ESPN’s FPI updates odds Ohio State will run the table following Week 11
Ohio State has put itself in a good spot with three games to go this season.
The Buckeyes entered Week 11 with a No. 1 ranking on the College Football Playoff Top 25, and now they will wait to see if a 73-point outburst against Maryland is enough to keep them there. The only reason they may drop is due to LSU’s win over No. 3 Alabama.
After missing the CFP each of the last two seasons, the clearest path this year is with an undefeated record. The resume for Ryan Day and company is already strong, but no one will feel comfortable about making the final four until the final win is in the books.
Coming out of Week 11, ESPN’s FPI updated the odds for teams to win out the rest of the way. At the top of the list of undefeated teams was Clemson who must play No. 19 Wake Forest and South Carolina, but Ohio State was not far behind.
The Buckeyes are given a 62.1% chance to win out down the stretch despite two games against ranked opponents. Saturday’s game against Rutgers is not predicted to be difficult, and Ohio State is still heavily favored in rivalry showdowns with Penn State and Michigan to end the year.
Here is how the FPI is predicting the final three games:
- Nov. 16 @ Rutgers – 99.7%
- Nov. 23 vs Penn State – 84.1%
- Nov. 30 @ Michigan – 82.3%