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.


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.


Super Bowl Exact Matchup Betting Odds

With a pair of rematches from regular-season games this year scheduled to take place in Sunday’s AFC and NFC Championship Games there is just one possibility of a second meeting between two teams in the 2015 Super Bowl.

That would be the AFC’s top-seeded New England Patriots against the NFC’s second-seeded Green Bay Packers, who won the first meeting 26-21 as 1.5-point home favorites in Week 13.


NFL Betting Trends: Conf. Championships

Five of the six NFL conference title games over the past three seasons have turned out to be UNDER results for totals bettors at the sportsbooks as we take a look at this weekend's betting trends for the AFC Championship Game and the NFC Championship Game.


NFL Conf Champ Underdog Betting Angles

With each of the previous seven NFC Championship Games decided by seven points or less, the Green Bay Packers would seem to be a good bet considering they are consensus 7.5-point underdogs visiting the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

In fact, recent history in conference title games suggests the second-seeded Packers also have a great shot to upset the top-seeded Seahawks if they cover the spread.


NFL Betting: Conf. Championships Props

Will Jordy Nelson record the most receiving yards in the NFL this weekend? The Green Bay Packers wide receiver is one of the betting favorites on that prop wager at online sportsbook Bovada as four teams prepare to battle for two berths in the Super Bowl in this weekend's AFC and NFC conference championship matchups.


NFL Conf Champ Rematch Betting Angles

The AFC Championship Game is almost always a rematch of a regular-season game, but the revenge factor hasn’t produced much of a handicapping angle for bettors.

This will be ninth time in 11 years that there will be a rematch of a regular-season game in the AFC Championship Game.

In the previous 10 years, the AFC Championship Game was a rematch eight times. The loser of the regular-season meeting(s) has won the rematch four times both straight-up and against the spread. In the four times the winner of the regular-season meeting won the rematch, the winner went 3-1 ATS.



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