Conference USA Odds
(TheSpread) – Conference USA features some of the top mid-major programs in college football. Here is a look at the odds to win this year’s conference title.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Tulsa is the favorite to win this year’s championship, as the Golden Hurricanes have odds of +270 to win. Other short odds to win are Marshall (+375), East Carolina (+375) and Rice (+650).
Tulsa is the defending conference champion, and the Golden Hurricanes have won the title two times in program history. Tulsa went 11-3 last season and return 12 starters this year.
Marshall has never won this conference title and never appeared in the championship game. The Thundering Herd were just 5-7 last season, but returns 17 starters this year.
East Carolina has won this title twice, with the last title coming in 2009. The Pirates are coming off an 8-5 season in 2012, but return 20 starters for the 2013 season.
Rice has never won this conference championship and never played in the title game. The Owls were 7-6 a year ago, but return 20 starters from that team.
For a look at the odds for each team to win the 2013 Conference USA Championship, see below.
Odds to win the 2013 Conference USA Championship
East Carolina +375
Louisiana Tech +850
Middle Tennessee +875
Southern Miss +1700
Florida Atlantic +2800
North Texas +3200
Florida International +3600