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Kirk Herbstreit Makes His Pick For Ohio State vs. Michigan

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Ohio State and Michigan are just minutes from kicking off, and as everyone knows, this year's matchup is a big one. The winner takes the Big Ten East and gets a spot in the league's title game. There's also a potential College Football Playoff spot on the line.

While we've heard from hundreds of different analysts regarding who they're picking, there's one who reserved his pick until just before kickoff. ESPN College GameDay analyst Kirk Herbstreit has finally weighed in.

While he said his heart is for Ohio State as a former captain, he wound up picking Michigan to win the contest. The Wolverines are on the road, but they're favored. He's going with the money.

Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Lee Corso all picked Michigan. Bryce Harper, the celebrity guest picker, was the only person on set to pick the Buckeyes.

At the moment, Michigan is the No. 4 team in the College Football Playoff rankings. But they'll need to win out to have any chance of keeping it that way.

Ohio State, meanwhile, sits at No. 10. The Buckeyes will need to beat Michigan and Northwestern to have any shot.

The game it set to kickoff at Noon ET on FOX.