The final games of the regular season will be played this weekend. There are a few huge rivalry games on tap, including a matchup between Ohio State and Michigan that has ceased being a rivalry with the lack of Wolverines success in recent years.
Ohio State is 13-1 in the past 14 games between these two programs - including six-straight. However, this year's Michigan team feels different.
The Wolverines enter Saturday afternoon's contest as the favorite. It's the first time Ohio State entered a game as the underdog since it won the title over Oregon in 2014.
Ahead of the game, ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit named the two things Ohio State needs to do in order to win. Here's what Herbie had to say via 247Sports.
Ohio State has got to do two things — No. 1 playing at home, they’ve got to feed off the emotion of the crowd feeling disrespected as an underdog in a rival game. Big thing they have to do is give Dwayne Haskins an opportunity to throw the ball as far as the scheme of this game. If they don’t give DH time, Ohio State doesn’t have a chance in this game.
Ohio State and Michigan kick off at 12:00 p.m. ET on FOX. Can Jim Harbaugh win his first game against Ohio State?