Vegas Thinks 2 Teams Are Basically Locks For The College Football Playoff

first_img These odds honestly shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Alabama and Clemson have proven over the last few years that they are the cream of the crop in college football.Right now, it’s the Tide and the Tigers and everyone else. They have not only made the last four playoffs, they have played each other each year.Both teams have won and lost a pair of those matchups, though Clemson has a 2-1 advantage in head-to-head championship game meetings after last season’s thumping.We’ll see if they have another chance to square off this season. Amari Rodgers of Clemson plays in the national title game.SANTA CLARA, CA – JANUARY 07: Amari Rodgers #3 of the Clemson Tigers carries the ball against Christopher Allen #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tidein the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Levi’s Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Alabama and Clemson have played in the College Football Playoff the last four years. Would anyone be surprised if they make it five in a row?Las Vegas sure wouldn’t. The latest CFP odds are out, via SuperBook, and to say Alabama and Clemson are heavy favorites would be an understatement.Both the Crimson Tide and the Tigers are at 1/6 to make the field. Georgia is next best with 1/1 odds.Odds to make @CFBPlayoff via @SuperBookUSABama, Clemson 1/6Georgia 1/1Michigan 9/4OhioSt 3/1OU 7/2LSU 4/1Texas 5/1Nebraska 6/1Auburn 7/1Florida, Oregon 8/1Notre Dame, Utah, Washington 10/1A&M 15/1Baylor, IowaSt, Miami, MichSt, MissSt, PennSt, TCU, USC, WSU, Wis 20/1— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 14, 2019last_img read more

Las Vegas airport expects 50 million passengers in 2019

LAS VEGAS — Airport officials in Las Vegas say a 3.1% jump in the number of passengers for the first half of 2019 puts McCarran International Airport on record pace to top 50 million passengers for the year.The Clark County Department of Aviation reported the 4.5 million arriving and departing travellers at the airport in June followed an all-time high monthly tally of 4.6 million passengers in May.The airport handled a record high 49.7 million passengers in 2018. McCarran is one of the 10 busiest airports in the nation based on passenger count.Domestic airlines have handled more than 22.8 million McCarran passengers through June, up 2.9% from the first half of 2018.Southwest Airlines is the busiest carrier at the airport, followed by Delta, Spirit, American and United.The Associated Press read more