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ESPN's Prediction For The Florida-Georgia Game

Fans of the Georgia Bulldogs watch play against the Mississippi Rebels.

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Fans of the Georgia Bulldogs watch play against the Mississippi Rebels at Sanford Stadium on September 29, 2007 in Athens, Georgia. Georgia won 45 - 17. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

The most anticipated game of this weekend will be a SEC showdown, as the No. 9 Florida Gators face the No. 7 Georgia Bulldogs. Both teams need this victory, especially with the final stretch of the season approaching.

Florida won its previous matchup, when they defeated Vanderbilt by double digits. On the other hand, Georgia lost its last game in humiliating fashion, as the LSU Tigers dismantled them in Death Valley.

Although this showdown will take place at a neutral site in Jacksonville, ESPN still believes one team has an immense edge this weekend.

According to the FPI, the Bulldogs have a 69.8 percent chance of winning.

If Georgia can bounce back from the loss against LSU, then Kirby Smart's team will be in excellent shape to make the College Football Playoff again.

ESPN FPI prediction.

The Gators find themselves in a very similar situation, as a monumental win over the Bulldogs would elevate their status in the SEC.

Florida and Georgia are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET from TIAA Bank Field.

The game will be on CBS.