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FanDuel Sportsbook recently released their College Football Playoff title game results and judging by the initial lines, it's safe to say that the oddsmakers really like the chances of a third Clemson-Alabama championship bout.


As of now, FanDuel is giving the Crimson Tide a +100 line, or a literal 50-50 chance, to take down Clemson for this year's National Championship. 

​​The oddsmakers are clearly taking history into account when it comes to their two most likely results. Alabama and Clemson are similarly built programs, know how to win come playoff time and both teams are very familiar with one another, having played against one another in each of the last three playoffs (two finals, one semifinal). 

Oklahoma and Notre Dame clearly aren't getting much love from the oddsmakers, as both have astronomically low odds to sneak into the title game. Normally, there'd be some way to rationalize any other outcome other than a Clemson-Alabama Final, but it's hard to justify based on how dominant they've been all season. 


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