NFL Playoff Betting Trends
(The Spread) – The NFL Championship Games are just about 24 hours away. Here is a look at the key trends for both of the matchups.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Broncos are the favorites at home, as they have odds of -5.5 points against the Patriots. The over/under total for the game has been set at 55.5 points. Trends show that the Patriots have covered the spread in four straight against Denver, but the home team is 5-1 against the spread in the last 6 games of this series. Denver is just 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 playoff games while New England is only 3-9 ATS in its last 12 playoff games. These two teams have hit the over in their last four meetings and have hit the over in 7 of their last 9 meetings in Denver.
According to oddsmakers, Seattle is the favorite in this game, as the Seahawks have odds of -3.5 points against the 49ers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 38.5 points. Trends show that the Seahawks have covered in four straight meetings with the 49ers and have covered in 4 of their last 5 against San Francisco in Seattle. The home team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 games of this series and the favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7. Seattle is 12-4 against the spread in its last 16 games against a team with a winning record while San Francisco is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 road games. The only failed cover in that time was the loss to the Seahawks this season. These two have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings and are 3-1-1 with the under in their last 5 meetings in Seattle.