Las Vegas sportsbook website makes Ohio State second choice to win national title

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer leads his team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. The Ohio State Buckeyes are exactly where they wanted to be right now: Three wins, including a pounding of Oklahoma in a marquee Saturday night game. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The wesbite has released preseason odds for college football teams to win the national championship in 2017, and the Ohio State Buckeyes are the second choice.

Ohio State, which lost last season in the semifinal round to eventual national champion Clemson, 31-0, was given odds of 13-2 to win the title, while Alabama was the top choice at odds of 9-2. The Crimson Tide lost in the final second of last year's national title game.

Kentucky is 500-1 to win the title, while the University of Cincinnati is 1,000-1.

Here is a look at the top 10 picks in order:

  • Alabama: 9/2
  • Ohio State: 13/2
  • Florida State: 15/2
  • USC: 15/2
  • Oklahoma: 10/1
  • Michigan: 15/1
  • Penn State: 18/1
  • Clemson: 20/1
  • LSU: 20/1
  • Louisville: 20/1

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