NFL Divisional Round Odds: Are Bettors Jumping On Underdogs?

The first two NFL Divisional Round games went to the underdogs Saturday. Does that have bettors looking to the point spread pups in the final two postseason games Sunday? We look at the Divisional Round odds and line moves heading into kickoff.

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2022 11:20 AM ET Read Time: 8 min

The NFL Divisional Round is halfway through and already bettors are sitting on the edge of their seats, with both underdogs cashing in with outright wins Saturday. 

The Cincinnati Bengals beat the Tennessee Titans as 4-point road underdogs and the San Francisco 49ers braved the cold and snow of Lambeau Field to steal a win from the Green Bay Packers as 6-point pups.

Will the underdogs in the Divisional Round odds keep barking in Sunday's two contest? The Los Angeles Rams are getting the points in Tampa Bay while the Buffalo Bills are slight underdogs in Kansas City tonight.

Here are the current NFL Divisional Round odds and line moves to note as we get closer to kickoff:

These are the NFL odds for the Divisional Round, with Tampa Bay and Kansas City set as home favorites for Sunday's showdowns.

Matchup Time Spread Over/Under
Bengals at Titans Sat, 4:30 p.m. ET Titans -4 47.5
49ers at Packers Sat, 8:15 p.m. ET Packers -5.5 47
Rams at Buccaneers Sun, 3:00 p.m. ET Buccaneers -2.5 48
Bills at Chiefs Sun, 6:30 p.m. ET Chiefs -1 54

Odds courtesy of DraftKings as of January 23, 2022.

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Opening line

Titans -3, Over/Under 46.5

Why the line moved

UPDATE 11:59 A.M. ET, SATURDAY, JAN. 22: As of Saturday morning, the point spread for today's game between the Bengals and Titans is up to Tennessee -4. The betting action was very even on the spread coming into game day but there are reports surfacing about some significant sharp action on the home favorites, which has forced almost all books to move their number higher. The total is hanging in at 47.5.

Opening line

Packers -5.5, Over/Under 47.5

Why the line moved

UPDATE 12:09 P.M. ET SATURDAY, JAN. 22: We're seeing three different point spread numbers early in the day Saturday for tonight's primetime Divisional Round game in Green Bay. There are a couple of books offering Packers -5, most books still posting -5.5, and a few rogue shops hanging -6. The Packers are picking up most of the handle with both DraftKings (75%) and PointsBet (78%) reporting the majority of their side money on the NFC's No. 1 seed.

The total is at 47 at most sportsbooks, with a few shops offering 47.5.

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Opening line

Buccaneers -2.5, Over/Under 48

Why the line moved

UPDATE 9:00 A.M. ET SUNDAY, JAN. 23: As of Sunday morning, Tampa Bay is sitting between a -2.5 (-120) and -3 (EVEN) favorite, so depending on which side you like in this NFC Divisional Round matchup, you can find a solid spread if you want to lay the extra vig. Covers Consensus shows 52% of picks on the visiting Rams but sportsbooks like WynnBet are reporting a slight lean to the Bucs in terms of ticket count and money wagered. The total for this game is sitting at 48 points.

Opening line

Chiefs -2.5, Over/Under 52.5

Why the line moved

UPDATE 11:20 A.M. ET SUNDAY, JAN. 23: Some sportsbooks have dropped the spread to Chiefs -1 (-110) just before noon ET with gameday action coming in on Buffalo. Most shops are dealing Kansas City -1.5 and Bet365 is hanging on to Chiefs -2. The total sitting steady at 54 points, with Covers Consensus showing 64% of picks on the Over.

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