This might be the biggest home game for the Gophers in the last 50 years, maybe ever!
Both teams come in 8-0 and both teams have a path to the Playoff. As it stands right now the Nittany Lions are in with the first CFP rankings that came out this week. If Minny runs the table and goes 13-0, they would be in the Playoff as well.
This is going to be a hell of a game and I think both teams will come out fired up and ready to go. While PJ Fleck's Golden Gophers might not win this one outright, they will be in it until the end.
The Gophers solid D will come up with a big turnover that will either give them an outright win or keep them in it until the bitter end. Gobble up the TD at home and start off your football Saturday in high fashion.
LSU AT ALABAMA
LINE: ALABAMA -6.5
DTM PICK: LSU +6.5
It doesn't get much bigger than this. While it might not be the literal #1 vs. #2, it sure feels like it. This game will go a long way in deciding the College Football Playoff landscape.
The Crimson Tide, who for years under Nick Saban have been in the mix to win it all, face a Tigers team that has what I feel is the best QB in the country right now. Heisman Fave Joe Burrow has simply been magical this season.
Bama QB Tua Tagovailoa is also banged up with an ankle injury, so monitor his status, but even if he plays I still love LSU getting almost a TD. I think The Tigers actually win this one outright and firmly take a grasp as the best team in the SEC in 2019.
This is going to be a ton of fun and could end up being one of the more epic games between SEC teams in a long time.
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