|2011 Mountain West Conference Odds To Win: Boise State Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 22 July 2011 10:05|
Mountain West Conference Odds
(The Spread) – The Mountain West Conference features the top two non-BCS teams for one year and one year only. Which of the two is favored to win the conference title this season?
Boise State is in the conference for the first time but the Broncos have 16 conference titles to their credit in program history. Boise State went 12-1 last year and 7-1 in the WAC. This season, the Broncos have quarterback Kellen Moore returning. He threw for 3,845 yards and 35 touchdowns and six interceptions last season.
TCU has won 17 conference titles in program history, including last year’s MWC title. The Horned Frogs are playing in their final season with the Mountain West before moving to the Big East. TCU went 13-0 last year and 8-0 in conference play. This season, TCU returns its top three rushers from a group that averaged 247 yards per game on the ground.
San Diego State has 13 conference titles to its credit, with the last coming in 1986 as part of the WAC. Last year, the Aztecs were 9-4, their best record in the new millennium. SDSU lost its head coach, Brady Hoke, who went to Michigan. Rocky Long is taking over the program with a 65-69 record as a head coach.
For a complete list of odds to win the 2011 Mountain West Championship, see below
2011 Mountain West Conference Odds to win
Boise State 2/7
San Diego State 5/1
Air Force 12/1
Colorado State 15/1
New Mexico 50/1