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Joel Klatt Has A Top 10 Team On 'Upset Alert' In Week 9

Joel Klatt speaks during a Fox Sports event.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 07: Reggie Bush, Joel Klatt and Kevin Burkhardt of Fox Sports speak during the Fox segment of the 2019 Summer TCA Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 7, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images) *** Reggie Bush; Joel Klatt; Kevin Burkhardt

FOX Sports college football analyst Joel Klatt has a top 10 team on "upset alert" heading into Week 9 of the regular season. He believes it's a "classic" trap game.

Penn State, the No. 6 team in the country following the Nittany Lions' home win over Michigan, is taking on Michigan State in East Lansing this weekend.

James Franklin's team is coming off a huge home win and now it has to play a tough Spartans team on the road. That could spell trouble.

“This is a terrible spot for Penn State…think about what it takes out of you to win back-to-back games against ranked teams…and by the way, they got away with a win against Michigan. Michigan was really the better team in the second half,” explained Klatt, per Saturday Tradition.

“Now you’ve gotta turn right back around and go on the road against a defensive power. This is likely to be a low-scoring affair, you’re likely to start running out of some energy, you go on the road. This is a classic trap game where Michigan State has history against Penn State…I’m a bit nervous for Penn State this week. I think a win in any form – win by 3, by 2, whatever, it doesn’t matter – if they can get out of this week with a win, that is a huge plus for Penn State.”

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ESPN's Football Power Index also has the Nittany Lions on upset alert. The FPI is giving Michigan State a roughly 30 percent chance of winning this game.

Penn State and Michigan State are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. E.T.

The game will be on ABC.