Last week the “experts” were half-right. Alabama beat Notre Dame in a breeze 31-14. But Bama failed to cover the College Football betting odds. In reality, they could have doubled the 18.5-points. Alabama is in the CFP National Championship Game for the fifth time since its inception. However, the pajama boys were ambushed by Ohio State’s 49-28 win over Clemson. Ohio State will play in their second CFP National Championship Game. They won the first-ever CFP National Championship Game over Oregon six years ago. Above all Ohio State and Alabama epitomize powerhouse programs.
2021 CFP National Championship Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Alabama Crimson Tide
|Date and Time:||Monday, January 11, 2021, 8 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida|
|Ohio State vs. Alabama TV Coverage:||ESPN|
2021 CFP National Championship Game SBG Odds Overview
On this occasion, sharps will look hard at power offshore betting dog Ohio State. Alabama will draw tons of casual money as the ultimate name brand.
Ohio State Buckeyes Team Overview
Ohio State is now 7-0 straight up, 4-3 against the spread, and 4-2-1 over the total. Last week they paid as 7-point dogs in their 49-28 win over Clemson. OSU’s win was no accident. To show they outgained Clemson 639-444. And had a 34:05 time of possession. OSU quarterback Justin Fields bested media darling, Trevor Lawrence. Fields threw for 22/28, 385 yards, and 6 touchdowns. While Trey Sermon powered to 193 yards on 31 carries with 1 TD. Chris Olave had 6 catches good for 132 yards and 2 TDs.
Alabama Crimson Tide Team Overview
Alabama is 12-0 straight up, 8-4 against the spread, and 7-5 over the total. Although Alabama beat Notre Dame 31-14, they failed to pay. Specifically, they were 18.5-point overlays. Alabama coach Nick Saban took his foot off the gas early. Otherwise, they could have named the score. Gamblers backing the Crimson Tide had to be frustrated. While St. Nick gave Fighting Irish backers a late Christmas gift.
Alabama Quarterback Mac Jones threw for 25/30, 297 yards, and 4 touchdowns. Najee Harris ran for 125 yards on 15 carries. And then DeVonta Smith caught 7 passes for 130 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban has won a total of 6 national championships with 1 at LSU and 5 at Alabama. By all accounts, he is considered the greatest college football coach of all-time.
Ohio State vs. Alabama vs. The Line
- Alabama is 15-10 against the spread as chalk
- The Crimson Tide has covered five of nine against ranked opponents
- Ohio State has covered 6 of their last 7 as dogs
The last meeting for this series was on January 1, 2015. Ohio State beat Alabama 42-35 in the first CFP playoff as 7.5-point dogs. Also, over the total of 57.5 beat the odds.
2021 CFP National Championship Game SBG Free Picks
Certainly, Alabama is one of the greatest teams in college football history. But their defense, while good, is not invincible. Ohio State’s College Football Betting domination of Clemson proves their merit. Overall, it’s a forgone conclusion that Alabama will win this game going away. In turn that’s why power dog Ohio State makes sense.
Ohio State vs. Alabama SBG Best Bet: Ohio State Buckeyes.