BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview- Jan. 12-14
There is plenty of sports betting action to choose from this weekend at BetAnySports with a full schedule of games over the next three days in both the NBA and college basketball as well as in the NHL, but the simple fact that the NFL has moved on to the Divisional Round of the playoffs sets the stage for some of the best football betting action of the year.
Four NFL teams move on to the conference finals and four get an earlier start than planned to their offseason based on the results of a pair of games on Saturday followed by two more matchups on Sunday. This sets the stage for some high drama both on the field and at the betting window.
The last time the No. 1 seed in either conference was an underdog at home in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs was all the way back in 1975, but when the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles take the field this Saturday in a 4:35 p.m. start on NBC from Lincoln Financial Field, history will finally repeat itself with the Falcons set as three-point road favorites. The total line for this game is set at 41 points. Atlanta is just 1-7 SU in its last eight road games against Philadelphia.
New England closed as a double-digit favorite in four of its last six games and it was able to cover that huge spread in three of those games. This Saturday night in an 8:15 p.m. start on CBS at Gillette Stadium, the Patriots will try and cover again as 13.5-point home favorites against the Tennessee Titans. The total line for this AFC tilt has been set at 47. New England closed out the regular season with 10-2 run against the spread in its final 12 games.
Sunday’s NFL betting action at BetAnySports gets underway at 1:05 p.m. from Heinz Field with the Jacksonville Jaguars facing off against the Pittsburgh Steelers as 7.5-point road underdogs with the total set at 41. Jacksonville upset the Steelers 30-9 in Week 5 as a 7.5-point road underdog and it now has a 4-1 edge both SU and ATS in its last five road games against Pittsburgh.
The final matchup in this round is a NFC battle between the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings in a 4:40 p.m. start on FOX. The Vikings beat the Saints 29-19 at US Bank Stadium back in Week 1 as three-point home favorites with the total going OVER 47.5 points. This time around, Minnesota is favored by four points with the total set at 45.5 points.
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