National Title Odds and Returning Production

The calendar turns to July, which just brings us one month closer to the return of college football. I know, I know. I’ll wait for you to wipe away the tears of anticipation. Betting odds are up for the national title, with all the usual suspects. Top 10, via Draftkings Team Odds 1 Alabama +225 2 Clemson +300 3 Ohio St +400 4 Oklahoma +650 5 Georgia +700 6 Iowa St +2800 7 LSU +4000 7 Texas A&M +4000 7 Florida +4000 10 Texas +5000 One of the first things I look at when looking at preseason futures (usually win … Continue reading National Title Odds and Returning Production

College Football Power Ratings, Championship Week

At the start of this football season, I made the decision to not do power ratings this year. I simply did not want to invest the time in ratings teams in a season with so much capacity for chaos during a pandemic. Players out, games cancelled, etc. It just seemed like a futile exercise this year, just like resistance to the Borg. But, with championship week upon us and the playoff, I decided to do my power ratings for the 25 teams in the College Football Playoff rankings. This is not a ranking of who should be in or out, … Continue reading College Football Power Ratings, Championship Week