It’s always fun to once again have college football games to watch and wager on every weekend, and while last weekend was fun, it’s this full slate of games for Week 1 that has us all excited. There really is nothing quite like the excitement of the college football season, with almost zero margin for error for any team that thinks they have a shot at making it to the playoffs and winning the National Championship. This weekend is just the first step in what will be a long journey for the team that will eventually go on and hoist the trophy. The NCAA Football National Championship Odds are probably going to change from week to week as dark horses rise and favorites fall, so now is the perfect time to take a look at the current favorites sitting atop the bookies board.
Updated Odds to Win the 2022-23 National Championship Title | College Football Betting Analysis
Alabama Crimson Tide (+190)
You know that expectations are high when losing in the National Championship Game is considered to be a disappointment. That is what happened with the Alabama Crimson Tide last season, and expectations are once again through the roof, as they are coming into the season as the favorite to win it all. Given the current state of the SEC West, you have to think that Bama is the favorite to go to the Conference Championship Game, which should put them in playoff position.
Ohio State Buckeyes (+300)
The talking heads on TV are already talking about who they like to win the National Championship this season, with many of them looking at the Ohio State Buckeyes. It will be interesting to see what this team does after losing to Michigan last season and missing out on a trip to the Big Ten Conference Championship Game, as well as the playoffs. This is a team hell bent on getting some redemption.
Georgia Bulldogs (+320)
It took 42 years for the Georgia Bulldogs to get back to the top of the heap in college football, but I don’t think we are going to need to wait that long to see it happen again. While I think the Bulldogs are going to be very good again this season, they have a lot of new players coming into the fold this season, which is what tends to happen when you win a championship and send a ton of players to the NFL draft. The Bulldogs are the class of the SEC East, so I would certainly like them to get back to the Conference Championship Game again. Whether that also means a playoff spot and a potential repeat remains to be seen.
Clemson Tigers (+1100)
You could certainly argue that last season was a nightmare for the Clemson Tigers, who looked very poor at times. The question now is whether that season was a one off or whether we are in for more of the same. The good news for the Tigers is that they are in the ACC, which is certainly not the strongest of the Power 5 conferences, so you have to like their chances of bouncing back. Whether that translates to a playoff spot and a national title remains to be seen.