Where The Public Is Betting On The National Championship

  • The Georgia Bulldogs have -110 odds to cover a 2.5-point spread over Alabama.
  • Alabama is taking 71% of bets to cover the spread.
  • Georgia took 64% of bets to cover in the SEC Championship game.

INDIANAPOLIS – The College Football National Championship game will be played on Monday between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide. This matchup will be a rematch of the SEC Championship game.

Looking back to the SEC Championship game, Georgia went in as 6.5-point favorites, however, they lost the game. Fast track to now, online gambling sites are giving them just a 2.5-point spread in the Bulldogs favor.

#1 Alabama Vs. #3 Georgia Odds

  • Moneyline: Georgia (-135) vs. Alabama (+115)
  • Spread: Georgia -2.5
  • Total: 52.5 Points

Leading up to the game, there has been very minimal line movement that has been caused by the way the public has been betting. Georgia’s college football lines opened up with them as 3-point favorites and has since shifted down a half-point to 2.5 points. Georgia’s moneyline shifted as well going from -145 to -135.

The shifts came as the public has been all over Alabama’s odds to both win and cover the spread. On the moneyline, Bama is taking 77% of total bets and 84% of the betting handle. Looking at the spread, they are seeing 71% of bets placed and 70% of the money.

Public Not Making The Same Mistake

Looking at the SEC Championship game between Georgia and Alabama, the Bulldogs went into the game as the #1 ranked team in the country while Alabama was ranked 3. Georgia went into the game as a 6.5-point favorite with -260 odds to win and were seeing all the action on both the moneyline and spread.

The Bulldogs were taking 64% of the bets on the spread and 62% of moneyline bets. However, bettors did not walk away from this game happy as Alabama put on a clinic and won the game 41-24. With that, it is not hard to see why the public quickly turned on the Dawgs to lose the National Championship Game.