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NFL Betting Previews – 2014-2015 Wildcard Playoff Weekend

Here’s a look at the match ups and NFL Betting Odds for Wildcard Weekend of the 2014/15 NFL Playoffs:

Saturday, January 3rd

Arizona Cardinals at Carolina Panthers 4:35 PM ET

  • The Arizona Cardinals and the Carolina Panthers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Bank of America Stadium.
  • Oddsmakers currently have the Panthers listed as 6-point favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 38.
  • Carolina won its last outing, a 34-3 result against the Falcons on December 28. The Panthers covered in that game as a +2.5-point underdog, while the 37 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
  • The Cardinals were a 20-17 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the 49ers. They covered the +6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (37) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Arizona Cardinals:

  • Team record: 11-5 SU,11-5 ATS
  • Arizona is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Arizona is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona’s last 7 games

Carolina Panthers:

  • Team record: 7-8-1 SU,8-8 ATS
  • Current Streak: won 4 straight games
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina’s last 6 games
  • Carolina is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina’s last 5 games at home

Saturday, January 3rd 

Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers Kickoff 8:15 PM ET

  • If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers meet at Heinz Field.
  • Oddsmakers currently have the Steelers listed as 3-point favorites versus the Ravens, while the game’s total is sitting at 45.
  • In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 27-17 winner at home against the Bengals. They covered the -3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (44) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
  • Baltimore was a 20-10 winner in its last match at home against the Browns. They failed to cover the -14-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 30 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Baltimore Ravens:

  • Team record: 10-6 SU,8-8 ATS
  • Baltimore is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 6 games on the road

Pittsburgh Steelers:

  • Team record: 11-5 SU,9-7 ATS
  • Current Streak: won 4 straight games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Sunday, January 4th

Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts Kickoff 1:05 PM ET

  • The fans at Lucas Oil Stadium will be treated to a game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Indianapolis Colts when they take their seats on Sunday.
  • Oddsmakers currently have the Colts listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Bengals, while the game’s total is sitting at 49.
  • Indianapolis won its last outing, a 27-10 result against the Titans on December 28. The Colts covered in that game as a -7.5-point favorite, while the 37 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
  • Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 27-17 loser as they battled the Steelers on the road. The Bengals failed to cover in the match as a +3-point underdog, while 44 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Cincinnati Bengals:

  • Team record: 10-5-1 SU,8-7-1 ATS
  • Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 8 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games on the road

Indianapolis Colts:

  • Team record: 11-5 SU,10-5-1 ATS
  • Indianapolis is 14-6-1 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Indianapolis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indianapolis’s last 6 games
  • Indianapolis is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Sunday, January 4th

Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys Kickoff 4:40 PM ET

  • The fans at AT&T Stadium will be treated to a game between the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys when they take their seats on Sunday.
  • Oddsmakers currently have the Cowboys listed as 7½-point favorites versus the Lions, while the game’s total is sitting at 48.
  • Last time out for Dallas, they were a 44-17 winner as they battled the Redskins on the road. The Cowboys covered in the match as a -6.5-point favorite, while 61 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
  • Last time out for Detroit, they were a 30-20 loser as they battled the Packers on the road. The Lions failed to cover in the match as a +8-point underdog, while 50 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Detroit Lions:

  • Team record: 11-5 SU,7-9 ATS
  • Detroit is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Detroit’s last 19 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road

Dallas Cowboys:

  • Team record: 12-4 SU,10-6 ATS
  • Current Streak: won 4 straight games
  • Dallas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’s last 7 games
  • Dallas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Here are the Final 2014/15 Regular Season NFL Standings showing each team’s overall W/L record and other useful betting information including Points scored/Points against, Home record, Away record, Conference and Divisional records, record Against the Spread and Over/Under record.

AFC Standings

AFC EastWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
New England12404683137-1-05-3-09-3-03-1-04-2-09-7-09-7-0
Buffalo9703432895-3-04-4-05-7-04-0-04-2-09-7-03-13-0
Miami8803883734-4-04-4-06-6-02-2-03-3-07-9-08-8-0
N.Y. Jets41202834012-6-02-6-04-8-00-4-01-5-06-9-17-9-0
AFC NorthWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Pittsburgh11504363686-2-05-3-09-3-02-2-04-2-09-7-09-7-0
Cincinnati10513653445-2-15-3-07-5-03-0-13-3-08-7-16-10-0
Baltimore10604093026-2-04-4-06-6-04-0-03-3-07-8-17-9-0
Cleveland7902993374-4-03-5-04-8-03-1-02-4-09-5-25-11-0
AFC SouthWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Indianapolis4502002272-3-02-2-04-3-00-2-03-0-04-5-05-4-0
Houston3501742052-2-01-3-02-3-01-2-02-1-03-5-05-2-1
Jacksonville2601702352-2-00-4-02-4-00-2-00-2-04-4-06-2-0
Tennessee2601591870-4-02-2-00-5-02-1-00-2-04-4-05-3-0
AFC WestWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Denver12404823548-0-04-4-010-2-02-2-06-0-08-8-010-6-0
Kansas City9703532816-2-03-5-07-5-02-2-03-3-010-6-05-11-0
San Diego9703483485-3-04-4-06-6-03-1-02-4-07-9-07-9-0
Oakland31302534523-5-00-8-02-10-01-3-01-5-08-8-010-6-0

NFC Standings

NFC EastWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Dallas12404673524-4-08-0-04-0-08-4-04-2-010-6-09-6-1
Philadelphia10604744006-2-04-4-04-0-06-6-04-2-09-7-011-5-0
N.Y. Giants61003804003-5-03-5-02-2-04-8-02-4-07-9-010-6-0
Washington41203014383-5-01-7-02-2-02-10-02-4-05-11-08-8-0
NFC NorthWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Green Bay12404863488-0-04-4-03-1-09-3-05-1-09-6-111-5-0
Detroit11503212827-1-04-4-02-2-09-3-05-1-07-9-05-11-0
Minnesota7903253435-3-02-6-01-3-06-6-01-5-010-6-06-10-0
Chicago51103194422-6-03-5-01-3-04-8-01-5-07-9-08-8-0
NFC SouthWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Carolina7813393744-4-03-4-11-2-16-6-04-2-08-8-08-8-0
New Orleans7904014243-5-04-4-01-3-06-6-03-3-06-10-010-6-0
Atlanta61003814173-5-03-5-00-4-06-6-05-1-07-9-06-10-0
Tampa Bay21402774100-8-02-6-01-3-01-11-00-6-07-9-05-11-0
NFC WestWLTPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDIVATSO/U
Seattle12403942547-1-05-3-02-2-010-2-05-1-09-6-18-8-0
Arizona11503102997-1-04-4-03-1-08-4-03-3-011-5-05-10-1
San Francisco8803063404-4-04-4-01-3-07-5-02-4-06-9-15-11-0
St. Louis61003243543-5-03-5-02-2-04-8-02-4-07-9-08-8-0