The College Football Playoff semifinals have come to a close, and the No. 3 Clemson Tigers will now defend their crown against the No. 1 LSU Tigers in the National Championship. Currently, LSU is a 5.5-point favorite over Clemson, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the CFP National Championship game between Clemson and LSU.
National Championship Game Predictions
Adam Rittenberg, senior writer at ESPN, expects this game to live up to the hype and come down to the final moments, with LSU winning, 38-37.
Wayne Staats, of NCAA.com, also believes it'll be a close one, but he's ultimately picking LSU to win it all.
ESPN Football Power Index Matchup Predictor
ESPN's Football Power Index Matchup Predictor is giving Clemson a 55.5 percent chance to defeat LSU in this one.
Overall, two of the three experts we highlighted here are picking LSU to knock off Clemson in the CFP National Championship game.
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