|2013 Sun Belt Conference Odds To Win: Lafayette & Monroe Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 10 July 2013 06:00|
Sun Belt Conference Odds
(TheSpread) – The Sun Belt Conference may be the weakest in college football, but the race for its conference title should be exciting.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisiana-Monroe is favored to win the Sun Belt, as each has odds of +160 to win. Other short odds to win are Western Kentucky (+275) and Arkansas State (+500).
Louisiana-Lafayette has won the Sun Belt title one time, back in 2005. The Ragin’ Cajuns were 9-4 last season and will return 13 starters from the 2012 squad.
Louisiana-Monroe has won the Sun Belt title one time in program history, last earning a share of the crown in 2005. The Warriors were 8-5 last season and return 19 starters this season.
Western Kentucky has never won the Sun Belt Conference title. The Hilltoppers went 7-6 last season and have a new coach in Bobby Petrino. This year’s squad returns 16 starters from the 2012 team.
Arkansas State is the two-time defending Sun Belt champion. The Red Wolves have went 10-3 in the last two seasons and are 15-1 in conference play the last two years. Arkansas State returns just 12 starters from last year’s team.
For a look at the odds for each team to win the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Championship, see below.
Odds to win the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Championship
Western Kentucky +275
Arkansas State +500
Texas State +3000
South Alabama +4000
Georgia State +5000