Article posted on Monday 07 January
Article posted on Monday 14 January
The 2019 NFL playoffs boil down to the four best teams in the league, promising a pair of outstanding clashes on Sunday, January 20th. New England will travel to Kansas City to determine the AFC conference championship, while the Los Angeles Rams will visit the New Orleans Saints for the NFC championship. NFL odds this week favor the Chiefs and the Saints by a field goal, with the expectation of home advantage lifting Kansas and New Orleans to Super Bowl LIII.
Three of four road teams won on wild card weekend, setting up a fierce foursome of fantastic NFL divisional round clashes. Listed as one of the best teams for Super Bowl 2019 odds, the Patriots dynasty may end against a fantastic Chargers squad. The Chiefs, Rams and Saints appear ready to defend their home field against the Colts, Cowboys and Eagles, likely to beat the spread against inferior opponents.
Article posted on Monday 31 December
An incredible close to the regular season sets up four fantastic wild card games to kick off the 2019 NFL playoffs. Excepting the Chargers and Bears, who’ve played solid football all year, the rest of wild card entrants reserved playoff spots by finishing the season on fire. Division winners will be favored in most of these matchups, but anything can happen in a single game elimination.
Super Bowl LIII takes place on February 3rd at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. An unprecedented offensive outburst from the league this season promises a high-scoring championship game. NFL Super Bowl futures over the stretch run features the Rams, Saints, Chiefs and Patriots as popular favorites. Clubs like the Los Angeles Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers offer superb value as potential contenders.
Week 14 in the NFL begins a last ditch effort for franchises who still have a shot at making the post season. Clubs like the Panthers and Vikings need victories to avoid another disappointing season. Carolina's a solid bet to beat the Browns, but Minnesota's far from a lock against Seattle. The best NFL spread picks this week also include the Patriots, Rams and Packers.
Article posted on Tuesday 20 November
The Calgary Stampeders compete in their third consecutive Grey Cup final against the Ottawa Redblacks on Sunday, November 25th, with a kick-off of 6:00 PM EST in Commonwealth Stadium. Calgary's a strong favorite to win the 2018 Grey Cup after consecutive disappointments, which includes an exciting overtime loss to Ottawa during the finals two years ago.
The Calgary Stampeders confirmed their spot at the top of the CFL standings with an easy win over the B.C. Lions in the final week, finalizing the schedule for the 2018 CFL Grey Cup playoffs. Heavily favored for the third season in a row, the Stampeders want to avoid losing their third consecutive finals. Strong underdogs like the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders surged to finish the season, which should cause concern for division-leaders Calgary and Ottawa.
Week three in the NFL begins with a potentially historic Thursday night matchup between the Browns and the Jets, as Cleveland attempts to snap their losing streak in front of a long-suffering crowd. The L.A. Rams and the Minnesota Vikings look ready to assert their dominance over the NFC, while the Chiefs and the Falcons represent superb value for ATS NFL betting lines after a strong start to the 2018 season.
The best picks for week two NFL football kicks off with a Thursday night clash between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals. An AFC finals rematch between the Jaguars and the Patriots offers great value, along with the Super Bowl champion Eagles against the surprising Buccaneers. The Rams look to continue rolling against the lowly Cardinals, while the Pittsburgh Steelers want to regroup by steamrolling the Kansas City Chiefs.
The NFL might be on the cusp of a new era. After losing Super Bowl LII to the Eagles backup QB, the Patriots appear more vulnerable than ever, despite maintaining status as favorites for Super Bowl 2019. Aaron Rodgers’ record contract ensures he remains a Packers for life, but Green Bay hasn’t surrounded the best quarterback in the NFL with the type of talent that wins championships. Expect new kings to emerge this season.