2014 Pac-12 Football Betting Preview
Oregon didn't make it to the Pac-12 Championship Game last season, losing out on a tiebreaker for a berth in the matchup to Stanford. However, the Ducks are still sitting as the favorites on the odds to win the Pac-12 championship in the upcoming season at the sportsbooks.
Oregon is the 11/10 favorite at Bovada on the odds to win the Pac-12 championship in 2014 after they went 7-2 in conference play last season but lost out on a berth in the conference title game on a tiebreaker with the Cardinal. Stanford topped Arizona State 38-14 in the Pac-12 Championship Game last season.
UCLA is then at 11/4 on the Pac-12 championship odds at Bovada, with USC at 5/1, Stanford at 6/1, Arizona State at 12/1, Washington at 14/1, and Arizona at 33/1. The Sun Devils had the best conference record in the Pac-12 last season, winning eight of their nine conference matchups.
Oregon State is also at 33/1 on those 2014 Pac-12 championship odds at Bovada, with Utah at 66/1, Washington State at 75/1, and both Colorado and California at 200/1. The Golden Bears went winless in their nine Pac-12 contests last season.
2014 Odds to Win the Pac-12 Championship at Bovada as of August 18:
Arizona State 12/1
Oregon State 33/1
Washington State 75/1
2014 Odds to Win the Pac-12 North Division at Bovada as of August 18:
Oregon State 14/1
Washington State 33/1
2014 Odds to Win the Pac-12 South Division at Bovada as of August 18:
Arizona State 7/2
The Oregon Ducks may have a new head coach at the helm after Chip Kelly jumped ship to the NFL, but they remain not only the favorite to win the Pac-12 in 2013 but one of the top favorites to win the BCS championship
Oregon (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 13/2)
New head coach Mark Helfrich inherits a Ducks team that went 12-1 straight-up last season overall and 8-1 SU in conference play. They were 8-5 against the spread with a 4-1 ATS record on the road.
Stanford (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 16/1)
Last season’s Pac-12 champs were 12-2 SU overall and 8-1 SU in the conference. The Cardinal were 9-5 ATS and the total stayed UNDER in nine of the 14 games.
UCLA (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 50/1)
The Bruins won the Pac-12 South Division at 6-3 SU and they posted a 9-5 SU record overall. They were 8-5 ATS and the total went OVER in nine of 13 games.
USC (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 50/1)
After opening the 2012 season as many experts' favorite to win the BCS title, the Trojans stumbled their way to a 7-6 mark SU and a costly 3-10 record ATS. They were 0-6 ATS on the road.
Oregon State (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 100/1)
The Beavers were 6-3 SU in Pac-12 play last season and 9-4 SU overall. They went 8-5 ATS and remained a strong play at home with a 5-2 record ATS.
Washington (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 150/1)
The Huskies covered in five of six home games and were 8-5 ATS overall. They finished 2012 with an overall record of 7-6 SU and a 5-4 SU record in the conference.
California (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 200/1)
The Golden Bears won just two Pac-12 games last season SU and they had a 1-2 SU record in non-conference games. They were also 3-9 ATS overall and 1-6 ATS at home.
Arizona (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada 250/1)
The Wildcats scored 38.2 points a game while giving up an average of 35.3 so it is no surprise that nine of their 12 games went OVER the total last year. They were 8-5 SU and 6-7 ATS.
Arizona State (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada OFF)
The Sun Devils covered as favorites in seven of eight games but they were just 1-3-1 ATS as underdogs. Overall, they went 8-5 SU (8-4-1 ATS) with a 5-4 SU record in conference play.
Utah (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada OFF)
The Utes covered in four of their six home games but went 1-5 ATS on the road. They finished the 2012 season with an overall record of 5-7 SU and they were 3-6 SU in the Pac-12.
Washington State (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada OFF)
The Cougars won just one conference game in 2012 SU and were 3-9 SU overall. They had a 5-7 ATS record overall and were 0-3 ATS as favorites.
Colorado (Odds to win BCS Championship at Bovada OFF)
It was another miserable season in the Pac-12 for the Buffaloes with a 1-11 SU record overall and a 1-8 SU record in conference play. They went 3-9 ATS.