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ESPN Names The Conference Favorites Heading Into 2018 Season

Every year in college football, there are only a handful of teams in each conference capable of earning league supremacy. They duke it out for the conference title, leaving the rest of the teams to fend for scraps.

ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) has updated its rankings for the spring. One of the metrics they use is the probability of winning each conference.

Here's a look at the conference favorites for each Power-5 league, complete with their chance of winning their respective conferences.

The Big Ten looks like it will be the hardest to win, given how low Ohio State's chances are as the "favorite." Somewhat surprisingly, Alabama is not the team to beat in the SEC.

ACC: Clemson (68.5 percent)

Clemson players celebrate beating Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl.

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Big Ten: Ohio State (28.1 percent)

J.K. Dobbins running the ball for Ohio State.

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Big 12: Oklahoma (54.0 percent)

Oklahoma directing players during pregame warmups.

(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Pac-12: Washington (51.6 percent)

Washington football players take the field.

(Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

SEC: Georgia (41.6 percent)

Jake Fromm running onto the field.

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

You can view ESPN's entire set of conference title probability rankings here.