2022 CFB title odds: 2 teams to buy, sell right off the bat
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The 2020-21 college football season is officially in the books. Alabama head coach Nick Saban took home his seventh national championship as his Crimson Tide walloped Ohio State on Monday, 52-24.

Naturally, it's time (yes, already) to gloss over the 2021-22 title odds, which were released following Bama's signature victory. Here's how the prices stack up and which teams we'd buy and sell right off the bat.

Odds to win 2022 national title

Team Odds
Alabama +300
Clemson +350
Ohio State +400
Oklahoma +800
Georgia +1000
LSU +2500
Texas +3300
Texas A&M +3300
USC +3300
Florida +4000
North Carolina +4000
Notre Dame +4000
Oregon +4000
Auburn +5000
Cincinnati +5000
Miami +5000
Penn State +5000
Oklahoma State +5000
Indiana +10000
Wisconsin +10000
Michigan +10000
Arizona State +15000
Kentucky +15000
Memphis +15000
Missouri +15000
Ole Miss +15000
Tennessee +15000
UCF +15000
UCLA +15000
Washington +15000
West Virginia +20000
BYU +25000
Coastal Carolina +25000
Florida State +25000
Kansas State +25000
Louisville +25000
Maryland +25000
Minnesota +25000
Mississippi State +25000
Nebraska +25000
Oregon State +25000
Pittsburgh +25000
Purdue +25000
South Carolina +25000
Stanford +25000
TCU +25000
Texas Tech +25000
Utah +25000
Syracuse +25000
Virginia +25000
Virginia Tech +25000
Washington State +25000

Only displaying teams with odds at 250-1 or shorter

Buy - Oklahoma (+800)

The Big 12 was up for grabs this past season before Oklahoma reminded everyone of who the cream of the crop was. You may as well pencil in the Sooners for the conference title again in 2021.

Oklahoma will again be in a class of its own behind quarterback Spencer Rattler, who's already the Heisman favorite. The Sooners were propelled by a slew of underclassmen and still finished No. 6 in the nation in scoring margin (plus-18.6).

Head coach Lincoln Riley will be punching a ticket back to the playoff right around this time next year.

Buy - Oregon (+4000)

It would be nice if a Pac-12 team could make the playoff. The conference hasn't been represented since the 2016-17 season, but don't let the trends trip you up: Oregon is a nice number grab at 40-1.

The Ducks were the youngest team in the country in 2020, as 73.6% of their roster was comprised of underclassmen. Still, they overcame a multitude of opt-outs and won the Pac-12 title.

Oregon has recorded a top-11 recruiting class in three straight cycles. If everything comes together for the program, watch out.

Sell - Texas (+3300)

I dislike Texas in 2021 as much as I like Oklahoma.

What exactly is the ceiling for the Longhorns? They graded out pretty well this past season, finishing No. 14 nationally in scoring margin (plus-14.2) and No. 15 in overall SP+ rankings, yet they still dropped three games. They finished plus-10 in turnover margin, so good luck getting that same type of fortune. Plus, they parted ways with a four-year starter under center, a potential first-round pick on the offensive line, and their head coach.

The Longhorns play Arkansas on the road in Week 2 then have a three-game road stand against Baylor, Iowa State, and TCU shortly after. And that doesn't include their games against Oklahoma, West Virginia, and Oklahoma State.

Sell - Auburn (+5000)

Relying on Bo Nix to do anything successfully is a chore. The sophomore quarterback was primed for a big season after showing flashes in 2019 but flopped; he posted just 2,415 yards and 12 touchdowns against seven picks as Auburn went 6-5.

Getting 50-1 on a team playing in the best conference in football is appealing, but the Tigers won't have the record to get there in 2021. They go on the road to Penn State, LSU, and Texas A&M and have home games against Georgia and Alabama.

This is an easy pass.

Alex Kolodziej is a betting writer for theScore. He's a graduate of Eastern Illinois who has been involved in the sports betting industry for 12 years. He can quote every line from "Rounders" and appreciates franchises that regularly wear alternate jerseys. Find him on Twitter @AJKolodziej.

2022 CFB title odds: 2 teams to buy, sell right off the bat
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