Vegas odds: In SC, Clemson has best chance to win 2013-14 nation - Tucson News Now

Vegas odds: In SC, Clemson has best chance to win 2013-14 national championship

Posted: Updated:

NOTE: WIS does not condone or support sports betting.

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, the Clemson Tigers have the best chance in the state of South Carolina to win next season's national college football championship.

The Tigers, who finished 11-2, are favored 16-1 to take it all, according to Bovada Sportsbook.

The return of Tajh Boyd for his senior season was likely on oddsmakers minds when deciding what might happen this fall.

South Carolina's odds are 28-1.

The 11-2 Gamecocks are losing some noteworthy players, including Marcus Lattimore and D.J. Swearinger, but will see the return of Connor Shaw, Ace Sanders, and Jadeveon Clowney.

Both teams won their respective bowl games in thrilling fashion.

Fresh off the 2012-13 BCS championship, Alabama is favored to win the national championship again with 4-1 odds.

Tied for second on the list are Ohio State and Oregon with 17-2 odds.

Two SEC teams, Texas A&M and LSU, round out the top 5 with 10-1 and 12-1 odds respectively.

No matter how the teams do during the season, USC and Clemson will meet for the "state" championship on November 30 at Williams Brice Stadium in Columbia.

Copyright 2013 WIS. All rights reserved.

 

  • News 13 Poll

  • Which team will have a better record in 2013-14?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Clemson Tigers
    50%
    278 votes
    USC Gamecocks
    45%
    250 votes
    They'll have the same record
    5%
    27 votes
  • Southeastern ConferenceMore>>

  • Aaron Hernandez in Gators/Patriots 2014 calendars

    Aaron Hernandez in Gators/Patriots 2014 calendars

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-01 21:14:00 GMT
    The University of Florida says a 2014 sports calendar featuring former Gator and New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez was approved before he was charged with killing three men.
    Ex-Florida and New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez, jailed while awaiting trial in the killings of three men, is Mr. July in the Gators' 2014 sports calendar and is featured in a Patriots calendar...
  • Bama, Auburn, Mizzou hold spring games

    Bama, Auburn, Mizzou hold spring games

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:47:53 GMT
    (RNN) - Three more SEC teams have their spring football games on Saturday, April 19 as the spring practice season winds down. Auburn's A-Day Game will be televised on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. The Tigers will
    Auburn, Alabama and Missouri will finish up spring practice with spring games. Auburn and the Crimson Tide will have their A-Day games televised.
  • Bulldogs beat Rice 44-7 to win the Liberty Bowl

    MS State faces Rice today in the Liberty Bowl

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 7:40 PM EST2014-01-01 00:40:18 GMT
    The Mississippi State Bulldogs close out their football season this afternoon against Conference USA champs Rice University in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis. Kick off is slated for 3 p.m. The
    Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and Mississippi State trounced Rice 44-7 on Tuesday in the most one-sided Liberty Bowl victory in the game's 55-year history.
Powered by WorldNow