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U Sports Football: Conference Championship Future Odds

Get the latest odds on the 2022 U Sports Football Conference Championship Odds

Conference Championship Odds

The Vanier Cup may be the prized possession within U Sports Football, but each of the four conferences respective championship trophies are just as highly sought after. As the U Sports season continues forward, we have seen the powerhouses emerge as the race to the top of the standings continues.

Here at Canadian Sports Betting we have the best odds and analysis for U Sports Football and here to provide all sports bettors with up-to-date odds on the U Sports Conference Championship futures odds. Below you will discover what teams are poised to reign supreme over their conference counterparts, as well as those destined to remain at the bottom of the barrel in the league standings.

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Yates Cup Odds

Western University Mustangs-286
Queens Gaels+450
University of Ottawa Gee-Gees+750
Laurier Golden Hawks+1300

Odds Courtesy of Coolbet Ontario Sportsbook as of November 1st, 2022

One of the oldest football championships still in existence, the Yates Cup has a storied history dating back to 1893 with the Toronto Varsity Blues claiming the illustrious trophy. The Yates Cup is awarded to the winner of the OUA conference in U Sports Football.

With 11 teams competing for its glory, the Yates Cup has the most teams competing for it out of all the U Sports Conference titles. In its history 20 times has the eventual Yates Cup winner gone on to win the prestigious Vanier Cup, the most of any U Sports Football conference.

Why are the Mustangs Favoured?

Not only the are the Western Mustangs favoured to win the 2022 Yates Cup, they’re also the current favourites to claim this years Vanier Cup.

As a longtime powerhouse in U Sports Football, the Mustangs have a proven track record of dominating opponents. With ample team success over the past few years, the Mustangs have made six consecutive trips to the Yates Cup Final, winning it all on three of those occasions.

The Mustangs have the record for the most Yates Cup victories with 33, eight more than the next closest in total wins in the Toronto Varsity Blues. As the current reigning champions in the OUA and U Sports, don’t expect to see anyone dethrone the Mustangs as the gallop their way to another Yates Cup victory.

Hardy Trophy Odds

University of Saskatchewan Huskies-169
University of Regina Rams+400
UBC Thunderbirds+600
Manitoba Bisons+700

Odds Courtesy of Coolbet Ontario Sportsbook as of November 1st, 2022

First competed for in 1922, the Hardy Trophy is a staple of the U Sports Conference Championships. With a longstanding history of producing Vanier Cup champions, the Hardy Trophy is awarded to the top team to emerge from the CanWest Conference of U Sports.

With 18 Vanier Cup wins, the Hardy Trophy winners have accounted for the second-most total Vanier Cup wins by a U Sports Conference. The Saskatchewan Huskies have won the most Hardy Cups with 21 victories to the institutions credit.

Why are the Huskies Favoured?

While the season is still young, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies have made a impactful start to their season and put all of the U Sports Football conferences on notice. With spectacular play on both sides of the ball the Huskies have proven themselves to be legitimate Hardy Trophy contenders this season.

The Huskies claimed two of the past three Hardy Trophy victories and have established themselves as the team to beat within CanWest. Look for the Huskies to continue their recent string of success as they hunt for their 22nd Hardy Trophy win.

Dunsmore Cup Odds

Laval Rouge et Or-182
University of Montreal Carabins+145
Sherbrooke University Vert et Or+2000
Concordia Stingers+2500

Odds Courtesy of Coolbet Ontario Sportsbook as of November 1st, 2022

The Dunsmore Cup is awarded to the conference champion from the RSEQ. The newest of the U Sports Conference titles, the Dunsmore Cup was established in 1980 after being won by the Ottawa University Gee-Gees as the championship was competed for in a inter-province division at that time.

In recent memory the winners of the Dunsmore Cup have emerged as serious Vanier Cup contenders showcasing the imence growth in skill that the RESQ conference has experienced in the past few seasons. With 12 Dunsmore Cup winners eventually claiming the Vanier Cup, the French Canadian powers are not to be trifled with.

Why are the Rouge et Or Favoured?

The RESQ has long been ruled over by the Laval Rouge et Or, with a staggering 15 Dunsmore Cup victories in the schools history.

While the last two seasons it has been the Montreal Carabins that have held the top spot in their conference, the Rouge et Or are back to their winning ways and are poised to find their way back to the Vanier Cup after claiming their 16th Dunsmore Cup

Jewett Trophy Odds

St. Francis Xavier X-Men-222
Bishop’s University Gaiters+400
Mount Allison Mounties+450

Odds Courtesy of Coolbet Ontario Sportsbook as of November 1st, 2022

Dating back to 1960, the Jewett Trophy is awarded to the top team in U Sports Football from the AUS Conference. While there hasn’t been much success for AUS teams in the Vanier Cup, the winners of the Jewett Cup are as tough as they come.

With plenty of talent even in the smallest conference in U Sports Football, the Jewett Trophy winners have gone on to have impactful runs for the Vanier Cup, with six total victories, the last coming from the Saint Mary’s Huskies in 2002.

Why are the X-Men Favoured

Not just a force in the Marvel Universe, the St. Francis Xavier X-Men are a superpower within the AUS conference of U Sports Football.

StFX has put together a string of impressive wins early on this season and has shown no signs of slowing down as they look to claim their third Jewett Trophy in four seasons. As the defending Jewett Trophy winners the champs have played with high levels of swagger and intensity and will look to ride this momentum all the way to the AUS Final.

The X-Men will look to continue their stellar play beyond the Jewett Trophy and make their run for their first Vanier Cup win since 1966.

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