NFL Playoffs 2011: Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons Betting Odds and Pick

January 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Saturday night’s NFC Divisional round game is sure to be a good one, between two of the most balanced teams in the NFL. Online betting group Sportsbook.com is expecting a competitive game, as Atlanta is favored by 2.5 points.
As I pointed out earlier in the week, the Packers vs. Falcons total opened at 45.5. However, as I pointed out, that number was too high. It has since been adjusted down to 44 points despite 70 percent of the money backing the Over.
You know what that means don’t you? The bookies adjusted that number the opposite way in which the football betting public was betting due to sharps backing the opposite side.
So why did I and the sharps think the Packers vs. Falcons over-under was too high? Let’s take a quick look.
First off, these two teams already squared off at the Georgia Dome in late November. Sportsbook.com was expecting an offensive shootout then, as they listed the Total at 47.5 points. Atlanta ended up winning 20-17, thus ...

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