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NBA Betting: Golden State a Weekend Warrior?

The Golden State Warriors have a busy weekend coming up with a Friday night date with the Houston Rockets and a Sunday matchup with the Orlando Magic.

The Warriors head into Friday’s matchup on a five-game winning streak. During the streak they’ve been crushing teams, outscoring their opponents 598-499 in the five wins. Despite that, they’re still only 3-2 against the spread in that span. They’ve also been a bad bet on the road lately at 1-7 ATS in their last eight road games.

NFC Championship Game Betting Odds, Analysis

After toppling the Dallas Cowboys as the underdog last week can the red-hot Green Bay Packers keep their winning streak going when they visit the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game? They are an underdog again this week at +4 at the Bovada sportsbook.

AFC Championship Game Betting Odds, Analysis

The road to the Super Bowl from the AFC goes through Foxboro on Sunday as the New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game.

The Patriots are a 6-point home favorite at the Bovada sportsbook and are playing in the AFC title game for the sixth consecutive season. Last year they failed to advance to the Super Bowl after losing to the Denver Broncos 20-18 as a 3-point favorite.

NBA Betting: Celtics, Clippers in the Spotlight

The Boston Celtics will play their third game in four days on Friday as they get the weekend started on the road against the Atlanta Hawks.

Boston saw their four-game winning streak come to an end on Tuesday night when they fell to the Toronto Raptors 114-106 as a 5.5-point road underdog. They rebounded the following night with a 117-108 win over the Washington Wizards as a 5.5-point home favorite. Both went OVER the posted total, making it 12 straight OVER results for Boston.

NFC Divisional Round Betting Odds, Analysis

The Atlanta Falcons look to snap a lengthy postseason losing streak against the spread this weekend when they host the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs

The Falcons are coming off an 11-5 regular season during which they were 10-6 ATS. That included a surprisingly average 5-3 record straight up and 3-5 mark ATS at home. In their last six playoff games, Atlanta is 1-5 SU and 0-6 ATS. Atlanta is a 4.5-point favorite at the Bovada sportsbook.