College Football Picks: Updated Futures Odds Ahead of Week 8

Nikki Adams

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 7:21 PM UTC

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 7:21 PM UTC

We give you a complete look at the College Football Futures Odds, following a thrilling week 7. Here's how they are looking so far. Read this article to start making your college football picks.

Updated NCAA Futures
We look at the updated NCAA football futures following a thrilling week 7 of college football. Here’s how the teams stack up in the broad spectrum of the game. 

Ohio State lead the NCAA football futures board as the +250 favorites to win outright as we enter the second half of the season. They are undefeated 7-0, which includes a 3-0 Big Ten Conference record. 

Nipping at their heels in the Big Ten is Michigan State with a 7-0 record and a 3-0 Conference record, yet they are matched as the fifth overall faves at +1000 football odds. Michigan State collide with Ohio State in a key Big Ten battle, which could prove deciding for a spot in the top four.

Baylor are the second overall faves (jointly with Alabama on the NCAAF odds board), with a 6-0 overall record that includes a 3-0 Conference record. It’s interesting to note that right now it’s TCU that leads Big 12 with a 7-0 overall record and a 4-0 Conference record, but they are trading at whopping +1800 football odds, which puts them out of the top five picks. November 27th Baylor and TCU collide, which will be a key game for the selection committee towards bowl season.

Alabama are 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the SEC Conference, trailing leaders LSU (6-0 overall and 4-0 SEC Conference), yet they have the edge on the NCAA football odds board trading at +600 to LSU’s +800 college football odds. The pivotal clash between these two outfits is fast approaching, a Nov 7 date that is sure to have deciding consequences. 

Utah are top of the Pac-12 South table with a 6-0 overall record and a 3-0 Conference record, while Stanford are top of the Pac-12 North table with a 5-1 overall record and a 4-0 Conference record. Odds makers are liking Utah just that little bit more at +1200 football odds while Stanford are down to +1800 football odds and outside of the top 10 college football picks

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