Odds, Win Totals & Schedules for 2019 National Championship Favorites

  • Nick Saban’s Alabama brings in another top-tier recruiting class and finds itself as the preseason National Championship favorite, again. 
  • Is last year’s runner-up, Georgia, still in the top-five?
  • Where do the perennially contending Buckeyes slot in?

If the odds are any indication, Alabama is about to make it three National Championships in four years. Not only are the reigning champs at the top of the odds list, they also have the highest win total in the nation.

Below, learn the top-five contenders, according to BetOnline, to win the 2019 title game, along with their 2017 record, 2018 win total, and 2018 schedule.

Alabama Crimson Tide: 2/1

2017 record: 13-1 (7-1 SEC)

2018 win total O/U: 11.0

2018 schedule

  • Sep 1 vs Louisville
  • Sep 8 vs Arkansas State
  • Sep 15 @ Mississippi
  • Sep 22 vs Texas A&M
  • Sep 29 vs LA-Lafayette
  • Oct 6 @ Arkansas
  • Oct 13 vs Missouri
  • Oct 20 @ Tennessee
  • Nov 3 @ LSU
  • Nov 10 vs Mississippi State
  • Nov 17 vs The Citadel
  • Nov 24 vs Auburn

Clemson Tigers: 9/2

2017 record: 12-2 (7-1 ACC)

2018 win total O/U: 11.0

2018 schedule

  • Sep 1 vs Furman
  • Sep 8 @ Texas A&M
  • Sep 15 vs Georgia Southern
  • Sep 22 @ Georgia Tech
  • Sep 29 vs Syracuse
  • Oct 6 @ Wake Forest
  • Oct 20 vs NC State
  • Oct 27 @ Florida State
  • Nov 3 vs Louisville
  • Nov 10 @ Boston College
  • Nov 17 vs Duke
  • Nov 24 vs South Carolina

Ohio State Buckeyes: 8/1

2017 record: 12-2 (8-1 Big Ten)

2018 win total O/U: 10.5

2018 schedule

  • Sep 1 vs Oregon State
  • Sep 8 vs Rutgers
  • Sep 15 @ TCU
  • Sep 22 vs Tulane
  • Sep 29 @ Penn State
  • Oct 6 vs Indiana
  • Oct 13 vs Minnesota
  • Oct 20 @ Purdue
  • Nov 3 vs Nebraska
  • Nov 10 @ Michigan State
  • Nov 17 @ Maryland
  • Nov 24 vs Michigan

Georgia Bulldogs: 9/1

2017 record: 13-2 (7-1 SEC)

2018 win total O/U: 10.5

2018 schedule

  • Sep 1 vs Austin Peay
  • Sep 8 @ South Carolina
  • Sep 15 vs Mid Tennessee
  • Sep 22 @ Missouri
  • Sep 29 vs Tennessee
  • Oct 6 vs Vanderbilt
  • Oct 13 @ LSU
  • Oct 27* vs Florida
  • Nov 3 @ Kentucky
  • Nov 10 vs Auburn
  • Nov 17 vs UMass
  • Nov 24 vs Georgia Tech

Michigan State Wolverines: 14/1

2017 record: 8-5 (5-3 Big Ten)

2018 win total O/U: 9.0

2018 schedule

  • Sep 1 @ Notre Dame
  • Sep 8 vs Western Michigan
  • Sep 15 vs SMU
  • Sep 22 vs Nebraska
  • Sep 29 @ Northwestern
  • Oct 6 vs Maryland
  • Oct 13 vs Wisconsin
  • Oct 20 @ Michigan State
  • Nov 3 vs Penn State
  • Nov 10 @ Rutgers
  • Nov 17 vs Indiana
  • Nov 24 @ Ohio State
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