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We're finally on the cusp of the most-anticipated week of the college football season: rivalry weekend. 


And what better way to get ready for Week 13's slate than considering how many points separate your favorite teams and their most-heated rival in the opening betting lines, via FanDuel Sportsbook?


Especially when you've got spreads ranging from Alabama's minus-24.5 points over Auburn, all the way down to Oklahoma's minus-1.5 points over West Virginia. 

The most surprising line featured above is likely Michigan's minus-4-point favor over Ohio State in Columbus as road favorites over a team Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh has never beaten in his tenure with Michigan. 


And he's not the only recent Wolverines head coach that's struggled with their rival Buckeyes. Michigan has lost 13 of the last 14 games against Ohio State and dropped eight straight in Columbus. 

Saturday's matchup is already shaping up to go down as one of the biggest in recent history with a Big Ten East title and potential College Football Playoff berth on the line. Not to mention the recent reports claiming 2018-19 may be the final season for Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer


Undefeated No. 3 Notre Dame also has a double-digit line to cover against USC despite a cross-country trip on their hands down to Los Angeles. The Fighting Irish have been rolling over the competition lately, but you never want to face a 5-6 rival team (USC) playing for a bowl game bid. 


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