If you’re hoping for next season’s College Football Playoff to include more diversity in regards to different teams, you’ll likely be disappointed.
It’s safe to say there’s only a few select teams that enter the season as favorites to reach the playoff. Alabama and Clemson are always in the mix. Ohio State and Oklahoma are the next teams up. Any schools other than those four feels like a long shot.
Betting odds have been released for the favorites to make the 2021 College Football Playoff. To no surprise, Clemson enters as the team with the best odds at 1/2. Ohio State is next up at 2/3.
Alabama (4/5) and Oklahoma (5/4) have similar odds to be selected to the playoff. A full breakdown off the four favorites can be found below:
Odds to make the 2021 College Football Playoff via BetOnline:
Ohio State 2/3
Iowa State 20/1
— Keith Murphy (@MurphyKeith) March 26, 2020
There’s a clear seperation in college football at the moment. Only a few teams – Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State – have a realistic shot at winning the championship.
Oklahoma’s had immense success in the Big 12 and no trouble reaching the playoff. But the Sooners have yet to win an actual playoff game. That’s certainly a troubling pattern that Lincoln Riley hopes to change in 2020.
Once again, there’s not much expected parity in the upcoming college football season.