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  • Odds to qualify for the four-team College Football Playoff in 2021-2022 have been released for the main contenders
  • Alabama, Clemson, and Ohio State are once again heavy preseason favorites
  • See how the odds have changed over the course of the season

The 2021-22 college football season will kickoff on August 28th with a number of quality matchups. From there, it’s a mere 3.5 months until the four-team College Football Playoff field is finalized.

The graphs below set out the average odds for the main CFP hopefuls heading into and during the 2021-22 season.

Average 2022 College Football Playoff Odds

  • August 9: The only movement so far sees Penn State fade from +1200 to +1300.
  • August 5: the opening odds favor Clemson (-700), Alabama (-370), Ohio State (-225), and Oklahoma (-210). Only one other team is shorter than +475 (Georgia at +170).

Odds to Make 2022 College Football Playoff

Team Yes No
Clemson -700 +425
Alabama -370 +260
Ohio State -225 +175
Oklahoma -210 +165
Georgia +170 -220
Texas A&M +475 -800
Iowa State +500 -800
Oregon +650 -1200
Notre Dame +700 -1400
Wisconsin +800 -1600
Texas +900 -2000
USC +1000 -2500
Washington +1000 -2500
LSU +1100 -3000
North Carolina +1100 -3000
Florida +1200 -3000
Miami +1200 -3000
Penn State +1300 -4000
Cincinnati +1400 -4000
Iowa +1400 -4000
Arizona State +1800 -6000
OK State +2000 -8000
Utah +2200 -10000
Auburn +2500 -10000
Ole Miss +2500 -10000
TCU +3000 -10000
UCF +4000 -20000
Boise State +5000 -50000
Coastal Carolina +5000 -50000

Odds as of August 9, 2021. 

As the season progresses, expect to see more teams pop up in the odds-list. The table above will be updated accordingly when they do.

If you don’t see a team you want to bet on in the table above, try the 2021 NCAAF Win Totals tracker, which features a more expansive list of betting options/

CFP Qualification History

Team CFP Appearances Most Recent
Alabama 6 2020-21
Clemson 6 2020-21
Ohio State 4 2020-21
Oklahoma 4 2019-20
Notre Dame 2 2020-21
LSU 1 2019-20
Georgia 1 2017-18
Washington 1 2016-17
Michigan State 1 2015-16
Florida State 1 2014-15
Oregon 1 2014-15

Archived CFP Odds: 2021, 2020