Will Auburn make the playoffs?
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - After falling short in the final BCS title game, will the Auburn Tigers compete in the 4-team playoff this year?
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According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Auburn has odds of +165 to qualify for the four-team college football playoff in 2014, and -245 to miss the postseason. That means if you wager $100.00 on the Tigers to make the playoffs, you'll win $165.00 if they accomplish the feat. If you wager on them to miss the postseason, you'll win $100.00 for every $245.00 that you bet.
Will the LSU Tigers make the playoffs this year in college football? Their odds are +185 to make the four-team playoff and -280 to miss the field, while UCLA is +250 to make the postseason and -400 to land on the outside looking in. Michigan State is also +250 to make the playoffs and -400 against.
What about the defending BCS title champions? Well Jameis Winston and Florida State are -260 to make the playoffs and +175 to miss the four-team format. Alabama is also +130 to make the postseason and -170 to miss, which is somewhat surprising given that Nick Saban and his program is likely due for a bounce back campaign despite losing quarterback A.J. McCarron and linebacker C.J. Mosley.
Ohio State, meanwhile, is -105 to make the four-team playoffs and -135 to miss the postseason, while the Oklahoma Sooners are +170 to make the postseason and -210 to finish outside the top 4.