Wild Card Weekend: Cowboys host Lions

The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in each of the last five games between the Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions as those teams meet in Arlington for a Wild Card Weekend betting matchup on Sunday.

The Cowboys and Lions last met in October 2013, with Detroit winning 31-30 as a 3-point home favorite on the NFL betting lines in that contest. Dallas won the NFC East title this season with a 12-4 record and is riding a four-game SU winning streak. Detroit went 11-5 SU to claim a Wild Card berth.

Dallas battles the Detroit Lions, currently with a 11-5 mark (7-9 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 9-6-1 for the Cowboys and 5-11 for the Lions.

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Wild Card Weekend: Cards face Panthers

The Carolina Panthers have lost each of their last two games both SU and ATS against the Arizona Cardinals as those teams prepare to meet at Bank of America Stadium in a Wild Card Weekend betting matchup on Saturday.

Arizona and Carolina last met in October 2013, with the Cardinals winning 22-6 as a 3-point home underdog in that UNDER result. The Panthers won the NFC South division title this season despite their 7-8-1 SU record, while the struggling Cardinals earned a Wild Card berth at 11-5 SU even though they lost four of their last six games.

This season the Carolina Panthers are 7-8-1 overall and 8-8 ATS against the spread, while the Cardinals are 11-5 and 11-5 ATS. As for the totals, Carolina is 8-8 on the OU, and Arizona is 5-10-1.

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Wild Card Weekend: Ravens at Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 4-1 ATS in their last five games against the Baltimore Ravens as those division rivals get ready to meet at Heinz Field in Wild Card Weekend betting action on Saturday.

Pittsburgh and Baltimore split their two meetings this past season both SU and ATS, with the Ravens winning 26-6 as a 2.5-point home favorite on September 11 and the Steelers winning 43-23 as a 2-point home favorite on November 2. Overall the Steelers are 5-5 SU and 6-3-1 ATS in their last 10 games against the Ravens dating back to the 2010 season.

The Pittsburgh Steelers currently sport a record of 11-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-7 ATS. The Baltimore Ravens are 10-6 and 8-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pittsburgh Steelers post a 9-7 over under record this season, while the Baltimore Ravens have gone 7-9 against the number.

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The Carolina Panthers won four fewer games than the Arizona Cardinals during the regular season, but they're increasing favorites on the betting odds for Wild Card Weekend as we take a look at the line moves for the first round of the NFL playoffs.


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