Gamblers already have lines to bet on for the 2020-21 College Football Playoff finals at DraftKings, the betting shop that has sides and totals up for all four potential matchups.
With Clemson favored by seven to 7.5 vs. Ohio State in the CFP semifinals and Alabama listed as the biggest ‘chalk’ in CFP history vs. Notre Dame, the Tigers and Crimson Tide is the most likely matchup on Jan. 11 in Miami.
DraftKings has Alabama listed as a 3.5-point favorite vs. Clemson at a -105 price. Bettors backing the Tigers at +3.5 are required to pay -117 juice, while the total is 69.5 points (‘over’ -113, ‘under’ -107). Nick Saban’s team is -152 on the money line, while the Tigers are available for a +118 return if they win outright.
Alabama is installed as a 9.5-point ‘chalk’ (at a -118 price) vs. Ohio St. (+9.5 at a -104 price). The Buckeyes are +225 on the money line, while the total is 72.5 points (-110 either way).
Clemson is listed as a 17.5-point favorite vs. Notre Dame if the Fighting Irish can upset the top-ranked Crimson Tide. This would be a rubber match after both teams split a pair of meetings. The total is 58.5 points and Brian Kelly’s squad is +540 on the money line.
DraftKings has Ohio St. as a 9.5-point favorite vs. Notre Dame, which is +235 on the money line. The total is 62.5 points (‘under’ -115, ‘over’ -106).