NFL Opening Lines: Super Bowl XLIX Odds

The Seattle Seahawks opened as favorites at the online sportsbooks on the betting odds for Super Bowl XLIX against the New England Patriots, with that game set to take place on Sunday, February 1 in Glendale, Arizona.

Russell Wilson and the defending-champion Seahawks opened as 2-point favorites on the Super Bowl XLIX odds, although some sportsbooks had that line at just Seattle -1 or a pick'em not long after the AFC Championship Game came to a merciful end on Sunday night.


NFL ATS Results: Conf. Championships

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers managed to cover the posted spread in the NFC Championship Game, but a devastating late collapse kept them from advancing to Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale.

The Packers led the Seahawks 16-0 at halftime in the NFC Championship Game and 19-7 early in the fourth quarter, but Russell Wilson and company managed to force overtime then won the game 28-22 on a Jermaine Kearse TD catch.


Cavaliers hit floor against Bulls Monday

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be looking for a second straight SU and ATS victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night as those Eastern Conference teams meet in marquee NBA betting action at the online sportsbooks.

Cleveland and Chicago met for the first time this season back on October 31, with the Cavaliers pulling out a 114-108 victory as a 4-point road underdog in that contest. Overall, though, Cleveland is just 3-7 both SU and ATS in its 10 most recent games against Chicago.

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Oklahoma vs Kansas in Big 12 matchup

The OVER has paid out eight times in the last 10 games between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Kansas Jayhawks as that pair of conference rivals hits the hardwood together in college basketball betting action on Monday.

Oklahoma and Kansas met twice last season, with the Sooners going 0-2 SU and 1-1 ATS in that pair of OVER results on the college basketball odds. Overall the Sooners are just 1-9 SU but 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games against the Jayhawks dating back to 2008.

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Kings play host to the Flames on Monday

The Los Angeles Kings have been tagged with the loss in each of their last three games against the Calgary Flames as those two Western Conference clubs hit the ice together in NHL betting action on Monday night.

The Kings and Flames met twice back in December, with Calgary winning 4-3 as a road underdog and 2-1 as a home underdog in those contests. The OVER has only managed to pay off three times for totals bettors in the last 10 games between the teams dating back to 2013.

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AFC Championship: Patriots hosting Indy

The New England Patriots had no problem winning and covering the posted spread against the Indianapolis Colts earlier this season as those teams get ready to meet in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

New England blasted Indianapolis 42-20 as a 3-point road underdog in an OVER result for totals bettors back in Week 11 of the season, improving them to 3-0 both SU and ATS in the last three games between the teams.

The Colts upset the Denver Broncos 24-13 as a 7-point road underdog in the Divisional Round of the playoffs over the weekend, while the Patriots knocked off the Baltimore Ravens 35-31 but didn't cover a 6.5-point spread.

New England bring a 13-4 record (9-8 ATS) to the Conference Playoff betting matchup against the 13-5 Indianapolis Colts, who are 12-5-1 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen New England go 10-7 so far and the Colts go 9-9.

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NFC Championship: Seahawks vs Packers

The Seattle Seahawks have already pulled out both a SU and an ATS victory over the Green Bay Packers once this season as those two teams prepare to battle in the NFC Championship Game at CenturyLink Field on Sunday.

The Seahawks played host to the Packers back in Week 1 of the season, rolling to a 36-16 victory in that OVER result for totals bettors as 4.5-point home favorites on the NFL betting lines at the online sportsbooks.

Seattle covered a 10.5-point spread at home in a 31-17 win over the Carolina Panthers in the Divisional Round, while Green Bay didn't manage to cover a 6-point spread at home in a 26-21 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

The Seattle Seahawks currently sport a record of 13-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-6-1 ATS. The Green Bay Packers are 13-4 and 9-7-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Seattle Seahawks post a 9-8 over under record this season, while the Green Bay Packers have gone 11-6 against the number.

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Colts vs Patriots AFC Champ Game Props

Despite owning a career record of 0-3 against the New England Patriots – losing by an average of 26 points – Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is a -130 favorite to throw for more than 295 yards in one of the featured NFL props for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game at Bovada.

Luck has topped that number in 11 of 18 games so far between the regular season and playoffs, and he has also thrown for 303 yards or more in the three previous meetings with the Patriots.


NFC Championship Props: GB vs Seahawks

With Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers ailing with an injured calf and Seattle Seahawks signal caller Russell Wilson not known for putting up big passing numbers, bettors may want to look hard at the running games for each team heading into Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.

But first, it’s worth recapping how Rodgers and Wilson have both performed recently and against this week’s opponent before wagering on any NFL props involving them at Bovada.



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