Clemson vs. LSU Betting Pick: How Sharps Are Playing National Championship Spread & Over/Under

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Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images. Pictured: A general view of The College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy with both LSU Tigers and Clemson Tigers helmet

  • Sharp bettors have made their Clemson vs. LSU picks for Monday's national championship game.
  • Pros have influenced both the spread and over/under, with the total taking steady money over the weekend and into Monday.

Odds for tonight’s Clemson vs. LSU college fooball National Championship game have been on the board for more than two weeks, giving bettors ample time to break down this matchup.

This game saw a flurry of action immediately after odds opened before numbers stabilized leading into this past weekend.

However, Clemson vs. LSU activity picked back up on Saturday, as bettors began taking positions on the National Championship spread and over/under once again.


Odds as of Monday at 5:50 p.m. ET and via FanDuel, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.


Considering the long layoff between the College Football Playoff semifinal matchups and tonight’s title game, let’s examine how professional bettors have played Clemson vs. LSU since odds opened back on Dec. 29.

Clemson vs. LSU Sharp Betting Picks

National Championship Game Spread

This line opened at LSU -4.5 and early action was all over the favorite.

This drove the spread up to -6, and even -6.5 at some shops, and that’s when sharps struck.

Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which track and report professional betting action in real time, have triggered five smart money indicators on Clemson, with four of those coming at +6 or better.

In fact, we have yet to show any signs of sharp activity at the current line of +5.

Sharp angle: Clemson (moved from +6 to +5)

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National Championship Game Over/Under

Similar to the spread, wiseguys waited for this number to climb before buying back the inflated total.

After opening at 68.5, the line floated to 69.5 before smart money showed up to take advantage.

SI’s Bet Signals are reporting three instances of sharp action hitting the under, and again, just like the spread, there has been very little action at the current number of 66.

In fact, the over/under has dropped from 67.5 to 66 today alone.

Sharp angle: Under (moved from 69.5 to 66)

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