News - Latest - Entertainment
   Web        OGpaper portal          

NFL playoffs: Opening odds and point spread on the wild card games

The opening betting odds and point spread numbers on the first round of the NFL playoff games, the wild card games.

NFL playoffs: Opening odds and point spread on the wild card games The NFL playoffs will start with Round One this weekend and the odds makers have already posted the spread and betting numbers on the AFC and NFC playoff games. Today we will look at the opening betting odds and point spread on the NFL playoff games, keep your eye on the in-depth preview of each playoff game, including the injuries and betting trends. In order to help our readers find the best odds on the 2008 NFL playoffs, we will compare the numbers posted by two of the most popular online sportsbooks - Bodog Sports and Bookmaker.

 Starting with the first NFC playoff game - the Washington Redskins and the Seattle Seahawks. The game will be played on Saturday at Qwest Field in Seattle, WA and the Seahawks have been posted as the favorite to win this wild card playoff game. The odds on the Seattle Seahawks to win are posted at -190 at Bookmaker and the odds on the Redskins to continue in the chase for the Super Bowl are sitting at underdog +160. The point spread on the Washington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks game is sitting at -3 points chalk the Seahawks at Bookmaker and at Bodog Sports the point spread is favoring Seattle -4 points.

 Also on Saturday is the first wild card AFC playoff game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The opening odds on this playoff game are favoring the Jaguars across the board. The odds on Jacksonville to win are -130 at Bookmaker and the Steelers will play as underdog with betting odds +110. The point spread on the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers is favoring the Jaguars -2 points unanimously at both online bookmakers, with the total set at 38.5 points.

 On Sunday are the other two wild card playoff games. Again starting with the NFC playoff matchup between the New York Giants and that Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers are the favorite team to win this NFC playoff game, listed with odds -150 at Bookmaker, the odds on the Giants to continue in the playoffs are sitting at dog +130. The point spread on the New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers is favoring the Buccaneers -3 points at both online sportsbooks with the total of 40 points.

 And finally, the last AFC playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and the San Diego Chargers. The Chargers will enter the field as the absolute favorite in the wild card playoffs, listed with odds on winning the Sunday game -450 and the Titans are big underdog with betting odds +370 at Bookmaker. The point spread on the Tennessee Titans vs. San Diego Chargers is sitting at the whopping -9 points chalk the Chargers with the total expected at 40.5 points.

 Published on 01/01/2008

Related News:

 Odds to win the NFC 2007/2008 season - Cowboys and Packers atop
 Odds to win the AFC 2007/2008 - Patriots, Colts favorite




Copyright 2005 © . All rights reserved.