LSU come into the game as Peach Bowl champions and the number one ranked team, with Clemson the Fiesta Bowl champions and the number three ranked CFL team.
In this game LSU will either win their first national championship since 2007 or Clemson will win their third title in the last four years. Clemson are the defending champions, having convincingly beaten Alabama 44-16 last year.
LSU Tigers reached this year’s CFP final after winning the SEC Championship Game 37–10 against Georgia, then destroying Oklahoma 63-28 in the Peach Bowl.
Leading the way for LSU is Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow, who comes into the CFP final with 5,208 yards and 55 touchdowns, which puts him just three scores short of tying the Football Bowl Subdivision’s single-season record.
Clemson Tigers reached the CFP final with a 62-17 win over Virginia in the ACC Championship game, before then narrowly seeing off Ohio State 29-23 in the Fiesta Bowl.
The reigning champions are currently on a 29-game winning streak. Quarterback Trevor Lawrence is 25-0 as a starter at Clemson.
LSU Tigers vs Clemson Tigers Betting Lines & Prediction
On the Money Line, LSU are on offer at betting odds of -198 (1.51) with Sports Interaction, with Clemson at +165 (2.65) also with Sports Interaction. This is likely to be close, but we’ll take LSU -5.0 on the Point Spread as our tips at -115 (1.87) with Sports Interaction.
With regards to CPF predictions for this game, LSU leads the standings in yards (564.1) and points (48.9) per game this season and look to be well justified in their No. 1 ranking.