ESPN’s New Prediction For The Ohio State-Michigan Game

first_imgA closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State football game.GLENDALE, AZ – JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes on the sidelines during the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)The most impressive performance from this weekend came from the Michigan Wolverines, as they decimated Penn State in Ann Arbor. It’s too early for them to look past teams in their schedule, but the season finale against the Ohio State Buckeyes is shaping up to be special.Shea Patterson and the Wolverines are playing turnover-free football, which is a huge reason behind their success.It hasn’t been that easy for the Buckeyes, especially over the past two contests. Although the team is finding ways to win, the struggles on defense are well-documented.While Ohio State will have home-field advantage for its clash with Michigan, ESPN doesn’t see the Buckeyes prevailing in this matchup.According to the FPI, the Wolverines have a 55.4 percent chance of winning the game. ESPN's matchup predictor for the Michigan-Ohio State gameWith the winner of this showdown most likely making the Big Ten Championship, the stakes will be high.The game will be available on FOX.last_img read more

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