The Alabama Crimson Tide are hoping to get back into the national title discussion in the 2015 football season. The Tide is listed as the favorite to win the SEC championship and a surefire entry into the playoffs. However, a familiar rival is right on the Tide’s trail.
The Tide is a 5-2 favorite with college football betting oddsmakers to win in the SEC this year. Although only two regular starters from the offense are back from last year, much of the defense is still intact. Jake Coker is expected to be the main quarterback.
Auburn Is Close
The Auburn Tigers are listed at 15-4 with our betting odds to win the SEC. The Tigers hired Will Muschamp as the team’s defensive coordinator. Jeremy Johnson will be the starting quarterback for the team. Expect War Eagle’s November 28 game against Alabama to be a big one that could determine who could win the SEC.
Georgia Has a Shot
With 5-1 odds and twelve returning starters, Georgia should be quite a good team to check out. While Brian Schottenheimer is expected to be the team’s new offensive coordinator, he should be more than equipped thanks to running back and Heisman hopeful Nick Chubb. Jordan Jenkins will also return on the linebacker side of things.
LSU Will Run For It Again
LSU has an 8-1 line from our SBG sportsbook to win the SEC thanks in part to having fifteen returning starters. Still, it is the quarterback position that could hurt the team. Anthony Jennings was known for being extremely inconsistent. Brandon Harris may make a run for the position during summer workouts.
Ole Miss To Make a Run
The Mississippi Rebels are 8-1 favorites after having been in the run for a good part of last year. The lack of a strong running game may hurt Ole Miss though.
What About the Bottom?
The lowest odds in the SEC belong to Vanderbilt at 100-1. Second-year coach Derek Mason will be dealing with an untested quarterback in Johnny McCrary. Ralph Webb is expected to be the running back for the team although he does not have much experience either.
Kentucky is also listed at 75-1. It is uncertain as to whether Patrick Towles or Drew Barker will be the starting quarterback.