Michigan still the 5th most wagered team to win national title

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Michigan football loyal followers aren’t the only ones that think Jim Harbaugh will drastically improve the team. Apparently, betters in Las Vegas are also believers.

According to College Spun and David Payne Purdum of ESPN, the Las Vegas Superbook claims the Wolverines are the fifth most bet on team to win the national title this year.

Top 5 by money bet to win national title @LVSuperBook:
1. Ohio St (4x more $ than Bama)
2. Alabama
3. Auburn
4. Notre Dame
5. Michigan (

— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) August 1, 2015

Michigan only received one vote in the coaches poll, but are getting the respect from betters with odds around 85:1.

Sportsbooks are full of guys in Vegas who are trying to get rich quick. With those types of odds, you can lay down $100 to win a whopping $8500.

If you want to lay this bet, you better get it in quick. After news like this is released, books usually decide to lower the odds to account for the liability they may have if too many bets on Michigan are placed.

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