CFP National Championship

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CFP National Championship Odds

How To Bet on the CFP?

When looking at a sportsbook’s college football lines, you’ll find that the betting lines are presented something like this:

EXAMPLE
TeamsMoneyline
ALAAlabama Crimson Tide+225
UGAGeorgia Bulldogs+475

The Crimson Tide of Alabama is the heavy favorite going into the event since their odds are the lowest. The underdogs in this are the Bulldogs. If you think that Alabama has the best chance of winning the championship, and you bet $100 on them, you will receive a payout of $325 in total.

This includes your original wager of $100 and your winnings of $225. On the other hand, if you are looking at Georgia and believe they will win it all, then investing the same $100 would offer you $575 if they win.

It’s in your best interest to act quickly if you come into odds that appeal to you. As with other tournaments, online betting operators will change the NCAAF odds as bowl season draws nearer, and teams climb and fall in the rankings. This can sometimes affect the College Football National Championship spread as well.

College Football Playoffs National Championship

The College Football National Championship was developed as a championship trophy because authorities wanted a new award unrelated to the previous BCS championship system. Ohio State won the first match, which took place in January 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The College Football National Championship’s neutral location is chosen via bids from potential host cities (similar to the Super Bowl and the NCAA Final Four). The College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy, sponsored by Dr. Pepper, is given to the winner.

Most wins in the College Football Playoff
SchoolGamesRecordTitles Won
Alabama139-43 (2015, 2017, 2020)
Clemson106-42 (2016, 2018)
Ohio State63-31 (2014)
Oklahoma40-40
Georgia43-11 (2021)
LSU22-01 (2019)
Notre Dame20-20
Oregon21-10
Cincinnati10-10
Florida State10-10
Michigan10-10
Michigan State10-10
Washington10-10
Important: The year represents the year that the season started, not the date of the championship game.

CFP National Championship Scores (Playoffs)

Betting on college football national championship odds, more specifically on the playoffs and championship game spread, has been a popular pastime in the U.S. for a long time. Game scores can sometimes run high, which adds to the appeal of the game and makes betting on the College Football National Championship spread challenging.

Most Appearances in the College Football Playoff
SchoolAppearancesYears
Alabama72014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021
Clemson62015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Oklahoma42015, 2017, 2018, 2019
Ohio State42014, 2016, 2019, 2020
Georgia22017, 2021
Notre Dame22018, 2020
Cincinnati12021
Florida State12014
LSU12019
Michigan12021
Michigan State12015
Oregon12014
Washington12016

Betting History of The CFP National Championship

The NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, which started competition in the 2014 college football season, holds the College Football Playoff National Championship to crown a national champion. It serves as the championship of the College Football Playoff, a bracket tournament featuring the top four teams in the nation as determined during the regular season. The NCAAF National Championship Playoff was created as a replacement for the Bowl Championship Series and its equivalent BCS National Championship Game.

A yearly cycle of bowls, known as the New Year’s Six, hosts two semifinal games frequently referred to as the “Plus-One System,” which selects which teams will compete in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Because of this, unlike the BCS National Championship Game, the teams who will play in the final are not chosen by a selection committee.

CFP National Championship Betting Trends & Tips

  • In the last eight National Championship games, the Crimson Tide has appeared in six, showing unparalleled dominance in the competition 
  • The Clemson Tigers have been featured in four title games in the last decade
  • Only twice has the total been Under in the last 13 games featuring Alabama 
  • The overall total has gone Under in seven of Georgia’s previous ten games
  • The total has gone Over in three of Georgia’s previous four games, when coming in as the favorite against Alabama

CFP National Championship FAQs

Can I Bet on Who Will Win the College Football National Championship?

Betting on the college football National Championship is very popular; however, it isn’t legal everywhere in the U.S.

Where Can I Bet on the National Title Winner?

Almost every major sportsbook in the country offers future odds on every team competing, so it’s a good idea to check on the best sportsbooks that are legal in your state, and place your wager on the book which gives you the best odds.

How Do College Football Odds Work?

There is a team considered the favorite in college football, just as there is in the NFL and NBA. However, sportsbook operators also offer each a point spread to keep things fair.

Who Won the 2021-2022 College Football Playoff?

The 2021-22 final game was held between Georgia and Alabama. While the Crimson Tide was favorite, Georgia pulled off a solid and dominant victory to take home the championship.

Which Team Has the Most National Championships?

Yale football has one of the most spectacular sports records, having produced two of the first three Heisman Trophy winners, 100 All-Americans, 28 Hall of Fame members, and 18 national titles recognized by the NCAA.
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