- The Georgia Bulldogs have -135 odds to beat the Alabama Crimson Tide.
- There is a 2.5-point spread in favor of Georgia.
- The total points for the game is set at 52.5 points.
INDIANAPOLIS – The college football National Championship will reside in the SEC as the Georgia Bulldogs are slight favorites over the Alabama Crimson Tide in an SEC Championship rematch for the title.
National Championship Odds
- Moneyline: Georgia (-135) vs. Alabama (+115)
- Spread: Georgia -2.5
- Total: 52.5 points
Betting The Moneyline
Georgia is a slight favorite on legal online sportsbooks despite losing to the Tide in the SEC Championship game. While some might be cautious to bet on the Bulldogs, they are coming off of easily their most impressive win of the season over #3 Michigan.
Georgia defeated Michigan in blowout fashion with a 34-11 final score. Making this win even more impressive is that Michigan was the fourth-ranked defense in the country this season only allowing 16.1 points per game to opponents.
Alabama, on the other hand, will not have all the offensive weapons they had in the SEC Championship game. Most notably, their leading receiver in John Metchie, who tore his ACL in that game.
Pick: Georgia -135
National Championship Spread
The opening spread did see a slight shift as Georgia originally opened up as a 3-point favorite and moved down to 2.5 as the public has influenced these National Championship odds. This cones as Alabama is seeing 71% of total bets and 70% of the money.
Georgia is one of the better teams in the country ATS with a 9-5 record. They are averaging the largest win margin of the season right now at 29.4 points and have a cover margin of 7 points exactly.
Alabama is one game behind the Dawgs record against the spread, however, their cover margin is far worse at -1.8 points.
Pick: Georgia -2.5
High Or Low Scoring Final Game?
Although these are two of the top defenses in the country, their offenses do speak for themselves. Alabama is averaging the fourth-most points in the country at 41.1 ppg while Georgia is not far behind putting up 39 ppg.
Each of them has scored 24+ points in 13 of their 14 games this season and each put on scoring clinics in the semifinal round. In the two games that Alabama has faced a game total of below 55 points, the Over has hit both times.
Georgia has been on an Over streak in their last four games having hit in three of four games.
Pick: Over 52.5
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