Buckeyes Big Ten favorites in Vegas with Michigan close behind

Ohio State is even money to claim the Big Ten East division this fall according to Bovada.

The Buckeyes have 1/1 odds to win the East while Iowa has the same odds in the West.

Michigan is not far behind with 5/4 odds in the East and identical 7/4 odds with Ohio State to win the league championship.

Bovada also gives Michigan State better odds (7/1) to win the conference title than the Hawkeyes, who along with Nebraska are at 9/1.

Defending national champion Alabama (4/5) is the SEC favorite with Clemson (3/2) leading the way in the ACC, Stanford (8/5) in the Pac-12 and Oklahoma (2/3) in the Big 12.

Miami University has 18/1 odds to win the MAC championship. The only teams below the RedHawks are Ball State (40/1) and Eastern Michigan (100/1).

Western Michigan is the MAC favorite at 5/2 odds followed by Toledo and Northern Illinois at 11/2. Akron and Ohio check in at 15/2 while Kent State is at 14/1.