Originally written on The Awesome Boston  |  Last updated 12/20/14
A.B. If the NFL playoffs started today (through week 14), the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots would hold the #1 and #2 seeds in the AFC, respectively, and have first-round byes. The real question NFL fans in New England want to know, however, is how to win money betting on the Patriots in the playoffs. The first step to betting the Pats is to not worry about the NFL odds and lines for individual playoff games. The best bet with the Patriots in the 2014 NFL playoffs is to bet New England to win the Super Bowl. The odds right now will be somewhere between 9/1 and 4/1. So if you place $1,000 on the Patriots you have potential winnings of between $4,000-$9,000. Here are the top 3 reasons to bet on the Patriots: 1) The competition. There is no competition in round 1 if the Patriots maintain the bye. The Ravens, Bengals, Chiefs and Colts have all either lost to the Patriots already and/or have worse records and shouldn’t cause any problems for the Pats in round 2. The AFC Champion...
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