updated college football playoff national championship odds released after week 8 ohio state georgia

After a wild Week 8, Vegas Insider has released its updated College Football Playoff National Championship odds. Three previously unbeaten teams — Ole Miss, Syracuse and UCLA — all suffered their first loss, resulting in some movement outside of the top contenders.

The top six remain the same for the odds makers at Vegas Insider, though their specific odds have been altered after their performances this weekend. Ohio State is the leader after a dominant 54-10 victory against Iowa this past week to improve to 7-0.

Alabama saw its odds increase after bouncing back from a Week 7 loss to Tennessee with a 30-6 victory against Mississippi State. Meanwhile, Clemson narrowly escaped Syracuse 27-21 to remain unbeaten, resulting in a decrease to its odds.

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Georgia and Michigan were both on byes this week and did not see their odds change. Below are the top 16 teams with the best odds to win the College Football Playoff, according to Vegas Insider.

Ohio State: +178
Georgia: +192
Alabama: +358
Clemson: +1500
Michigan: +1580
Tennessee: +1660
Oregon: +4000
TCU: +6120
USC: +6120
Oklahoma State: +8700
North Carolina: +15100
Ole Miss: +18000
Penn State: +18000
UCLA: +24000
Wake Forest: +25000
Illinois: +32000

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