NFL Conference Championship Games - 1980 to 2022

by Al McMordie

Friday, Jan 27, 2023
The 2023 NFL Conference Championship Round is this weekend.  And it's an intriguing set of games, as all four teams have a legitimate chance to win the Super Bowl.  Let's take a look at how this round of the NFL playoffs has gone -- from a point spread perspective -- since 1980.

Home teams:  46-38 ATS

Away teams:  38-46 ATS

Favorites:  45-38 ATS

Underdogs:  38-45 ATS

Home underdogs:  7-6 ATS

Home favorites:  39-31 ATS

Road favorites:  6-7 ATS

Road underdogs:  31-39 ATS

Double-digit underdogs 8-3 ATS

Double-digit favorites 3-8 ATS

Teams off an ATS loss (vs. teams off an ATS win):  16-12 ATS

Teams off back-to-back wins (vs. foes not off back-to-back wins):  18-10 ATS

Teams off upset wins (vs. foes not off an upset win):  18-20 ATS

Teams off back-to-back SU/ATS wins (vs. foes not off back-to-back SU/ATS wins):  18-20 ATS

Teams off back-to-back ATS losses (vs. foes not off back-to-back ATS losses): 6-6 ATS

Revenge-minded teams that lost to their opponent earlier in the season:  24-34 ATS

Teams that made playoffs the previous season (vs. foes that did not):  21-21 ATS

Teams with a better W/L record:  41-33 ATS

Teams that scored 35 (or more) points in their previous game (vs. foes that did not):  13-21 ATS

Overs:  44-37-3

Unders:  37-44-3

Good luck, as always,
Al McMordie

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