Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks are favored over Cardale Jones and the Ohio State Buckeyes for the College Football Championship Game with that national title matchup set to hit the gridiron in Arlington on Monday, January 12.
The Ducks won and covered the posted spread in a 59-20 rout of Florida State in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day, while the Buckeyes are coming off a 42-35 upset win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl as betting underdogs.
The Buckeyes won and covered the posted spread in their last game against the Ducks in the 2010 Rose Bowl, grabbing a 26-17 victory in that contest as a 4.5-point underdog on the betting lines. That game produced an UNDER result for totals bettors.
The Oregon Ducks are 13-1 so far on the season, and 10-4 ATS vs the point spread. The Ohio State Buckeyes, meanwhile, are 13-1 and 9-5 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Oregon go 7-7 and the Ohio State Buckeyes go 12-2 on the totals.