Packers Vs. Bears, Jets Vs. Steelers NFL Odds Set For Conference Championships

Joe DuffyAnalyst IJanuary 16, 2011

Steelers and Packers are favorites to go to the Super Bowl
Steelers and Packers are favorites to go to the Super BowlNick Laham/Getty Images

It’s the Packers vs. Bears and Jets vs. Steelers meeting in the 2011 NFL Conference Championship Games for the right to play in Super Bowl XLV at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The NFC playoffs saw the Chicago Bears rout the Seattle Seahawks, 35-24. Though the Seahawks made it look a bit closer, it was still the NFL Playoffs Game of the Year winner from the top sports handicapper service in the world GodsTips.

In a shocker, the New York Jets defeated the New England Patriots, 28-21. The Jets were nine-point underdogs.

The New York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers point spread for the 2011 AFC Championship game has been released. Pittsburgh is (-3.5) with a total of 39.5. There are also several cases where the Steelers are laying three points but with -120.

The NFL spread has been set for the NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears. Green Bay is a three-point road favorite at Chicago. The Bears-Packers total is 43.5.

It’s rare that a home team in a conference finale is such a large home underdog, but one of the biggest upsets in playoff history was in the NFC wild card round when the Seattle Seahawks knocked off the New Orleans Saints as a double-digit home underdog.

Following the double-header, CBS' "60 Minutes" featured professional sports bettor Billy Walters. Joe Duffy explains how he influenced today’s pro gamblers.