Published: Tue, December 05, 2017
Sports | By Ivan Ross

College Football Bowl Games Opening Odds Roundup, Betting Trends

College Football Bowl Games Opening Odds Roundup, Betting Trends

Mannino, a AAA travel agent said Dawg fans can expect to pay the price to see their beloved Bulldogs play in California.

Here's a look at the College Football Playoff, a four-team seeded postseason format which began for the 2014 season and replaced the Bowl Championship Series (BCS).

No. 1 Clemson takes on No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl later in the day.

The selection committee is also responsible for choosing the teams which play in the Cotton, Fiesta and Peach Bowls in years those bowls are not hosting the semifinal games.

"I couldn't be more excited for our team and especially our seniors with the selection of our team to participate in the College Football Playoff", said UGA head coach Kirby Smart.

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This will be Georgia's 53rd bowl game appearance-fourth most of any team in the country. The Bulldogs beat Auburn 28-7 in the conference championship game on Saturday.

The committee selects teams based on conference championship wins, overall win-loss records, strength of schedule, head-to-head matchups and other criteria. The committee identifies and compares the top teams, then votes them into the rankings. "Know it'll be a great challenge for us".

OU's coming off a 41-17 win over No. 11 TCU in the Big 12 championship. The Eagles, who are 14-11 all-time in bowl games, seek their second consecutive postseason win.

That was before everyone realized that QB Baker Mayfield would have a transcendent season meriting serious consideration for the Heisman Trophy.

"He's just such a good athlete", Smart said. "It's really nearly like when you watch Brett Favre back in the day". But to claim it, the Bulldogs must first overcome Oklahoma in a Rose Bowl that has everything. It entered the weekend ranked No. 5 and two of the four teams ranked above it lost. The only blemish on the Sooners' record was a 38-31 loss to a solid Iowa State team on October 7.

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Georgia dropped Auburn and No. 8 Ohio State defeated No. 4 Wisconsin for the Big Ten championship, creating an argument between Ohio State and Alabama for the final vacant spot.

Georgia hasn't won a national title since 1980.

When Bob Stoops retired in what was a late stage of the offseason, Oklahoma wasn't necessarily written off, but the assumption certainly wasn't that 34-year-old Lincoln Riley would have the Sooners booming all the way to a Playoff berth. "That was just kind of always one of those places that you kind of put on the bucket list as far as, want to go to that game one day, be involved in that game one day". That gives the Playoff a little extra flare in years when these games host.

If the Tigers advance past the Tide this year, they will face No. 2 Oklahoma (12-1) or No. 3 Georgia (12-1) for the CFP National Championship at 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

January 12, 2015 - The Ohio State Buckeyes defeat the Oregon Ducks 42-20 to win the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship.

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Jackson is attempting to become the first Heisman repeat victor since Archie Griffin accomplished the feat in 1974 and 1975. The defending Heisman victor will have a chance to become the second player ever to win the award twice.

Georgia navigated the twists and turns looking dominant until the rivalry game with Auburn in November.

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