Power 5 Conference Championship Odds Released

Kevin Stott

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 2:45 PM UTC

Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 2:45 PM UTC

The college football season is a little more than four months away, and various futures and props markets continue to open offshore and here in Sin City where the Golden Nugget has released its opening conference championship odds for the 2017 season.

Golden Nugget Releases Conference Championship Odds

The Golden Nugget casino in downtown Las Vegas has released NCAA College Football Conference Game Championship odds with Tony Miller expecting to get his renowned Games of the Year and Regular Season Team Win Totals out even earlier this year, telling The Las Vegas Sportsline recently that he was aiming for a “May 19 or May 26” release date with numbers for every big game of the FBS season. The 2017 college football season kicks off on Aug. 26 when Stanford (80/1 to win CFP National Championship, BetOnline) faces Rice in the Sydney Cup at Allianz Stadium (STAN -33, 5Dimes) in Australia, and with Hawai’i and UMass playing at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.

The only team the Golden Nugget has priced below Even money (+100) to win its conference is the SEC’s Alabama (5/6, Golden Nugget), which returns both QB Jalen Hurts (15/1 to win Heisman Trophy, Sportsbook.ag) and RB Bo Scarbrough (18/1 to win Heisman Trophy).


The Crimson Tide (+300 to win CFP National Championship, BetOnline) face Deondre Francois (14/1 to win Heisman Trophy, Sportsbook.ag) and Florida State (+650 to win CFP National Championship, Bovada) in Atlanta on Sept. 2 in the biggest early game of the NCAA Football season (ALA -4½, 5Dimes).

The two biggest long shots from the Golden Nugget this year, both Rutgers (Big Ten) and Kansas (Big 12), opened at 200/1 odds. Last year, the Scarlet Knights opened 500/1 at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook to win the Big Ten championship. Here are opening odds from the Golden Nugget for the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, PAC-12 and SEC championships.


ACC Championship

Florida State Seminoles 6/5

Louisville Cardinals 4/1

Clemson Tigers 4/1

Miami (Fla) Hurricanes 8/1

Virginia Tech Hokies 8/1

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 25/1

North Carolina State Wolfpack 25/1

North Carolina Tar Heels 40/1

Pittsburgh Panthers 40/1

Duke Blue Devils 50/1

Boston College Eagles 100/1

Syracuse Orange 100/1

Virginia Cavaliers 100/1

Wake Forest Demon Deacons 100/1

Championship Game Dec. 2 likely in Charlotte


Big Ten Championship

Ohio State Buckeyes 8/5

Michigan Wolverines 2/1

Penn State Nittany Lions 5/1

Wisconsin Badgers 6/1

Michigan State Spartans 20/1

Northwestern Wildcats 20/1

Nebraska Cornhuskers 25/1

Iowa Hawkeyes 25/1

Minnesota Golden Gophers 25/1

Indiana Hoosiers 50/1

Illinois Fighting Illini 150/1

Maryland Terrapins 150/1

Purdue Boilermakers 150/1

Rutgers Scarlet Knight 200/1

Championship Game Dec. 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis


Big 12 Championship

Oklahoma 11/10

Texas 9/2

Oklahoma State 4/1

Kansas State 6/1

West Virginia 8/1

TCU 10/1

Baylor 80/1

Iowa State 100/1

Texas Tech 100/1

Kansas 200/1

Championship Game Dec. 2 at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas


Pac-12 Championship

USC Trojans 1/1

Washington Huskies 3/1

UCLA Bruins 7/1

Oregon Ducks 10/1

Stanford Cardinal 10/1

Washington State Cougars 14/1

Colorado Buffaloes 18/1

Arizona State Sun Devils 30/1

Utah Utes 30/1

Arizona Wildcats 80/1

California Golden Bears 80/1

Oregon State Beavers 80/1

Championship Game Dec. 1 at Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.


SEC Championship

Alabama Crimson Tide 2/3

LSU Tigers 5/1

Auburn Tigers 8/1

Florida Gators 8/1

Georgia Bulldogs 9/1

Tennessee Volunteers 12/1

Texas A&M Aggies 40/1

Arkansas Razorbacks 50/1

Mississippi State Bulldogs 50/1

Kentucky Wildcats 80/1

Ole Miss Rebels 80/1

South Carolina Gamecocks 80/1

Missouri Tigers 150/1

Vanderbilt Commodores 150/1

Championship Game Dec. 2 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta


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