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Ohio State’s national title odds hold, while Dwayne Haskins now a Heisman longshot

According to Bovada, the Buckeyes have the sixth best odds for the title, but their QB slid down the Heisman list.

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Fresh off of the Saturday afternoon victory at Michigan State, the Ohio State Buckeyes stay at 20-to-1 odds to win the national title, according to Bovada.

Those odds are the same as last week’s for OSU, and are good enough for sixth-best in the country. Alabama still leads at 5-to-13, with Clemson gaining a little momentum in this week’s batch of listings after a convincing win at Boston College. The Tigers have the second-best odds at 9-to-2, an increase from last Monday’s listing of 5-to-1.

Michigan and Notre Dame both are tied for third at 13-to-2. However, Notre Dame picked up larger odds after their victory at home against Florida State. Entering Week 11, ND had slightly better forecasts at 11-to-2.

Georgia pulled away from OSU this week, and is the outright fifth-best team on the odds circuit; after defeating Auburn, the Bulldogs hold 18-to-1 chances. Prior to that win, they were slightly back at 20-to-1.

Below is a table with the 10 teams with the best title odds.

National Title Odds (Nov. 12)

Team Last Week's Odds (11/5/18) Current Odds (11/12/18)
Team Last Week's Odds (11/5/18) Current Odds (11/12/18)
Alabama 5/13 5/13
Clemson 5/1 9/2
Michigan 13/2 13/2
Notre Dame 11/2 13/2
Georgia 20/1 18/1
Ohio State 20/1 20/1
Oklahoma 22/1 28/1
West Virginia 100/1 60/1
Central Florida 150/1 150/1
Washington State 150/1 150/1

On the Heisman front, quarterback Dwayne Haskins has taken a steep drop. He’s no longer a top-three favorite, sliding from 14-to-1 odds to 100-to-1. That listing puts him in eighth, tied with UCF’s McKenzie Milton.

Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama’s QB, is still the runaway favorite at 2-to-9, even though he took a small decline after the shutout win against Mississippi State. Tagovailoa has been shaken up in recent weeks with a leg injury, so that may explain why he’s losing a little ground in Bovada’s eyes. Big 12 signal-callers Kyler Murray and Will Grier follow behind at No. 2 and No. 3 with 5-to-1 and 7-to-1 odds, respectively.