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New national championship odds for Michigan football, Wolverines break top-5

Michigan football broke the top-5 in the new post-spring national championship odds.



Michigan football national championship odds

In recent seasons, Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines have come tantalizingly close to securing a spot in the national title game. However, this fall, the Wolverines are poised to make another strong push for a College Football Playoff (CFP) run. With their highly anticipated 2023 team, fans are witnessing one of the most talented rosters in decades under Jim Harbaugh’s leadership. The updated Michigan football national championship odds reflect the high expectations surrounding the team.

New post-spring Michigan football national championship odds

In the latest release of national championship odds by Vegas Insider, the Michigan Wolverines have positioned themselves as a top-5 contender.

The updated odds place Michigan at an impressive No. 4 (+1000), trailing only Georgia, Alabama, and Ohio State. Despite the Wolverines’ two-year winning streak against Ohio State under Jim Harbaugh’s leadership, the Buckeyes are ranked higher in the odds, showcasing the continued respect for their program.

Michigan Wolverines one of three Big Ten teams in top 10

The Big Ten East division has consistently proven itself to be one of the premier divisions in college football, and this is evident year after year. In the previous season, the division boasted three teams with impressive records: Penn State (11-2), Michigan (13-1), and Ohio State (11-2). Each team made significant impacts on a national scale.

Notably, both Michigan and Ohio State reached the College Football Playoff, while Penn State emerged victorious in the Rose Bowl against the formidable No. 8 Utah, the PAC-12 Champions.

This year, the Big Ten East continues to demonstrate its strength as Ohio State (3rd), Michigan (4th), and Penn State (T-8th) all secure spots among the top 10 teams with the best odds to win the national championship. This achievement underscores the division’s collective prowess and serves as a testament to its overall competitiveness.

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CJ has covered college athletics in paid roles for around five years, including numerous sports and beats. His most recent work revolves largely around Penn State and Michigan football and basketball as a member of the credentialed media at both schools. Right now, CJ writes for Blue by Ninety, where he also serves as the site's credentialed football reporter. He also does some credentialed basketball coverage. Previously, CJ has made stops with sites like GBMWolverine, Saturday Blitz, Steeler Nation, and more.