National Championship Odds 2023: Who will win it all in college football this season?
College football’s national championship game will be played on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game will feature the 2 winners of the College Football Playoff semifinal games that will take place on Jan. 1, 2024. The Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl will serve as the hosts for the semifinal games this season, which will be the last year before the Playoff expands to 12 teams.
On this page you’ll find the live national championship odds for many of the top teams as well as complete information about the CFP national championship both this year and in years past.
The College Football Playoff announced that the 2025 national championship game will take place on Jan. 5, 2026 in Miami, Florida. The last time the national championship game took place in Miami was the 2021 national championship game. The 2024 game will be played in Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia is currently on a 2-year title streak, having claimed the national championships following the 2021 and 2022 seasons. The last repeat champion was Alabama in 2011 and 2012. To find the last 3-peat, you have to go all the way back to Minnesota in 1934, 1935 and 1936 (with 1936 being the first year of the AP Poll era).
Can Kirby Smart and the Bulldogs win it all again in 2023? Here’s a look at the updated odds:
Live 2023 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 4-team College Football Playoff.
National Championship Key Dates
College Football Playoff Dates
- Semifinal Game (Rose Bowl): Saturday, January 1, 2024
- Semifinal Game (Sugar Bowl): Saturday, January 1, 2024
- CFP National Championship Game: Monday, January 8, 2024
College Football Playoff Rankings Release Schedule
- Tuesday, October 31, 2023
- Tuesday, November 7, 2023
- Tuesday, November 14, 2023
- Tuesday, November 21, 2023
- Tuesday, November 28, 2023
- Sunday, December 3, 2023/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 2023 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 / June 6, 2023
- Georgia: +230
- Alabama: +553
- Ohio State: +661
- Michigan: +918
- USC: +1408
- LSU: +1560
- Florida State: +1758
- Clemson: +1814
- Penn State: +2210
- Texas: +2405
- Notre Dame: +2855
- Tennessee: +2916
- Oregon: +3343
- Washington: +3980
- Oklahoma: +5456
- Texas A&M: +5588
- Utah: +5681
- Wisconsin: +7125
College Football Playoff Selection Committee
The College Football Playoff rankings and selections ultimately for the 4-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:
- Chris Ault
- Mitch Barnhart
- Jennifer Cohen
- Boo Corrigan
- Chet Gladchuk
- Jim Grobe
- Warde Manuel
- David Sayler
- Will Shields
- Gene Taylor
- Joe Taylor
- 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
- 2022: Georgia 65, TCU 7
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