NFL Conference Championship Games Since 1980: A Point Spread Review

by Al McMordie

There have been 82 NFL Conference Championship games played since the 1980-81 season.  Let's take a look at the data, from a "Vegas" perspective.

Home Teams:  46-36 ATS, including 39-29 ATS as Favorites, 7-6 ATS as Underdogs, 0-1 ATS as PK
Road Teams:  36-46 ATS, including 6-7 ATS as Favorites, 29-39 ATS as Underdogs, 1-0 ATS as PK

Underdogs:  36-45 ATS
Favorites:  45-36 ATS

Double Digit Favorites:  3-8 ATS
Double Digit Underdogs:  8-3 ATS

Revengers:  30-40 ATS, including 5-8 ATS in Division games.  Favored Revengers 12-10 ATS; Underdog Revengers 17-30 ATS; PK'em Revengers 1-0 ATS

Off ATS Loss (vs. Foe Not Off ATS Loss):  16-12 ATS, including 9-7 ATS as Favorite; 7-5 ATS as Underdog; 9-9 ATS at Home; 7-3 ATS on Road

Off Double Digit Win (vs. Foe Not Off Double-Digit Win):  20-20 ATS, including 15-15 ATS Home; 5-5 ATS Away; 16-15 ATS as Favorite; 3-5 ATS as Underdog; 1-0 ATS as PK

Off Upset Win (vs. Foe Not Off Upset Win):  17-20 ATS, including 1-0 ATS at Home; 16-20 ATS Away; 3-1 ATS as Favorite; 14-19 ATS as Underdog

Overs:  44-35-3 
Unders: 35-44-3

Good luck, as always...Al McMordie

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