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Vegas views Alabama as national title favorite; MSU, Ole Miss still in hunt

Unsurprisingly, Alabama has the best odds to win the national title in the first College Football Playoff, according to Las Vegas. lists the Crimson Tide (9-1) as a 13/5 favorite to win the national championship game, which is set for Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas.

Mississippi State (9-1) is not that far off the pace with 8/1 odds for the sixth-best chance at winning the national title.

It is somewhat surprising that undefeated Florida State (10-0) is listed three spots behind Alabama.

Here are the 10 teams that have the best chances at winning the national title, according to

1. Alabama 13/5

2. Oregon 19/

3. Ohio State 11/2

4. Florida State 6/1

5. TCU 7/1

6. Baylor 8/1

7. Mississippi State 8/1

8. Georgia 25/1

9. Ole Miss 28/1

10. UCLA 45/1