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This Saturday’s Top College Football Games, Ranked

We are at the halfway point of the 2022 college football season, and we've seen it all. Upsets, blowouts, big plays and crazy finishes have filled the first six weeks, and we can expect more of the same as we enter the midst of the season. However, we still have not seen any of the top teams fall.

But that may change with this weekend's massive slate of important, playoff implication college football games. Which ones should you watch, and how can you find them? We've got you covered. Here are the Top 5 college football games today, ranked by importance.

Honorable Mention: No. 15 NC State Wolfpack  at No. 18 Syracuse Orange

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  • Where to Watch: ACCN
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: SYR-3.5, O/U:42

Summary: The NC State Wolfpack look to keep their ACC title hopes alive as the go on the road to take on a surprisingly undefeated Syracuse Orange team.

Prediction: NC State 31, Syracuse 24.

5. No. 16 Mississippi State Bulldogs at No. 22 Kentucky Wildcats

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  • Where to Watch: SECN
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: MSST -4.0, O/U: 49

Summary: The Kentucky Wildcats have lost two straight games as they host the Mississippi State Bulldogs who are coming off two straight wins over SEC opponents.

Prediction: Mississippi State 38, Kentucky 34.

4. No. 7 USC Trojans at No. 20 Utah Utes

Caleb Williams #13 of the USC Trojans throws a touchdown pass to Jordan Addison #3 of the USC Trojans in the first quarter against the Stanford CardinalPhoto by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

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  • Where to Watch: FOX
  • Time: 8:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: UTAH -3.5, O/U: 65

Summary: The USC Trojans look to continue their hot start to the Lincoln Riley era as they travel to Salt Lake City to take on a freshly wounded Utah Utes team.

Prediction: USC 33, Utah 25.

3. No. 10 Penn State Nittany Lions at No. 5 Michigan Wolverines

James Franklin head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions congratulates Jim Harbaugh head coach of the Michigan Wolverines

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  • Where to Watch: FOX
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: MICH -7.0, 0/U: 50.5

Summary: Fresh off their bye week, the Nittany Lions go to Ann Arbor to play Michigan in a game where both teams have a lot to prove and something to lose.

Prediction: Penn State 30, Michigan 23.

2. No. 8 Oklahoma State Cowboys at No. 13 TCU Horned Frogs

Wide receiver Quentin Johnston #1 of the TCU Horned Frogs gets past defensive lineman Malcolm Lee #99 of the Kansas Jayhawks

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  • Where to Watch: ABC
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: TCU -4.0, O/U: 68.5

Summary: In a battle between the final two unbeaten teams in the Big 12, Oklahoma States goes on the road to do battle with the TCU Horned Frogs.

Prediction: Oklahoma State 41, TCU 38.

1. No. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide at No. 6 Tennessee Volunteers

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide talks on the headset during a timeout in the fourth quarter

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  • Where to Watch: CBS
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: ALA -7.0, O/U: 66

Summary: With no clarity of whether Bryce Young will play, the Crimson Tide look to avoid an upset on the road as they take the high-powered offense of the Tennessee Volunteers.

Prediction: (W/Bryce Young) Alabama 34, Tennessee 30. (W/out Bryce Young) Tennessee 36, Alabama 31.

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