Welcome to the fourth issue of my weekly top 25 Vegas power ratings for 2017. I have nine sets of power ratings, and I will supply the one set that is closest to what Las Vegas uses. The folks over at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook are giving me their ratings this year, and last week I also brought in a comparison to my average game grades from philsteele.com.
Week 2 of the college football season brings my second weekly Vegas power ratings for 2017. Each week, I will provide the top 25 teams from one of my nine sets of power ratings closest to Vegas, and compare my ratings to those of both the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook (Westgate is providing their ratings each Sunday night) and ESPN FPI.Here are the top 25 teams for Week 2:All odds referenced below are courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.1.
2:46 PM ETMike ClayCloseMike ClayESPN WriterFantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.comMember of Pro Football Writers of AmericaFounding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankingsPhil SteeleClosePhil SteeleESPN Staff WriterESPN Insider college football contributorHas published his annual college football preview magazine for the past 18 yearsWith the NFL season finally here, we have individual team previews at ESPN Chalk for all 32 teams.
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