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ESPN's Updated Prediction For The Ohio State-Michigan Game

Dwayne Haskins throwing a pass against Michigan.

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 25: Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks to throw a pass in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines on November 25, 2017 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

If there's one college football game worth circling on the calendar, look no further than the battle between Michigan and Ohio State. Despite the two programs trending in opposite directions, the regular season finale could change the entire landscape of the Big Ten.

The Wolverines are coming off a much-needed victory over the Michigan State Spartans. As for the Buckeyes, they were dismantled by Purdue on the road.

Whichever teams wins this game would put themselves in tremendous shape to reach the College Football Playoff. Of course, Michigan and Ohio State will have to take care of prior business before this showdown.

As for the game itself, ESPN released its early prediction. According to the FPI, the Buckeyes have a 52.9 percent chance of winning. This would be a heartbreaking finish for the Wolverines, especially considering the way they rebounded after a season-opening loss to Notre Dame.

ESPN FPI prediction for Michigan-Ohio State.

For the Buckeyes, defeating the Wolverines would help erase the pain of losing to the Boilermakers in blowout fashion.

Ohio State and Michigan will play on Nov. 24 from Ohio Stadium. The game will be broadcast on FOX.