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ESPN Releases Early Prediction for Ohio State-Penn State

James Franklin rallies his team before a game.

STATE COLLEGE, PA - SEPTEMBER 16: James Franklin and the Penn State Nittany Lions prepare to take the field against the Georgia State Panthers at Beaver Stadium on September 16, 2017 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

After another exciting weekend of college football, Ohio State and Penn State prepare for one of the biggest games of the season. With both teams undefeated, Saturday could have huge ramifications on the College Football Playoff.

Ohio State had another fantastic outing over the weekend, destroying Tulane at home. For Penn State, they handled business on the road against Illinois, as Miles Sanders went for 200 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

This upcoming conference clash won't be easy for either side, but ESPN's matchup predictor has an early favorite.

According to the FPI, the Nittany Lions have a 53.6 percent chance of winning on Saturday.Last season, the Buckeyes had a miraculous comeback in the fourth quarter, but they were at home. Considering the success that Penn State has at Beaver Stadium, it'll be crucial for Ohio State to come out strong.

A score prediction for Ohio State vs. Penn State.

Ohio State and Penn State are set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be available on ABC.