College Football Pick Clemson Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction Championship Game Odds Preview 1-11-2016
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The Alabama Crimson Tide will meet the Clemson Tigers in the Championship Game from NCAA college football on Monday January 11th.

Start Time: 8:30PM ET

Location: Glendale Arizona


Point Spread Odds: Alabama -7 points

Over Under Total: 51

Money Line: Alabama -290 odds and Clemson +230 odds

Notes: Alabama moves to 13-1 on the year with the 38-0 victory in the playoff semifinal to the Michigan St Spartans as a -10 point betting favorite. The total finished at under 45 ½ points. Crimson Tide offense produced 440 yards with 154 running for 4.4 yards per carry. Jake Coker hit on 25 of 30 throws for 286 yards with two touchdowns. Derrick Henry rushed for 75 yards on 20 carries and two touchdowns. They won the turnover battle by a -2 margin. Defensively Alabama held Michigan St to 239 yards of offense with 29 rushing yards on 26 carries and picked off two Connor Cook passes. The Crimson Tide is number one from college football in scoring defense by allowing 13.4 points per game.

Clemson moved to 14-0 with the 37-17 victory in the playoff semifinal to the Oklahoma Sooners as a +3 ½ point betting underdog. The game total went under 61 ½ points. Tigers posted 530 offensive yards with 312 running for 5.4 yards per carry. Deshaun Watson hit on 16 of 31 passes for 187 yards with a touchdown and pick. He rushed 24 times for 145 yards and a touchdown. Wayne Gallman had 26 carries for 150 yards and two touchdowns. They had a +1 turnover margin. Over on defense Clemson allowed 378 yars to the Oklahoma offense with 311 yards passing with a touchdown pass and two picks to quarterback Baker Mayfield. The team is 11th from college football in total offense by averaging 512 yards per game.