It’s mid-July and Big Ten Media Days are right around the corner, which means we’re one step closer to the college football season. The Michigan Wolverines are one of those teams looking for that breakout year, to get over that hurdle and to be one of the four still standing in the College Football Playoff. Not only does Michigan have a shot, it has great chances, according to Vegas.
SuperBookUSA came out with their odds on Sunday and Michigan is slated with the forth best chances of making the College Football Playoff.
Odds to make @CFBPlayoff via @SuperBookUSA— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 14, 2019
Bama, Clemson 1/6
Florida, Oregon 8/1
Notre Dame, Utah, Washington 10/1
Baylor, IowaSt, Miami, MichSt, MissSt, PennSt, TCU, USC, WSU, Wis 20/1
Many Wolverine fans are likely still reserving their excitement, mainly because these kinds of predictions mean very little but also because they’ve been down this road before with preseason hype. It’s great to see this again, but we all know it doesn’t really matter much right now. As long as Jim Harbaugh is the head coach and they are coming off a 10-game-plus winning season, they’ll be in the conversation the following year. He’s accomplished three out of four double digit winning seasons since taking over for Brady Hoke. They’ve only had seven seasons with 10 or more wins since 2000 and three of them came in the last four years.
The Big Ten has been snubbed from making the College Football Playoff for the last two years and this list includes six teams with odds. Nebraska is one that is trying to crash the party just like the other two above them in the East likely duking it out in the last week for the spot in Indianapolis.
What do you think? I actually like their chances, more than the last couple years, and I’ll explain more in a story coming out this Wednesday. Stay tuned!
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