2022 NFL Wild Card Lines and Movement

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2022 NFL Wild Card Lines and Movement

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 wild-card weekend, as of Saturday, Jan. 15:

WILD-CARD GAMESOPENING FAV., JAN. 10DRAFTKINGSFANDUELBETMGMCAESARS
Bengals 26, Raiders 19Bengals -6.5Bengals -5.5Bengals -4.5Bengals -5.5Bengals -5.5
Bills 47, Patriots 17 Bills -4.5Bills -4.5Bills -4.5Bills -4.5Bills -4.5
Eagles at BuccaneersBuccaneers -8.5Buccaneers -7.5Buccaneers -7.5Buccaneers -7.5Buccaneers -7.5
49ers at CowboysCowboys -3Cowboys -3Cowboys -3Cowboys -3Cowboys -3
Steelers at ChiefsChiefs -11.5Chiefs -12.5Chiefs -12.5Chiefs -12.5Chiefs -12.5
Cardinals at RamsRams -5Rams -3.5Rams -3.5Rams -3.5Rams -3.5
Odds as of Saturday, Jan. 15. Odds updated once daily

Eagles at Buccaneers

WEDNESDAY – No significant action hit the opening number of 8.5 points to move it off that mark.

THURSDAY – DraftKings was the lone book to move off 8.5 points, going to 9.5.

FRIDAY – Eagles backers hit DraftKings and dropped its spread 1.5 points to eight. The other three books remained at 8.5 points.

SATURDAY – Market-moving Eagles money hit the boards, dropping spreads to a consensus 7.5 points.

49ers at Cowboys

WEDNESDAY – Sportsbooks opened this spread on a key number of three points, which is where it held.

THURSDAY – All books held at three points except DraftKings, which moved off a key number to 3.5.

FRIDAY – 49ers bettors snagged “the hook” at 3.5 points at DraftKings, which dropped that book in line with the rest of the market at three points.

SATURDAY – No movement off three points either way.

Steelers at Chiefs

WEDNESDAY – Early money took the Chiefs to cover 11.5 points, moving spreads to a consensus 12.5.

THURSDAY – No significant action at any books moved the spread off Wednesday’s mark of 12.5 points.

FRIDAY – For a third-straight day, this spread stayed at 12.5 points after Chiefs backers grabbed the opener of 11.5 points on Wednesday.

SATURDAY – Another day and no significant dollars on either side of this spread as 12.5 points remained the mark across the board.

Cardinals at Rams

WEDNESDAY – Bettors hit the underdog Cardinals to varying degrees. BetMGM dropped a half point from opening at five. FanDuel and Caesars were down a full point to four and DraftKings was lowest at 3.5 points.

THURSDAY – All books were at four points except FanDuel (3.5).

FRIDAY – Respective spreads held from Thursday, with FanDuel being the lowest book at 3.5 points and all others at four.

SATURDAY – The rest of the market joined FanDuel at 3.5 points after Cardinals backers nailed books posting four points.


Bengals 26, Raiders 19

WEDNESDAY – Money steadily hit the underdog Raiders to drop the spread by midweek to a market-consensus 5.5 points.

THURSDAY – DraftKings and FanDuel took more Raiders action, moving down to five and 4.5 points respectively.

FRIDAY – Bengals backers hit 4.5 points at DraftKings, moving the book to 5.5. FanDuel held at 4.5 points, and BetMGM and Caesars hadn’t budged from 5.5 since Wednesday.

Bills 47, Patriots 17

WEDNESDAY – Early bettors sided with the underdog Patriots getting 4.5 points and moved the spread down slightly to four points across the board.

THURSDAY – Spreads held at four points at all four books.

FRIDAY – All books took enough Bills action at four points to bump up to 4.5.


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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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