NFL Wild Card Weekend Betting Trends

The NFL's Wild Card round begins Saturday, and in this round the favorites have covered seven of the last eight games, while NFC home teams have covered seven of the last 10 Wild Card games spanning the past five seasons.

Last year all four Wild Card games stayed UNDER the posted total. This year, the computer is picking every road team to cover the spread, with two underdogs winning straight up.


GoDaddy Bowl Odds: Ark St vs Ball State

Arkansas State will take on Ball State on Sunday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama as those two schools compete in this year's GoDaddy Bowl.

Favorites have been moneymakers in years past as the chalk is 8-1-2 ATS in the past 11 GoDaddy/GMAC Bowls.

As well, 6 of past 8 Bowls played UNDER the total.

Ball State has played four bowls in the past seven seasons, 0-4 SU and ATS. Overall, Ball State 13-4 ATS past 17 games away from home.

It’s the third straight GoDaddy Bowl for Arkansas State (1-1), they finished season on 4-1 ATS run.

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Sharks get tough game against Hawks

The San Jose Sharks have lost four straight games against the Chicago Blackhawks in NHL betting action as those Western contenders meet in a marquee matchup on Sunday.

The Blackhawks picked up an easy win over the Sharks in their first meeting of the season on November 17, rolling to a 5-1 victory as a -115 home favorite.

Overall the Sharks are just 3-7 in their last 10 games against Chicago.

The Blackhawks bring a 29-7-8 record to the battle against the 26-10-6 Sharks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 25-19 so far and the Sharks go 22-16-4.

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San Diego State takes floor in Kansas

The Kansas Jayhawks will be in action against another ranked team on Sunday afternoon as they take on the San Diego State Aztecs in college basketball betting action.

Kansas battles the Aztecs, sitting with a 11-1 mark (6-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 6-5-1 for the Jayhawks and 1-8 for the Aztecs.

View San Diego State Aztecs vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds and Stats.

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Eagles vs Saints NFC Wild Card Odds

The New Orleans Saints have lost five straight road playoff games, a streak that dates back to 1991. They’ll look to end that streak at the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday night.

The Eagles began the week as 2.5-point favorites over the Saints, who went 3-5 straight-up and 1-7 against the spread on the road this season.

Philadelphia beat the Dallas Cowboys to win the NFC East and earn a home playoff game. The Eagles have won six of their last seven, behind emerging young quarterback Nick Foles and dynamic running back LeSean McCoy.

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Eagles vs Saints Prop Betting Odds

Drew Brees will be Wild Card Weekend’s top passer and LeSean McCoy will be the top rusher if NFL prop odds posted this week are accurate.

Brees is favored to pass for the most yardage and his over-under for passing yards is 320.5 at Bovada. His counterpart Nick Foles saw his total set at 255.5 for the favored Eagles (-2.5) for the contest.


Canucks on the road at Staples Center

The Vancouver Canucks will be looking for their first win of the season over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night as the Western Conference clubs hit the ice at the Staples Center.

The Kings topped the Canucks 5-1 as a -111 home favorite on the NHL betting lines in their first meeting of the season on November 9, then grabbed a 3-2 win on the road in Vancouver when the teams last met in NHL odds action on November 25.

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Arizona meets Washington in Tucson

The UNDER has paid out in four of the last five games between the Arizona Wildcats and the Washington Huskies as those schools hit the hardwood on Saturday afternoon.

The Wildcats won the last meeting between the two teams last February, picking up a 70-52 win as a 12.5-point favorite on the college basketball odds.

The top-ranked Wildcats are 2-3 both SU and ATS over their past five matchups vs. the Huskies.

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Clippers set to battle against the Spurs

Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs will be out for revenge on Saturday as they take on Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers in marquee NBA betting action at the sportsbooks.

The Clippers bounced the Spurs 115-92 as a 3-point home underdog in the first meeting of the season between the Western Conference teams on December 16 in an OVER result. Overall Los Angeles is 4-6 SU but 6-4 ATS in their last 10 meetings.

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Cotton Bowl Odds: Missouri vs Okla State

After losing to Auburn in the SEC Championship Game Missouri will take on Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Friday.

Oklahoma State, which lost late to Oklahoma to lose out on the Big 12 title, has the historical edge against Missouri at 4-1 both SU and ATS in the last five games between the two schools dating back to 2004. Their last meeting came in 2011.

UNDER bettors have cashed in 9 of the past 12 Cotton Bowls. Oklahoma State meanwhile has won and covered three straight bowl games.

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