Welcome to convention championship weekend.
With the School Soccer Playoff area set to be revealed on Sunday, all that’s left to do is resolve the winners of every convention throughout the nation. And whereas groups like Georgia and Michigan appear to be locks to make the four-team area, TCU would possibly must win its convention to guarantee a shot on the nationwide title. And No. 4 USC could already be in bother after dropping to Utah in Friday’s Pac-12 title sport.
Here is a breakdown of every of the key convention title video games as we speak.
(Be aware: All instances ET, odds from BetMGM)
Huge 12: No. 3 TCU vs. No. 10 Kansas State
Time: Midday ET | TV: ABC | Line: TCU -2.5 | Complete 62
A win assures TCU its first School Soccer Playoff berth in class historical past. The Horned Frogs may nonetheless be within the playoff even with a loss to Kansas State, however we’re optimistic that TCU followers don’t need to sweat it out. The Wildcats are taking part in for his or her first Huge 12 title since 2003 and simply their fourth convention title general. KSU is heading to the Sugar Bowl it doesn’t matter what occurs on Saturday.
SEC: No. 1 Georgia vs. No. 14 LSU
Time: 4 p.m. ET | TV: CBS | Line: Georgia -17.5 | Complete 51.5
The Bulldogs appear locked into the School Soccer Playoff it doesn’t matter what occurs on Saturday. A convention title could be the 14th in class historical past and the primary since 2017 after dropping to Alabama within the title sport a yr in the past. LSU, with three losses, is out of the playoff image, however must win to go to the Sugar Bowl. In any other case, the Citrus Bowl may very well be calling. LSU final received the SEC in 2019 en path to the nationwide title.
Huge Ten: Purdue vs. No. 2 Michigan
Time: 8 p.m. | TV: Fox | Line: UM -17 | Complete: 51.5
The Wolverines are going for 2 Huge Ten titles in a row. On high of that, a victory assures Michigan a spot within the School Soccer Playoff. It’s arduous to see Michigan being knocked out of the sphere even with a loss, however seeding is actually at stake for the Wolverines. That is additionally a giant deal for Purdue. The Boilermakers have by no means reached the Huge Ten championship sport earlier than and have the possibility to win the convention title for the primary time since 2000. A win will earn Purdue a visit to the Rose Bowl.
ACC: No. 23 North Carolina vs. No. 9 Clemson
Time: 8 p.m. | TV: ABC | Line: Clemson -7.5 | Complete: 63.5
Whereas neither workforce on this sport has a practical shot on the playoff, Clemson is taking part in in its eighth ACC title sport within the 17 years it has existed. Clemson received six consecutive ACC titles between 2015 and 2020 earlier than its streak ended final yr. In the meantime, it is UNC’s second-ever look within the ACC title sport. North Carolina hasn’t received a convention championship since 1980 and hasn’t had a season with double-digit victories since 2015.