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NFL Divisional Playoffs: AFC Matchup Odds

After dominating the Houston Texans in the NFL Wild Card Round the Kansas City Chiefs get a much tougher test in the Divisional Round in New England against the Patriots.

The Chiefs were a 3-point road favorite in last week’s 30-0 blowout win over Houston. Knile Davis got things started early with a 106-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and the Chiefs never looked back. One piece of bad news from the game, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin was injured and his status for Saturday is considered questionable.

Wild Card Betting Slate: NFC Matchup Odds

After stumbling into the postseason can the Green Bay Packers begin another Super Bowl run when they get started in the Wild Card round in Washington against the Redskins?

The early line for this matchup had the Redskins listed as a slim 1-point favorite. Things have changed though and the oddsmakers at online sportsbook Bovada now list this game as a pick’em. Other sportsbooks have Green Bay as a 1-point favorite, so the line may not be finished moving yet.

Wild Card Betting Slate: AFC Matchup Odds

The Cincinnati Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs will both try to end long playoff losing streaks when they get the postseason started on Saturday in the AFC Wild Card round.

The Bengals get a divisional matchup against the Steelers and despite getting to play at home they’re still a 2.5-point underdog at online sportsbook 5Dimes.

NFL Week 17 Slate: Best Betting Matchups

With a little help the Arizona Cardinals can potentially clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs this weekend if they can get past the Seattle Seahawks.

Arizona has won nine straight following last week’s 38-8 drubbing of Green Bay as a 6-point favorite. Carson Palmer passed for 265 yards with two touchdowns, but the Arizona defense was the star with nine sacks, an interception and three fumble recoveries.

Bowl Betting Season Entering Final Stretch

On Tuesday the Russell Athletic Bowl delivers an interesting matchup when North Carolina faces Baylor. At online sportsbook 5Dimes the Bears opened as the betting favorite, but the line has moved in the Tar Heels' favor as they’re currently listed at -2.5.