- CFB Vegas Experts, ESPN Chalk
With college football season on the horizon, ESPN Chalk's college football experts -- Phil Steele, "Stanford Steve" Coughlin and Chris Fallica -- combine to give you betting previews of the Top 25 teams, according to the ESPN College Football Rankings. They break down each team's strengths and weaknesses, along with season win total bets and national title odds.
Odds from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Sept. 1.
National title odds: 100-1
Season win total: 8
Strengths: With Kevin Sumlin as the head coach, you know the offense will be explosive, and they have my No. 4 set of receivers in the country. The defense has a stud up front in DE Myles Garrett (11.5 sacks as true freshman) and plenty of elite recruits for new defensive coordinator John Chavis to mold. They have a top-10 special-teams unit, as well, which is fitting with their 12th Man history.
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