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Checking in on Michigan-Alabama Rose Bowl betting odds: What’s changed?

Here’s how betting odds are changing.

Syndication: USA TODAY Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK

We are less than a week away from No. 1 Michigan (13-0) facing No. 4 Alabama (12-1) on New Year’s Day in the College Football Playoff edition of the Rose Bowl.

It’s one of the most anticipated Rose Bowls in history, and a lot of betting money will be made or lost depending on the outcome of the game.

Here’s a look at how betting lines opened up on Dec. 3 and where things stand now. All odds courtesy DraftKings Sportsbook.

  • THEN: Michigan opened as a 2.5-point favorite over the Tide
  • NOW: The odds have decreased, but a close game is still anticipated. Michigan’s currently a 1.5-point favorite over ‘Bama
  • THEN: The over/under opened at 46
  • NOW: The over/under is currently at 44.5
  • THEN: The Michigan money line (ML) was -135, while Alabama’s was +114
  • NOW: The Michigan money line is currently -122, and Alabama’s is +102

How do you feel about where the odds, over/under, and money line are now compared to where they were at the beginning of the month? What’s the most attractive bet of the bunch? Let us know in the comments.

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