2024 College Football Season Preview

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Another fall's worth of college football betting is nearly upon us, so let's have a look at the 2024 NCAA Division I FBS season and forecast what bettors can expect for this year.

The CFP Committee has announced plans to meet throughout the season to deliver their rankings and eventually decide who will advance to the NCAAF postseason for a chance at a National Championship.

Based on the current NCAAF postseason betting odds, as well as the betting lines that have been made available for conference titles, we can expect some of the usual customers to be involved in the playoffs when CFP decisions are made in late December.

Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)

The Clemson Tigers are heavy favorites to repeat as ACC champions and advance to the final four once again. In fact, of all the Power 5 Conferences in NCAAF, Clemson currently holds the most sizable advantage in the College Football betting odds with a separation of 1700 points in the moneyline odds.

  • Clemson -900
  • North Carolina +800
  • Miami, Florida +900
  • Virginia Tech +3000
  • Louisville +3500
  • Virginia +3500
  • NC State +4000
  • Wake Forest +4000
  • Florida State +4400
  • Pittsburgh +4500
  • Boston College +5000
  • Georgia Tech +10000
  • Duke +20000
  • Syracuse +25000

Southeastern Conference (SEC)

Lately, football betting enthusiasts have been seeing a lot of the Clemson Tigers or the Alabama Crimson Tide, as they always seem to be involved in the national championship picture,. This year is no different. Alabama and their head coach Nick Saban are looking to reload and reestablish dominance on the college football scene once again. The odds imply that they will win the SEC, which has granted each champion a trip to the college football playoffs since they debuted in 2014.

Alabama has made the postseason when they didn't win the SEC, so even if another team wins the conference, there is still a good shot that the Crimson Tide will be one of the final four teams mixing it up for a title. The Georgia Bulldogs and Texas A&M Aggies are not going to let Alabama win the title easily, as they are poised to make a strong run this season as well.

  • Alabama -175
  • Georgia +250
  • Texas A&M +800
  • LSU +1200
  • Florida +1700
  • Auburn +1800
  • Missouri +2800
  • Ole Miss +3000
  • Arkansas +6000
  • Kentucky +6000
  • Tennessee +6000
  • Mississippi State +10000
  • South Carolina +15000
  • Vanderbilt +50000

Big 12 Conference (Big 12)

The Oklahoma Sooners are looking tough and are the current favorite to win the Big 12. The Iowa State Cyclones are bringing a very strong squad to the table in 2024, and have a great shot at unseating the Sooners for the conference title.

Outside of those top two teams, only Texas is expected to make a lot of noise or offer much resistance to Oklahoma and ISU.

  • Oklahoma -200
  • Iowa State +350
  • Texas +550
  • Oklahoma State +1400
  • TCU +1600
  • West Virginia +3000
  • Baylor +5000
  • Kansas State +5000
  • Texas Tech +10000
  • Kansas +25000

Big Ten Conference (BIG TEN)

The Big Ten is once again expected to be won by the Ohio State Buckeyes which will almost certainly place them among the final four College Football Playoff teams at the end of the season. They are separated from their nearest competitor, the Wisconsin Badgers, by a chasm of 775 points in the moneyline, indicating that the Buckeyes are expected to handily defeat all Big Ten opponents in their path this season.

  • Ohio State -225
  • Wisconsin +500
  • Iowa +900
  • Penn State +900
  • Indiana +2000
  • Michigan +2500
  • Minnesota +3300
  • Nebraska +4000
  • Northwestern +5000
  • Michigan State +6600
  • Maryland +10000
  • Purdue +10000
  • Illinois +25000

Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12)

NCAA College Football oddsmakers are predicting that the Pac-12 is will be competitive this season as all teams are featured with positive moneyline odds. The Oregon Ducks are the current favorite to win the Pac-12 but Washington, USC, and Arizona State are not far behind in NCAAF odds.

  • Oregon +250
  • Washington +350
  • USC +400
  • Arizona State +450
  • Utah +600
  • UCLA +1200
  • Washington State +4000
  • California +5000
  • Stanford +5000
  • Colorado +6000
  • Oregon State +6000
  • Arizona +10000

Outside of the Power Five Conferences, the only real contender to make the 2024 CFP is Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are currently ranked in the top 10 overall and are always in the minds of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.

After all 2024 regular-season games have been played, and conference championship games have been decided, we here at Legal Betting Online believe that the final four CFP brackets and results will look something like the following:

2024 CFP Predictions

Semifinal: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Ohio State
Semifinal: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Georgia
National Title Game: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 4 Ohio State
2024 National Champion: Alabama