College Football Predictions: ESPN picks winners of every Top 25 game in Week 12

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The latest college football predictions from ESPN’s FPI are in, picking the winners of every top 25 game in Week 12.

There are six games that standout among the rest while the rest have interesting lines and predictions. Some of these games even have vast playoff implications.

Let’s dive into ESPN’s predictions, via their FPI, of all the games featuring top 25 teams in Week 12.

No. 1 Georgia vs. No. 18 Tennessee

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Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS)
Spread: Georgia (-10)
FPI Prediction: Georgia – 69.3%

The Bulldogs beat up Ole Miss last week in the one game some thought could trip up Georgia’s three-peat attempt. Maybe Tennessee is that team? Or maybe not. Georgia is a double-digit favorite for a reason.

No. 5 Washington vs. No. 11 Oregon State

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Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
Spread: Oregon State (-2.5)
FPI Prediction: Washington – 52.4%

Got a good one here. Now we’re talking. Washington is projected to win this based on ESPN’s FPI, but Oregon State is the betting favorite at home. If the Huskies lose here, the CFP won’t look too kindly on that.

No. 7 Texas vs. Iowa State

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Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET (FOX)
Spread: Texas (-7.5)
FPI Prediction: Texas – 78.6%

No. 21 Kansas State vs. No. 25 Kansas

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Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET (FS1)
Spread: Kansas State (-7.5)
FPI Prediction: Kansas State – 79.2%

The Sunflower Showdown is going to be a good one this season. Both teams are ranked and want positioning in a crowded Big 12 race with two games left. Kansas State has a better shot of course, but the Jayhawks shouldn’t be underestimated.

No. 22 Utah vs. No. 17 Arizona

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Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network)
Spread: Arizona (-1)
FPI Prediction: Utah – 57.1%

One of the best games of the weekend. Arizona jumped Utha in the latest playoff rankings but the Utes can make a statement in a season full of grit. But what Jeff Fisch has done with the Wildcats is amazing.

Rest of Top 25 games:

Minnesota vs. No. 2 Ohio State
Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. ET (BTN)
Spread: Ohio State (-27.5)
FPI Prediction: Ohio State – 97.1%

No. 3 Michigan vs. Maryland
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (FOX)
Spread: Michigan (-19)
FPI Prediction: Michigan – 90.9%

North Alabama vs. No. 4 Florida State
Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. ET
Spread: N/A
FPI Prediction: Florida State – 99%

No. 6 Oregon vs. Arizona State
Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. ET (FOX)
Spread: Oregon (-23.5)
FPI Prediction: Oregon – 94.6%

Chattanooga vs. No. 8 Alabama
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (ESPN+/SECN+)
Spread: N/A
FPI Prediction: Alabama – 99%

Florida vs. No. 9 Missouri
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Spread: Missouri (-11.5)
FPI Prediction: Missouri – 77.7%

No. 10 Louisville vs. Miami
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (ABC)
Spread: Miami (-0.5)
FPI Prediction: Miami – 53.9%

Rutgers vs. No. 12 Penn State
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (FS1)
Spread: Penn State (-20.5)
FPI Prediction: Penn State – 94.1%

UL Monroe vs. No. 13 Ole Miss
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (SECN)
Spread: Ole Miss (-37)
FPI Prediction: Ole Miss – 98.9%

No. 14 Oklahoma vs. BYU
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Spread: Oklahoma (-24.5)
FPI Prediction: Oklahoma – 94.2%

Georgia State vs. No. 15 LSU
Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
Spread: LSU (-31)
FPI Prediction: LSU – 97.4%

Illinois vs. No. 16 Iowa
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Spread: Iowa (-3)
FPI Prediction: Iowa – 75.1%

Wake Forest vs. No. 19 Notre Dame
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET (NBC)
Spread: Notre Dame (-24.5)
FPI Prediction: Notre Dame – 94.1%

No. 20 North Carolina vs. Clemson
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Spread: Clemson (-6.5)
FPI Prediction: Clemson – 60.6%

No. 23 Oklahoma State vs. Houston
Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
Spread: Oklahoma State (-7)
FPI Prediction: Oklahoma State – 65.5%

No. 24 Tulane vs. Florida Atlantic
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Spread: Tulane (-9)
FPI Prediction: Tulane – 66%

Well with two weeks left, there are some games that could have big domino effects. There also could be monumental upsets, be careful!