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  • Track the CFP National Championship odds for every contending NCAA football program
  • Georgia has opened as the early betting favorite for 2025, while Michigan is a +1000 longshot
  • The graphs below show the movement in the NCAAF Championship odds, starting the day after last season’s title game

This page tracks the 2025 college football national championship odds, distilling an average from the futures at major online sports betting sites.

Oddsmakers are predicting the Georgia Bulldogs will return to the top of the college football landscape in 2024-25, instilling Kirby Smart’s team as +450 favorites in the early CFP futures. Reigning champion, Michigan, meanwhile, is a +1000 longshot.

The graphs below display the latest movement in the NCAAF Championship odds. Further below, find analysis on the top CFP contenders.

2025 National Championship Favorites

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Odds to Win National Championship

Team
Best Odds
DraftKings
FanDuel
BetMGM
Bet365
GEO
OHI
ORE
TEX
ALA
BetMGM
+1500
+1500
+1200
OLE
BetMGM
+1500
+1500
+1400
LSU
BetMGM
+1700
+1700
+1400
PEN
Bet365
+2200
+2000
+2200
NOT
Bet365
+2500
+2000
+2500
FLO
BetMGM
+2500
+2500
+2200
MIC
BetMGM
+2500
+2500
+2500
TEN
Bet365
+4000
+3000
+4000
MIS
Bet365
+4000
+3500
+4000
TEX
BetMGM
+4000
+4000
+4000
CLE
BetMGM
+4500
+4500
+3500
MIA
BetMGM
+5000
+5000
+5000
USC
BetMGM
+6000
+6000
+4000
UTA
Bet365
+6600
+4000
+6600
OKL
BetMGM
+6600
+6600
+4000
KAN
BetMGM
+8000
+8000
+6600
AUB
BetMGM
+10000
+10000
+10000
ARI
BetMGM
+12500
+12500
+7500
WAS
BetMGM
+15000
+15000
+5000
LOU
BetMGM
+15000
+15000
+10000
NOR
BetMGM
+15000
+15000
+10000
WIS
BetMGM
+15000
+15000
+12500
KAN
BetMGM
+15000
+15000
+15000
COL
Bet365
+20000
+12500
+20000
NEB
BetMGM
+20000
+20000
+15000
OKL
BetMGM
+20000
+20000
+20000

CFP Title odds from top sports betting apps including DraftKings, Caesars, and FanDuel among others; if you’re new to DraftKings, be sure to claim the DraftKings promo code when signing up.

  • Jan. 8: The Georgia Bulldogs have opened as +450 favorites to win the National Championship in 2024-25. UGA will be returning talented quarterback Carson Beck but will need to replace 11 players who are entering the NFL Draft, including all-American tight end Brock Bowers.

2025 CFP Championship Public Betting Splits

Stay tuned for 2024-25 college football public betting splits data for the upcoming season. Top sportsbooks will usually release this data in the weeks preceding Week 0.

2025 National Championship Favorites By Conference

Past College Football Championship Winners (CFP Era)

Year Champion Runner-up Final Score
2023 Michigan Washington 34-13
2022 Georgia TCU 65-7
2021 Georgia Alabama 33-18
2020 Alabama Ohio State 52-24
2019 LSU Clemson 42-25
2018 Clemson Alabama 44-16
2017 Alabama Georgia 26-23
2016 Clemson Alabama 35-31
2015 Alabama Clemson 45-40
2014 Ohio State Oregon 42-20

With consecutive titles in 2021 and 2022, Georgia is the only repeat winner of the College Football Championship in the CFP era (2014-present). Alabama leads the way with three national championships since the College Football Playoff was implemented.

Although TCU didn’t win the National Championship, they are arguably the top underdog story of the CFP era thus far. Sonny Dykes’ team opened as a +20000 longshot (0.5% implied probability) to win the National Title in 2023 and came one victory away from doing the improbable.

College Football Playoff Appearances & Records

Team # of CFP Appearances CFP Record # of National Titles
Alabama 8 9-5 3
Clemson 6 6-4 2
Ohio State 5 3-4 1
Oklahoma 4 0-4 0
Georgia 3 5-1 2
Notre Dame 2 0-2 0
Michigan 3 2-2 1
LSU 1 2-0 1
Oregon 1 1-1 0
Texas 1 0-1 0
TCU 1 1-1 0
Florida State 1 0-1 0
Michigan State 1 0-1 0
Washington 2 1-2 0
Cincinnati 1 0-1 0

Table updated through 2023-24 CFP.

There are only six teams who have won a game in the College Football Playoffs, and both Alabama and Clemson have more CFP wins than the others combined. These two schools have simply dominated the CFP era.

No Independent or team from a Group 5 Conference has ever won a national championship in this time. Only one Group of 5 team (2021 Cincinnati) has even made the CFB Playoff since its inception in 2014. See the current odds to make the College Football Playoff in our tracker.

Active College Coaches with National Championships

Coach (Current Team) Number of National Titles
Nick Saban (Alabama) 7
Dabo Swinney (Clemson) 2
Kirby Smart (Georgia) 2
Jim Harbaugh (Michigan) 1
Jimbo Fisher (Texas A&M) 1
Les Miles (Kansas) 1
Mack Brown (North Carolina) 1

There are only seven active college football coaches with national championship rings. Alabama head coach Nick Saban has twice as many CFB Championships (7) as any other active college football coach.

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart can pull into second place on the list of active college football coaches with national championships if he wins another title in 2025.

College Football Championship Odds FAQ

Which teams are the favorites to win the CFP National Championship? 

Georgia currently has the best odds to win the College Football National Championship, followed by Alabama and Ohio State.

Can I bet on College Football Championship odds? 

Yes, the College Football National Championship odds are available to be wagered on. Our top recommended sportsbooks for betting CFP odds are ESPN Bet, Bet365 and BetMGM

When is the 2024-25 College Football Playoff? 

The 2024-25 College Football Playoff begins December 31st (New Year's Eve) with two semifinal games. The national title game is scheduled for Janaury 8th, 2024.

Where is the 2024 CFP Championship game being played?

The 2024 CFP Championship game is being played at NRG Stadium in Houston.

Who won the national championship last season? 

Michigan won the national championship last season, which was the school's first title since 1997.


Archived NCAAF CFP National Championship Odds: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

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