lose this game, Harbaugh will be on the hot seat at Michigan.”

Spears made it abundantly clear that he can't see Harbaugh losing to Ryan Day.

Michigan will host Ohio State on the last weekend of November.

Who do you think will win this year's game: Ohio State or Michigan?