CFP National Championship College Football Betting Odds
Posted by: Charlie Smith
Here are the college football betting odds for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship for fans who bet on college football online at BetNow sportsbook. The game is scheduled to be contested between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide on Monday, January 9th at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
Clemson +7 (-130) 51½ (-110) +210
The Tigers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 31-0 December 31st to win the Fiesta Bowl. Deshaun Watson threw 23 of 36 for 259 yards with one TD and two interceptions and ran for 57 yards and two TDs on 15 carries. Wayne Gallman ran for 85 yards and one TD on 18 carries. Mike Williams had 96 yards on six receptions while Hunter Renfrow had 50 yards on five receptions. Greg Huegel kicked 1 of 2. Kendall Joseph had eight tackles while Van Smith had six tackles (four solo) and one interception. Carlos Watkins had two sacks.
Clemson averages 503.4 total yards, 327.8 passing yards, and 175.6 running yards per game, and allows 306.9 total yards, 183.8 passing yards, and 123.1 running yards per game. Watson is 352 of 523 (67.3%) for 4173 yards with 38 TDs and 17 picks, and has run for 581 yards and eight TDs on 143 carries. Gallman has run for 1087 yards and 16 TDs on 214 carries. Williams has 1267 yards and 10 TDs on 90 catches. Ben Boulware has 110 tackles (54 solo and 56 assisted). Watkins has 10½ sacks. Jadar Johnson has intercepted five passes.
College football betting odds trends for Tigers fans who bet on college football online: prior to the CFP semifinal versus OSU, Clemson was 2-5 against the spread in the last seven games, and 12-1 straight-up in the last 13 games. The total had gone over in five of Clemson’s last six games.
The Tide beat the Washington Huskies 24-7 on December 31st to win the Peach Bowl. Jalen Hurts went 7 of 14 for 57 yards and ran for 50 yards on 19 carries. Bo Scarbrough ran for 180 yards and two TDs on 19 carries. O.J. Howard had 44 yards on four receptions while Gehrig Dieter had 10 yards on one reception. Adam Griffith kicked 1 of 1. Reuben Foster had nine tackles (three solo) while Anthony Averett had eight tackles and one sack. Ryan Anderson returned an interception for a TD.
Alabama averages 460.9 total yards, 212.1 passing yards, and 248.8 rushing yards per game, and allows 244.4 total yards, 182.0 passing yards, and 62.4 rushing yards per game. Hurts is 226 of 350 yards with 21 TDs and nine picks, and has run for 891 yards and 12 TDs on 181 carries. Damien Harris has run for 1013 yards on 141 carries while Scarbrough has run for nine TDs on 109 carries. Ardarius Stewart has 816 yards and seven TDs on 52 catches. Foster has 103 tackles (54 solo and 49 assisted). Jonathan Allen has 9½ sacks. Minkah Fitzpatrick has intercepted six passes.
College football betting odds trends for Tide fans who bet on college football online: prior to the CFP semifinal versus UW, ‘Bama was 6-2 against the spread in the last eight games, and 5-0 straight-up in the last five games. The total had gone under in four of Alabama’s last six games.