College Football Playoff title odds for Alabama beating Oregon and 7 other outcomes

It’s never too early to bet on matchups that might (or might not) happen.

The spreads for every bowl game this year have already come out, and in the College Football Playoff semifinals, Oregon is a 9-point favorite over Florida State in the Rose Bowl, while Alabama is a 9-point favorite over Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl.

But since this is the first year of the Playoff, it’s also the first year that we don’t know what the final matchup of bowl season will be. Bill Connelly’s numbers predicted Alabama has a 39 percent chance of winning the national title, making it the favorite. And now Bovada has us covered with the lines for all of the hypothetical championship game matchups.

Favorite Underdog Line
Florida State Ohio State 3
Alabama Florida State 7
Oregon Ohio State 6.5
Alabama Oregon 2.5

Not surprisingly, the odds for each team to win the championship coincide with their seeds.

Team Odds
Alabama 11/10
Oregon 7/4
Florida State 6/1
Ohio State 8/1

Here are the odds for each matchup to happen:

Matchup Odds
Alabama vs. Oregon 2/3
Alabama vs. Florida State 15/4
Ohio State vs. Oregon 15/4
Ohio State vs. Florida State 11/1

And here are the odds for each result to happen:

Result Odds
Alabama beats Oregon 3/2
Oregon beats Alabama 5/2
Alabama beats Florida State 5/1
Oregon beats Ohio State 11/2
Florida State beats Alabama 10/1
Ohio State beats Oregon 13/1
Florida State beats Ohio State 18/1
Ohio State beats Florida State 20/1

Bovada also released the over/under for each power conference’s bowl wins, excluding the College Football Playoff Championship Game. Like basically everyone else, Vegas is not too bullish on the Big Ten.

Conference Over/Under Total Bowl Games
ACC 4.5 11
Big Ten 3.5 10
Big 12 3.5 7
Pac-12 5.5 8
SEC 7.5 12

The Pac-12 was the only conference to have a line to be undefeated in all of its bowl games (excluding the championship game), since the conference is favorited in all of those games. The line is 20/1.

Here are other prop bets for all of the bowl games:

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Most points scored in a bowl game by 1 team (Note: The most points scored last year in a bowl was 52 by Texas A&M and UCF. In 2012, it was 62 points by Arizona State.)

Over/Under 59½

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Largest winning margin by 1 team in a bowl game (Note: The largest margin of victory last year in a bowl was 37 by Mississippi State over Rice. In 2012, it was Oklahoma State by 44 over Purdue.)

Over/Under 29½

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Most combined points scored in a bowl game (Note: The highest combined total last year in a bowl was 100 by Texas A&M and Duke. In 2012, it was 97 by Arizona and Nevada.)

Over/Under 89½

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Total games that go to Overtime (Note: Last year, zero bowl games went to OT.)

Over/Under 2½

Bowl Game Player Stats

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Highest Total Passing Yards in a bowl game by 1 player (Note: The highest single passing game last year was 447 yards by Teddy Bridgewater.)

Over/Under 499½

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Highest Total Rushing Yards in a bowl game by 1 player (Note: The highest single rushing game last year was 229 yards by James Connor and Adam Muema.)

Over/Under 249½

2014-2015 Bowl Season – Highest Total Receiving Yards in a bowl game by 1 player (Note: The highest single receiving game last year was 227 yards by Sammy Watkins.)

Over/Under 210½

Player Stats College Football Playoff

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Passing Yards – Jameis Winston (Florida State)

Over/Under 309½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Completions – Jameis Winston (Florida State)

Over/Under 22½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total TD Passes & Interceptions – Jameis Winston (Florida State)

Over/Under 3½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Receptions – Rashard Greene (Florida State)

Over/Under 6½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Receiving Yards – Rashard Greene (Florida State)

Over/Under 99½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Receptions – Nick O’Leary (Florida State)

Over/Under 3½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Passing Yards – Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

Over/Under 319½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Completions – Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

Over/Under 20½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total TD Passes – Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

Over/Under 3½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Rushing TDs – Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

Over/Under 1½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Rushing Yards – Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

Over/Under 59½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Rushing Yards – Royce Freeman (Oregon)

Over/Under 100½

(Florida State @ Oregon) – Total Receptions – Byron Marshall (Oregon)

Over/Under 4½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Passing Yards – Blake Sims (Alabama)

Over/Under 238½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Completions – Blake Sims (Alabama)

Over/Under 19½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total TD Passes & Interceptions – Blake Sims (Alabama)

Over/Under 2½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Rushing Yards – T.J. Yeldon (Alabama)

Over/Under 90½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Rushing Yards – Derrick Henry (Alabama)

Over/Under 64½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Receptions – Amari Cooper (Alabama)

Over/Under 8½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Receiving Yards – Amari Cooper (Alabama)

Over/Under 129½

(Ohio State @ Alabama) – Total Rushing Yards – Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State)

Over/Under 129½

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