Ken Thomson who works for pregame.com and has the CFB Rankings put out by Las Vegas as opposed to the ones put out by the CFB Committee
(Top 10 CFB teams according to Vegas)
2) Ohio St
5) Oklahoma St
6) Notre Dame
10) North Carolina
Vegas Rankings voted on by handicapper Bruce Marshall (Gold Sheet senior editor), professional bettor David Malinsky, and Las Vegas sportsbook CG Technology.
3) Ohio St
4) Notre Dame
6) Oklahoma St
9) Michigan St
If Playoffs Started Now (Vegas spread projections)
#1 Clemson favored by 3.5 points over #4 Notre Dame
#2 Alabama favored by 1.5 points over #3 Ohio State
Vegas says #7 Oklahoma best team left out:
Oklahoma favored by 3 points over #4 Notre Dame
Oklahoma favored by 6 points over #5 Iowa
Oklahoma favored by 2.5 points over #6 Oklahoma St
Overrated: Iowa (Committee says #5; Vegas says only #11)
Underrated: North Carolina (Committee says only #17; Vegas says #10)
Multiple professional bettors rate #17 North Carolina as small favorites over #5 Iowa!
Ohio St 3/1
Notre Dame 8/1
Oklahoma St 20/1
Michigan St 64/1
North Carolina 90/1
Pregame.com is the exclusive odds provider for the Associated Press.
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