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Betting preview: Win total, title odds for TCU

Kenny Hill's decision making will be a concern for the Horned Frogs in 2017. Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

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 Monday.

TCU Horned Frogs

National title odds: 100-1 (opened 60-1)
Season win total: 7.5
FPI win total projection: 8.7


Phil Steele

Strengths: TCU goes from No. 113 on my experience chart in 2016 all the way up to No. 4 this year, so it is suddenly a veteran group. I rate their running backs, receivers, offensive line, linebackers, defensive backs and special teams all within my top-26 units in the country.