Super Bowl 2017: Initial Vegas Odds with AFC, NFC Championship Games Set

January 16, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After six one-sided postseason games dominated by the home teams, the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers both won thrilling divisional playoff games Sunday on the road.
Those victories have set the stage for the AFC and NFC title games, which will be played next Sunday. 
The Packers, who upset the Dallas Cowboys, will go to Atlanta to take on the NFC South champion Falcons. Atlanta dispatched the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, and it gained home-field advantage for the title game with the top-seeded Cowboys' defeat.
The Steelers held on for a hard-fought 18-16 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs; they have reeled off nine straight victories. The Steelers are headed to New England to square off with the Patriots, who did not play their best game Saturday night against the Houston Texans but still came away with a 34-16 victory.
The Patriots remain the clear favorites to win the Super Bowl. They are plus-140 favorites to win the championship, according to O...

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