NFL Wild Card weekend trends
Wild Card weekend kicks offs the NFL playoffs on Saturday and here are all the trends you need to know to make winning bets.
Trends aren’t foolproof and can’t guarantee you a winning pick, but they’re still one of the best weapons in a bettor’s arsenal in their battle against the books. Just try these ones on for size. Did you know the UNDER is 14-6 in the past five Wild Card weekend? Or, how about that the NFC home team is 2-8 ATS in the last 10 Wild card games? Here’s a breakdown of noteworthy trends for every game this weekend.
NY Jets at Cincinnati Bengals (-2.5) at Bovada
The Jets enter the post season on a nice run after going 5-1 ATS in their last six games. The Bengals are a 2.5-point favorite in Saturday’s game which actually doesn’t bode well for them because they were 0-7 ATS this season as the favorite.
Jets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games
Jets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 vs. Cincinnati
Jets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 at Cincinnati
Bengals are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games
Bengals are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 at home
The total has gone UNDER in five of the Bengals last 6 home games
Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys (-4) at Bovada
The Eagles and Cowboys meet up for the third time this season after Dallas won both prior regular season meetings SU and ATS. Don’t count the Eagles out in the rematch though. Dallas failed to go 3-0 against the Giants in the post season two years ago and the Eagles are 14-4 ATS coming off a divisional game the last three seasons.
Eagles are 2-4 SU in their last 6 vs. Dallas
Eagles are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 vs. Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in four of the Eagles last five vs. Dallas
Cowboys are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 at home
Cowboys are 8-14-1 ATS in their last 23 vs. Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in four of the last 5 Cowboy home games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the Cowboys last 9 games
Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots (-3) at Bovada
To advance on Sunday the Ravens will finally have to find a way to beat the Patriots. New England is 5-0 lifetime against Baltimore and they’ve been killer at home this season with an 8-0 record in Foxboro.
Ravens are 2-4-1 ATS in their last 7 games
Ravens are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games
The total has gone UNDER in four of the Ravens last 5 road games
Patriots are 2-3-1 ATS in their last 6 games
Patriots are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the Patriots last 6 games.
Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals (PK) at Bovada
The Packers were quietly one of the most dominant teams in the NFL down the stretch, winning seven of their last eight games while going 7-0-1 ATS. The Cardinals likely secretly wish this game was on the road. Arizona was 6-2 on the road this season, compared to 4-4 at home.
Packers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games
Packers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games
Packers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Arizona
Packers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 vs. Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in four of the Packers last 6 games
Cardinals are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 home games
The total has gone UNDER in six of the Cardinals last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in six of the Cardinals last 8 home games.