Every summer, oddsmakers release a handful of college football futures odds. Over/under win totals, odds to win the BCS Championship, conference championship odds and a few others. In order to find WSU's place on those odds lists, you used to have to do a lot of scrolling down. You still have to do some scrolling, but not as much scrolling. Progress!
Online oddsmaker 5Dimes.eu released their conference championship odds on Monday and the Cougars checked in with 20/1 odds to win the Pac-12. That is a nice jump from last offseason when the Cougars were 50/1 to win the conference title. A year after having the 10th-worst odds, WSU is tied with Arizona for the seventh-best odds in the conference. Here is a complete look at the Pac-12 odds, via Kegs 'N Eggs:
2014 Pac-12 Championship odds
Arizona State 5/1
Washington State 20/1
Oregon State 25/1
Oregon is a fairly significant favorite to not only win the Pac-12 North, but also take the conference title. Stanford has the second-best odds among the North teams with Washington third. At 25/1, Oregon State is slightly below WSU. Cal is well down the list at 100/1. It's ok Bears, we've been there.
If you're wondering, WSU is currently 300-1 to win the BCS National Championship, according to Gamingtoday.com.
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