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ESPN Releases Prediction for Ohio State-Penn State

Dwayne Haskins throws the ball against TCU.

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks for an open receiver against the TCU Horned Frogs in the second quarter during The AdvoCare Showdown at AT&T Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Out of all the college football games taking place this weekend, it's hard to find a better matchup than the conference clash between Ohio State and Penn State. With both teams entering this Saturday undefeated, this showdown will have huge implications on the College Football Playoff.

For the Buckeyes, they'll rely heavily on Dwayne Haskins, who is putting together a masterful season. When it comes to the Nittany Lions, the duo of Trace McSorely and Miles Sanders carry their offense.

Even though Ohio State is the No. 4 ranked team in the country, ESPN's FPI believes the Buckeyes will suffer their first defeat this weekend.

According to the Worldwide Leader's matchup predictor, Penn State has a 53.6 percent chance of winning. Regardless of which team wins tomorrow, it should change the landscape of the Big Ten.

ESPN FPI prediction.

Last season, Ohio State won their rivalry game due to an amazing comeback in the fourth quarter.

Ohio State and Penn State will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET from Beaver Stadium. The game will be available on ABC.