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ESPN's Early Prediction For Auburn-Florida Game

Auburn freshman quarterback Bo Nix throws a pass. during a college football game

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - AUGUST 31: Bo Nix #10 of the Auburn Tigers throws the ball against the Oregon Ducks during the Advocare Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

By the end of next weekend there will be at least one less undefeated team in the SEC. Next week's Auburn-Florida game will likely be a College Football Playoff eliminator as the two 5-0 teams go head-to-head.

The Tigers have arguably the most difficult path to the SEC Championship Game. Even if they beat Florida, they'll still have huge games against LSU, Georgia and Alabama in the second half of the season. But with impressive wins over Oregon and Texas A&M, it's not beyond the realm of possibility.

The Gators are a slightly-less surprising 5-0 team, with wins over Miami, Kentucky, and Tennessee serving as the highlights so far. Much like Auburn, they'll likely have to get through LSU and Georgia to get to the SEC title game, let alone the College Football Playoff. But their schedule lets up in the final weeks of November.

ESPN’s computer model has released its prediction for the Auburn-Florida game.

ESPN’s computer model believes that Auburn has a slight edge in this game. The computer model gives the Tigers a 53.2 percent chance to win this Saturday’s game.

Saturday will mark the first meeting between Auburn and Florida since 2011. The Tigers currently boast a three-game winning streak against the Gators. One of those wins was an Auburn upset of Urban Meyer's Florida team in 2007.

College GameDay has already announced that Gainesville will host their show for the first time since 2012.

The game will be played at 3:30 p.m. EST on CBS.