- Every week of the NFL postseason we’re writing up our favorite bets against the spread and player propositions.
- This weekend, we’re backing Nick Foles and the Eagles to keep things close with the Saints, and Chargers to take down the Patriots in New England.
- We’re also betting receivers T.Y. Hilton and Alshon Jeffrey have big days for their respective teams.
The NFL playoffs are in full swing, as this weekend’s action will bring the field down to just four teams competing to lift the Lombardi Trophy at the end of Super Bowl LIII.
There are only seven games left to be played before a champion is crowned, so we’re sneaking in a few final bets while we still can, picking every game against the spread as well as putting a little money down on our favorite prop bets of the weekend.
Take a look below at our best bets for the coming weekend in NFL action.
Last week: -$135
Indianapolis Colts (+5.5) over Kansas City Chiefs*
According to John Ewing of The Action Network, the Chiefs are 0-9 at home against the spread in the postseason since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
With Andrew Luck and the Colts arguably the hottest team in the NFL, there is no reason to think the trend ends this year.
Bet $110 to win $100
T.Y. Hilton longest reception Over 32.5 yards
T.Y. Hilton has had a reception of at least 34 yards in 10 of his past 11 games. Simply put, he’s a big play machine, and with this game looking like a potential shootout, Hilton’s a good bet to break free at least once.
Bet $57.50 to win $50
Tyreek Hill (+700) and T.Y. Hilton (+900) to score first touchdown
This is just a hunch, but the odds feel pretty good. Whichever team gets the ball first, it feels like they’ll take a shot downfield early to try and get things going, and neither team’s secondary is anything too special.
Bet $20 each to win $140 or $180
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