ESPN Updates Predictions For The Power 5 Champions

first_imgHead coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide and head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers.NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide and head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers greet after the AllState Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)It was a pretty wild weekend in college football, with some big upsets and a couple of College Football Playoff contenders going down.ESPN’s Football Power Index has been updated following the Week 3 action. The numbers for its projected conference champions are pretty interesting.The FPI gives percent chances for teams to win their respective conferences. The metric also calculates each team’s chances of winning out.Here are the updated Power Five conference championship odds, via ESPN’s FPI.Four of the five power league representatives are over 50-percent. The one that isn’t is pretty surprising.ACC: Clemson Tigers (3-0) Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after defeating the North Carolina State Wolfpack 38-31 at Carter Finley Stadium.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)FPI rank: 6Conference win percentage: 57.6Win out percentage: 19.1Big Ten: Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0) Dwayne Haskins throwing a pass against UNLV.(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)FPI rank: 3Conference win percentage: 39.6Win out percentage: 17.2Big 12: Oklahoma Sooners (3-0) (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)FPI rank: 5Conference win percentage: 64.9Win out percentage: 16.7Pac-12: Washington Huskies (2-1) Chris Petersen looks on prior to a game.(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)FPI rank: 7Conference win percentage: 56.5Win out percentage: 17.4SEC: Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0) Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide on the field before taking on the Michigan State Spartans.(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)FPI rank: 1Conference win percentage: 57.5Win out percentage: 34.7last_img

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