Bovada favors Alabama to beat Clemson, win 2017 national title


They may be the lowest seed, and made it in over Ohio State in what was a controversial decision in some corners, but at least one wagering establishment still loves them some Alabama Crimson Tide football. released its updated College Football Playoff odds Monday, with No. 4 ‘Bama being listed as a slight 9/5 favorite over top seed Clemson at 5/2. No. 2 seed Oklahoma is next at 5/2 while No. 3 Georgia sits at 10/3.

As for the lines for the games that will determine just who will play for the 2017 national championship?

Alabama -1½
Clemson +1½

Georgia PICK
Oklahoma PICK

“With both the College playoff games at essentially a coin toss that is exactly how the early money is coming in 50/50. However, as my experience tells me we will most likely need Georgia by game time, and the Bama game who knows. I expect a lot of Tide money late,” Kevin Bradley, Bovada’s Sportsbook Manager, said.