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Look: New Weather Update For Ohio State vs. Michigan On Saturday

Ohio State marching band

Ohio State marching band

One of college football's greatest rivalries will feature two of the top three teams in America this Saturday. 

In their annual matchup dubbed "The Game," No. 2 Ohio State will host No. 3 Michigan this weekend in a clash likely to decide the Big Ten's representative in the College Football Playoff. 

Last season, the Wolverines defeated the Buckeyes 42-27 to notch their first win in the series since 2011. Cold, windy and snowy conditions favored a more physical Michigan team that dominated both lines of scrimmage and shut down an explosive Ohio State offense. 

This year in Columbus, the anticipated game day conditions are expected to be much more friendly. Sunny skies and comfortable, mid-fifties temperatures are forecasted on Saturday for Michigan vs. Ohio State. 

"It's gonna be a great day for for some @OhioStateFB vs TTUN!," the Ohio State Athletics twitter page posted Friday. 

Saturday's showdown in Columbus is setting up to be an epic chapter in the already-storied rivalry between the two programs. 

Both teams come into this weekend's game undefeated for the first time since 2006. That season, in a matchup now referred to as "The Game of the Century," No. 1 Ohio State took down No. 2 Michigan 42-39. 

This year's clash will feature two of the best units in all of college football: Ohio State's offense and Michigan's defense. 

Through 11 games, the Wolverines are holding opposing offenses to an FBS-best 241.3 yards per contest. Further, Michigan ranks among the top two teams in America in terms of yards per play allowed and touchdowns given up. 

Ohio State, conversely, is nearly just as dominant on the offensive side of the ball. The Buckeyes lead the FBS in yards per play and have scored the second-most offensive touchdowns in the country this season. 

The team that comes out ahead this Saturday will earn a spot in the Big Ten Championship and, if victorious there, likely a berth in the College Football Playoff. The loser, on the other hand, will need a lot of help if they hope to make it into the elusive four-team postseason. 

Michigan and Ohio State will go toe-to-toe on Saturday at Noon EST on FOX.