The sector for the NFL playoffs is about. The street to Tremendous Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida formally runs by way of Kansas Metropolis and/or Inexperienced Bay, because the Chiefs and Packers secured the lone first-round byes within the AFC and NFC, respectively. However earlier than we get to these groups, there are some wild-card video games to play.
And since there are wild-card video games, there are additionally recreation odds. Level spreads, over/unders, the entire 9 yards. Courtesy of our mates at William Hill Sportsbook, here is what we have for the primary NFL strains of the postseason.
Sat., Jan. 9, 1:05 p.m. ET, CBS (stream on CBS All Entry)
The Payments gained their first division title since 1995, and due to each their victory and the Steelers‘ loss to the Browns in Week 17, they personal the No. 2 seed as effectively. Indianapolis took care of enterprise in Week 17 with a victory over the Jaguars, however the Titans‘ last-second win over the Texans knocked Houston right down to the No. 7 seed. Buffalo is pink scorching in opposition to the unfold and each of those groups have routinely seen their video games go over the overall all through the season.
Sat., Jan. 9, 4:40 p.m. ET, FOX (stream on fuboTV, attempt at no cost)
The Seahawks pulled out a too-close-for-comfort victory over the 49ers in Week 17, whereas the Rams prevailed over the division rival Cardinals in a battle of the backup quarterbacks. Jared Goff goes to attempt to go well with up for L.A. subsequent weekend, and it stays to be seen whether or not Cooper Kupp and/or Michael Brockers, each of whom had been positioned on the COVID-19 listing this week, can get again on the sector. This would be the third time these two groups play this season. The Rams took the primary matchup 23-16, whereas the Seahawks gained the rematch 20-9.
(5) Buccaneers at (4) Washington
Sat., Jan. 9, 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC (stream on fuboTV, attempt at no cost)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Washington gained the decrepit NFC East because of a laughable victory over the Eagles, whereas the Bucs wrapped up the No. 5 seed with a victory in opposition to the Falcons. The Soccer Crew one among two residence groups that’s not favored on Wild Card Weekend, and for good motive. The Wnder had hit in 4 of Tampa’s final 5 video games earlier than Week 17, and in 5 of Washington’s final six.
(5) Ravens at (4) Titans
Solar., Jan. 10, 1:05 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN (stream on fuboTV, attempt at no cost)
Due to their rollicking victory over the Texans, the Titans got here away with the AFC South crown and the proper to host a playoff recreation, and it is a good one. They get a rematch with the workforce they knocked out of the playoffs final season in what ought to be among the best video games of the primary spherical. Baltimore’s offense has actually come on of late and the Ravens had been 5-0 ATS of their final 5 earlier than they blew out the Bengals in Week 17, with the overall going Over in 4 of their final six. The Titans had been 4-2 ATS of their final six earlier than Week 17, with the overall going Over in six of the final seven.
Solar., Jan. 10, 4:40 p.m. ET, CBS/Nickelodeon/Amazon Prime (stream on CBS All Entry)
New Orleans Saints
The Bears backed their manner into the playoffs regardless of a Week 17 loss to the Packers, whereas the Saints wrapped up the No. 2 seed within the convention by blowing out the Panthers. Chicago’s offense has been higher down the stretch of the season, which helped the over hit pretty usually throughout that span. Saints video games tended to go Over all through this yr as effectively, whereas New Orleans went 7-1-1 ATS down the stretch of the season.
(6) Browns at (3) Steelers
Solar., Jan. 10, 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC (stream on fuboTV, attempt at no cost)
The Steelers did not even actually attempt to compete with the Browns in Week 17, beginning Mason Rudolph and dealing Josh Dobbs in all through the sport as effectively. It’s going to be Ben Roethlisberger again beneath heart subsequent week, when these groups meet for the third time this season. It is value noting that Pittsburgh gained the early-season recreation between these two groups 38-7, and the Browns struggled to get by a Steelers workforce with out plenty of key contributors in Week 17.
The schedule for the following weeks might be as follows.
Saturday, January 16
AFC Divisional Spherical
NFC Divisional Spherical
Sunday, January 17
AFC Divisional Spherical
NFC Divisional Spherical
Notice: The Chiefs and Packers will each be taking part in their first recreation of the postseason within the divisional spherical, however the schedule for this spherical hasn’t been launched but.
Sunday, January 24
NFC Championship, 3:05 p.m. ET (Fox)
AFC Championship, 6:40 p.m. ET (CBS)
Tremendous Bowl LV
Sunday, February 7
AFC Champion vs. NFC Champion in Tampa, 6:30 p.m. ET (CBS)