Analysis Highlights And Betting Guide For NFL Divisional Round

Posted by Eric Williams on Thursday,January 12, 2017 7:03, EST in

With the start of the four-game slate of NFL divisional round matchups getting underway in just over 72 hours, pro football betting aficionados everywhere are in need of an expert online betting guide.

In an ongoing effort to help you cash in early and often this coming weekend, let’s get started.

A Closer Look At The Analysis Highlights And Betting Guide For NFL Divisional Round

 

 

Seattle Seahawks (11-5) at Atlanta Falcons (11-5)

When: 4:35 PM ET, Saturday, January 14, 2017
Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
TV: FOX
Spread: Atlanta -4.5
Moneyline: Seattle +185 at Atlanta -215 / Game Total: 51

Analysis: The Atlanta Falcons re 0-6 ATS in their last six playoff games, but a robust 4-1 ATS in their last five games against their NFC conference rivals. The Seattle Seahawks are 3-5 ATS on the road this season, 1-4 ATS in their last five road games and an identical 1-4 ATS in their last five playoff games overall.

The Over is 3-0-1 in Atlanta’s last four games following an SU win and 8-0 in the Falcons’ last eight home games. The Over is 13-2-1 in Atlanta’s last 16 games and 6-1 in Seattle’s last seven divisional round playoff matchups. Seattle went 3-4 on the road this season while Atlanta went 6-2 at home.

Houston Texans (10-7) at New England Patriots (14-2)

When: Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8:15 PM ET
Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
TV: CBS
Spread: New England -15.5 / Total: 45

Analysis: The Texans are 0-4 ATS in their last four road games against New England, but the home team in this series is 6-1-1 ATS in the last eight meetings overall. Houston is also just 1-5-1 ATS in the last seven meetings while the favorite in this AFC rivalry has gone 4-1-1 ATS in the last six meetings.

Houston is also just 2-5 ATS in their last seven games against their AFC counterparts, an uninspiring 2-6 ATS in their last eight road games and a winless 0-5 ATS in their last five road games against a team with a winning home record.

Conversely, Tom Brady and the Patriots have gone 5-0 ATS in their last five games following an SU win, 4-0 ATS in their L/4 games against their AFC conference counterparts and a near-perfect 6-1 ATS in their L/7 games against a team with a winning record. Houston went 2-5 on the road this season while New England went 6-2 at home.

Pittsburgh Steelers (12-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)

When:  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 1:05 PM ET
Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: NBC
Spread: Kansas -1.5 / Total: 46

Analysis: The Pittsburgh Steelers are 0-4 ATS in their last four road games against Kansas City while the home team in this AFC rivalry has gone 7-1 ATS in their last eight meetings. Pittsburgh is 3-0-1 ATS in their last four divisional playoff games, a robust 6-1-1 ATS in their last eight games overall and 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games against their AFC counterparts.

Kansas City has gone 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games, 1-7 ATS in their last eight playoff games and 0-4 ATS in their last four home playoff games. The Steelers are 4-0 ATS in their last four road games but K.C. is 5-1 ATS in their last six games.

Kansas City is also 4-1 ATS in their last five games against their AFC conference rivals but Pittsburgh is a consistent 12-3-3 ATS in their last 18 games in the month of January. Pittsburgh went 5-3 on the road this season while Kansas City went 6-2 at home.

 

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Green Bay Packers (11-6) at Dallas Cowboys (13-3)

When: 4:40 PM ET, Sunday, January 15, 2017
Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
TV: FOX
Spread: Dallas -4 / Total: 51.5

Analysis: Green Bay is 4-0 ATS in their last four playoff games, 6-1 ATS in their L/7 playoff road games and 6-1 ATS in their last seven games overall. Dallas has gone 5-2 ATS in their last seven home games, but just 1-4 ATS in their L/5 games against a team with a winning record and 1-5 ATS in their last six games overall.

The Over is 5-0 in Green Bay’s last five games against their NFC rivals and 4-0 in the Packers last four games following an SU win, but the Under is 5-1 in the Cowboys’ last six playoff games and 4-1 in Dallas’ last five games overall. The Packers went 4-4 on the road this season while the Cowboys went 7-1 at home.