NFL football gambling excitement is also high in Green Bay as the Packers are gunning for their first betting on NFL football berth since 1997.
FOX Sports will televise the NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears from Soldier Field in Chicago. Kickoff time is set for 3:05 PM ET and Green Bay opened as a 3 point favorite at Sports Gambling with a total of 43.5.
This is the third football betting matchup between these two teams in 2010 as they split the season series. The Bears scored a 20-17 home Monday night win on September 27 as 3 point dogs as the game went under the total of 45.5. On January 2 the Packers clinched a playoff spot with a 10-3 home win as 11 point favorites as the game went under the total of 43.5.
The Packers have covered 4 of their last 5 football gambling matchups versus teams with a winning record. Green Bay has paid out in 5 of their last 7 games as a favorite and has covered 5 of their last 7 road games.
The Pack has paid out in 11 of their last 16 games that follow a cover against the spread in their previous matchup. Green Bay is just 1-5 against the spread, however, in their last 6 games as a playoff favorite. Green Bay has gone over the total in 4 of their last 5 games as a playoff favorite.
Chicago enters this conference championship gambling matchup with a record of 5-1 against the spread as a dog of a field goal or less. The Bears have paid out in 5 of their last 7 games that follow a straight up win. Chicago has gone over the total in 5 of their last 6 home playoff games and in 6 of their last 7 games overall.
In this head to head NFL football gambling matchup the Packers have paid out in 9 of their last 12 visits to Chicago and the series has gone under the total 6 consecutive games. The Bears and Packers have gone under the total in 5 of their last 6 meetings in Chicago.