Oklahoma, Texas and other Big 12 teams’ chances to win the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship took a hit Tuesday, according to new odds released by Bovada.
— Kevin McGuire (@KevinOnCFB) August 8, 2017
The Sooners, which opened at 9-1 on Jan. 10, fell to 16-1. Texas fell to 40-1 after opening at 28-1.
Oklahoma touts Heisman Trophy contender Baker Mayfield at quarterback, but will face Ohio State — which checked in at 13-2, the third best odds nationally — in Columbus during the second week of the season.
Elsewhere in the Big 12, Oklahoma State checked in at 40-1 — down from 33-1 — despite returning starting quarterback Mason Rudolph and wide receiver James Washington from a 10-win squad a year ago.
Kansas State saw its national title odds cut in half, falling from 50-1 to 100-1 and joining TCU.
Under new head coach Matt Rhule and with a new quarterback behind center, Baylor is considered to be the longest shot from the Big 12 on the board at 500-1.
Top 10 CFP title odds (via Bovada)
Ohio State (13-2)
Florida State (15-2)
Penn State (16-1)