National Championship Odds 2022: Who will win it all in college football this season?

College football’s national championship game will be played on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The game will feature the two winners of the College Football Playoff semifinal games that will take place on Dec. 31, 2022. On this page you’ll find the live national championship odds as well as complete information about the college football national championship both this year and in years past.

Recent news: The College Football Playoff announced that the 2025 national championship game will take place on January 5, 2026 in Miami, Fla. The last time the national championship game took place in Miami was the 2021 national championship game. In case you forgot, the 2023 game will take place in Houston, Tx., and the 2024 game will be played in Atlanta, Ga. Read more.

Live 2022 National Championship Odds

On this table, you can see the latest national championship odds across major sportsbooks in the US.

Beginning in 2015, the college football national championship became part of the four-team College Football Playoff.

National Championship Key Dates

College Football Playoff Dates

  • Semifinal Game (Fiesta Bowl): Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Semifinal Game (Peach Bowl): Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • CFP National Championship Game: Monday, January 9, 2023

College Football Playoff Rankings Release Schedule

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 22, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2022 / Selection Day

Where can you bet on the national championship odds?

The following sportsbooks let you bet on college football futures such as national championship odds, Heisman Trophy odds, and more.

Tracking the National Championship Odds Throughout the 2022 season

In this section, we will track the national championship odds throughout the season to see who has been favored along the way. We will use the average odds across the sportsbooks listed above. For sake of brevity, we will only document the teams that have odds of +10000 or better.

Preseason / August 10, 2022

  1. Alabama: +183
  2. Ohio State: +312
  3. Georgia: +365
  4. Clemson: +1070
  5. USC: +2251
  6. Texas A&M: +2595
  7. Oklahoma: +4055
  8. Michigan: +4394
  9. Notre Dame: +4660
  10. Utah: +5388
  11. Texas: +5575
  12. Wisconsin: +6979
  13. Oregon: +7072
  14. LSU: +7184
  15. Oklahoma State: +7530
  16. Miami: +7947
  17. Penn State: +8127
  18. Florida: +8176
  19. Baylor: +8539
  20. Ole Miss: +9978

College Football Playoff Selection Committee

The College Football Playoff rankings and selections ultimately for the four-team playoff are made by the selection committee. The selection committee is made up of athletic directors, journalists, coaches and administrators.

The current make-up of the selection committee is:

  • Mitch Barnhart
  • Tom Burman
  • Boo Corrigan
  • Rick George
  • Chet Gladchuk
  • Jim Grobe
  • Warde Manuel
  • Will Shields
  • Gene Taylor
  • Joe Taylor
  • John Urschel
  • Rod West
  • Kelly Whiteside

National Championship Game Results History

Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Era

  • 1998: Tennessee 23, Florida State 16
  • 1999: Florida State 46, Virginia Tech 29
  • 2000: Oklahoma 13, Florida State 2
  • 2001: Miami 37, Nebraska 14
  • 2002: Ohio State 31, Miami 24
  • 2003: LSU 21, Oklahoma 14
  • 2004: USC 55, Oklahoma 19
  • 2005: Texas 41, USC 38
  • 2006: Florida 41, Ohio State 14
  • 2007: LSU 38, Ohio State 24
  • 2008: Florida 24, Oklahoma 14
  • 2009: Alabama 37, Texas 21
  • 2010: Auburn 22, Oregon 19
  • 2011: Alabama 21, LSU 0
  • 2012: Alabama 42, Notre Dame 14
  • 2013: Florida State 34, Auburn 31

College Football Playoff Era

  • 2014: Ohio State 42, Oregon 20
  • 2015: Alabama 45, Clemson 40
  • 2016: Clemson 35, Alabama 31
  • 2017: Alabama 26, Georgia 23
  • 2018: Clemson 44, Alabama 16
  • 2019: LSU 42, Clemson 25
  • 2020: Alabama 52, Ohio State 24
  • 2021: Georgia 33, Alabama 18
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