Giant share of bets are on the Bengals and Eagles early within the week

There are six days for bettors to take a facet on the AFC and NFC championship video games, however those that like getting on a facet early have clear preferences.

Based on BetMGM, greater than 80 p.c of the cash guess on the convention championship video games is on the Cincinnati Bengals within the AFC and the Philadelphia Eagles within the NFC.

There are a whole lot of bets nonetheless to come back and people numbers may change drastically earlier than kickoff on Sunday. Nevertheless it’s attention-grabbing to see that bettors jumped throughout these two groups when the spreads had been launched.

Eagles get many of the NFC motion

The Eagles are coming off a dominant win over the New York Giants, however it’s nonetheless a bit shocking to see them getting nearly all the early cash from bettors.

The Eagles opened as 1.5-point favorites and it shortly moved to 2.5. That is attributable to bets on the Eagles. As of Monday morning, 80 p.c of bets and 84 p.c of the cash wagered on the unfold was on Philadelphia.

The percentages on the Eagles -2.5 had shifted from -110 to -115, indicating that the road is likely to be near transferring once more, to Eagles -3.

The 49ers have been superb to bettors, overlaying the unfold in 9 of their final 10 video games. They coated once more vs. the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday as properly. However Philadelphia has been superb all season and an enormous efficiency on Saturday night time in opposition to the Giants has bettors speeding to get the Eagles earlier than the road will get to a discipline objective or greater.

The house favourite is getting the eye within the NFC recreation, however the reverse is the case within the AFC.

Early bettors for the conference championship games like the Philadelphia Eagles and quarterback Jalen Hurts. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Early bettors for the convention championship video games just like the Philadelphia Eagles and quarterback Jalen Hurts. (AP Photograph/Matt Slocum)

AFC bettors just like the Bengals

Maybe attributable to Patrick Mahomes‘ ankle damage, early bettors are fading the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Chiefs additionally opened up as 1.5-point favorites vs. the Bengals, however that has moved to -1 primarily based on early motion. The Bengals are getting 81 p.c of the early cash guess on the unfold for the AFC title recreation.

The Chiefs are a crew informal bettors prefer to again, however the Bengals are sizzling after soundly beating the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. The Chiefs did not cowl in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday however that was partially attributable to Mahomes’ well being.

Mahomes suffered a excessive ankle sprain within the first quarter and was clearly affected after that. Bettors like the concept of taking Burrow and a peaking Bengals crew over an injured Mahomes. It does not damage that Cincinnati has gained three in a row in opposition to Kansas Metropolis together with final season’s AFC championship recreation. That line may additionally maintain transferring the Bengals’ approach.

A lot of the bets for the 2 convention championship video games will not are available till the weekend. Some bettors knew immediately who they appreciated.

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