NFL football betting expectations have never been higher for the Atlanta Falcons as they are one of the top pro football betting favorites to make the Super Bowl.
In a phenomenal prime time Saturday night playoff matchup the Atlanta Falcons will host the Green Bay Packers with a telecast on FOX set to start at 8:05 PM ET. Sports Gambling opened with Atlanta as a 1 point favorite and with a total of 45.5.
Atlanta had a bye last week as the top seed in the NFC with a NFL sports betting record of 13-3 straight up and 11-5 against the spread with just 5 of their games going under the total.
Green Bay has a NFL football gambling record of 10-6 straight up and 9-7 against the spread with 10 of their games going under the total. The Packers scored a 21-16 payout at Philadelphia last week in the NFC wild card round as the game went under the total.
Green Bay heads into this divisional playoffs gambling matchup having paid out in 4 of their last 5 games as a dog of a field goal or less. The Packers have lost just 1 of their last 6 games against the spread in Divisional Playoffs action. Overall Green Bay has covered 15 of their last 20 games as a road dog.
Atlanta has paid out in 7 of their last 8 games as a favorite and is 6-1 against the spread following a straight up win. Atlanta is 10-4 against the spread as a home chalk and has paid out in 7 of their last 10 games versus teams with a winning record. Green Bay has gone under the total in 8 of their last 9 away games and in 13 of their last 16 games that follow a straight up win.
Atlanta has gone under in just 2 of their last 10 games as a favorite and has stayed under the number in just 2 of their last 9 games that follow a straight up win. Atlanta has paid out in 5 of their last 6 games against Green Bay but the dog and visitor has also covered 5 of the last 6 meetings.