NEPD Editor: Oliver Thomas
Head coach Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots will be playing a Cover-3 defense this wild-card weekend, as potential divisional-round opponents in the Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals fight to advance.
All three sit at 11-5. All three have their respective strengths. And while no team in the AFC is without weakness, all three carry the traits to exploit New England’s. The Patriots will be a favorite in all three of the games – feel free to find a place to bet at SportsBettingDime.com – as the Patriots are 7/2 to win the AFC. The Broncos are the favorite at 5/7.
There are few certainties in the wide-open AFC playoff picture; Kansas City and Indianapolis will play on Saturday, and Cincinnati and the San Diego Chargers will play on Sunday.
All the Patriots can do is prepare to host the highest remaining seed on Jan. 11 at 8:15 p.m. (more…)