Divisional Round: Who are the favorites in the NFL Playoffs?

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Divisional Round: Who are the favorites in the NFL Playoffs?

The four games of the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs were defined, and immediately the casinos in Las Vegas dictated who are the favorites and who starts as underdogs.

So far, three of the five favorites have won in the Super Wild Card Weekendbut only the san francisco 49ers (-9.5) covered the spread.

Although buffalo bills (-13) and cincinnati bengals (-8.5) also prevailed at home, they were not able to cover the spread in their wins over Miami and Baltimore, respectively.

Two underdogs won over the weekend: the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Angels chargers (-2.5) and new york giants a Minnesota Vikings (-3).

Who are the favorites in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs?

Jacksonville in Kansas City

  • Spread: Chiefs -8.5
  • Over/under: 51.5

On November 13, 2022, the Chiefs defeated the Jaguars 27-17 at home, in a game in which patrick mahomes he passed for 331 yards and four touchdowns.

Kansas City led 20-0 and 20-7 at the end of the first half. The Jaguars trailed 27-0 and 27-7 on Saturday night against the Chargers and ultimately prevailed 31-30 for the third-biggest comeback in playoff history and the biggest in franchise history.

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NY Giants at Philadelphia

  • Spread: Eagles -7.5
  • Over/under: 48.5

The Eagles won both regular season games: 48-22 on December 11 and 22-16 on January 8, in the last week of the regular schedule.

Philadelphia has won the most recent three in this NFC East Division rivalry; The Eagles and Giants have met four times in the Playoffs, with two wins per side.

Cincinnati at Buffalo

  • Spread: Bills -4
  • Over/under: 50.5

The expected game of Monday Night Football between the Bengals and the Bills was suspended and eventually rescinded by the NFL, following the incident of damar hamlinBuffalo defensive back who went into cardiac arrest midway through the first quarter.

Including Sunday night’s win over the ravensCincinnati has won nine in a row, the best streak in the AFC.

The Bills are 8-1 at home this season, but the Bengals have won two of their most recent three visits to Buffalo.

These two teams have met twice in the Playoffs and Cincinnati won both times; curiously, in those seasons (1981 and 1988) the Bengals lost the super bowl before San Francisco.

Dallas in San Francisco

  • Spread: 49ers -3.5
  • Over/under: 46.5

After the spectacular performance of the cowboys Monday night in Tampa, particularly dak prescott (305 passing yards, four touchdown passes and one more rushing), Dallas left on the road to Tom Brady Now he has five days to prepare for the Divisional duel against the san francisco 49ers.

These two teams have a long history in the Playoffs, with 8 meetings, including four NFC Championship Games; Dallas leads the series 5-3.

In the regular season, the Niners lead 15-14-1 and defeated the Cowboys in 2021, 23-17 in Dallas.

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