NFC Championship Game 2017: Latest Line & Betting Preview
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NFC Championship Game 2017: Latest Line & Betting Preview

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Aaron Rodgers of the Packers calls a play against the Falcons in Week 8 earlier this season. (Getty)

The Atlanta Falcons host the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 3:05 p.m. ET and the game will aired on FOX. The winner, of course, is Houston-bound for Super Bowl LI.

Currently, the Falcons are favored by 5 points and the over/under total sits at 60 points, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.

The Packers (12-6, 10-7-1 against the spread) have scored 30 points in 6 straight games (6-0 straight up) and they’ve covered the spread in 5 of them.

Atlanta (12-5, 11-6 against the spread) has scored at least 33 points in 5 consecutive games, breaking 40 twice. The Falcons have covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 and the OVER has won in 11 of 12, including 7 straight.

These teams met in Week 8 of the regular season with the Falcons pulling off a late 33-32 win. Green Bay covered the 3-point spread and the 65 points easily gave the OVER the win on the set 51 total.

Keep reading to see the latest betting trends, stats and history between the Falcons and Packers:


NFC Championship Game Betting Trends & History

The following trends were provided by OddsShark.com

Key: ATS (against the spread); SU (straight up)

— Green Bay is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games.

— Green Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games.

— The total has gone OVER in 5 of Green Bay’s last 5 games.

— Green Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 road games.

— Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games.

— Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games.

— The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 5 games.

— Atlanta is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 home games.

— The visiting team is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games between the teams.

— The Falcons are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games as home favorites.

— The Falcons have scored 30 or more points in 6 of their last 7 home games.

— The Packers have scored 30 or more points in 6 consecutive games.

— The Packers are allowing 297.2 passing yards on the road — second-worst in the NFL. The Falcons are second in the NFL with 313.1 passing yards at home.

— The Packers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against the Falcons.

— The Packers are 3-0 ATS in their last 3 games on the road against the Falcons.

— The total has gone OVER in the Falcons’ last 5 home playoff games.

— The Falcons are 5-2 SU and ATS in their last 7 games against teams with winning records.

— The Falcons are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against the NFC North.

— The total has gone UNDER in 9 of the Falcons’ last 11 games at home after winning their 2 most recent home games.

— The Falcons are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games at home after covering in their most recent home game.

— The Packers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 playoff games.

— The Packers are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games after losing the previous game in a matchup.

— The total has gone OVER in 20 of the Packers’ last 24 games against the NFC South.

— The Packers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games after winning as an underdog.

— The Packers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 NFC Championship Games.

— In 1 career NFC Championship Game, Julio Jones had 182 yards and 2 touchdowns.

— In 1 career NFC Championship Game, Matt Ryan threw for 396 yards, 3 touchdowns and 1 interception.

— In 2 career NFC Championship Games, Aaron Rodgers threw for 422 yards, 1 touchdown and 4 interceptions with a 55.6 QB rating.

— In 5 career games vs. the Falcons, Aaron Rodgers has 13 touchdowns and 1 interception with a 118 QB rating.


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