NFL Wild Card Playoff Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - Here's a look at the opening odds for this weekend's Wild Card playoff games in the NFL.
In the opening game this weekend the Colts will host the Chiefs at 4:35PM ET on Saturday in Indianapolis and according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Indy is currently a 2.5-point home favorite. The total for this game is sitting at 46.5 points as the under is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams and 4-1 in the last five meetings in Indianapolis. The Chiefs are also just 3-10 against the spread in their last 13 games versus the Colts, but the road team is 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings.
In the primetime game on Saturday night, the Eagles will host Drew Brees and the Saints at 8:10PM ET. After failing to win the NFC South, New Orleans finds itself as a 2.5-point road underdog while the total is currently sitting at 54.5 for this contest. According to recent NFL trends, the over is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams.
On Sunday the Bengals will host the Chargers at 1:05PM ET in the second of two wild card playoff games in the AFC. Cincinnati is a 7-point favorite over San Diego, which snuck into the postseason on the final day of the regular season following a collapse by Miami and an overtime win over Miami. The total for this wild card playoff game is currently sitting at 46 points as the over is 4-0-1 in the last five meetings in Cincinnati and 7-2-2 in the last 11 meetings overall. The road team is also 6-1 against the spread in the last seven meetings but the Chargers are 0-4 ATS in their last four games versus the Bengals.
In the final wild card game of the weekend the Packers are 2.5-point home underdogs versus the 49ers at 4:40PM ET on Sunday afternoon. The total for this game is currently sitting at 48.5 points as the over is 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams and 6-2 in the last eight meetings in Green Bay. The Niners are also 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Packers while the favorite is 3-1-1 ATS in the last five meetings. That said, the home team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last five meetings and the Niners are just 1-3-1 ATS in their last five trips to Green Bay.
2013 NFL Wild Card Playoff Odds
Kansas City Chiefs +2.5 (46.5)
Indianapolis Colts -2.5
New Orleans Saints +2.5 (54.5)
Philadelphia Eagles -2.5
San Diego Chargers +7 (46)
Cincinnati Bengals -7
San Francisco 49ers -2.5 (48.5)
Green Bay Packers +2.5