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  • Writer's pictureMark Schlabach

College Football Championship Weekend Betting Odds

Betting lines for the college football playoff semifinals.


There is already a schedule of who plays in the College Football Playoff semifinals with the respective point spreads in each game. There are some predictions, expert picks and analysis of these last two games with regards to their odds.


No. 1 Georgia vs. No. 4 TCU


  • Moneyline: Georgia (-280) TCU (+240)

  • Spread: Georgia -10.5

  • Over/Under: 65.5


In this sense, Georgia will surely win and for justifiable reasons. Defending national champions bulldogs, one of the top ranked squads across the nation. This is a very strong match where TCU will be a big underdog.


Expert Picks:


  • ESPN: Georgia (-10.5)

  • CBS Sports: Georgia (-10.5)

  • SI.com: Georgia (-10.5)


Analysis:


While Georgia is surely a good team, it was not really put on tests at any time during the current season. TCU is a tough team that has experienced big games throughout this season. It might be an even closer game than the odds indicate.


No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Ohio State


  • Moneyline: Michigan (-250) Ohio State (+210)

  • Spread: Michigan -8

  • Over/Under: 63.5


The most exciting match in the weekend’s agenda, which ought to be tight. These are probably among the most equally ranked teams in America, such as Michigan vs Ohio State. The two sides are equipped with great offensive and defensive players as well.


Expert Picks:


  • ESPN: Michigan (-8)

  • CBS Sports: Michigan (-8)

  • SI.com: Ohio State (+8)


Analysis:


This is a close match that can swing either way. The two teams also possess a good crop of athletes and they are coached excellently. The deciding factor may be the team that can execute under pressure.


Betting Trends


  • Georgia has an ATS record of 7 wins and one loss this season, as it covers the spread in seven out of its last eight encounters.

  • The last eight for TCU it is 4-4 ATS.

  • In their last eight games, Michigan has gone four wins and five losses against the spread.

  • The Buckeyes are 4-4 against the spread in their last eight games.

  • Over are five to three in Georgia’s past eight games.

  • From TCU’s latest 8 games, the under stands at 5-3.

  • Michigan has gone under in four of its last eight matches.

  • In their past eight games, Ohio State has gone under at four.


Conclusion


Both games during the College Football Playoff semifinals will definitely be very interesting. Ensure you go through the available betting lines and tips from experts prior to making your placement.


However, this should only serve as a prediction since the real outcome may be different.

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