NFL Wild Card Weekend 2023 Playoffs Preview And Picks

Following another winning season of NFL underdog picks, the 2023 NFL playoffs begin this weekend with six games in the Wild Card round. I chip-in 2023 NFL playoffs coverage at Forbes with matchups, schedule and TV times, betting lines, Super Bowl odds and additional information you can bet on.

I continue more coverage at Off Shore Gaming Association, where I provide 2023 NFL playoffs Picks, Opinions and Leans with additional stats of note in Part 1 and Part 2 playoff previews – odds, stats and ATS betting insights.

My colleagues at Playbook Sports pass along ATS info that you might find interesting, and I add my stats and proprietary data with insight, analysis and information you can bet on.

NFL Wild Card Matchups and Odds

Lines as of Friday from BetMGM

Seattle at San Francisco

Line: 49ers -9.5, Total 42 – Opinion 49ers

Saturday, Jan. 14 | 4:30 p.m. ET | Fox

Los Angeles at Jacksonville

Line: Chargers -2.5, Total 47.5 – Lean Chargers, Opinion Over

Saturday, Jan. 14 | 8:15 p.m. ET | NBC

Miami at Buffalo

Line: Bills -13.5, Total 43.5 – Lean Bills

Sunday, Jan. 15 | 1 p.m. ET | CBS

New York Giants at Minnesota

Line: Vikings -3, Total 48 – Lean Vikings

Sunday, Jan. 15 | 4:30 p.m. ET | Fox

Baltimore at Cincinnati

Line: Bengals -8.5, Total 40.5 – Lean Bengals

Sunday, Jan. 15 | 8:15 p.m. ET | NBC

Dallas at Tampa Bay 

Line: Cowboys -2.5, Total 45.5 – Pick Cowboys

Monday, Jan. 16 | 8:15 p.m. ET | ESPN

2023 NFL Playoffs

Betting data from BetMGM

“The unknown around quarterbacks for Miami and Baltimore has had a big effect on their respective spreads this weekend. Early action shows the book needing the Dolphins, Ravens, and the Seahawks this weekend.” – BetMGM

Most bet games (tickets)

  1. Ravens-Bengals
  2. Seahawks-49ers
  3. Dolphins-Bills

Most bet teams (tickets)

  1. Bengals -9.5
  2. Bills -13
  3. 49ers -9.5

Most bet teams (handle)

  1. 49ers -9.5
  2. Bengals -9.5
  3. Bills -13

Most bet Overs (tickets)

  1. Ravens-Bengals 40.5
  2. Chargers-Jaguars 47.5
  3. Dolphins-Bills 43.5

Most bet Unders (tickets)

  1. Seahawks-49ers 42
  2. Cowboys-Buccaneers 45.5
  3. Giants-Vikings 48

Check out my NFL betting previews at OSGA for more insights and my Picks, Opinions and Leans.

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