Updated BCS Championship Odds
(The Spread) – The 2012 College Football Season saw a number of big upsets last Saturday. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the BCS National Championship.
The 3rd, 4th and 5th ranked teams all lost on Saturday, making a big shakeup in this week’s odds. According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Alabama is still the clear favorite to win it all, as they have 7/5 odds to win the title. Other short odds to win are Oregon (7/2), West Virginia (6/1) and South Carolina (7/1).
Alabama is off to a 5-0 start after beating Ole Miss, 33-14 two weeks ago. The Tide had last Saturday and will travel to Missouri this week. They still lead the nation in fewest points allowed as 7 points per game. The Tide are the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the AP poll.
Oregon is 6-0 on the season following a 52-21 win over Washington last Saturday. The Ducks have this week off. Oregon is currently fourth in the nation in scoring (52.3 ppg) and rushing (300.2 ypg). Oregon is second in the AP Top 25.
West Virginia is 5-0 on the year after a 48-45 win at Texas last Saturday. The Mountaineers are now fifth in the AP rankings and will head to Texas Tech this week. WVU ranks fifth in the nation in scoring (52 ppg) and second in passing (406.8 ypg) but is 104th in defensive scoring (35 ppg).
South Carolina is 6-0 this year after an impressive 35-7 win over Georgia at home last week. The Gamecocks are ranked third in the AP Poll and will now head to LSU this week. South Carolina is in the midst of three straight games against top 10 teams. The Gamecocks rank fourth in the country in defensive scoring at 10.5 points per game.
For complete odds on each team to win the 2013 BCS National Championship, see below.
2013 BCS National Champion Odds
West Virginia 6/1
South Carolina 7/1
Kansas St 15/1
Notre Dame 20/1
Florida St 50/1
Mississippi St 300/1
North Carlolina St 500/1
Michigan St 500/1
Texas A&M 500/1
Arizona St 500/1
Boise St 500/1
Oklahoma St 500/1
Field (Any Other Team) 100/1