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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.
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.
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.
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 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.