|By Marc Lawrence — NFL playoff scenarios abound heading into the penultimate Sunday of the regular season today. This much we know for sure: The Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs are the champions of the AFC North and West divisions respectively. In the NFC, the New Orleans Saints are the South winners, while the Green Bay Packers, the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have all done enough to clinch playoff places. It means there are four more places to play for in the remaining weeks of the season. Meanwhile Dallas and Philadelphia face off with identical records tied atop the NFC East at Lincoln Financial Field. The Cowboys have the advantage by virtue of their 37-10 win over Philadelphia in October. Click here to read the entire playoff scenario heading into today.|
2-Minute NFL Handicap
Denver: 1-7-1 $ L9 games as a favorite… Oakland: 2-7-1 $ in division games following Last Home Games… Washington: 7-0 $ in Game Fifteen … Pittsburgh: 1-7 $ in second of BB AFC East games… Cincinnati: 7-1 $ away vs. foe off BB losses… Carolina: 9-0 SU and 8-1 $ vs. AFC South.
Grinding Out The Profits
Atlanta is 1-13 SU and 0-14 ATS in their last fourteen games against AFC opponents. The Falcons are also 4-20 ATS as home favorites when coming off consecutive SUATS wins. Dirty Bird Down.