The College Football Playoff matchups have been set for New Year’s Eve. No. 1 Clemson takes on No. 4 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl in Miami. No. 2 Alabama will face No. 3 Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl.
Alabama and Oklahoma enter their respective matchups as the early favorites.
Alabama is a 9-point favorite over Michigan State. Vegas likes the way Alabama is playing and the difficult schedule they have faced.
Oklahoma is favored by 2.5 points despite being the final team selected for the playoff. Oklahoma is playing like the hottest team in the country. Their November slate included wins against Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma State.
The over-under for the Clemson and Oklahoma game is set at 65 points. Vegas expects a lower scoring game between Alabama and Michigan State as the over-under is set at 65.
The overall championship odds have also been set. Alabama enters as the championship favorite with Oklahoma as the next team in line.