What Time Does The Ohio State Alabama National Title Game Start, End?

Written By Matt Burke on January 11, 2021
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Ohio State and Alabama will battle it out Monday night for the college football National Title. The NCAA championship game is one of the most viewed sporting events of the year, which will have many wondering “What time does the Ohio State Alabama National Title game start?” and “When does the game end?”

Sports bettors will obviously want to get their pre-game bets in before kickoff and Over/Under bettors will be wondering how late they will have to stay up on Monday night.

Ohio State vs. Alabama live betting odds

Here are the best odds for Monday night’s Ohio State vs. Alabama game.


What time does the Ohio State Alabama National Title game start, end?

The Ohio State vs. Alabama college football National Title game is set to start at 8 p.m. ET. Often times, particularly with big games like this one or with the Super Bowl, there is a delay of a few minutes due to pre-game festivities so the kickoff will likely be closer to 8:05 p.m. ET on Monday.

As for what time the Ohio State vs. Alabama game will end, major college football games typically last around 3 hours and 15 minutes. The National Title game also features a major halftime show, so you can tack on five extra minutes there as well. So if it’s a close game between the Buckeyes and Crimson Tide, the drama will reach its peak around 11:20 p.m. ET and likely end around 11:25 p.m. ET.

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Ohio State vs. Alabama sportsbook offers

Sportsbooks have plenty of great odds boosts for Monday night’s game, which you can see below.

  • DraftKings Sportsbook: Over 83.5 points score in the National Championship game: Was +210, Now +230
  • FOX Bet: 4x Your Money – Both teams to score points in every quarter: Was +185, Now +300
  • FOX Bet: Final Score – Alabama 41, Ohio State 38: Was +8000, Now +10000
  • FOX Bet: Alabama to record 5 or more passing TDs: Was +300, Now +350
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Matt Burke is the Sports Editor and Head of Evergreen/SEO Content at TheLines.com. He is the Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of MetroBet, a digital and print sports betting platform, and was the Executive Sports Editor at Metro US Newspapers (New York, Philadelphia, Boston) from 2014-2020. Matt has covered Super Bowls and Final Fours, and his work has appeared for Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, the Eagle Tribune, Gloucester Daily Times and Newburyport Daily News. Matt is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

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