AFC And NFC Championship Game Early Betting Odds Set

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NFL Championship WeekendWe are less than 24 hours removed from knowing the AFC and NFC Championship game matchups for this upcoming weekend, but that hasn’t stopped oddsmakers from immediately releasing a betting line for each.

In one of the matchups, home field advantage is not enough to tab a team as a favorite, while in the other game on the slate it’s a rematch from a season ago.

Let’s begin with the first game kicking off next Sunday, as the San Francisco 49ers make a return trip to the NFC Championship, though this time on the road against the Atlanta Falcons. The 49ers knocked off the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night to advance, while the Falcons survived a comeback from the Seattle Seahawks.

The game will be played in the Georgia Dome, but its San Francisco who has been given the early edge on NFC Championship Game Betting Odds available at BetOnline Sportsbook. The 49ers are installed as 3.5-point favorites in the matchup. It’s the first time that the Falcons have been set as underdogs at home all season long.

In the second matchup of Championship Weekend in the NFL, the New England Patriots will host a rematch with the Baltimore Ravens. If this game is anything like last year’s thriller, we are all in for a real treat.

How did they get here?

It started on Saturday with the Ravens going into Denver, and beating the No.1 seed Broncos 38-35 in overtime. Then roughly 24 hours later, the Patriots capped off an impressive performance with a victory at home over Houston.

The rematch is set, and NFL Betting Odds say that New England is the team to beat. The Patriots are set as 7.5-point favorites to beat Baltimore for a second-straight season in the AFC Championship game.

It will all be decided on the field on Sunday.

The NFC Championship Game between the Falcons and 49ers will kickoff on FOX beginning at 3pm ET. Then at 6:30pm ET, the AFC Championship Game will get underway with coverage on CBS.

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