2018 CFP National Championship Free Betting Picks

The College Football National Championship is on Monday, January 8th - with two teams from the SEC getting together in Atlanta, Georgia. The Alabama Crimson Tide opened as 4-point favorites over the Georgia Bulldogs with a total of 45.

The Alabama Crimson Tide are 12-1 on the season with their lone loss coming to the Auburn Tigers. Bama, who did not play in the SEC title game beat Ohio State to punch their ticket to the College Football Playoff. Their win over Clemson last week propelled them into Monday's championship game.

The Crimson Tide are led by quarterback Jalen Hurts, who threw for just 120 yards and two touchdowns vs Clemson. Defense was key in this game.

The Georgia Bulldogs are led by long time Nick Saban assistant Kirby Smart, who led the Bulldogs to a 13-1 record. The Bulldogs, who have now won four straight, beat Baker Mayfield's Oklahoma Sooners in a double overtime affair on New Year's Day.

The Georgia Bulldogs are incredible on the ground. They saw Sony Michel rush the football 11 times for 181 yards and 3 touchdowns. Nick Chubb is also having a fantastic season for the Bulldogs, and he rushed 14 times for 145 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Bulldogs top receivers are Javon Wims and Terry Godwin. Wims caught a big touchdown and Michel caught the other passing touchdown for the Bulldogs.

These two teams last faced each othe on October 3, 2015 when Alabama crushed the Bulldogs 38-10. The Crimson Tide won the National title that season as well. Last season, the Crimson Tide fell to Clemson in the title game.

There is a look at the College Football Playoff National Championship. Best of luck with all your National Championship betting. We expect this to be a great football game, but in the end, the best team in this game is Alabama. Look for the Crimson Tide to smash through Georgia and shut down their run game. Betting Alabama -4 is the best bet.