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This season’s NFL playoffs move to the Divisional Round this weekend to determine the matchups in the conference title games on Sunday, Jan. 20. The underdogs were the big winners in last weekend’s Wild Card Round at 3-1 straight-up with a perfect 4-0 run against the spread on BetAnySports’ closing betting line.
This Saturday’s action gets underway at 4:35 p.m. on NBC with an AFC battle between the Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs. Kansas City is favored by 5.5 points at home with the total set at 57 points. The Colts are about as hot as it gets with a SU 9-1 record in their last 10 games after beating Houston 21-7 last Saturday as slight 1.5-point road underdogs. The Chiefs went 12-4 SU, but they slipped to 9-6-1 ATS after failing to cover in six of their last seven games.
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Over in the NFC, the Dallas Cowboys will be on the road as seven-point underdogs this Saturday night against the Los Angeles Rams for a slated 8:15 p.m. start on FOX. BetAnySports’ current total line stands at 49.5 points. The Cowboys held off Seattle 24-22 last Saturday as 2.5-point home favorites and they come into this game with a 6-3 record ATS this season when closing as underdogs. The Rams went 13-3 SU with an even 7-7-2 record ATS after failing to cover in six of their last nine contests.
Sunday’s doubleheader of playoff action starts in Foxborough with the New England Patriots playing host to the Los Angeles Chargers. The home team is favored by four points for this 1:05 p.m. start on CBS and the total has been set at 45.5 points. The Chargers went 12-4 SU (9-7 ATS) in the regular season and with last Sunday’s 23-17 road win against Baltimore as three-point underdogs they are 8-1 both SU and ATS on the road this season. The Patriots were a perfect 8-0 SU at home with a 6-2 mark ATS.
In the only game this weekend that is a rematch from the regular season, the Philadelphia Eagles go on the road as eight-point underdogs to face the New Orleans Saints in a 4:40 kickoff on FOX. The Eagles’ first trip to the Big Easy in Week 11 did not go to well in a 48-7 loss as seven-point underdogs. The total stayed UNDER 56.5 points and it has been set at 50.5 points this time around. Philadelphia is 4-1-1 ATS in its last six games following a 16-15 upset against Chicago as a 6.5-point road underdog last Sunday. New Orleans (13-3 SU, 10-6 ATS) failed to cover in four of its last five games.
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College basketball closed out the nonconference portion of the schedule at the end of the year with conference play in full gear this past weekend. The ACC’s Duke Blue Devils remain the top team in the nation with both major polls at 12-1 straight-up on the year. They hammered Clemson 87-68 on Saturday as 15-point home favorites in their ACC opener. Duke is now 9-4 record against the spread after covering in its last four games. The total went OVER BetAnySports’ 151-point line in Saturday’s win after it had stayed UNDER in 10 of their first 12 contests. The Blue Devils returns to action Tuesday night in ESPN in a slated 7 p.m. tip against Wake Forest.
The No. 2 team in the nation heading into this week’s games on the AP Top 25 is the Big Ten’s Michigan Wolverines at a perfect 15-0 SU. In early December, they opened conference play with back-to-back wins against Purdue at home and Northwestern on the road. They failed to cover as five-point road favorites against the Wildcats in a tight 62-60 win.
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This past week, Michigan added a pair of conference wins at home (SU and ATS) with dominant victories against Penn State by 13 points and Indiana by 11 points to improve to 7-8 ATS. The total went OVER BetAnySports’ closing 131-point line in the 74-63 win against the Hoosiers after staying UNDER in 10 of its previous 14 games. The Wolverines will be on the road against Illinois this Thursday night.
The Tennessee Volunteers remain the top team in the SEC at No. 3 in both major polls. They should hold onto that spot this week coming off a 96-50 rout of Georgia on Saturday as 13.5-point favorites at home. They are 12-1 SU with the win in their conference opener while going 6-5-1 ATS. Tennessee will be on the road its next two games against Missouri this Tuesday night and Florida on Saturday. The Volunteers are 5-4-1 ATS this season when closing as favorites.
Rounding out the top five are the ACC’s Virginia Cavaliers and the Big 12’s Kansas Jayhawks in the AP Top 25. Virginia is ranked No. 2 in the Coaches Poll with its SU 13-0 start. This team also ranks high with bettors at BetAnySports with a 10-3 record ATS. Kansas is 12-2 SU overall with 6-8 record ATS.