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2022 NFL
Playoffs
Sunday’s games
49ers
(15-4) @ Eagles (15-3)
— San Francisco won its last 12 games (10-2 ATS)
— Last four times 49ers were in playoffs, they went WWL
— 49ers outscored last ten opponents 192-66 in second half.
— 49ers are 11-0 when they score 24+ points, 4-4 when they don’t.
— Last four games, 49ers converted 78-157 (49.7%) on third down.
— In 11 post-bye games, 49ers ran ball for 151 yards/game.
— 49ers (+2.5) lost 44-23 at KC in their one game as underdog this season.
— Over is 9-4 in their last 13 games.
— 49ers are +24 in turnovers in their wins, minus-8 in losses.
— Shanahan is 58-48 as an NFL coach, 6-2 in playoff games.
— Rookie QB Purdy is 7-0 as NFL starter; last week was his first playoff game.
— Third time in last four years 49ers are in NFC Championship game (1-1 last two)

— Eagles won six of their last eight games.
— Eagles are 2-3 in playoffs since winning Super Bowl five years ago.
— Since 2010, Eagles are 3-3 SU in home playoff games.
— Philly is 8-2 SU/7-3 ATS at home this season.
— Under is 4-1 in last five Eagle games.
— Last 11 games, Philly converted 67-138 3rd down plays (48.6%).
— Last eight games, Eagle opponents converted 40-120 (33.3%) on 3rd down. 
— Philly gave up 32-40-20 points in its losses this season.
— Siranni is 24-12 as a head coach, 1-1 in playoff games.
— Under Sirianni, Eagles are 10-3 ATS as a home favorite.
— Hurts is 24-11 as NFL starter, 1-1 in playoff games.
— Last time Eagles were in Super Bowl was 2017, with Pederson/Foles as coach/QB.

— Teams last met in Week 2, 2021 (49ers won 17-11 @ Philly)
— Eagles won seven of last ten series games.
— Since 2005, 49ers are 1-3 ATS in visits to Philadelphia.
— Last nine times conference title game was #1-#2 seed game, #1-seed was 7-2 SU, 5-4 ATS.

Bengals (14-4) @ Chiefs (15-3)
— Cincinnati won its last ten games (13-3 ATS last 16).
— Cincy is 5-1 SU/5-1 ATS in last six playoff games; before last year, they hadn’t won a playoff game since 1990.
— Cincinnati is 7-3 SU on road TY; they won last five road tilts.
— Bengals are 3-0 ATS as an underdog this year.
— Three of Bengals’ four losses are by 3-3-2 points, all on last-second FG’s.
— Bengals are 13-0 if they score 21+ points, 1-4 if they score 20 or less.
— Cincy converted 95 of last 194 (49%) third down plays.
— Bengals scored 40 TD’s on their last 116 drives.
— Bengals ran ball for 172 yards LW (previous four games, total of 230).
— Bengals scored 118 points on last 22 red zone drives.
— Last five games, Bengals are +6 in turnovers.
— QB Burrow is 5-1 in playoff games; he also won a national title at LSU.

— Chiefs won 13 of last 15 games (6-9 ATS).
— KC has now been favored in its last 15 playoff games.
— Chiefs were held under their team total in eight of last 11 games.
— Chiefs are 10-14-1 ATS last 25 games as home favorite (4-4 TY).
— Last two games, Chiefs converted 16-41 third down plays (39%).
— Last four games, opponents converted 24-65 on third down (36.9%).
— Chiefs have 89 plays of 20+ yards; opponents have 57.
— Chiefs lost field position battle in nine of last 13 games. 
— Mahomes is 9-3 in playoff games.
— Chiefs are in 5th straight AFC title game (2-2 previous four)
— Last three years, Chiefs are 8-2 in playoff games.
— Reid is 20-16 in playoff games, 10-7 with the Chiefs.

— Chiefs (-2.5) lost 27-24 in Cincinnati on December 4th.
— Bengals won seven of last eight series games.
— Cincinnati is 3-3 ATS in last six visits to Arrowhead.
— Since 2003, when #1-seed is playing a #3 or lower seed in conference title game, the #1-seed is 6-4 ATS in those games.

 

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Steelers were good win to end the season with.

2022 record: 9-2, plus 204 units                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ______________________________