Despite the fact that the season is only one-third of the way complete, there are plenty of outlets out there still taking wagers on which team will win the BCS championship.
But while it’s easy to pick a team based off of performance and future scheduling in the coming months, adding odds into the equation turns this into a much different argument. Alabama, as you might imagine, is a massive favorite already. There are a handful of teams on the Tide's heels and then a few long-shots that should be considered very live.
Who has the best value right now? It’s difficult to pinpoint just one, which is why we’ve narrowed it down to five. It’s not just about who we think will win, but also about how we (well, the sportsbooks) are evaluating them at this point.