2014 NFC Championship Game Futures Betting: NFL Odds Update
So, how are you liking the 2014 NFC Championship futures bets that you placed back in the National Football League preseason? If you backed any of the top three chalk teams, whether it was San Francisco, Seattle, or Green Bay, you are still in very good shape at the NFL 2013 halfway point. Conversely if you dropped your dough on the Atlanta Falcons or New York Giants, you can use those tickets as kindling for your fireplace as those wagers are now toast!
Seahawks and 49ers: Still top NFC Championship chalk
Posted with +350 and +450 prices respectively, as the top favorites to win the 2014 NFC Championship back during the NFL preseason, San Francisco and Seattle are making the bookmakers at Bodog look good. Though their positions have changed, New Orleans is now sandwiched between them, the Seahawks are the new top chalk with a +225 line while the 49ers price as dropped slightly to +375 as the third favorite. New Orleans as gone from a fifth ranking, with a +1200 price in July, to second top chalk as the Saints now boast a +350 line.
Green Bay drops a position but price raises – New York and Atlanta are toast
Although they have dropped from third to fourth chalk, the Packers odds to represent the NFC in Super Bowl XLVIII have actually decreased as their line is now +500 at Bodog – down from their +800 price in July. The Atlanta Falcons (+900) and New York (+1500) as the fourth and sixth NFC Championship favorites, have seen their numbers tumble drastically as the Giants now sport a +5000 line (9th) while the Falcons have crapped the nest and are now 13th with a monster +7500 ML price. With Dallas (+1400) and Detroit (+1800) still in the conversation – the NFC playoff race is going to be a wide open sprint until the 2014 NFC Championship Sunday!