The College Football Playoff national championship game is an all-SEC affair.
On Monday at 8 p.m., No. 1 Alabama (13-1) will meet No. 3 Georgia (13-1) in a repeat of the SEC Title Game and the 2018 national championship game.
Georgia is a three-point favorite at SI Sportsbook, despite Alabama’s 41-24 victory in the SEC championship game. The game’s over/under is set at 51.5.
Odds Are Against Georgia?
The Bulldogs have an ATS record of 9-5, while the Crimson Tide has an ATS record of 8-6. Only six Georgia games had the over, compared to seven Alabama games.
Alabama will try to extend its dominance against Georgia, as the Crimson Tide has won seven straight games over the Bulldogs. Nick Saban has a 4-0 record versus Kirby Smart, including a 26-23 overtime victory in the 2018 National Championship Game.
The offenses of both teams are powerful, with Alabama averaging 41.4 points per game and Georgia 38.8. Georgia’s defense is the best in the country. They allow only 9.64 points per game compared to Alabama’s 19.21.
In the nationwide tournament, don’t bet against Alabama.
The 2017 edition was won by Clemson in Tampa. Since Artavis Scott took down Minkah Fitzpatrick in a foul play, Hunter Renfrow was spotless on the game-winner.
Clemson thrashed Alabama 44-16, in a game in Santa Clara.
2020 Last season, the Ohio team spent the whole season hoping to avenge a heartbreaking loss to Clemson.
Justin Fields was injured in the win against the Tigers. He didn’t play well in the CFP Tournament, according to RB In Alabama’s easy win against the Buckeyes, Trey Sermon ran out right away.
Nearly all of the best players on both flanks could initiate for the opposing club, except the quarterback. Bama will not be able to out-athlete the Dawgs.
There will be one huge Alabama explosive stretch for a touchdown – probably in the beginning five minutes – but they will settle for field scores after field scores as the Dawgs appear to have fourteen defenders on their roster as the tournament progresses.