Odds on Next Head Coach at Ole Miss

Odds on Next Head Coach at Ole Miss

On Thursday, July 20th, Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze unexpectedly resigned amid a texting scandal. Freeze was very successful in his time at Ole Miss, compiling a 39-25 record SU and 36-27 record ATS. He went 3-1 SU and ATS in bowl games, and was 4-1 ATS against Alabama. He also went 7-0 ATS when his teams closed with less than 30% of tickets. However, Ole Miss will now be looking for a new permanent head coach.

BetOnline recently posted odds on his permanent replacement, and the front-runners are SMU HC Chad Morris (+300) and Dallas Cowboys WR Coach Derek Dooley (+500). Here’s a look at the potential candidates:

Next Head CoachOdds on July 22
Chad Morris+300
Derek Dooley+500
Blake Anderson+700
Les Miles+800
Mike Norvell+1000
Brent Venables+1200
Scott Frost+1400
Chip Kelly+1400
Lane Kiffin+1600
Neal Brown+1600
Matt Luke+1600
Mike MacIntyre+1600
Charlie Strong+1600
Willie Fritz+2000
Bryan Harsin+2000
Bobby Petrino+2500

There are some interesting names on the list including Les Miles (+800), Chip Kelly (+1400), Lane Kiffin (+1600) and Charlie Strong (+1600). Do you see anyone listed providing value right now?


Dan McGuire

Dan McGuire is the Operations Manager and soccer specialist at Sports Insights. He can be reached at dan.mcguire@sportsinsights.com.

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