Wait! Do not throw out the records.
Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard.
Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Crimson Tide has been the clearly better going into seven of those games. The Tigers two wins came in a game it was favored and in another game when the teams were close. That's the case Saturday, when No. 1 Alabama will be favored by about four against No. 6 Auburn.
Ohio State has dominated Michigan in recent years, winning five straight and 12 of 13 while being the favorite in just about every game. The ninth-ranked Buckeyes go to...