We've arrived at Week 13, the final weekend of the 2018 college football season. Rivalry Week is here.
There are a number of classic matchups on the docket this week. Alabama-Auburn, Oklahoma-West Virginia, Michigan-Ohio State and Washington-Washington State are four that stand out.
All of those games have major conference title and CFP implications. ESPN’s panel of experts released their picks for those four contests today.
The breakdown for them is as follows:
- It is a pretty even split for OU-WVU. Nine experts took the Sooners, while eight picked the Mountaineers.
- Twelve of 17 experts picked Wazzu over Washington in the Apple Cup.
- Everybody is taking Alabama to beat Auburn.
- Fifteen of 17 panelists like Michigan to handle Ohio State.
You can check out all of ESPN’s expert picks here.
Oklahoma and West Virginia will play at 8 p.m ET Friday on ESPN, while Washington and Washington State will kick off at 8:30 p.m. ET on FOX.
On Saturday, Michigan and Ohio State meet at noon ET on FOX, followed by Alabama and Auburn at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS.