The four best teams in the NFL will battle it out for a spot in the Super Bowl with the New England Patriots visiting the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship while the Seattle Seahawks host the San Francisco 49ers. Before you place your money on either or both of these monster match ups, take a look at some interesting NFL Conference Championship betting trends to help make your next play a solid bet.
The home teams are favored on Sunday with the Denver Broncos laying 4.5 while the Seattle Seahawks are laying 3.5. The AFC Championship will take place at 3 pm Eastern on CBS while the NFC Championship is the late game on Fox with a start time of 6:30 pm Eastern.
Here is a look at some of the AFC and NFC Championship trends for Sunday’s games.
The Patriots will go to Denver where the Broncos are 4 and a half point favorites and the game total is set at 55 pts.
The Denver Broncos went 8-1 at home this season but they were just 5-4 ATS. The New England Patriots were 4-4 on the road but they were 6-2 ATS.
These two teams met in Week 12 and it was the New England Patriots rallying from a 24-0 deficit to win 34-31. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has gone 10-4 in his career against Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning including 2-1 in the playoffs. The New England Patriots have played in eight AFC title games under head coach Bill Belichick and they are 6-2 in those games, 2-1 on the road. Five of the eight games went under the total. The Denver Broncos have not been to the AFC title game since 2005-2006 when they were routed at Pittsburgh.
In the NFC the 49ers will go to Seattle where the Seahawks are 3 and a half point favorites and the game total is set at 39 and a half pts.
The Seattle Seahawks went 8-1 at home but just 5-4 ATS. The San Francisco 49ers are 8-2 on the road and a sparkling 7-1-2 ATS. The teams have split their last four meetings overall with the home team winning each time. Three of the last four have gone under the NFL playoff betting total.
This will be the third straight season the San Francisco 49ers will be playing in the NFC title game. They are 1-1 in the previous two. The Seattle Seahawks have played in the NFC title game once in their history and won 34-14 at home against the Carolina Panthers in 2005-2006. The last six NFC title games have been decided by seven points or less.
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