The college football national title will be decided on January 13, 2020, and the matchup will be sorted out on Saturday, December 28, 2019. The LSU Tigers and Oklahoma Sooners open the proceedings when they square off at the Peach Bowl in the first of two College Football Playoff semifinal games. That is followed by Clemson-Ohio State in prime time. The Peach Bowl kicks off at 4:00 p.m. ET. It will air on ESPN and can be viewed via live online stream at WatchESPN.
The Tigers opened as 10-point favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook. The line has climbed to 13.5 points and the point total sits at 76. LSU is -480 on the money line, while Oklahoma is +350. LSU is 8-3-2 against the spread this season, and has gone over the point total eight times. Oklahoma is 5-8 ATS and has gone over the point total six times.
The most notable injury for LSU is running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire. He is uncertain due to a hamstring injury. Oklahoma defensive end Ronnie Perkins and running back Rhamondre Stevenson could both be facing a suspension. Running back Kennedy Brooks is dealing with a neck injury, but should play.
We’ll be tracking all the news as it arrives for this matchup. We’ll have updated odds and line movement, injury news, and plenty more through the end of this semifinal contest.