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Chiefs and Packers open as the biggest favorites to win their respective divisions

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Mon, Feb 22nd 3:23pm EST

At DraftKings Sportsbook, the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers are the two biggest preseason favorites to win their respective divisions. The Chiefs have -455 odds to win the AFC West while the Packers have odds of -305 to win the NFC North... View More

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Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes listed as the favorite to win next year’s NFL MVP

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Mon, Feb 22nd 3:23pm EST

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the preseason favorite to win his second NFL MVP award. At DraftKings Sportsbook, he opened with +500 odds... View More

Buccaneers given +900 odds to repeat as Super Bowl champions

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Mon, Feb 22nd 3:22pm EST

At DraftKings Sportsbook, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened at +900 odds to win next year’s Super Bowl and repeat as champions... View More

Public Betting

Money more than 2/1 in favor of the Chiefs over the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Sat, Feb 6th 6:55pm EST

As of Saturday night, the Kansas City Chiefs have attracted 60% of the bets and 68% of the money in advance of their Super Bowl matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts 2/1 in favor of the Chiefs over the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Fri, Feb 5th 4:31pm EST

Of the 41 BettingPros experts that have weighed in on the Super Bowl matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 66% are siding with the favored Chiefs... View More

Chiefs players have steep player props in Super Bowl because of recent trends

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Wed, Feb 3rd 7:56am EST

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has scored at least one touchdown in each of the last six games. In addition, fellow teammate Tyreek Hill has scored at least one touchdown in each of Kansas City's last five road games... View More

Trends

Multiple trends point to the under in the Chiefs-Buccaneers Super Bowl

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Tue, Feb 2nd 9:20am EST

The under has cashed in the last two Super Bowls. In addition, another trend that points to the under is the fact that the under is 8-4 in the Kansas City Chiefs' last 12 night games... View More

Trends

Chiefs look to continue positive ATS trend as favorites in the Super Bowl

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Mon, Feb 1st 9:03am EST

Favorites have covered the spread in two straight Super Bowls, and three of the last four. Overall, favorites are 27-25-2 in the 54-year history of the Super Bowl... View More

Line Movements

Chiefs spread vs. Buccaneers ticks up to -3.5

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 30th 3:07pm EST

After spending most of the week at -3, the Kansas City Chiefs spread against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Super Bowl LV has ticked up to -3.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Injuries

Chiefs and Buccaneers each receive positive news concerning injuries ahead of the Super Bowl

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Tue, Jan 26th 1:27pm EST

Both the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers each received positive news concerning injuries to key players ahead of Super Bowl LV. Per espn.com’s story, the Chiefs are expected to have a healthy running back Le’Veon Bell (knee) and wide receiver Sammy Watkins (calf). Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers expect to have wide receiver Antonio Brown (knee) available as well as safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (ankle)... View More

Injuries

Chiefs’ LT Fisher out for the Super Bowl with a torn Achilles

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Tue, Jan 26th 1:26pm EST

Per Adam Teicher’s article on ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher was ruled out for the Super Bowl against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after suffering a torn Achilles tendon in last week’s AFC Championship game... View More

Line Movements

Chiefs open as -170 moneyline favorites over the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 25th 12:07pm EST

The Kansas City Chiefs have opened as -170 moneyline favorites in Super Bowl LV over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Chiefs-Buccaneers total opens at 56.5

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 25th 11:54am EST

The over/under for the Super Bowl LV matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened at 56.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Chiefs open as three-point favorites over the Buccaneers in the Super Bowl

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 25th 11:48am EST

The Kansas City Chiefs have opened Super Bowl LV as three-point favorites over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts give slight lean to Chiefs over Bills

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Sun, Jan 24th 8:55am EST

Of the 77 BettingPros experts that have weighed in on the AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs, 56% are siding with the favored Chiefs... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts nearly 60/40 in favor of the Packers over the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Sun, Jan 24th 8:43am EST

Of the 76 BettingPros experts that have weight in on the NFC Championship matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers, 59% are siding with the favored Packers... View More

Injuries

Chiefs' Mahomes cleared to play Sunday vs. Bills

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 23rd 8:40am EST

Per Adam Teicher's article on ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has cleared the concussion protocol and is eligible to play in the AFC Championship game on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills... View More

Public Betting

Early money slightly in favor of the Chiefs over the Bills

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 23rd 8:36am EST

With just one day remaining before the AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs, the Chiefs have attracted 52% of the bets and 58% of the money thus far. (oddsFire).. View More

Public Betting

Early money is 4/1 in favor of the Packers

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 23rd 7:52am EST

With just one day remaining before the NFC Championship game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers, the Packers have attracted 76% of the bets and 82% of the money thus far... View More

Transactions

Buccaneers activate Vea off IR, rule Brown (knee) out for Sunday against the Packers

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Fri, Jan 22nd 1:47pm EST

Per Ian Rapoport's Twitter page, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made two key roster announcements for Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers. The Buccaneers have ruled out wide receiver Antonio Brown after he suffered a knee injury in last week's game over the Saints. In addition, the team announced they are activating defensive tackle Vita Vea from injured reserve... View More

Injuries

Buccaneers' Antonio Brown (knee) will be a game-time decision against the Packers

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Thu, Jan 21st 5:33pm EST

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians announced that wide receiver Antonio Brown (knee) will be a game-time decision in the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers... View More

Breaking News

Chiefs' Mahomes took the majority of starters reps in practice

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Thu, Jan 21st 5:26pm EST

Per The Athletic's tweet, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took the majority of starter reps during practice on Thursday... View More

Trends

Trend points to the under in the Chiefs-Bills matchup

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 12:35pm EST

The under is 4-1 in the last five games between the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills... View More

Trends

Chiefs look for continued ATS success against the Bills

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 12:13pm EST

The Kansas City Chiefs are 4-1 ATS in their last five games against the Buffalo Bills... View More

Trends

AFC Championship trend favors the Chiefs over the Bills

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 12:08pm EST

The home team is 6-1 SU in the last seven AFC Championship games... View More

Trends

ATS trend favors the Packers chances of covering against the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 12:04pm EST

The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last five NFC Championship games... View More

Trends

Trend points to the over in the Buccaneers-Packers matchup

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 11:58am EST

The over is 6-0 in the Green Bay Packers' last six home postseason games... View More

Trends

Packers look to continue their home dominance against the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 11:53am EST

The Green Bay Packers are 14-1 SU in their last 15 home games... View More

Line Movements

Bills-Chiefs spread and total both see half point changes

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 8:28am EST

Both the spread and the total for the AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs were on the move yesterday. The spread was bet up from Chiefs -2.5 to -3, while the total ticked up from 53 to 53.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Buccaneers-Packers spread and total both see half-point changes

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 20th 7:21am EST

Both the spread and the total for the NFC Championship game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers were on the move yesterday. The spread was bet down from Packers -3.5 to -3, while the total ticked up from 50.5 to 51, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Bills-Chiefs over/under ticks down a full point

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Tue, Jan 19th 2:50pm EST

After opening at 54 points, the over/under for the AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs has been bet down to 53, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Bills-Chiefs spread drops a half point

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Tue, Jan 19th 2:49pm EST

After opening as three-point home favorites, the spread for the AFC Championship game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills has been bet down from Kansas City -3 to -2.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Buccaneers-Packers total ticks down a half point

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Tue, Jan 19th 2:48pm EST

After opening at 51 points, the over/under for the NFC Championship game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers has been bet down to 50.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Injuries

Buccaneers activate DT Vita Vea off injured reserve

by Mike Spector | Buccaneers Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 18th 4:57pm EST

Per Adam Schefter on Twitter, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have activated defensive tackle Vita Vea off injured reserve. Vea has not played since hurting his ankle in the fifth game of the season against the Chicago Bears... View More

Line Movements

Bills-Chiefs total opens at 54

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 18th 8:01am EST

The over/under for the AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs opened at 54 points, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Chiefs open as field goal favorite over the Bills in the AFC Championsip

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 18th 7:56am EST

The Kansas City Chiefs opened as -3 point home favorites over the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Championship game, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Buccaneers-Packers over/under opens at 51

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 18th 7:51am EST

The over/under for the NFC Championship game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers opened at 51 points, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Line Movements

Packers open as -3.5 point favorites over the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Mon, Jan 18th 7:46am EST

The Green Bay Packers opened as -3.5 point home favorites over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship game, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Public Betting

Money near dead even on the Buccaneers-Saints matchup

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Sun, Jan 17th 11:42am EST

In advance of their Divisional Round matchup with the New Orleans Saints, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have attracted 53% of the bets and 51% of the money thus far... View More

Public Betting

Money split nearly 50/50 on Browns-Chiefs game

by Mike Spector | Browns Correspondent |
Sun, Jan 17th 11:37am EST

In advance of their Divisional Round matchup with the Cleveland Browns, the Kansas City Chiefs have attracted 46% of the bets and 54% of the money thus far... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts split nearly 50/50 on Buccaneers-Saints matchup

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 16th 7:48am EST

Of the 57 BettingPros experts that have weighed in on the Divisional Round matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints, 51% are siding with the underdog Buccaneers... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts giving slight lean to underdog Browns over Chiefs

by Mike Spector | Chiefs Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 16th 7:43am EST

Of the 59 BettingPros experts that have weighed in on the Divisional Round matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs, 56% are siding with the underdog Browns... View More

Public Betting

Early money nearly 3/1 in favor of the Bills over the Ravens

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 16th 7:37am EST

In advance of their Divisional Round matchup with the Baltimore Ravens, the Buffalo Bills have attracted 68% of the bets and 70% of the money thus far... View More

Public Betting

Early money nearly 9/1 in favor of the Packers over the Rams

by Mike Spector | Rams Correspondent |
Sat, Jan 16th 7:31am EST

In advance of their Divisional Round matchup with the Los Angeles Rams, the Green Bay Packers have attracted 82% of the bets and 87% of the money thus far... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts nearly 2/1 in favor of the Bills over the Ravens

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Fri, Jan 15th 2:04pm EST

Of the 35 BettingPros experts that have weighed in on the Divisional Round matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills, 62% are siding with the favored Bills... View More

Public Betting

BettingPros experts nearly 2/1 in favor of the Packers over the Rams

by Mike Spector | Rams Correspondent |
Fri, Jan 15th 2:03pm EST

Of the 33 BettingPros experts that have weighed in on the Divisional Round matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers, 63% are siding with the favored Packers... View More

Injuries

Goff (thumb) to start at quarterback for Rams against the Packers

by Mike Spector | Rams Correspondent |
Fri, Jan 15th 2:02pm EST

Per Lindsey Thiry’s article on ESPN, the Los Angeles Rams will start Jared Goff at quarterback on Saturday against the Green Bay Packers. Last week’s starter John Wolford has been ruled out with a neck injury, so Goff’s backup will be Blake Bortles... View More

Trends

Saints look for continued ATS success against the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 9:12am EST

The New Orleans Saints are 5-0 ATS in their last five games against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers... View More

Trends

Trend points to the over in the Buccaneers-Saints matchup

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 9:08am EST

The over is 6-0 in the last six road games that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have played as underdogs... View More

Trends

Saints look to continue dominance over division rivals when facing the Buccaneers

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 9:02am EST

The New Orleans Saints are 10-0 SU in their last ten games against NFC South opponents... View More

Line Movements

Buccaneers-Saints total reaches its highest of the week

by Mike Spector | Saints Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 8:58am EST

The over/under for the Divisional Round matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints is currently 52 points, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Trends

Trend points to the over in the Browns-Chiefs matchup

by Mike Spector | Browns Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 8:52am EST

The over is 5-1 in the Cleveland Browns' last six games against AFC opponents... View More

Trends

Chiefs look to reverse negative ATS trend against the Browns

by Mike Spector | Browns Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 8:47am EST

The Kansas City Chiefs are 1-7 ATS in their last eight games... View More

Trends

Chiefs look to continue dominance as favorites over the Browns

by Mike Spector | Browns Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 8:43am EST

The Kansas City Chiefs are 21-1 SU in their last 22 games as favorites... View More

Line Movements

Browns-Chiefs total ticks up a full point

by Mike Spector | Browns Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 8:10am EST

The over/under for the Divisional Round matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs has been bet up from 55.5 to 56.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Trends

Trend points to the under in the Ravens-Bills game

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 8:05am EST

The under is 5-1 in the Baltimore Ravens' last six road games... View More

Trends

Bills look to continue their impressive ATS streak against the Ravens

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 7:59am EST

The Buffalo Bills are 8-1 ATS in their last nine games overall... View More

Trends

Bills look to continue home winning streak over the Ravens

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 7:54am EST

The Buffalo Bills are 6-0 SU in their last six home games at Bills Stadium... View More

Line Movements

Ravens-Bills spread returns to its original number

by Mike Spector | Bills Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 7:48am EST

For a brief moment, the spread for the Divisional Round matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills moved in the Ravens' favor, but it has since returned to its original number. The Bills were bet down from -2.5 home favorites to -1.5, but quickly returned to -2.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Trends

Packers look for continued ATS success in home playoff games

by Mike Spector | Packers Correspondent |
Wed, Jan 13th 7:43am EST

The Green Bay Packers are 4-1 ATS in their last five playoff games played at Lambeau Field... View More

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