Updated CFB Championship Odds
The 2018College Football Season had some big upsets take place this past weekend. How is that impacting the odds to win the College Football Playoffs?
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Alabama is favored to win this championship, as the Crimson Tide are now getting odds of -200 to win. Other short odds to win are Clemson (+450) Ohio State (+500), and Notre Dame (+800).
Alabama remains No. 1 in the country following a 39-10 win over Missouri this past weekend. The Tide got a scare as quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a knee injury. It doesn’t appear to be serious, but his status for Saturday’s game at Tennessee is in question. Alabama is averaging 53.6 points per game on offense this year and allowing just 15.1 per game. Bama has won 17 national championships and is the defending champs.
Clemson was off this week after earning a 63-3 win at Wake Forest two weeks ago. The Tigers are now 6-0 on the season and 3-0 in the ACC, and are No. 3 in the AP rankings. Clemson is averaging 42.2 points per game thus far while giving up just 14.5 per game. The program has won two national titles, last winning in 2016.
The Buckeyes are 7-0 on the season after earning a 30-14 win at home over Minnesota. Ohio State moved up to No. 2 in the AP rankings. Ohio State is averaging 46.3 points per game on offense while allowing 19.1 per contest on defense. The program has won eight national championships, with the last coming in 2014.
Notre Dame has climbed to No. 4 in the AP rankings following its narrow 19-14 win over Pittsburgh at home this weekend. The Irish are 7-0 on the season and have a rather light schedule remaining. ND is averaging 32.6 points per game on offense this season while allowing just 18.7 per game. The Fighting Irish have won 11 national championships in program history, last doing so in 1988.