The odds are out for the 2008 NFL AFC Championship game between the San Diego Chargers and the New England Patriots. Oddsmakers from online sports book Bodog have opened betting on this game by listing New England as -15.5 point spread betting line favorites. The over/under odds were opened at 51.5 total points according to Bodog oddsmakers.
San Diego is 12-5 against the point spread this season. The Chargers averaged 25.2 ppg on offense while only allowing 17.1 ppg on defense. The Chargers margin of victory is 8.2 points. 9 of the 17 games San Diego has played in this year have gone over the total number of points set by oddsmakers.
New England is 10-7 against the point spread this season. The Patriots averaged 36.5 ppg on offense while only allowing 17.3 ppg on defense. The Patriots margin of victory is 19.2 points. 11 of the 17 games New England has played in this year have gone over the total number of points set by oddsmakers.
The New England Patriots are 4-1 straight up and against the spread at home against San Diego since 1992. All 5 games since 1992 between the Chargers and Patriots have gone over the total.
The 2008 AFC Championship game will be played Sunday January 20, 2008 at 3pm from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. This game can be seen in HD on CBS.
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