Wildcard Weekend Las Vegas Odds
How do Las Vegas oddsmakers view the Wildcard Weekend matchups in the NFL? Here's a look at the lines.
Raiders at Texans, 4:35PM ET, Saturday
According to oddsmakers from Las Vegas sports book the MGM Mirage, after opening as a 2.5-point home favorite the Texans are now -3.5 against the Raiders this Saturday. The total has also moved, dropping from the opening number of 37.5 down to 36 at the MGM Mirage. If you shop around, you can find the total listed between 36 and 37 points, but most Vegas sports books have Houston as a 3.5-point favorite.
Lions at Seahawks, 8:15PM ET, Saturday
The primetime matchup on Saturday has the No. 6 seed Lions traveling to the No. 3 seed Seahawks, who are a 7.5-point favorite at the MGM Mirage. Other books, such as the Westgate Superbook and Wynn LV, list Seattle as an 8-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 43 but has been bet down to 42.5 at the MGM Mirage and the Westgate Superbook.
Dolphins at Steelers, 1:05PM ET, Sunday
The only game this weekend with a double-digit point spread is the Miami-Pittsburgh contest on Sunday afternoon. The Steelers opened as a low as a 7.5.-point favorite at some online sports books but in Vegas, Pittsburgh is -10 nearly across the board. The total has dropped a half-point from 47.5 down to 47 at the MGM Mirage, Westgate Superbook, William Hill and Wynn LV.
Giants at Packers, 4:40PM ET, Sunday
Some would consider the late game on Sunday afternoon between the Giants and Packers at Lambeau Field as the game of the week. After opening as a 3.5-point favorite, Green Bay is now -4.5 at the MGM Mirage and other Vegas sports books. In fact, William Hill currently lists the Packers at -5. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 44.5 and that's where it is at most Vegas books, although some places have the total down to 44.