September 1, 2010 (Las Vegas, Nevada) - From RJ Bell of Pregame.com:
Las Vegas says SIX college football teams are expected to be favored in EVERY scheduled game this season.[listed in order of National Title chances]
Odds to win BCS: 5 to 1
Closest game: 3-point favorite at home vs. Florida (10/2/2010)
Odds to win BCS: 5 to 1
Closest game: 3.5-point favorite on road at Iowa (11/20/2010)
Odds to win BCS: 8 to 1
Closest game: 3-point favorite on neutral field vs. Texas (10/2/2010)
Odds to win BCS: 10 to 1
Closest game: 2.5-point favorite on neutral field vs. Virginia Tech (only game all season Boise is projected to be less than a touchdown favorite)
Odds to win BCS: 15 to 1
Closest game: 2-point favorite at home vs. Texas (10/16/2010)
Odds to win BCS: 20 to 1
Closest game: 6-point favorite on road at Utah (11/6/2010) - this is the biggest favorite for a team's closest game. Also note that TCU is not expected to be less than a touchdown favorite in any other scheduled game this season.
OTHER HIGH PROFILE TEAMS:
FLORIDA, though an expected underdog vs. Alabama, should be favored in every other scheduled game. Gators at 8 to 1 are tied with Oklahoma as the third favorite to win the National Title.
TEXAS is expected to be underdogs twice this season, both times against a team projected to be favored in every game (Oklahoma and Nebraska). BCS odds 15 to 1.
NOTRE DAME is expected to be underdogs three games this season: +8 at USC; +2.5 at Boston College; +1 at Michigan St. BCS odds 75 to 1.
Note that the info above takes into account scheduled games (conference championships and bowls are obviously yet to be set). Special thanks to handicapper Mike Hook for his major contributions to this release (with help from Marco D'Angelo).
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