College Football Power 5 Conference Title Odds

An examination of the NCAA football Power 5 conferences with tips and insights into the conference championship odds.

A look at the Conference Title Odds

College football kickoff is closing in next week and here’s an update on the Power 5 Conferences and each teams conference title odds from leading offshore sportsbook BookMaker. There are multiple ways to wager on college football future odds and many of them have a strong house hold, like betting who will win the national title. Comparing season win totals is a way to isolate teams and projections based on schedules and strength, and from there you can project more for not only potential national championship and playoff odds, but Conference Title Odds like below.

As you consider the top teams and contenders to make it to the 4-team playoff, know that the top teams offer little value on those futures. The system is setup to assist the Power 5 Conferences and the big brands, who make big money. That’s not changing as the money grows along with partnership deals with networks and now legal sports betting expanding and the sportsbooks partnering with tech companies and other major players in the sports betting business.

You’ll be laying big prices often with many of the top teams in the Power 5 conferences. Look for situations where there are letdowns looming with an eye towards the schedule ahead as well. 

Let’s take a look at the current odds to win the major conferences from the Power 5. Teams in bold are considerations, while also pointing out improvement, surprises and value.

Conference Title Odds

Atlantic Coast Conference
-222 Clemson +4800 Duke
+513 Miami +5500 Boston College
+580 Florida State +6300 Pittsburgh
+1100 Virginia Tech +6700 Wake Forest
+3900 Georgia Tech +9500 Syracue
+4000 NC State +14500 North Carolina
+4000 Louisville +26500 Virginia
NOTES: Clemson still looks best in ACC and a defensive dominator


Big Ten – Odds From reduced juice leader 5Dimes
+175 Ohio State +6000 Northwestern
+270 Wisconsin +8500 Purdue
+490 Michigan +9500 Minnesota
+840 Penn State +25000 Indiana
+975 Michigan State +25000 Maryland
+4000 Iowa +80000 Rutgers
+4200 Nebraska +80000 Illinois
NOTES: The ongoing investigation at Ohio State, and the likely dismissal of head coach Urban Meyer this week. Most everyone on Wisconsin as best bet from West.


Big 12
-103 Oklahoma +2348 Baylor
+295 Texas +3300 Kansas State
+580 West Virginia +3397 Iowa State
+756 Oklahoma State +4500 Texas Tech
+873 TCU +50000 Kansas
NOTES: Hook ‘em Horns on the move in Texas while TCU’s defense strong, but tough schedule


Pac 12
-117 Washington +3497 UCLA
+408 USC +7500 Arizona State
+574 Oregon +9000 Colorado
+595 Stanford +9000 California
+1106 Arizona +9500 Washington State
+1450 Utah +55000 Oregon State
NOTES: Washington a major threat to break through to 4-team playoff and Utah underrated again


-147 Alabama +3271 Texas A&M
+247 Georgia +3271 South Carolina
+842 Auburn +3539 Missouri
+1290 Florida +10000 Tennessee
+1490 Mississippi State +27500 Arkansas
+2034 LSU +30000 Kentucky
+50000 Vanderbilt
NOTES: Most improved and value teams: Florida, Mississippi State, South Carolina

Best Group 5 team that could be like last year’s undefeated UCF Knights and also land a New Year’s Day 6 Bowl Game? The Boise State Broncos from the Mountain West look best and a dominator that will deliver.

FairwayJay is a leading national sports handicapper and is recognized as one of the sports industry's most insightful analysts. Read more great insights from Jay here and follow him on Twitter: @FairwayJay

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