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NFL Divisional Playoffs 2012: Predictions and Picks

Welcome Back to The Sports Savant’s Weekly NFL Picks, Divisional Playoff Round Edition!

Before we look at my picks for the Wild Card Round playoff games, let’s take a look at how last weeks picks shaped up and my final overall records for the 2012 NFL regular season…

*Wildcard Playoff Round RESULTS*

Winner: 3-1
Winner w/ Spread: 2-2
Over/Under: 2-2
Trifecta: 1
Strikeouts: 0
Perfect Team Score Predictions: 1 (Green Bay)
Perfect Game Score Predictions: 0
*2012 Overall Record*
Winner: 169-90-1 (.653)
Winner w/ Spread: 132-122-6 (.520)
Over/Under: 135-118-7 (.534)

Trifecta: 67
Strikeouts: 44
Perfect Team Score Predictions: 31   [Week 1]: New England  [Week 2]: Indianapolis, San Francisco [Week 3]: Chicago, Washington, New York(A)  [Week 4]: Cleveland, Philadelphia  [Week 5]: Green Bay, Seattle, San Diego  [Week 7]: St. Louis, Tampa Bay  [Week 9]: Miami, Tennessee, Green Bay, Arizona  [Week 11]: Detroit, Carolina, Tampa Bay, Indianapolis
[Week 12]: San Francisco  [Week 13]:Chicago, Houston [Week 14]: Detroit  [Week 15]: Miami
[Week 16]: Jacksonville, Washington  [Week 17]:Cincinnati, St. Louis
[Wildcard Round]:Green Bay
Perfect Game Score Predictions: 2   [Week 9]: Arizona @ Green Bay  [Week 11]: Carolina v. Tampa Bay

NOTE: The team with a negative number in parenthesis “(-3)” next to their name is the favorite to win the matchup and the number represents how many points the favorite has to score more than the underdog to count as a winning bet.  The over/under for the game is represented by a number in parenthesis with the letters o and u “(o/u 46)”.  The number represents the amount of points you are wagering whether or not the two team’s combined score will be in excess of or short of.  Official betting lines courtesy of

Don’t forget to visit to check my game picks or right here on at The Sports Savant channel.  And now for my NFL Wild Card Playoff game picks…

Baltimore @ Denver(-9)  (o/u 45)
Savant Spread Pick: Baltimore with the points; Denverto win ~ 27-24
Over/Under Pick: Over

Green Bay @ San Francisco(-3)  (o/u 45)
Savant Spread Pick: San Francisco and the points to win ~ 26-21
Over/Under Pick: Over

Seattle @ Atlanta(-2.5)  (o/u 46)
Savant Spread Pick: Atlanta and the points to win ~ 20-17
Over/Under Pick: Under

Houston @ New England(-9.5)  (o/u 48.5)
Savant Spread Pick: New England and the points to win ~ 31-21
Over/Under Pick: Over

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