College Football Championship Week Odds: Clemson, Auburn, And UCF Open As Favorites

College Football Championship Week Odds: Clemson, Auburn, And UCF Open As Favorites

With the 13 weeks of the regular college football season over, College Football Championship Week is finally upon us. From Friday to Sunday, nine teams will compete to become champions of the ACC, SEC, American Athletic Conference, Big 12, Big Ten, MAC, PAC-12, Mountain West, and Conference USA. Not only will there be non-stop play on the gridiron, but there will be plenty of action in Vegas as well.

Here are some of the early College Football Conference Title Week odds on the biggest games of the weekend at USA online sportsbooks:

American Athletic Conference Championship Betting Line

No. 16 Memphis Tigers vs No. 12 UCF Knights

  • Point Spread: 7 – UCF
  • Game Total: 82 Points

In the AAC, we have two of the highest scoring teams in college football facing off. Central Florida is averaging 48.3 points per game, scoring no less 30 points per game this season. Memphis is averaging 47 points and have managed to score at least 50 in the last three of four games. The 11-0 UCF Knights are one of two undefeated teams in FBS, and the Memphis Tigers are 10-1 on a 7-game winning streak.

The UCF Knights opened at 7-point favorites at Bovada Sportsbook. The UCF Knights are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games against the Memphis Tigers. The Tigers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 road games of the season. The game total for the Tigers vs Knights matchup is 82-points, with the under in 4 of the last 5 meetings. UCF leads the series, winning the last 10 games against Memphis with the most recent victory in Week 3.

ACC Championship Betting Line

No. 1 Clemson Tigers vs No. 8 Miami Hurricanes

  • Point Spread: 9.5 – Clemson
  • Game Total: 48 Points

The Clemson Tigers are no strangers to ACC Championship games, as they’ve won the last two for repeat appearances in the National Championships. The Tigers sit at 11-1, with four of those wins over ranked opponents. The Miami Hurricanes have had an impressive 10-1 season, with the only blemish being their Black Friday loss to Pittsburgh which broke their 9-game winning streak. Both teams rely heavily on their defense, with Clemson allowing only 14.5 points from opponents per game (4th) and Miami leading the nation in turnovers with 2.7 takeaways per matchup.

The Clemson Tigers are 9.5-point favorites ahead of Saturday’s game in North Carolina. The Tigers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 games against the Hurricanes. The game total for the Clemson-Miami game is 48, and the total has gone over in the last 4 of 5 meetings. The Miami Hurricanes are 15-1 SU in their last 16 overall, while the Clemson Tigers are 5-0 SU in their last 5.

SEC Championship Betting Line

No. 6 Georgia vs. No. 4 Auburn

  • Point Spread: 2.5 – Auburn
  • Game Total: 49 Points

Saturday’s meeting at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will bring together the Georgia Bulldogs and Auburn Tigers for the first time in SEC Championship Game history. The conference title matchup pits the No. 3 Bulldogs defense that allows 13.7 PPG against the No. 13 ranked Tigers offense with 37.8 PPG. The Auburn Tigers are 10-2 this season, versus the 11-1 Georgia Bulldogs whose only defeat was to the Tigers earlier this month on the road.

After their 40-17 win against the Bulldogs in Week 11, the Auburn Tigers are favored by 2.5-points over the Georgia Bulldogs. Georgia has a better record of covering the spread, with the Bulldogs 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games against the Tigers. The game total is 49 points, with the under in 5 of Auburn’s last 7 meetings with the Bulldogs.

Other College Football Odds This Weekend

  • Big 12 Championship Game: Oklahoma vs. TCU (-7.5, 63)
  • Big Ten Championship Game: Ohio State vs. Wisconsin (+6, 53)
  • Pac-12 Championship Game: Stanford vs. Southern California (-3, 57.5)
  • Conference USA Championship Game: North Texas @ Florida Atlantic (-10.5, 74)
  • MAC Championship Game: Akron vs. Toledo (-21.5, 57)
  • Mountain West Championship Game: Fresno State vs. Boise State (-9, 49)

All odds provided courtesy of Bovada Sportsbook.