ESPN released its Playoff Predictor on Tuesday, naming Ohio State as having the best odds to reach the national championship.

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ESPN’s Playoff Predictor changes weekly based on gameday stats, and determines which teams have a realistic chance to be one of the four in the College Football Playoff. Each of the past 8 champions had a preseason percentage of 65% or greater. According to the model, the Buckeyes have an 83% chance of making the final 4.

The Buckeyes have a less-than-easy schedule, facing Michigan, Michigan State, and Wisconsin during the regular season. Ohio State opens the season against No. 5 ranked Notre Dame. The loser of that game will not automatically be eliminated from a playoff spot, but no -loss team has ever been selected. The Buckeyes are a 17.5-point favorite. Will it be enough to help secure their spot in the playoffs? If the Playoff Predictor is to be believed, chances are good.