The Alabama Crimson Tide are the favorite to win the national championship this year, and the latest College Football Playoff odds seem to indicate that the title is clearly Nick Saban’s to lose.
BovadaOfficial has released College Football Playoff odds for each potential matchup.
The most heavily favored odds are for the Crimson Tide to beat the Clemson Tigers in a rubber match of the 2016 and 2017 National Championship games. Alabama over Clemson has a 5/7 odds as of writing.
Clemson over Alabama is the second-best odds at 7/2.
Bama beats Clemson 5/7
Clemson beats Bama 7/2
Bama beats Notre Dame 9/2
Clemson beats OU 13/2
OU beats Clemson 16/1
Notre Dame beats Bama 18/1
OU beats Notre Dame 22/1
Notre Dame beats OU 28/1
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) December 17, 2018
Alabama over Notre Dame comes in at third with 9/2 odds, while Clemson over the Oklahoma Sooners is fourth at 13/2.
The remaining possibilities are all double-digit underdogs with Oklahoma over Clemson at 16/1, Notre Dame over Alabama at 18/1.
Matchups that don’t include either Alabama or Clemson are even steeper odds, with Oklahoma over Clemson at 22/1, and Notre Dame over Oklahoma at 28/1.
Suffice it to say, a lot of gamblers are going get very wealthy very quickly if the Crimson Tide and Tigers both lose.