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ESPN Names Alabama-Auburn Matchup The Biggest SEC Game Of 2017 Season

Alabama receiver Jerry Jeudy and an Auburn defensive back dive for a pass.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Jamel Dean #12 of the Auburn Tigers nearly intercepts this pass intended for Jerry Jeudy #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama-Auburn is the biggest SEC game of the season, according to ESPN.

Every SEC game means a lot—that goes without saying, but some are just more important than others. With that in mind, ESPN's Edward Aschoff went ahead and ranked the five most important SEC games fr this upcoming season, and to no one's surprise, the Alabama-Auburn match on November 25 is No. 1 on the list

Per Aschoff:

OK, Auburn, we are tossing you some legitimate love, again. Don't make us look bad. With Jarrett Stidham behind center, a salty defense back and a stacked backfield, the Tigers are becoming that trendy No. 2 SEC pick with a chance to dethrone Alabama in 2017.

We've seen this story before, and the Tigers fell on their faces. But something feels different, right? Right now, this game feels like it could be for the SEC West. Alabama is beatable and Auburn is trending up. Maybe we are getting ahead of ourselves, but what if we aren't? A Tigers win here would turn the SEC upside down.

ESPN's FPI Rating gives Alabama a 55.5 percent win probability in the matchup.

You can check out the entire list of games here.

[ESPN]