The 2017-18 College Football Playoffs bracket won’t be decided for another week. Last year’s semifinal matchups saw (1) Alabama vs. (4) Washington, and (2) Clemson vs. (3) Ohio State. Immediately after seedings are announced you will find all of the Las Vegas sportsbook lines and most of larger Offshore numbers posted within minutes of the final College Football Playoff rankings are announced. . Odds to Win 2018 College Football Championship (November 26, 2017).
The American winter holiday season began this weekend and with that comes the start of the college football bowl watch. With Championship Weekend rapidly approaching tracking the latest gaming information is critical for sports investors. The Power 5 lineup, point-spreads, totals and money-lines have officially been posted. The World’s Largest Race and Sportsbook has published their Friday and Saturday numbers for college football’s big games. College Football 2017 Championship Weekend Line Report.
It doesn’t get much better than eating turkey and watching College Football on Thanksgiving and through the weekend. Some years the holiday celebration is loaded with great match-ups. This year, the typically regional rivalries fall short of being ultra-important, but there are a number of contests that mean everything to the schools. Odds to Win 2018 College Football Championship: The Game.
Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois, according to Jim Henry of the Tallahassee Democrat, will undergo surgery today. Francois is out for the season after tearing the patella tendon in his left knee in Saturday night’s loss to Alabama leaving the Seminoles little option but to put the their 2017 regular season fate in the hands of true freshman James Blackman at quarterback.
Nick Saban and his Crimson Tide take aim at Bobby Bowden and the Seminoles record of eleven straight seasons of being in the Top Five of the initial Associated Press College Football Poll. Alabama is the No. #1 team in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the sixth time in history and fourth time under bench boss Saban. The Tide’s streak of nine straight Top-Five preseason rankings is second only to that of Florida State, which had a run of 11 straight seasons as a Top-Five under the legendary Bowden.
We’re closing in on the kickoff of the 2017 college football season and Vegas and Offshore sportsbooks continue to push their gridiron futures to the betting public.
The usual suspects are right where you’d expect them to be. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has released their updated 2017-18 college football conference championship odds, and Alabama is a big favorite in the SEC (-150), Ohio State is atop the Big Ten (-140), and Oklahoma is favored in the Big XII (-125). Other notable favorites include Florida State in the ACC (-110), USC in the Pac-12 (Even), and Boise State in the Mountain West (6/5).
It is never too early to discuss college football. The company (NCAA) that owns Saturdays has already begun their plans on how to exchange their millions in profits from the college football gridiron into billions. The powers that run the 12 biggest conferences in college sports — those in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Football Bowl Subdivision — agreed to push the college football playoff format to reality roughly three years ago and while the primary argument, publicly, was the concern of how changing the long standing bowl system would affect academics.