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Super Bowl XLVII Betting Preview: The Prop Board

Most bettors probably already know which team they're going to back in this Sunday's Super Bowl, matching the Ravens and 49ers. So maybe it's time to take a look at the Super Bowl XLVII prop betting board.

Yes, we know there are six days to go before the Big Game, but some of us might need six days to go through all the offerings.

Ravens, Falcons are Conference Championship underdogs

The NFL's version of the Final Four will play out this Sunday with the two Conference Championship games deciding the matchup for Super Bowl XLVII (that's 47, for all you non-Romans out there).

NFL Divisional Round matchups in betting spotlight this weekend

It might be the best weekend of pro football each season. Eight teams - generally regarded as the eight best teams in the league - hook up in four Divisional Round playoff games with berths in the Conference Championship games on the line.

For this weekend the NFL offers up three rematches from earlier this season, and one very interesting inter-coastal matchup between a top seed and a hot team.

Wild Card weekend: Packers big chalk despite loss to Vikings

The college football postseason comes to an end this weekend, while the NFL playoffs are just getting started. Here's a quick look at this weekend's football betting action, with pointspreads current as of Friday morning.

Underdog Cowboys visit Redskins to settle NFC East

The college football bowl season really gets rolling this weekend and the NFL is down to its final Sunday before the playoffs start. Let's take a quick look at some of the marquee betting action, with pointspreads to ponder (as of Friday morning).

Surprising Seahawks sitting as slight home dogs Sunday night

With the almost-daily barrage of college football bowl games under way, as well as the playoff races in the NFL, football bettors have plenty to choose from this weekend. Here's a quick look at some of the better football betting action available over the next three days, with pointspreads current as of Friday morning.

Jets try to keep playoff hopes alive against Titans

The New York Jets will probably have to go perfect from here on out if they want any chance at all of making the AFC playoffs. They've already won two in a row, and will try to make it three straight when they pay a visit to the 4-9 Tennessee Titans for this week's version of Monday Night Football (8:30 pm ET, ESPN).

Grassy Offers Betting Value in Hollywood Turf Cup

The Betfair Hollywood Park meeting is winding down, and horseplayers will have plenty of betting action on Saturday with a couple of graded stakes on the menu along with the appearance of Zenyatta’s little sister.

In one of the best wagering races on the day a field of ten will line up in the Grade 2 $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup, a 1 ½ mile turf event for three-year-olds and upward.

The Grade 1 Hollywood Derby runner up Grandeur is the 5-2 morning line favorite for trainer Patrick Gallagher.

Patriots favored to keep on rolling versus visiting 49ers

With six games matching teams with winning records this weekend the NFL will be must-see TV, and sets up for some great football betting action. Here's a quick preview of this weekend around the league with pointspreads in play as of Friday morning.

Patriots, Texans Meet for AFC Battle Royale Monday Night

Monday Night Football finally offers up a blockbuster matchup as the 9-3 New England Patriots and 11-1 Houston Texans square off in Foxboro with big AFC playoff stakes on the line (8:30 pm ET, ESPN).

Last week most NFL betting outlets opened this game with New England favored by five points, and as of Monday morning most books were listing the Patriots at -4.5.



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