NFL Conference Championship Betting Odds are set

Posted by CAPPERSMALL STAFF on 01.16.2011

The conference championships have been set as the Steelers will host the Jets while the Bears will host the Packers for the right to play in Super Bowl XLV. The divisional round of the NFL playoffs treated fans to some great football action and the betting lines are set for the conference title games.

The oddsmakers at the Greek Sportsbook have installed the Pittsburgh Steelers as 4.5 favorites and immediately bet down to -3.5 in the AFC Championship over the New York Jets with a betting total of 38.5.

The Jets now have won two road games in a row with a physical defense and ball control offense while hitting on big plays when they need to. The Jets beat the Patriots 28-21, winning outright as a 9 point underdog. The game stayed under the betting total of 44.5. The Jets have now beaten Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in the playoffs.

Pittsburgh and Baltimore was a wild game that went back and forth with the Steelers scoring a late touchdown to give them a 31-24 win over rival Baltimore, getting the 3, 3.5 point cover for favorite bettors while flying over the betting total of 37.5.

In the NFC Championship, the Green Bay Packers are 3 point road favorites over the Chicago Bears with a total of 44. The Packers were dominant in their 48-21 road win in Atlanta winning outright as a two point underdog. The game easily went over the betting total of 43.5. It was the second straight big road win for the Packers in the playoffs after defeating the Eagles in round one.

In Chicago, the game was not as close as the score shows. The Bears raced out to a 21-0 halftime lead and defeated the Seahawks 35-24 covering the 10 point spread and it went way over the total.