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How public is betting 2022 CFP National Championship game: Georgia vs. Alabama

We break down the betting splits for the Crimson Tide vs. Bulldogs in the National Championship game.

A view of Lucas Oil Stadium ahead of the 2022 CFP National Championship between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs on January 09, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

We are just 13 hours from kickoff for the biggest college football game of the year, as the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs face the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide for the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship.

Where’s the betting action going to be as we near kickoff? We’ll find out together. All odds and info is the latest provided by DraftKings Sportsbook.

National Championship 2022 betting splits

Teams Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Teams Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Georgia -2.5 33% 31% Over 52.0 74% 70% -140 18% 27%
Alabama +2.5 67% 68% Under 52.0 26% 30% +120 82% 73%

Point Spread

Georgia -2.5 -115: 33% of handle, 31% of bets

Is the public right?

History might be on the side of the Bulldogs here. In most regular season rematches where the national championship is involved, the team that lost earlier in the season tends to come out victorious. This line had moved up to -3, but has come back down to Georgia -2.5, which is interesting considering the amount of cash coming in on Bama.


52.5 points: 74% of handle, 70% of bets

Is the public right?

The score was 41-24 earlier this season, and defense tends to be less dominating in rematches. We’re honestly not sure why it’s this low. We’re with the cash and the public on this total going over.


Georgia -140 (18% of handle, 27% of bets), Alabama +120 (82% of handle, 73% of bets)

Is the public right?

History says probably not, but the game film from the matchup in the SEC Championship Game might indicate otherwise. If you think Kirby Smart and his coaching staff can make the needed corrections, it’s very possible the Dawgs can win this game. They’re actually a fraction ahead of Bama on recruiting talent.

But the Crimson Tide are playing in their sixth national championship in eight years. It’s tough to ignore that experience. We’re staying away from the moneyline here.

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