Sports-Odds.com is officially announcing that the odds makers have opened the betting line on the NFL Playoff Divisional game between the NFC South champion Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks. The NFL betting odds show the Atlanta Falcons -1 point home favorites against the Seattle Seahawks with the Total set at 45.5 points. The money lines are currently not available but we will post them as soon as they open.
With the Seattle Seahawks beating the Redskins 24-14 in the final game of the weekend, the lines makers got the every one of the Wild Card Weekend games correct with the favorites all easily covering the spread. The Atlanta Falcons finished the regular season as the top seed in the NFL post season off the arm of quarterback Matt Ryan and are the biggest favorite to win the NFC Championship. Resident NFL Picks Expert Tyler Morgan broke down every Playoff teams chances of winning it all so check out his current Super Bowl Predictions before the next round of action kicks off.
Seattle came into this NFC Wild Card match up sizzling hot after winning their last 5 games to get a Wild Card birth as did Washington which won 7 straight to secure the NFC East title. The first quarter looked like it was going to be a run away victory for the Redskins after Washington jumped out to a two touchdown lead. The Seattle Seahawks answered in the second quarter with 13 unanswered points of their own.
Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was not himself throughout the entire game, his knee was clearly bothering his scrambling ability and he was unable to set his feet properly to throw the ball accurately. The stifling Seahawks defense pounced all over RG3 knocking him out of the game in the fourth quarter. Redskins backup rookie Kurt Cousins stepped in but was unable to score.
Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson stepped up big time in his first ever NFL Playoff game after completing 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown. The Redskins defense was unable to stop running back Marshawn Lynch who ran for 132 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.
The Seattle Seahawks vs Atlanta Falcons NFC Divisional Playoff game kicks off at 1:00 PM EST on Sunday January 13th in the Georgia Dome. Get $50 in Free NFL Playoff Predictions today.