2022 College Football Opening National Title Odds: Alabama, Georgia Favorites Again

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2022 CFP Title Odds

Odds via Caesars Sportsbook as of Monday, Jan. 10. Learn more about reading American odds, or compare national championship odds at every legal sportsbook.

Alabama Crimson Tide+250
Georgia Bulldogs+450
Ohio State Buckeyes+700
Clemson Tigers+1200
Oklahoma Sooners+1500
Michigan Wolverines+1500
USC Trojans+2000
Notre Dame Fighting Irish+2500
Texas A&M Aggies+2500
Texas Longhorns+4000
Cincinnati Bearcats+4000
Oregon Ducks+4000
Utah Utes+4000
Wisconsin Badgers+4000
Oklahoma State Cowboys+4000
Florida Gators+4000
Baylor Bears+5000
LSU Tigers+6000
Iowa Hawkeyes+6000
Pittsburgh Panthers+7500
Auburn Tigers+7500
Michigan State Spartans+7500
Penn State Nittany Lions+7500
UCLA Bruins+10000
Miami (FL) Hurricanes+10000
Arkansas Razorbacks+12500
Ole Miss Rebels+12500
Kentucky Wildcats+12500
Nebraska Cornhuskers+15000
Florida State Seminoles+15000
Iowa State Cyclones+15000
Tennessee Volunteers+15000
North Carolina Tar Heels+15000
South Carolina Gamecocks+15000
Kansas State Wildcats+20000
Purdue Boilermakers+20000
Arizona State Sun Devils+20000
Washington Huskies+20000
TCU Horned Frogs+20000
Brigham Young Cougars+20000
Mississippi State Bulldogs+20000
Indiana Hoosiers+25000
Virginia Tech Hokies+25000
Minnesota Golden Gophers+25000
North Carolina State Wolfpack+25000
Wake Forest Demon Deacons+25000
Northwestern Wildcats+30000
Houston Cougars+30000
Washington State Cougars+30000
West Virginia Mountaineers+30000
Maryland Terrapins+30000
Oregon State Beavers+50000
San Diego State Aztecs+50000
California Golden Bears+50000
Stanford Cardinal+50000
UCF Knights+50000
Fresno State Bulldogs+50000
Louisville Cardinals+50000
Boise State Broncos+50000
Texas Tech Red Raiders+50000
Virginia Cavaliers+50000
Colorado Buffaloes+50000
Illinois Fighting Illini+50000
Missouri Tigers+50000
Boston College Eagles+50000
Syracuse Orange+75000
SMU Mustangs+75000
Memphis Tigers+75000
Navy Midshipmen+100000
Appalachian State Mountaineers+100000
Air Force Falcons+100000
Tulsa Golden Hurricane+100000
Marshall Thundering Herd+100000
UTSA Roadrunners+100000
UAB Blazers+100000
Duke Blue Devils+100000
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets+100000
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers+100000
Utah State Aggies+100000
Liberty Flames+100000
San Jose State Spartans+100000
Army Black Knights+100000
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers+100000
Arizona Wildcats+150000
Nevada Wolf Pack+150000
Colorado State Rams+150000
East Carolina Pirates+150000
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns+150000
Wyoming Cowboys+150000
Georgia State Panthers+200000
Central Michigan Chippewas+200000
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors+200000
Ball State Cardinals+200000
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs+200000
Florida Atlantic Owls+200000
Buffalo Bulls+200000
Kent State Golden Flashes+200000
Miami (OH) RedHawks+200000
Toledo Rockets+200000
North Texas Mean Green+200000
Western Michigan Broncos+200000
Eastern Michigan Eagles+200000
Northern Illinois Huskies+200000
UTEP Miners+250000
Rice Owls+250000
Ohio Bobcats+250000
Temple Owls+250000
Kansas Jayhawks+250000
Tulane Green Wave+250000
Charlotte 49ers+250000
New Mexico Lobos+250000
Old Dominion Monarchs+250000
UNLV Rebels+250000
South Florida Bulls+250000
Bowling Green Falcons+500000
New Mexico State Aggies+500000
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks+500000
Florida International Panthers+500000
Vanderbilt Commodores+500000
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders+500000
South Alabama Jaguars+500000
Texas State Bobcats+500000
Arkansas State Red Wolves+500000
Akron Zips+500000
Georgia Southern Eagles+500000
Southern Miss Golden Eagles+500000
Troy Trojans+500000
Connecticut Huskies+1000000
Massachusetts Minutemen+1000000

The finalists in today's College Football Playoff Final are, of course, the favorites to win it all next year.

Caesars Sportsbook has released college football national championship odds for next season before this season's winner has been crowned.

Georgia and Alabama opened as the favorites for the 2022 national championship. Alabama takes poll position at +250 while Georgia is +450.

Next are Ohio State +800 and Clemson at +1000.

For reference, Alabama had opened as +300 favorites immediately after drubbing Ohio State 52-24 in the CFP final in January of 2021.

Meanwhile, Clemson was the co-favorite at this time last year at +350. The Tigers had a brutal season, though they did cap it off with six-straight wins. Despite their foibles in 2021, the books believe in a rebound.

Georgia opened last year as +800, sixth-best favorites at around this time last year. The Bulldogs were the stern favorites by October of this year and held that mantle until losing to Alabama in the SEC Championship Game.

Oklahoma and Michigan are right behind the front of the pack at +1500, tied-for-fifth favorites.

The Sooners will turn the reins to transfer QB Dillon Gabriel from UCF. Opening day starter Spencer Rattler — the preseason Heisman favorite — and eventual starter Caleb Williams are each transferring from the program. Rattler in particular didn't do Oklahoma any favors at quarterback despite opening as fourth-best favorites to win it all.

Meanwhile, Michigan had its most successful season in a decade but couldn't capitalize in the end. While the Wolverines had top-10 recruiting classes in 2019 and 2021, their 2020 class left a lot to be desired. With several starters leaving the program, it remains to be seen if their relatively weak sophomore class holds them back next year.

Curiously, USC is the sixth favorite, but with Lincoln Riley in Los Angeles and obscenely talented recruiting classes — albeit, underperforming — the market isn't afraid of being bullish on the Trojans.

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