The board of top sportsbooks details line movement for every NFL playoff game from the opening to current numbers and where money influences point spreads as the week progresses.
This board is updated daily. Check back throughout the week as we detail the point-spread movement, not just in the numbers but also in the game-by-game synopses.
Here’s where the numbers are moving or staying for NFL divisional-round weekend, as of Friday, Jan. 21:
|DIVISIONAL ROUND||OPENING FAV., JAN. 18||DRAFTKINGS||FANDUEL||BETMGM||CAESARS|
|Bengals at Titans||Titans -2.5||Titans -3.5||Titans -3.5||Titans -3.5||Titans -3.5|
|49ers at Packers||Packers -4.5||Packers -5.5||Packers -5.5||Packers -5.5||Packers -5.5|
|Rams at Buccaneers||Buccaneers -2.5||Buccaneers -2.5||Buccaneers -3||Buccaneers -3||Buccaneers -2.5|
|Bills at Chiefs||Chiefs -2.5||Chiefs -2||Chiefs -1.5||Chiefs -1.5||Chiefs -2|
Bengals at Titans
WILD-CARD RESULTS – The Bengals held off the Raiders, 26-19, in Cincinnati. The Titans received a bye week as the AFC’s No. 1 seed.
TUESDAY – Sportsbooks opened this spread just under a key number of three and early action took advantage of the Titans laying 2.5 points. All four of the above-listed books went through a key number and settled at 3.5 points, offering buyback opportunities on the Bengals.
WEDNESDAY – All books remained at 3.5 points.
THURSDAY – The spread continued to hold at 3.5 points ever since reaching that number.
FRIDAY – No Bengals buyback came for 3.5 points across the board. There has been no more Titans support over a key number of three either.
49ers at Packers
WILD-CARD RESULTS – The 49ers never trailed in Dallas and beat the Cowboys 23-17. The Packers received a bye week as the NFC’s No. 1 seed.
TUESDAY – The highest opening spread on the board, early bettors backed the Packers at -4.5 to push the spread to six points at all books except BetMGM (5.5).
WEDNESDAY – Packers backers hit 5.5 at BetMGM to move that book in line with the rest of the market at six points.
THURSDAY – All books moved down to 5.5 points as 49ers support hit across the board.
FRIDAY – Since this spread climbed from the opener of 4.5 to six points, it settled back at 5.5 points for two straight days.
Rams at Buccaneers
WILD-CARD RESULTS – Both teams won convincingly. The Rams led the Cardinals 21-0 at halftime and secured a 34-11 victory. The Buccaneers built a 31-0 advantage after three quarters hosting the Eagles, winning 31-15.
TUESDAY – Early bets were on the Bucs -2.5, making the spread a market-consensus three points.
WEDNESDAY – No significant action on either team came, keeping spreads at three points across the board.
THURSDAY – Spreads at all four books remained at three points.
FRIDAY – Significant shifts to the spread came at DraftKings and Caesars. Both books to enough Rams money to drop under a key number of three points. FanDuel and BetMGM stayed put at three.
Bills at Chiefs
WILD-CARD RESULTS – Save for three kneel downs to end the game, the Bills’ offense scored a touchdown on every offensive possession to dismantle the Patriots, 47-17. The Chiefs handled the Steelers with three second-quarter touchdowns and three second-half scores to win 42-21.
TUESDAY – Early bettors were more convinced backing the Bills +2.5 to drop spreads to 1.5 points everywhere except Caesars (2).
WEDNESDAY – Caesars dropped to 1.5 points after taking enough Bills action. DraftKings conversely received Chiefs action, going back to the 2.5-point opening number. FanDuel and BetMGM held at 1.5 points.
THURSDAY – DraftKings took Bills action at 2.5 points to drop to two. All other books held at 1.5 points.
FRIDAY – Caesars joined DraftKings at two points after taking Chiefs action at -1.5. FanDuel and BetMGM held at 1.5.
View past lines and movement throughout respective weeks here:
- Wild Card
- Week 18
- Week 17
- Week 16
- Week 15
- Week 14
- Week 13
- Week 12
- Week 11 N/A
- Week 10
- Week 9
- Week 8
- Week 7
- Week 6
- Week 5
- Week 4
- Week 3
- Week 2
- Week 1 N/A
Mario Sanelli writes about sports betting for BeerLife Sports. He previously was the editorial assistant and a general-assignment reporter at The Denver Post for five years after serving as chief editor of The Metropolitan at MSU Denver. Mario was a NFL and college football insider with Mile High Sports for six years.
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