(The Spread) – The odds are out for the Miss USA 2012 pageant and Miss Texas has opened as the favorite.

According to oddsmakers Miss Texas is 11/2 while Miss Alaska and Miss Rhode Island are 9/1, respectively. Miss California is 11/1 while Miss Ohio and Miss Pennsylvania are 12/1, respectively. Miss Illinois and Miss Maine are 15/1 to win the 2012 Miss USA pageant, respectively.

Continuing with the odds, Miss Minnesota and Miss New Jersey are both 22/1 to win, respectively, while Miss Mississippi, Miss Georgia, Miss Oklahoma and Miss Arizona are all 25/1, respectively. Miss Dleware and Miss Kansas are 28/1, respectively.

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Texas has the most Miss USA titles with nine. The state’s most recent win came back in 2008 and before then, Texas also won in 2001. California has the next most titles with six (and also produced the most recent winner in 2011), while New York, Hawaii and Illinois all have four apiece. Michigan, Louisiana and South Carolina all have three Miss USA titles.

Brittany Booker from Houston will represent Texas in this year’s Miss USA, while Jessica Kazmierczak of Salcha will represent Alaska. Olivia Culpo from Cranston will represent Rhode Island and is one of only two 19-year-olds that will compete in this year’s pageant. The other is Krista Clausen, who is from Georgetown and will represent Delaware.

For a complete list of odds for Miss USA 2012, see below.

Miss Texas                  11/2

Miss Alaska                 9/1

Miss Rhode Island      9/1

Miss California            11/1

Miss Ohio                    12/1

Miss Pennsylvania       12/1

Miss Illinois                 15/1

Miss Maine                  15/1

Miss Minnesota           22/1

Miss New Jersey         22/1

Miss Mississippi          25/1

Miss Georgia               25/1

Miss Oklahoma           25/1

Miss Arizona               25/1

Miss Delaware            28/1

Miss Kansas                28/1

Miss New Mexico       28/1

Miss Nevada               30/1

Miss Washington DC  30/1

Miss Florida                30/1

Miss Maryland            30/1

Miss Massachusetts     30/1

Miss Michigan             30/1

Miss Alabama             30/1

Miss Arkansas             30/1

Miss Alabama             30/1

Miss Virginia               30/1

Miss Utah                    35/1

Miss Montana             35/1

Miss Idaho                  35/1

Miss Kentucky            35/1

Miss Wyoming            35/1

Miss Washington        40/1

Miss Colorado             40/1

Miss Connecticut        40/1

Miss Indiana               40/1

Miss Iowa                   40/1

Miss New York           40/1

Miss North Carolina    40/1

Miss Tennessee           50/1

Miss Hawaii                50/1

Miss Oregon                50/1

Miss South Carolina    50/1

Miss Louisiana            50/1

Miss Nebraska             55/1

Miss Missouri              65/1

Miss North Dakota     65/1

Miss West Virginia     65/1

Miss New Hampshire  75/1

Miss Vermont             75/1

Miss Wisconsin           75/1

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