Title Game Spread Holding Steady

Clemson vs. Alabama Point Spread Holding Steady at Crimson Tide -6.5 1/9/17

After some initial movement, tonight’s college football playoff national championship point spread is holding steady hours before kickoff.

After the line hit the board at Alabama -7, the point spread was bet down to 6.5 at the majority of online and Vegas sports books and that’s where it’s at now according to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI. The spread has seen more movement, opening at 54 before being bet down to 51, then back up to 51.5, which is where it sits now.

Bet Tonight’s Clemson vs. Alabama National Championship

In Las Vegas, the line for tonight’s title game opened at 6 at some books but has been bet up to 6.5 at the Westgate Superbook, William Hill and Wynn LV, but is Alabama -7 (with +105 odds) at the MGM Mirage. The total is also anywhere between 51 and 51.5 in Las Vegas, although some books have the over/under listed as high as 52.

With 61% of public bettors currently backing Clemson, it is somewhat surprising that the line hasn’t moved down more, but perhaps oddsmakers are protecting themselves from sharps bouncing on Alabama at a discounted price. We’re also still several hours from the 8:05PM ET kickoff, so things could change.

NCAA FB QUICK LINKS: Scores & Matchups | Injuries | Odds Comparison | Betting Trends | ATS Stats | Standings

The Tigers are 6-0 against the spread in their last six bowl games, are 8-1 at the betting window in their last nine neutral site games, and are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games. On the other side, the Crimson Tide have covered in four of their last five non-conference games, are 4-1 against the spread in their last five contests versus ACC opponents, and are 7-2 at the betting window in their last nine games overall.


Recent NCAAF Discussions

NFL Super Dogs on Sun, Sep 2021 by Hightide
Sunday Sharp action on Sun, Sep 2021 by Freezerqueen
MLB COLL PIG FOR SAT FRI NOES GOOD on Sat, Sep 2021 by Timmy1961

College Football Predictions

Thumbnail Auburn vs. Penn State Week 3 Prediction The SEC will battle the Big Ten on Saturday night when No. 22 Auburn takes on No. 10 Penn State at 7:30 p.m. ET. With the Nittany Lions listed as 5-point home...
Thumbnail Alabama vs. Florida Week 3 Prediction SEC rivals clash at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday when No. 11 Florida hosts No. 1 Alabama at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS. With the total sitting at 60 points,...
Thumbnail Purdue vs. Notre Dame Prediction Will the Purdue Boilermakers cover as a 7.5-point road favorite on Saturday afternoon when they visit Notre Dame Stadium to take on the No. 12 Fighting Irish at 2:30...
Thumbnail Nebraska vs. Oklahoma Week 3 Prediction Is the under the best bet on the board when it comes to Saturday’s matchup between Nebraska and No. 3 Oklahoma at 12:00 p.m. ET? The non-conference rivals...
Thumbnail Maryland vs. Illinois Prediction The total in Friday night’s Big Ten matchup has moved from 59.5 up to 61.5 but is the over the best bet when Maryland takes on Illinois at...

NCAAF Headlines