The folks over at Bovada were again kind enough to send us the updated odds for the 2013 BCS Championship.
After the Alabama Crimson Tide defeated perhaps their toughest remaining opponent, earning a 38-17 home victory over the rival LSU Tigers Saturday and the Oregon Ducks fell to the Stanford Cardinal, the Crimson Tide and Florida State Seminoles became the heavy favorites to meet in the 2013 BCS Championship game.
The Seminoles easily dispatched the Wake Forest Demon Deacon 59-3 and probably have the easiest remaining schedule. They’ll host the Syracuse Orange and Idaho Vandals before heading to Florida to take on the 4-5 Gators. They’ll also meet either the Duke Blue Devils, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Miami Hurricanes or Virginia Tech Hokies in the ACC Championship game in Charlotte.
The Tide finish the season by traveling to Mississippi State to take on the Bulldogs, hosting the Chattanooga Mocs and the annual showdown with the Auburn Tigers in the Iron Bowl. They’ll likely play either the Missouri Tigers or South Carolina Gamecocks in the SEC title game should they survive the Tigers.
Surprisingly, the Baylor Bears now have better odds than the Ohio State Buckeyes. That means Vegas believes the Bears will likely jump the Buckeyes if both teams are unbeaten. Baylor is currently ranked fifth while Ohio State is three.
Here are the remaining contenders (with the current odds on the left and last week’s odds on the right):