Pat's Expert Insights for the NFL Playoffs

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Pat's Expert Insights for the NFL Playoffs

Throughout the NFL Playoffs, from the Wild Card Round up until Super Bowl LII, Bovada’s Head Oddsmaker, Pat Morrow, will be providing his expert betting insights for every game – which can be seen below. Every Thursday, Pat will be updating his insights to ensure you have the inside scoop before each round kicks off.

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Saturday Divisional Round Games

Atlanta Falcons (-3) vs. Philadelphia Eagles

  • The Falcons are the most heavily bet team this weekend at Bovada with the Eagles missing their starting QB, Carson Wentz. So how do I write the rest of this objectively without obviously trying to induce Philadelphia action? 28-3, though. 

 

Tennessee Titans vs. New England Patriots (-14)

  • The Patriots are an impressive 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games as favorites, with three of the covers coming as double-digit chalk.
  • The Titans were lucky to get this far, coming off an in-game 15/1 Live Moneyline win. It might save jobs for next season, but that’s about as much as one can expect here.

 


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Sunday Divisional Round Games

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (-7.5)

  • The Steelers are 5-0 straight up and 5-0 ATS as a home playoff favorite under Mike Tomlin.
  • The Jaguars' defense has been impressive this year but can their offense hold up? Bortles had a strong December but will need to find more consistency this weekend.

 

New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings (-4)

  • The Vikings! Pat Morrow rarely reveals his fandom but he is a Packers fan. And it has been frustrating to watch the Vikings defence this year - because they crush it. But the Saints, despite travelling north, will be fortunate enough to be playing indoors. They may not win, but they're likely to keep it close.

 

 

*Odds as of January 11, 2017