NFL Divisional Playoffs
Saturday, Jan. 16
- Rams at Packers (-7) O/U 46, 4:35 p.m. ET, FOX
- Ravens at Bills (-3) O/U 50, 815 p.m. ET, NBC
Sunday, Jan. 17
- Browns at Chiefs (-10) O/U 56, 3:05 p.m. ET, CBS
- Bucs at Saints (-3) O/U 51, 6:40 p.m., FOX
Today’s VSiN lineup
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- 7-10 a.m. Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard
- 10 a.m.–Noon A Numbers Game with Gill Alexander
- Noon–1 p.m. The Lombardi Line with Patrick Meagher and Michael Lombardi
- 1-3 p.m. The Edge with Jonathan Von Tobel
- 3-5 p.m. Betting Across America with Mike Pritchard and James Salinas
- 5-7 p.m. My Guys in the Desert with Matt Youmans, Tim Murray and Danielle Alvari
- 7-8 p.m. Rush Hour with Wes Reynolds
- 8-10 p.m. Prime Time Action with Gill Alexander, Matt Brown and Danielle Alvari
Today’s CFB Playoff title game
- No. 1 Alabama (-8) vs. No. 3 Ohio State, 8 p.m. ET, in Miami Gardens, Fla., ESPN
Dave Tuley notes: On the eve of the National Championship Game, Alabama is a consensus 8-point favorite over Ohio State in Las Vegas, but 8.5 is the more common spread offshore & in states back East; O/U 75.5. MATCHUP.
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Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- NFL PLAYOFFS: Favorites went 2-1 SU & ATS on Sunday; faves 4-2 SU on Wild Card Weekend, but dogs lead 4-2 ATS as LAR & CLE pulled upsets while IND & WAS covered in SU losses; road teams 2-1 SU & ATS Sunday, lead 4-2 SU & ATS; Unders 2-1 Sunday, but Overs lead 4-2
- Browns beat Steelers 48-37. Browns did it after closing as 5.5-point road underdogs & +205 ML (flew Over betting total of 47.5).
- Saints beat Bears 21-9. Saints also covered after closing as 11-point home favorites, though Bears nearly got the Push with TD on final play, but NFL no longer requires PAT if game result not in doubt (stayed Under 48 points).
- Ravens beat Titans 20-13. Ravens also covered as 3.5-point road favorites, stayed way Under betting total of 53.5 points for first Under in playoffs.. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Underdogs went 4-3 ATS with outright upsets by Thunder, Timberwolves & Warriors plus Bulls (+12.5 at Clippers) covering in a SU loss; dogs lead 86-57 ATS (60.1%) on season with 3 games closing pick-’em; Unders went 5-2 Sunday & now lead 76-68-2 (52.8%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NCAAMB: Maryland upset No. 12 Illinois 66-63. Terrapins did it as 10-point road underdogs & +455 on ML; No. 5 Iowa (-10.5) beat No. 16 Minnesota 86-71 & No. 19 Virginia Tech (6.5) beat Notre Dame 77-63 as both covered. RECAPS & MATCHUPS
Today’s VSiN podcasting lineup
- Beating The Book with Gill Alexander: Guessing Lines episode will be posted later today. LISTEN HERE.
- VSiN Market Insights with Josh Appelbaum: Fresh updates on the line movement for today’s sports betting menu, posted every weekday by noon ET. LISTEN HERE.
- VSIN Best Bets: Never miss a show. Get one-hour segments of every show in podcast format, posted shortly after the finish. LISTEN HERE.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh’s advice on the tonight’s national championship game? Wait as long as you can so you can interpret the late line movements. CONTINUE READING.
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Wild Card Book Report
Ben Fawkes and Dave Tuley: Winners and losers from the weekend, including a $500,000 winner on the Browns. CONTINUE READING.
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