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Only 2 Of ESPN's Analysts Are Picking Ohio State To Beat Michigan

Ohio State's Tyvis Powell tackling Michigan WR Jeremy Gallon

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 30: Wide receiver Jeremy Gallon #21 of the Michigan Wolverines is tackled by defensive back Tyvis Powell #23 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first quarter during a game at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State has won its last six meetings against Michigan, but the Wolverines seem to be the favorite heading into this year's matchup. In fact, only two ESPN analysts are picking the Buckeyes to take down their arch rival.

Earlier this week, ESPN revealed what its reporters are picking when it comes to the four biggest rivalry games this weekend. The games picked? Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, Washington vs. Washington State, Alabama vs. Auburn and Michigan vs. Ohio State.

Only Chris Low and Mark Schlabach are picking the Buckeyes to defeat the Wolverines.

Who is picking Michigan? Andrea Adelson, Joel Anderson, Edward Aschoff, Kyle Bonagura, Heather Dinich, David M. Hale, Sam Khan Jr., Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee, Dan Murphy, Adam Rittenberg, Alex Scarborough, Mitch Sherman, Jake Trotter and Tom VanHaaren.

That's a lot of support for the Wolverines.

This year's contest has a ton on the line. Michigan, currently No. 4, needs to win out to reach the College Football Playoff.

Ohio State, currently No. 10, needs to take down Michigan and then Northwestern to even be part of the conversation. They'd need to jump a few teams in the process, like LSU, Washington State and Oklahoma.

This year's game kicks off at Noon ET on FOX.