NFL Playoffs Odds: Atlanta Falcons 2.5-Point Favorites vs Green Bay Packers

January 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The road to the Super Bowl in the NFC goes through the Georgia Dome. The Green Bay Packers will get a second chance to try and beat the Atlanta Falcons there this season when they meet up in the divisional round of the playoffs this Saturday.

Atlanta won the first meeting in a thriller 20-17 back on November 28. Certainly they will not be taking the Packers lightly this week knowing how close they came to beating them once already. NFL playoff lines for this contest show us odds of Atlanta -2.5 over Green Bay with a total set of 44 points.
Atlanta went 13-3 this season and 5-1 in the NFC South. That was good enough to earn them the No. 1 seed in the NFC, a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They did not clinch the top seed until the final week of the season, but thoroughly dominated the Carolina Panthers in a convincing 31-10 home victory.

This team has been stellar at home all season, going 7-1 in the Georgia Dome. Since ...

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