Betting preview: Win total, title odds for Florida Gators

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With college football season on the horizon, ESPN Chalk's college football experts -- Phil Steele, "Stanford Steve" Coughlin and Chris Fallica -- combine to give you betting previews of the top 25 teams, according to the ESPN College Football Rankings. They break down each team's strengths and weaknesses, along with season win total bets and national title odds.

Odds from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Aug. 22.

Florida Gators

National title odds: 60-1 (opened 40-1)
Season win total: 8.5
FPI win total projection: 7.9

Phil Steele

Strengths: The Gators have one of the best offensive lines in the SEC, their defense is always a strength and they have the best set of skill players that they have had in years. They also have my No. 3-rated special teams in the country.

Weaknesses: The only two units that do not rank in my top 25 are