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Ohio State’s national championship odds take sharp decline

The Buckeyes slid to 75-to-1 odds, but they aren’t off the board.

CFP National Championship Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

We knew that the Iowa loss was going to detrimental to Ohio State’s playoff chances, as well as to their odds of winning the national championship. However, after the Buckeyes’ second loss of the season, Bovada, one of the leading sportsbooks on the Internet, still has Ohio State on the national champion odds board with the 11th best odds to win the title.

Now sitting as a longshot at 75-to-1 odds, OSU entered the Iowa contest with 3-to-1 odds—the second best in the country at that time.

Alabama still holds the best odds at winning the championship heading into Week 11, while SEC foe Georgia is right behind them with the second best odds at winning the whole enchilada.

Below is a table of the 10 teams with the best odds to win the championship.

CFP Championship Odds

Team Current Odds (11/10) Last Week's Odds (10/30)
Team Current Odds (11/10) Last Week's Odds (10/30)
Alabama 4/6 5/7
Georgia 4/1 11/1
Clemson 7/1 11/1
Notre Dame 7/1 11/1
Oklahoma 14/1 28/1
Miami (FL) 16/1 28/1
Wisconsin 16/1 28/1
Washington 33/1 28/1
Auburn 40/1 75/1
TCU 40/1 100/1

On the Heisman front, Saquon Barkley’s performance against Michigan State was enough to bump him off the top spot, as Baker Mayfield has now jumped back into the driver’s seat of the Heisman debate.

The Oklahoma quarterback enters Friday morning with 1-to-2 odds of taking home the prestigious trophy, while Penn State’s Barkley now has 7-to-4 odds.

After climbing up the ranks following the comeback against the Nittany Lions, J.T. Barrett’s performance against the Hawkeyes dropped him back to 33-to-1 odds of walking away with the Heisman.

Ohio State basketball odds

While March is a long way off, the odds that Ohio State’s season will end with a basketball championship are deep into longshot territory.

With their season opener tonight against Robert Morris, Chris Holtmann’s program has a 300-to-1 shot at cutting down the nets in San Antonio, according to Bovada’s listing early Friday morning.

On that same listing, the four teams with the best odds to win it all come tournament time are Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky and Arizona.