Where and When Is the College Football Playoff National Championship Game?

    Washington is set to play Michigan in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Here's everything you need to know about it.

    This is it. One final game for it all. The Washington Huskies and the Michigan Wolverines earned the right to play in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, and after a long hard-fought season, a king will be crowned and legacies will be solidified.

    Both teams had their fair share of adversity throughout the year, and it took a relentless effort to overcome those obstacles. They’ll look to lock in just one more time to reign supreme over the rest of the college football world.

    Let’s take a closer look at where and when the game will be played as we look to crown a champion.

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    Where Is the College Football Playoff National Championship Game?

    The College Football Playoff National Championship game will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, the Texans’ home.

    To get to Houston, the Wolverine had to beat the Alabama Crimson Tide in the legendary Rose Bowl, while the Huskies took down the Texas Longhorns in the Allstate Sugar Bowl that was played in New Orleans at the Caesars Super Dome.

    When Is the College Football Playoff National Championship Game?

    The College Football Playoff National Championship game will be played on Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET. It will be televised on ESPN and the other channels and applications that are a part of the family of networks covering the game from multiple angles throughout the night.

    This gives each team just over a week to prepare following their first-round playoff wins on New Year’s Day.

    Who Is Favorited in the Matchup?

    Both teams come in riding high and have proven to be the best in college football all season. As the Huskies and Wolverines are set to square off, Las Vegas and the other oddsmakers believe that Michigan is the favorite for the much-anticipated matchup.

    According to ESPN Bet, Michigan is a 4.5-point favorite leading up to the matchup. And while things will surely work itself out on the field and not on a betting slip, the betting favorite has won and covered in four straight championship games.

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    It may mean nothing in the grand scheme of things, and fates can change in the blink of an eye, but it is something to keep in the back of your mind as you prepare to watch the big game.

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