Clemson vs. LSU Odds, Betting Trends: Sharp Buyback Hits National Championship Spread

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  • Early bettors jumped on LSU against Clemson in the 2020 college football National Championship Game.
  • But with the line moving in LSU's direction, sharps finally found enough value to buy back the early Clemson vs. LSU odds adjustments.

It’s been less than 48 hours since Clemson and LSU won their respective College Football Playoff seminfinal matchups, but National Championship Game odds have already gone on quite the ride.

As soon as Clemson vs. LSU odds opened, bettors immediately jumped on the Bayou Bengals following their dismantling of Oklahoma.

At the time of writing, 80% of bets have come down on LSU. With such heavy early money backing Joe Burrow’s team, oddsmakers pushed the title game spread from an opener of -4.5 up to -6.


Odds as of Dec. 30 at 7 a.m. ET and via FanDuel, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.


With the line settled on a key number, sharp early action hit the market to take advantage.

Let’s look at the move pros are making in early Clemson vs. LSU betting.

Clemson vs. LSU Sharp Betting Pick

With one-sided action moving this line to -6, sharps jumped at the chance to buy the value back at an inflated and important number.

Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which track and report professional betting action in real-time, triggered a smart money indicator on Clemson at +6 shortly before 5 p.m. ET on Sunday.

With sharp resistance finally showing up to take the underdogs, oddsmakers kicked the National Championship Game spread off +6 and down to a market consensus of +5.5.

Sharp angle: Clemson (moved from +6 to +5.5)

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