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Week 14 college football betting lookahead: Can Michigan hang with Ohio State?

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Oregon's upset hurts Pac-12's chances of reaching top 4 (2:29)

Joey Galloway and Jesse Palmer look at the Pac-12's chances of reaching the CFP after Oregon's upset and discuss the importance of the No. 1 spot. (2:29)

College football lookahead is the essential grab bag of numbers, trends, reads and concepts each Monday throughout the season.

In Week 14, we continue the discussion of the November phenomenon of "scoreboard watching" as it relates to the unresolved conference title races and preview both Thanksgiving night's Egg Bowl and a Saturday Lone Star showdown with circumstances that favor the home team.

All lines and totals from Circa Sportsbook as of Sunday.


Openers

First impressions from the schedule and opening lines.

Ohio State Buckeyes (-9.5, 54) at Michigan Wolverines

Noon ET, Saturday (FOX)

Rich Rodriguez went 0-3 straight up and ATS versus Ohio State as Michigan head coach, disappointing Wolverines backers while taking 20.5, 10 and 17 points from the Buckeyes. Apart from RichRod's tenure, however, teams getting a touchdown or more in this series have covered nine of the past 10 meetings.