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Top Sportsbook Says Ohio State Likely to Edge Out Oklahoma For Playoff Spot

Vetted and approved online sportsbook BetDSI is offering odds on which teams will qualify for this year’s College Football Playoff.

Also below, you will find updated odds to win the CFP as well as historical odds information for the conference championship games.

Based on the numbers, oddsmakers at BetDSI are intimating that if Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oklahoma win this weekend, the Buckeyes will advance to the CFP while the Sooners will be left out.

The odds also point to Central Florida being a massive longshot to be the first non-Power 5 team to qualify for the CFP.

Will Oklahoma qualify for the 2018-19 College Football Playoff?

Yes +130

No -170

Will Ohio State qualify for the 2018-19 College Football Playoff?

Yes -140

No +110

Will Georgia qualify for the 2018-19 College Football Playoff?

Yes +350

No -550

Will Texas qualify for the 2018-19 College Football Playoff?

Yes +2500

No -6500

Will Central Florida qualify for the 2018-19 College Football Playoff?

Yes +4000

No -10000

Odds to win 2018-19 College Football Playoff

Alabama -250

Clemson +350

Ohio State +1100

Notre Dame +1200

Georgia +1400

Oklahoma +2500

Championship Game Odds Facts

– Ohio State’s spread (-14) versus Northwestern marks the first double-digit spread in the history of the Big Ten Championship. The underdog has won four of the last six Big Ten Championship games.

– Clemson (-26.5 vs. Pittsburgh) is the second largest favorite in ACC Championship game history. The biggest spread was Florida State (-30) against Duke in 2013.

– Alabama’s 13-point spread versus Georgia is the smallest spread the Crimson Tide have been assigned all year. The -14 at LSU was the only other time they were fewer than 21-point favorites this season..

– The SEC Championship marks the 52nd straight game in which Alabama has been favored, the longest streak in the nation. In those 52 games, the Crimson Tide will have been favored by double digits 42 times. Alabama has been a double-digit favorite in 22 of its last 23 regular season games. Alabama was favored in 72 straight games before its lone game as an underdog, so the Tide have now been favored in 124 of their last 125 games.

– The over/under of 78 in the Big 12 Championship game is the highest in the history of the Red River Rivalry (since totals became widely available in 1998). The previous high was 72.5 in 2016.

– The Longhorns (+7.5 vs. Oklahoma) are underdogs for the seventh straight time in this series. Texas is 6-0 against the spread in the prior six games against the Sooners.

– UCF is favored by a field goal (opened -4.5) against Memphis in the American Athletic Conference Championship, which is the smallest spread the Knights have incurred all season.