By Michael Bennett
Vegas has installed the visiting Atlanta Falcons as a fave over the Eagles this Saturday, and the public is following:
Sports book Bovada yesterday announced that , a significant portion of the betting public is backing the Falcons to win as a favorite and advance to the NFC Championship Game.
Only 23 percent of bettors are taking the Eagles — currently 3-point home underdogs — against the Falcons, representing the smallest total of any team playing this weekend.
Here’s the breakdown:
Playoff Lines and Percentages
Atlanta Falcons -3 (77% of public)
EAGLES +3 (23% of the public)
Tennessee Titans +14 (29% of public)
New England Patriots -14 (71% of the public)
Jacksonville Jaguars +71/2 (43% of public)
Pittsburgh Steelers -71/2 (57% of public)
New Orleans Saints +4 (58% of public)
Minnesota Vikings -4 (42% of public)