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ESPN's Prediction For Week 10's Florida-Georgia Game

Georgia's offense lined up against the Florida Gators defense.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 29: Georgia Bulldogs and Florida Gators players line up before a snap during the first quarter of the game at EverBank Field on October 29, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

We're one week away from one of the biggest rivalries in the SEC. Florida and Georgia have their annual date in Jacksonville, and this one will go a long way towards deciding the SEC East.

No. 7 Florida enters the game at 7-1, while No. 10 Georgia is 6-1 on the year.

The Bulldogs have been the class of the SEC East for a few years now, but face serious questions this season. One loss doesn't totally shut down their national championship aspirations, but that one loss came at home against a mediocre South Carolina team on its third quarterback for the balance of the game.

Florida's loss came against undefeated LSU, which looks like one of the clear four best teams in the country. It is much harder to worry about that result.

Even so, ESPN's Football Power Index still likes the Bulldogs next Saturday by a decent margin.

FPI gives Georgia a 60.9-percent chance to win next week's big game.

ESPN FPI prediction for Georgia vs. Florida.


Florida and Georgia are the only two SEC East teams with just one loss in the conference. Missouri is 2-2, while every other team has at least three losses in the league.

That means the winner will be a solid favorite to win the SEC East, barring a big upset down the road.

The SEC West will likely come down to the Alabama-LSU winner the following week, though there will be some land mines through November for both teams as well. We won't definitely know the SEC Title Game matchup after Nov. 9, but we'll have a pretty good idea of where things are heading.