Six weeks into the season and nearly a month before the College Football Playoff Selection Committee meets for the first time, there are odds out on who will be in the final four. There might be a surprise or two for those following the AP Top-25 rankings.

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Which schools are in contention for the four slots in the College Football Playoffs? (Image: The Comeback)

The CFP Selection Committee announced that its first rankings will be offered up on Tuesday, November 5 on ESPN. Weekly updates will follow on Nov. 12, 19, 26, and Dec. 3. The final four selection is set for Sunday, Dec. 8.

For now, we have these odds from FiveThirtyEight.com.

2019 College Football Playoff Odds

Clemson (5-0)  75% to make the CFP
Ohio State (6-0)  51%
Alabama (5-0)  48%
Oklahoma (5-0)  45%
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Georgia (5-0)  35%
LSU (5-0)  24%
Wisconsin (5-0)  19%
Penn State (5-0)  15%
Florida (6-0)  13%
Notre Dame (4-1)  12%
Oregon (4-1)  11%
Baylor (5-0)  8%
Auburn (5-1)  7%
Texas  (4-1)  6%
Utah (4-1)  4%
Wake Forest (5-0)  3%
Missouri (4-1)  3%
Iowa (4-1)  3%

Upcoming Games Between Contenders

This Weekend

LSU (24%) and Florida (13%) face off this weekend in the biggest game between ranked teams.
Oklahoma (45%) plays Texas (6%) in the Red River Rivalry on Saturday.
Penn State (15%) faces Iowa (3%) in the Big Ten.

October 26

LSU (24%) hosts Auburn (7%) in the SEC.
Wisconsin (19%) visits Ohio State (53%) in a Big Ten matchup.

November 2

Georgia (35%) travels to Florida (13%)

November 9

Alabama (48%) will host LSU (24%)
Iowa (3%) at Wisconsin (19%)

November 16

Wake Forest (3%) at Clemson (75%)
Oklahoma (45%) at Baylor (8%)
Georgia (35%) at Auburn (7%)

More head-to-head matchups, especially in the SEC, follow in December, but by then, the playoff picture should be much clearer.

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