NFL Wild Card Weekend Odds
Wild Card Weekend in the NFL kicks off the playoffs and three of the four home teams that will play this weekend will be underdogs.
The opening game of Wild Card Weekend will be played in Houston where the Texans will host the Chiefs at 4:35PM ET on Saturday. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Mybookie.ag, the Texans are 3-point home underdogs to the red-hot Chiefs, who closed out their regular season by winning 10 straight games. The total for this opening matchup is currently sitting at 40.5 points.
On Saturday night AFC North rivals clash in Cincinnati where the Bengals will host the Steelers as a 2.5-point home underdog. The teams split their regular-season meetings, with the Bengals (PK) beating the Steelers in Pittsburgh 16-10, and the Steelers (+1) returning the favor with a 33-20 victory over the Bengals in Cincinnati. The total currently sits at 46.5 points.
On Sunday the NFC North champion Vikings will host the two-time defending NFC title winners the Seahawks at 1:05PM ET. After throttling the Cardinals in Arizona on Sunday, the Seahawks are 4.5-point road favorites versus the Vikings while the over/under sits at 42 points. Minnesota is 13-3 against the spread this season.
In the final matchup of Wild Card Weekend, the Redskins will host the Packers at 4:40PM ET on Sunday with the game being a pick'em at most sports books. Green Bay cost itself an opportunity to host a playoff game by losing to Minnesota in Week 17 as a 3-point home favorite. Now the Pack will travel to Washington to take on the surprising 9-7 Redskins and red-hot QB Kirk Cousins. The total for this game is sitting at 46.5 points.