NFL Betting: Divisional Round Saturday
The divisional round of the NFL playoffs begins Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings visiting the San Francisco 49ers.
At Bovada Sportsbook, the 49ers are a 7-point favorite. Last week the Vikings advanced with a 26-20 win over the New Orleans Saints as a 7.5-point underdog. They improved to 5-2 straight up and against the spread in their last seven road games. However, as an underdog they’re only 2-8 SU and 3-7 ATS in their last 10.
In the playoffs, the Vikings are 2-4 SU and 3-3 ATS in their last six. On the road in the playoffs, Minnesota is 3-12 SU and 4-11 ATS in its last 15, and as an underdog in the playoffs the Vikes are 1-5 SU and 3-3 ATS in their last six.
San Francisco is a strong 9-2 SU in its last 11 when favored but only 4-6-1 ATS. In their last 25 as a favorite, the 49ers are 5-19-1 ATS. This season at home, the Niners were 6-2 SU and 3-4-1 ATS.
In the playoffs, San Francisco is 6-2 SU and 4-3-1 ATS in its last eight at home, and as a favorite is 8-2 SU and 5-3-2 ATS in the last 10.
The 49ers and Vikings last met up in the 2018 regular season and Minnesota won 24-16 as a 6-point home favorite. The Vikings are 6-2 SU and 5-3 ATS in their last eight vs the 49ers, but in San Francisco they’re 1-9 SU and 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10.
Titans big underdogs against red-hot Ravens
In the late game Saturday, the Baltimore Ravens host the Tennessee Titans as 9-point favorites.
Last week the Titans moved on after upsetting the New England Patriots 20-13 as a 4.5-point underdog. On the road, the Titans have won four straight both SU and ATS and they’re 7-3 SU and ATS in their last 10. In the playoffs, Tennessee is 5-8 SU and 7-5-1 ATS in its last 13 road games.
Baltimore heads into the playoffs on a 12-game winning streak with a 9-2-1 record ATS. At home this season the Ravens were 7-1 SU and 4-4 ATS. In the playoffs, the Ravens have been money for bettors at 7-1 ATS in their last eight. However, at home they’re 1-4 ATS in their last five playoff games.
During the 2018 regular season, the Ravens blanked the Titans 21-0 as a 2.5-point road favorite. In four playoff matchups between the Ravens and Titans, they’ve split the series 2-2 SU and ATS, with the road team winning every game.