Divisional Round Sunday Betting Preview

The NFL playoff schedule for Sunday starts out with a Divisional Round contest in Detroit for the first time in more than three decades as the Detroit Lions host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

At the Bovada Sportsbook the Lions are 6.5-point favorites. Detroit is 13-5 straight up and 12-6 against the spread and is coming off its first playoff win since 1992 after defeating the Los Angeles Rams 24-23 as 3-point favorites last week in the Wild Card Round.

The Lions are 4-1 SU and ATS in their last five games, and at home this season they are 7-1 SU and 5-3 ATS. When favored the Lions are 12-3 SU and 10-5 ATS in their last 15.

Due to years of futility Detroit is 1-9 SU and 1-8-1 ATS in its last 10 playoff games. As playoff favorites they’re 1-2 SU and 0-3 ATS in their last three.

Tampa Bay is 10-8 SU and 12-6 ATS following last week’s 32-9 win over the Philadelphia Eagles as 3-point underdogs. The Buccaneers are 6-1 SU and ATS in their last seven games, and on the road they’re 8-1 ATS in their last nine. As underdogs they’ve won four in a row SU and ATS.

In the playoffs the Buccaneers are 6-2 SU and 5-3 ATS in their last eight. As playoff underdogs they’re 6-1 SU and ATS in their last seven.

In Week 5 Detroit defeated Tampa Bay 20-6 as 3-point road favorites. In their last five games in Detroit the Buccaneers are 4-1 SU and ATS.

Bills are home favorites hosting the Chiefs on Sunday

In the late game on Sunday the Buffalo Bills host the Kansas City Chiefs as 2.5-point favorites.

Buffalo is 12-6 SU and 8-10 ATS after last week’s 31-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers as 10-point favorites. The Bills have won six straight at 4-2 ATS, and at home this season they were 8-2 SU and 5-5 ATS.

In the playoffs the Bills are 5-5 SU and 4-6 ATS in their last 10. At home in the playoffs they’re 5-1 SU and 3-3 ATS in their last six, and 8-2 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10.

Kansas City is 12-6 SU and 10-7-1 ATS after last week’s 26-7 win over the Miami Dolphins as 4.5-point favorites. The Chiefs are 4-1 SU and 3-1-1 ATS in their last five games. For totals bettors they’ve delivered four straight UNDER results and an 11-3 UNDER record in their last 14 games.

In the playoffs the Chiefs are 8-2 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10. As playoff underdogs they’re 2-8 SU and 3-7 ATS in their last 10.

In Week 14 the Bills defeated the Chiefs 20-17 as 2-point underdogs. In this matchup the Chiefs are 3-1 SU and ATS in the last four games and Kansas City has won three straight in Buffalo.