The Clemson Tigers went 14-1 last yr in profitable their 2nd national championship. Las Vegas sports bettors consider 2017 will probably be a special story.
After losing show star quarterback & Heisman Trophy runner up Deshaun Watson to the NFL, Clemson returns with a junior under center whoâ€™s by no means taken noteworthy pictures. However with 4 starters back on the offensive line, typically cited as the countryâ€™s best, QB Kelly Bryant ought to be offered loads of safety. Â
Regardless, sports bettors in Las Vegas arenâ€™t satisfied. The- Westgate SuperBook opened Clemson at 20-1 to win the College Football Playoff National Championship. With little action, these odds have lengthened to 30-1.
â€œI have like no cash on Clemson, itâ€™s unbelievable,â€� South Point Casino sportsbook director Chris Andrews told ESPN. â€œI nonetheless think theyâ€™re going to be pretty good. Iâ€™ve jacked up their odds, unquestionably on the lookout for a bet.â€�
Head coach Dabo Swinney may need an evidence for Andrewsâ€™ shock. â€œWeâ€™ve got no experience, so thatâ€™s a issue in that we hopefully can treatment as we go by means of the 1st month. Itâ€™s going to be hard.â€�
Even #6 Penn State at 20-1 has taken extra cash than the Clemson. The- Westgate states it has taken 4 times as many wagers on the Nittany Lions than theyâ€™ve taken on the Tigers.
Alabama Favored Â
No college football fan might be shocked to learn in that Alabama is the favourite in Las Vegas to win the national championship. The- Crimson Tide enter the season with the shortest odds to win the title for the 3rd time in 5 years of time of time.
The SuperBook has Alabama at 5-2, still thatâ€™s a bit too low for some bettors. Probably the most cash bet in current many months has-been on Michigan on odds of 15-1, & the College of Southern Calif. (USC) at 7-1.
Title bets on the Tide might roll in ought to coach Nick Sabanâ€™s team be victorious in its week one marquee matchup against #Three Florida State. Alabama is a seven-point favourite for the nationally televised game thatâ€™s being played in Atlanta.
After Alabama, Ohio State has the shortest national championship odds at Three-1. After a sluggish begin last night, the Buckeyes got in to gear & took care of Indiana 49-21.
The SuperBook has USC next, then Florida State (Eight-1), Michigan, Oklahoma (18-1), & LSU, Washington, Wisconsin, & Penn State all at 20-1.
As for who can be college footballâ€™s top player, the SuperBook has USCâ€™s Sam Darnold the favourite at 9-2. Oklahomaâ€™s Baker Mayfield & Louisvilleâ€™s Lamar Jackson follow at 10-1, then JT Barrett of Ohio State, Florida Stateâ€™s Deondre Francois, & Penn Stateâ€™s Saquon Barkley at 15-1.
Alabama & Penn State both have two players within the top 15. The- Tideâ€™s Jalen Hurts & Bo Scarbrough are at 20-1 & 30-1 respectively. Along with Saquon Barkley, the Lions have Trace McSorley within the Heisman dialog at 30-1.