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John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
No. 2 LSU travels to Tuscaloosa this weekend to face No. 3 Alabama in what will likely be a matchup that decides the SEC West.

Accoridng to ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI), the Crimson Tide have a 71.9-percent chance of beating the Tigers.

Alabama is currently a 6.5-point favorite and the over/under total is 63.5, according to ESPN.

About the FPI:
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The Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team’s performance moving forward. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using the FPI, results to date and the remaining schedule. Ratings and projections update daily.
Kickoff between LSU and Alabama is set for 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS.



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"No. 2 LSU travels to Tuscaollosa this weekened to face No. 3 Alabama "-"by TD Staff Reporter" Tuscaollosa? TD Staff Reporter, have you thought about a career at CNN? Chicken needs to work on the staff talent. Good call on the anonymous alias.
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The ESPN FPI is the most biased garbage ever. As last year, they had LSU finishing 6 & 6. It's nothing but garbage in and garbage out.
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So you're telling me there's a chance!
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Bama's long rein at the top of the SEC ends Saturday.
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Frick the FPI and Frick Bama
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