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Giving Away Money: 2018 College Football win totals and odds

Take Alabama over 10 1⁄2 and thank me for the tip

Las Vegas

Win totals, Heisman odds, and national championship odds came out last night, and mercy there are some good ones if you’re looking for value. I’ll supply one from each conference:

SEC: Alabama at 10 12 regular season wins. Quick, look at schedule and show me two losses? I’ll wait. BONUS: Tennessee isn’t winning even six games this year, so go ahead and book your bet on under 6 1/2 .

BIG 12: Baylor at 5 12 wins. Take the under on this. Matt Rhule is a good coach, and he’s trying to clean up the sty in Waco, but three successive years of devastated recruiting classes and a shift to a more defensive-focused team have functioned as a de facto death penalty. The Big 12 may not have as many elite teams this season, but it’s got more than enough decent teams to hold the Bears to 1 or 2 conference wins This team is still closer to four wins than six.

ACC: Miami over 8 12. The Canes may not go much over; 9-10 wins looks to be the ceiling. But a four-loss campaign in what looks to be a down year for the ACC would be a disaster in Coral Gables, especially with conference foil Jimbo Fisher off to perpetual 8-4 records in College Station.

Big 10: Michigan over 8 1/2. This is it, Harbaugh. No excuses. Penn State and Sparty are at home. You finally have a QB. There’s finally a little bit of depth at OL. The running game is solid. Let’s just go ahead and cede that road loss to Ohio State...again. The biggest questions are whether the Wolverines can get wins away from the Big House at Northwestern and Notre Dame. That latter game is especially huge: a nice win in front of Touchdown Jesus should signal a strong year.

Pac 12: This is the year the wheels fall off for Helton in Hollywood. This team won with offense, and all of the playmakers are gone. It hasn’t done enough this offseason to convince me that it has the mental toughness to get past a Division that will only get harder with Chip Kelly in town. Bit of a reach, but give me under 7 12 wins for the Trojans: 7-5 seems about right.

College Football Win Totals

Alabama 10½

Auburn 8½

Baylor 5½

Clemson 10½

Florida 7½

Florida State 8½

Georgia 10½

Louisville 7½

LSU 6½

Miami 8½

Michigan 8½

Michigan State 7½

Mississippi State 7½

Missouri 6½

North Carolina State 7½

Notre Dame 8½

Ohio State 9½

Oklahoma 10½

Oklahoma State 7½

Penn State 9½

South Carolina 7½

Stanford 9½

TCU 8½

Tennessee 6½

Texas 8½

Texas A&M 7½

UCF 8½

USC 7½

Virginia Tech 7½

Washington 8½

West Virginia 7½

Wisconsin 9½

Will They Make 4-Team Playoff

Alabama: YES -220 / NO +175

Clemson: YES -105 / NO -125

Georgia: YES +175 / NO -220

Michigan: YES +220 / NO -280

Ohio State: YES +150 / NO -180

Penn State: YES +300 / NO -400

Heisman Trophy Winner

Bryce Love (Stanford) 5/1

Jonathan Taylor (Wisconsin) +650

Jake Fromm (Georgia) 10/1

Tua Tagovailoa (Alabama) 10/1

Khalil Tate (Arizona) 14/1

Shea Patterson (Michigan) 16/1

Kyler Murray (Oklahoma) 20/1

JK Dobbins (Ohio State) 20/1

Will Grier (West Virginia) 20/1

Trace McSorley (Penn State) 20/1

Jalen Hurts (Alabama) 20/1

Jarrett Stidham (Auburn) 25/1

Cam Akers (Florida State) 25/1

Rodney Anderson (Oklahoma) 25/1

Sam Ehlinger (Texas) 25/1

AJ Dillon (Boston College) 25/1

Kelly Bryant (Clemson) 33/1

Dwayne Haskins (Ohio State) 33/1

Justin Herbert (Oregon) 33/1

Deondre Francois (Florida State) 33/1

DAndre Swift (Georgia) 33/1

McKenzie Milton (UCF) 33/1

Drew Lock (Missouri) 33/1

Brandon Wimbush (Notre Dame) 33/1

Nick Fitzgerald (Mississippi State) 33/1

Jake Browning (Washington) 50/1

KJ Costello (Stanford) 50/1

Ed Oliver (Houston) 50/1

Travis Etienne (Clemson) 50/1

National Championship Winner

Alabama +225

Clemson +650

Ohio State 7/1

Georgia 7/1

Michigan 14/1

Penn State 18/1

Wisconsin 20/1

Auburn 25/1

Miami 25/1

Oklahoma 25/1

Washington 25/1

Florida State 28/1

Michigan State 33/1

LSU 33/1

Notre Dame 33/1

Texas 40/1

USC 40/1

Virginia Tech 50/1

West Virginia 50/1

Florida 50/1

Stanford 50/1

Texas A&M 66/1

TCU 100/1

UCF 100/1

Oregon 100/1

Oklahoma State 100/1

Texas Tech 150/1

UCLA 150/1