Odds to make the 2017-18 College Football Playoff

Odds to make the 2017-18 College Football Playoff have just been released at 5Dimes and Alabama (-195) is the only odds-on favorite to make it.

School Odds to Make Playoff Odds to Miss Playoff
Alabama -195 +155
USC +140 -180
Florida State +145 -185
Ohio State +160 -210
Oklahoma +250 -350
Washington +425 -675
LSU +450 -750
Penn State +450 -750
Michigan +500 -900
Auburn +600 -1200
Clemson +600 -1200
Wisconsin +700 -1500
Oklahoma State +700 -1500
Florida +825 -1725
Georgia +825 -1725
Texas +850 -1750
Louisville +1000 -2000
Miami Florida +1100 -2300
Kansas State +1200 -2600
Notre Dame +1300 -3000
TCU +1350 -3250
Tennessee +1400 -3600
Virginia Tech +1500 -4500
Stanford +1600 -4800
Oregon +1700 -5100
Washington State +1700 -5100
UCLA +1800 -5400
West Virginia +2300 -6900
NC State +3000 -11000
Nebraska +3000 -11000
BYU +3000 -11000
Texas A&M +3100 -11300
Colorado +3300 -12100
Baylor +3300 -12100
Utah +3400 -12800
Northwestern +3500 -13500
Pittsburgh +4000 -16000
South Florida +4000 -16000
Georgia Tech +4000 -16000
Iowa +4300 -16900
Minnesota +4500 -17500
Boise State +4500 -17500
North Carolina +6000 -24000
Arkansas +6000 -24000
Arizona State +7000 -30000
Mississippi State +7000 -30000
South Carolina +9000 -41000
Duke +9500 -45500
Indiana +12500 -62500

If we expect all the favorites to make the 2017-18 playoff, it’ll be Alabama vs. Ohio State, and USC vs. Florida State.

Last year we saw Alabama (+125), Ohio State (+195), Clemson (+195) and Washington (+500) make the 4-team playoff. In the National Championship, Clemson upset Alabama 35-31 in an epic game. Oklahoma (+175) was the only “favorite” not to make the 4-team playoff.

5Dimes also has a few variations of prop bets available:

Will the playoff be the 4 favorites of Alabama, Florida State, USC and Ohio State?
Yes +1200, No -2250

Will a team with 2 or more losses be selected for the playoff?
Yes +170, No -230

Will a single conference get 2 or more teams in the playoff?
Yes +260, No -380

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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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