Latest 2020 College Football Playoff Champion Odds: Alabama is Out!

Latest 2020 College Football Playoff Champion Odds: Alabama is Out!

This has been an incredible year for college football. A few undefeated teams, quite a number of one and two-loss teams, upsets galore, and after a crazy Week 14, no Alabama in the college football playoff?!

#5 Alabama fell to #15 Auburn in the Iron Bowl, 48-45 after a terrific back and forth football game. Auburn had two defensive touchdowns, including a 100-yard pick six from Zakoby McClain off a running back’s backside. Alabama missed a field goal at the end of the game that would have sent the game to overtime, but many other miscues caused the Crimson Tide to lose, including some untimely penalties and poor defensive play in big situations.

Amongst the other top 10 teams, Ohio State routed Michigan, LSU handled Texas A&M, Utah won handily over Colorado and Minnesota was upset by the Wisconsin Badgers. All eyes will be on who the College football playoff committee selects as its top four after this weekend’s conference playoff schedule.

From the National Champions Futures Market point of view, another crazy week of college football has changed everything, again. Let’s take a look.

Latest Odds To Win College Football National Title

DraftKings Sportsbook provided a chart that shows the top six programs in current odds to win the National Championship, compared to their odds last week (entering Week 15). Take a look and lets hope SVP’s college football picks are on the money this.

Notable CFB National Champion Winner Odds Movements
TeamPre-Week 14Current Odds
Ohio State+225+150
Clemson+225+225
LSU+250+250
Georgia+1200+1200
Oklahoma+2000+3300
Utah+5000+3300
Alabama+1200Off the Board

Ohio State

The Buckeyes climb from +225 to +150 after crushing the Michigan Wolverines…again. That rivalry is one of the best in sports, but Michigan will need to win one soon to rekindle the fire to outsiders. As the clear favorites to win the title now, Ohio State will need to defeat Wisconsin to ensure a one seed, but even if they lose it is likely they will be one of the top four in the CFP.

Clemson

Clemson has been dubbed the “best team in the country” by many analysts, and they have had by far the easiest route to the college football playoff. While Ohio State plays Wisconsin, LSU faces Georgia, and Oklahoma gets Baylor, Clemson plays Virginia in the ACC Championship game. Clemson certainly has had an easier path, but make no mistake this is a very good football team.

LSU

The Tigers continue to put up points against everyone. Literally everyone.

LSU’s lowest point total of the season is 23 against Auburn and they have put up at least 42 points in 10 of 12 games. Insane. Their defense leaves much to be desired though, but allowing just a touchdown to TAMU could mean they are starting to turn the corner. At +250, they are third in odds but have the best overall unit of the top teams (offense).

Spot Number Four

It will all come down to this weekend for the fourth spot. It is likely that Ohio State, LSU, and Clemson will be the top three. All three are undefeated and the only loss that would drop a team out of the top four would be Clemson, but they are heavily favored over a Virginia team that is not nearly as talented.

Teams vying for that fourth spot are: Georgia, Utah, Oklahoma, Baylor.

If Georgia beats LSU, they are in. No questions asked. If LSU beats Georgia, the Bulldogs are likely out. Now, who would take that spot?

If the Utah Utes defeat the Oregon Ducks for the PAC12 championship, they will be poised for that fourth spot, especially if Georgia loses.

For Oklahoma or Baylor, both teams play each other in the BIG12 championship game. Whoever the winner is would have a chance to reach the CFP if both Utah and Georgia loses. What will be interesting is if Oklahoma wins and Utah wins, as both teams would have similar resumés.

Latest 2020 College Football Playoff Champion Odds: Alabama is Out!

Latest CFP Playoff Champion Odds: Ohio State Now Favored

Week 12 was a crazy one in college football, even if you followed SVP and his picks! Georgia held off Auburn on the final drive, Iowa State upset Texas, West Virginia upset Kansas State, undefeated Minnesota lost a tough one to the Iowa Hawkeyes to end their title hopes, and Oklahoma had a comeback for the ages and defeated Baylor 34-31.

Oddly, none of those were the most newsworthy in Week 12. In an unfortunate turn of events, Tua Tagovailoa seriously injured his hip and is out for the season, and likely has played his last snap for the University of Alabama.

From the sports betting point of view, of course that changes his Heisman Odds but Joe Burrow has made that a one-man race.

From the National Champions Futures Market point of view, it has changed everything.

 

Latest Odds To Win College Football National Title

DraftKings Sportsbook provided a chart that shows the top six programs in current odds to win the National Championship, compared to their odds last week (entering Week 12). Take a look.

Notable CFB National Champion Winner Odds Movements
Team Pre-Week 12 Current Odds
Ohio State +225 +200
Clemson +225 +225
LSU +275 +250
Georgia +1000 +900
Alabama +1200 +2000
Penn State +5000 +6600
Provided by DraftKings Sportsbook

Ohio State

 

THE Ohio State University, as so many alumni refer to the school as, is in sole possession of being the favorite to win the National Championship at +200 on DraftKings Sportsbook. They were +225 last week, but move into sole possession after Week 12.

 

 

Clemson

 

Clemson saw no movement in their odds, but fell to second behind Ohio State to win the National Championship. They are still +225, but likely have the easiest path of the top six given the schedule for the rest of the season. Clemson is a very talented football team though, hence why this is the first week all season that Clemson has not been the favorite to win the title. Until now, Clemson has always had the best odds to win the entire thing.

 

 

LSU

 

The LSU Tigers keep climbing the ladder, and are now +250 to win the National Championship. A convincing win over Alabama and a tough schedule to this point has proven the Tigers, their one drawback will be defensively as they continue to allow a ton of points. With that being said, they also continue to outscore everyone. Being in the SEC means they will have at least one more tough game before the playoffs, which is likely why the odds aren’t higher.

 

 

Alabama without Tua

 

How the mighty have fallen. Alabama only has one loss (to LSU), but the hard part about the college football playoff is there are only four teams. Alabama is amongst the most talented teams in the country, but they need to make the playoff first. After the Tua Tagovailoa injury, Alabama has fallen (again) from +1200 to +2000 to win the National Championship.

 

It looks like Ohio State, Clemson, and LSU will all likely finish in the playoff…so there is one spot left for Alabama, Georgia, Penn State, and others.

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