Around town, Football Outsiders took both dogs, which left them at 1-1 ATS this week. In fact, they've taken every single dog in every game ATS in these playoffs, and every favorite to win straight up. Go figure. In Vegas, the public and pros were both on Seattle, but they split in the AFC game, with the pros on Indy, and the public on New England.
My picks split 1-1 ATS, with the Seahawks as the non-cover. I got -6.5 before the line moved all the way up to -8.5, but it didn't matter in the end. Wilson had one of his worst games as a pro, and it was all uphill from there. Thankfully, they did manage to pull out the straight up win to cash the teaser. And as a fan, does it get much better than that game?
We now have two full weeks to over-analyze the Super Bowl matchup to death, and another 300+ prop bets to sift through, too. I'm already leaning Seattle to repeat, but I'll wait until I dig through all the numbers and variables before I lock it in. I'll also have the prop picks up - including some exotics.