Alabama vs Clemson: The Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers the top two teams throughout the season, vie in the 2019 national championship game on Monday, Jan. 7. Kickoff from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, is set for 8 p.m. ET. Get The Alabama Crimson Tide vs Clemson Tigers football game.
CFP National Championship Info
Date: Monday, Jan. 7
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Live Stream: Watch ESPN or ESPN app
Odds (via OddsShark): Alabama -6.5
Clemson crushed Notre Dame 30-3 in the semifinals while undefeated Alabama improved to 14-0 after outlasting Oklahoma 45-34 in the other semi. Alabama is a six-point favorite and the over-under is 59.5 in the latest Clemson vs. Alabama odds. Before you make any Clemson vs. Alabama picks and 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Alabama is hardly a one-dimensional offense. While the Tide can gobble up chunk plays with the vertical game, they rely heavily on an imposing offensive line to churn out big plays on the ground. Damien Harris is the team’s top rusher with 819 yards and nets nearly 6 yards per carry. Two of his nine touchdowns came against Oklahoma and he’s a threat to snare passes in the screen game.
If you want to watch college football’s national title game in person, it might not be as expensive as you first thought. Now in their fifth year, it seems the semifinal is nothing but a scrimmage match for the real two teams to make it into the Championship Game. Crimson Tide are averaging 47.7 points this season doesn’t mean they’ll cover the national championship game spread, especially against Clemson’s imposing defense.
Clemson also has stud rusher Travis Etienne. The sophomore running back has recorded eight 100-yard games this season and 1,572 yards. Even more impressive is his 8.3 yards per carry and 23 touchdowns. Etienne picked up 109 yards on just 14 totes versus Notre Dame, including ripping off a 62-yard dash to the end zone to cap the scoring.