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by Phil Roeder
2011 AFC Conference: Odds Favor New England Patriots
It’s Wild Card weekend and that means it’s time to make your 2011 Super Bowl picks and NFL predictions to win in AFC conference odds. Sportsbooks have the New England Patriots -130 betting favorites in NFL predictions to win the 2011 AFC conference with the Pittsburgh Steelers +300 and Baltimore Ravens +700. The New York Jets vs Indianapolis Colts will start AFC conference action on Saturday at 8:00pm EST on NBC to decided one of the two remaining spots in the AFC divisional playoffs. Indianapolis has been dealt numerous injuries this season and as a result are 11-5 straight up, 9-7 against the spread and +1000 longshots in AFC conference odds to win.
The Jets have also had an up and down season going 11-5 straight up, 9-7 against the spread including a dismal 2-3 performance in their last five games and are also +1100 longshots in AFC Conference odds. Sunday will feature the Baltimore Ravens vs Kansas City Chiefs at 1:00pm EST on CBS to decide the final team fighting for a spot in the AFC playoffs. The Ravens finished the season 12-4 straight up and 8-7-1 against the spread in NFL predictions heading into their Wild Card match-up on Sunday with the Chiefs and are the third choice at +700 to win the 2011 AFC conference.
The Chiefs +1800 have gone 10-6 straight up, 9-7 against the spread heading into Sunday’s game with the Ravens and will be the longest shot on the board to win in AFC conference odds. The New England Patriots -130 are the betting favorites in odds to win the 2011 AFC Conference, have a first round bye and will play the winner of the Jets vs Colts game while the Pittsburgh Steelers +300 also have a bye and will play the winner of the Ravens vs Chiefs Wild Card game. The Patriots have done as most predicted and have gone 14-2 this season with their only losses at the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns while the Steelers have gone 12-4 with losses to the Ravens, Saints, Patriots and Jets.
NFL Predictions – AFC Conference Odds: New England Patriots -130
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