Alabama's Nick Saban and Ole Miss HC Lan Kiffin put their history aside as their two teams look to right their seasons.
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The 7 College Football Games to Watch This Weekend That Aren't TCU vs. Texas

Given that we are just three weeks away from Championship Saturday, every game is a big game. But hey, this is college football and every game matters. This weekend does not have quite the heavy hitter like last week's Georgia/Tennessee game but there are plenty of games that have playoff, New Year's Six, and conference implications on the line. So, this week we are giving you not just five but the top EIGHT games to watch this Saturday. So, get your multiple screens going because it is going to be a busy and exciting weekend of college football!

8. Louisville Cardinals (6-3) at No. 10 Clemson Tigers (8-1)

Clemson Stadium

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  • How to Watch: ESPN
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: CLEM -7, O/U: 52

The Clemson Tigers look to avoid a second consecutive loss as the Louisville Cardinals come into town.

Prediction: Clemson 30, Louisville 27.

7. No. 23 Florida State Seminoles (6-3) at Syracuse Orange (6-3)

Head coach Mike Norvell of the Florida State Seminoles looks on during the second quarter of a game against the Florida Gators

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  • How to Watch: ACCN
  • Time: 8:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: FSU -7, 0/U: 51

The Syracuse Orange are hoping to get back into the Top 25 and a win over the Florida State Seminoles might just do that.

Prediction: Florida State 37, Syracuse 28.

6. No. 19 Kansas State Wildcats (6-3) at Baylor Bears (6-3)

Running back Deuce Vaughn #22 of the Kansas State Wildcats runs for a 14-yard gain against the Oklahoma Sooners in the third quarter at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

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  • How to Watch: FS1
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: BAY -2.5, O/U: 53.5

The Baylor Bears look to take the Kansas State Wildcats' place in the Top 25 with a win on Saturday night.

Prediction: Baylor 43, Kansas State 36.

5. No. 15 North Carolina Tar Heels (8-1) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-3)

Drake Maye #10 of the North Carolina Tar Heels throws a pass in the first half during a game against the Virginia Cavaliers

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  • How to Watch: ESPN2
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: WF -3.5, O/U: 77

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have cooled off as of late but hope to get back in the win column against the North Carolina Tar Heels who are on fire right now.

Prediction: North Carolina 52, Wake Forest 49.

4. No. 22 UCF (7-2) at No. 17 Tulane Green Wave (8-1)

Michael Pratt #7 and Tyjae Spears #22 of the Tulane Green Wave talk during a game against the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium

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  • How to Watch: ESPN2
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: TULN -1.5, O/U: 54.5

In the game that could decide who gets the Group of Five at-large bid for a New Year's Six Bowl, the UCF Knights go on the road to take on the Tulane Green Wave.

Prediction: Wake Forest 45, NC State 30.

3. No. 24 Washington Huskies (7-2) at No. 6 Oregon Ducks (8-1)

Bo Nix #10 of the Oregon Ducks drops back to pass during the first half of the Chick-fil-A Kick-Off Game against the Georgia Bulldogs

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  • How to Watch: FOX
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: ORE -13.5, 0/U: 72.5

The Oregon Ducks have made a huge bounce back since their Week One loss to Georgia, but the visiting Washington Huskies look to hand a State of Oregon team a loss for the second straight season.

Prediction: Oregon 38, Washington 34.

2. No. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide (7-2) at No. 11 Ole Miss Rebels (8-1)

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide and then-offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin converse against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks

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  • How to Watch: CBS
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: BAMA -12, O/U: 64.5

After suffering their second loss of the season (both on the road), the Alabama Crimson Tide make another stop before returning home as they travel to Oxford to take on the Ole Miss Rebels.

Prediction: Alabama 37, Ole Miss 34.

1. No. 14 TCU Horned Frogs (9-0) at No. 18 Texas Longhorns (6-3)

Quentin Johnston and Bijan Robinson will face off in a Big 12 battle with major CFP implications.

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  • How to Watch: ABC
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Betting: TEX-7, O/U: 65

The TCU Horned Frogs look to stay undefeated as they go on the road to take on a Texas Longhorns team that is ready to prove (one more time for the haters) that they are in fact back.

Prediction: TCU 40, Texas 34.

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