Card weekend was
ruled by underdogs, with all pups covering the spread and two of them
outright upsets to advance to this week’s Divisional playoff games.
survived a late comeback to upset the Carolina Panthers as 6-point
and now head to Philadelphia as 3-point pups for Saturday’s contest.
percent of bettors are on Atlanta to cover that number. One of the most
bets of the weekend has more than 80 percent of players betting over
points on this total.
nightcap, the Tennessee Titans are set as big 13.5-point underdogs in
England with the Patriots coming off their bye. Last week the Titans
Chiefs on the road, but nearly 65 percent of bettors are backing the
home to cover the fat spread.
Pittsburgh Steelers are pegged as 7.5-point favourites at home to the
Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags got by the Bills in an ugly win last
the Steelers were on a bye. The betting public is going back and forth
matchup with early money coming in on the Jags to cover and then buy
the Steelers. Right now just over 52 percent of the betting action on
is supporting Jacksonville.
finish off the
weekend, the Saints are seeing early action as 3.5-point underdogs in
against the Vikings. About 70 percent of bettors like New Orleans to
This one could be the best game of the bunch with Minnesota’s
defence facing the NFL’s second best total offence.
Winnipeg Jets have
been the only Canadian team worth a wager for a while now and they’re
to get serious consideration as Stanley Cup contenders. The Jets lead
Central Division and are third overall with 59 points and now sit.
earned their supporters nearly eight units this season, good for fifth
the NHL puckline money standings. Meanwhile, the Montreal Canadiens
units), Edmonton Oilers (-11.93) and Ottawa Senators (-14.05) sit in
five of those standings and continue to disappoint.
face a stiff test Thursday with the Cleveland Cavaliers coming to town,
may not be a good barometer of where they stand in the East unless Kyle
is back in the lineup. Lowry missed Tuesday’s loss with a bruised
without him, the Raps are nowhere near the team that has put together a
record. The point spread will be directly tied to his health for this