Georgia and Alabama are the early favorites to win the 2022 national championship a day after the Bulldogs topped the Tide for their first title since 1980, according to new odds announced by Caesars’ Sportsbook. Both UGA and Alabama have 13/4 odds to win them all in 2022 College football Season.
Bulldogs are expected to lose some key contributors with five players ranked among the top 50 in CBS Sports NFL Drafts The Outlook Rankings, including the predicted first-rounders, are Nakobe Dean, Derion Kendrick and Jordan Davis. However, Georgia has recruited like crazy over the past several seasons and will put on another talented squad.
By contrast, Alabama’s best players, quarterback Bryce Young and fullback Will Anderson, will return in 2022 after bursting onto the scene as sophomores. The two will quickly become favorites to win the Heisman Trophy after Young became the first ‘Bama signal caller to win the award in 2021. Tide took the lead in the fourth quarter of the year. title game despite losing both receivers 1,000 yards to injury.
Ohio State is behind at 7-1 odds after failing to make it to the Big Ten Championship Game for the first time since 2016, a year before Ryan Day became offensive coordinator. Bookmakers believe Clemson will bounce back from a disappointing 2021 and have beaten the Tigers in fourth place by 12-1 odds. No other team has better odds than 25-1.
In the intermediate range, Lincoln Riley’s old and new teams – Oklahoma and USC, respectively – hold 25-1 odds, tying them to Texas A&M. Michigan is right behind at 30-1, while Notre Dame faces 40-1 odds in Marcus Freeman’s first season as head coach. Texas experienced its longest losing streak since 1957 this season, but the Longhorns jumped up the table at 50-1 odds after adding QB transfer Quinn Ewers.
Down the board, Utah could be an interesting game after winning the Pac-12 and earning a Rose Bowl trip. Utes has only 50-1 odds. Similarly, Baylor earned its first top-five ranking in the show’s history and there’s a wave of fifth-years back in the trenches. The Bears have odds of 60-1. Kentucky (125-1), Nebraska (150-1) and Washington (200-1) are three schools that could significantly overexercise their positions.
The full list of the 2022 National Championship odds on Caesars Sportsbook can be viewed below.
Odds to Win the 2022 College Soccer Playoffs
|Alabama Crimson Tide||13/4|
|Ohio State Buckeyes||7-1|
|Texas A&M Aggies||25-1|
|Notre Dame Fighting Irish||40-1|
|Oklahoma State Cowboys||50-1|
|Michigan State Spartans||75-1|
|Penn State Nittany Lions||75-1|
|Arkansas, Ole Miss, Kentucky||125-1|
|Nebraska, Florida State, Iowa State, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina||150-1|
|Kansas State, Purdue, Arizona State, Washington, TCU, BYU, Mississippi State||200-1|
|Indiana, Virginia Tech, Minnesota, NC State, Wake Forest||250-1|
|Northwest, Houston, Washington State, West Virginia, Maryland||300-1|
|Oregon State, San Diego State, California, Stanford, UCF, Fresno State, Louisville, Boise State, Texas Tech, Virginia, Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, Boston College||500-1|
|Syracuse, SMU, Memphis||750-1|
|Navy, Appalachian State, Air Force, Tulsa, Marshall, UTSA, UAB, Duke, Georgia Tech, Coastal Carolina, Wyoming, Liberty, San Jose State, Army, Western Kentucky||1000-1|
|Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, East Carolina, Louisiana, Wyoming||1500-1|
|Georgia, Central Michigan, Hawaii, Ball State, Louisiana Tech, FAU, Buffalo, Kent State, Miami (OH), Toledo, North Texas, Western Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Northern Illinois||2000-1|
|UTEP, Rice, Ohio, Temple, Kansas, Tulane, Charlotte, New Mexico, Old Dominion, UNLV, South Florida||2500-1|
|Bowling Green, New Mexico State, ULM, FIU, Vanderbilt, MTSU, South Alabama, Texas State, Arkansas State, Akron, Georgia Southern, Southern Miss, Troy||5000-1|
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