National Championship Betting Odds 2018: Alabama Opens As Favorite

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via College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff National Championship Game is set, with the No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide and No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs set to face off in an all SEC title game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Of course, with the championship game set, the oddsmakers are getting to work and setting early lines for the biggest game of the season.

The Las Vegas Superbook unveiled its opening lines shortly after the matchup became official with the Crimson Tide earning a narrow four-point nod over the Bulldogs. The over/under is set at 48 points.

Of course, there will be plenty of movement leading up to kickoff.

Alabama opens as 4-point favorite over Georgia in national championship game @LVSuperBook. Total: 48.

— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) January 2, 2018

Alabama earned its spot in the title game by steamrolling defending national champion Clemson in the AllState Sugar Bowl on Monday Night.

Georgia, meanwhile, edged out Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield and the Oklahoma Sooners in an double-overtime thriller at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

The College Football Playoff National Championship takes place Monday, Jan. 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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