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Las Vegas Releases New College Football Top 25

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide talks with head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers after the Tigers defeated the Crimson Tide 35-31 in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide talks with head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers after the Tigers defeated the Crimson Tide 35-31 in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Week 10 gets underway tonight. Before the action starts, we've got one more top 25 to check out.

Every week, Las Vegas updates its top 25 bettor rankings. ESPN's Phil Steele publishes the list.

According to Steele, the ratings are "less about a team's record and more about the overall talent each team possesses -- reflecting which team would be favored if they met on a neutral site." As a result, Steele's list always looks a little different than the AP or Coaches Poll.

He uses his own ratings, along with those from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, ESPN's Will Harris and Bruce Marshall of the Gold Sheet.

Here is the updated Vegas Top 25:

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Michigan
  5. Georgia
  6. Ohio State
  7. LSU
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Penn State
  10. Utah
  11. West Virginia
  12. Iowa
  13. Florida
  14. Texas
  15. Washington
  16. Washington State
  17. UCF
  18. Iowa State
  19. Mississippi State
  20. Texas A&M
  21. Michigan State
  22. Auburn
  23. Wisconsin
  24. Boston College
  25. Kentucky

This weekend, we will see Vegas' No. 1 team take on No. 7, with No. 4 playing No. 9. Both of those games will have major impacts on the College Football Playoff rankings as well.

You can view the full bettor rankings here.