Pete Prisco's playoff odds, picks: The underdogs bark during Sunday's Divisional Round

The NFL Is Reportedly Concerned About The Chargers Potentially Hosting The AFC Title Game

The NFL Is Reportedly Concerned About The Chargers Potentially Hosting The AFC Title Game

I'm taking the Colts because I've felt all season long that the Chiefs defense was going to cost them in the playoffs.

After shattering almost every franchise passing record, Mahomes picked up right where he left off in his regular-season finale.

If the Chiefs win next week, it will be their first trip to the Super Bowl since they won Super Bowl IV. But they made the most of what was given to them.

Backup guard Jared Allen got stuck in the snow while driving to the game. The Patriots were the fourth-best team at forcing turnovers this season, doing so on 15 percent of drives. We start with the Colts visiting the Chiefs.

Last season, they fell flat in a wild-card loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Worth focusing on: This game could be decided on the ground, which means All-Pro Todd Gurley for the Rams and second-teamer Ezekiel Elliott for the Cowboys. The Cowboys traded for wide receiver Amari Cooper earlier in the year who has become a consistent go-to target for Quarterback Dak Prescott. With another terrific Running Back in Todd Gurley, and a star in young Quarterback Jared Goff, the Rams have cemented themselves as one of the top teams in the National Football League as they only lost three games all season.

Sean McVay's Rams offense will have to be at its best against a fearsome Dallas defense that held the Saints to 10 points in a Week 13 victory, but on the other side the Cowboys will have little hope of putting up points themselves if they can not stop Los Angeles' star defensive tackle Aaron Donald from disrupting their passing attack.

Jazz: This is the game that's the sentimental favorite for many people I know. In last week's Wild-Card Round the four underdogs not only went 4-0 ATS but 3-1 straight up.

Up first we have Los Angeles Chargers who travel to Foxborough to take on the New England Patriots, last year's Super Bowl losers. And then we've got what looks like a mismatch to close out the weekend. Green, an analyst for CBS, characterized Sutton's philosophy as "bend don't break", though the Chiefs' defense broke in their playoff loss a year ago, allowing three second-half touchdowns to Tennessee.

Mahomes was drafted by the Chiefs in 2017 following his junior year at Texas Tech when he completed 65.7 percent of his passes for 5,052 yards and 41 touchdowns. They're also seventh in yards per play in away games.

With that in mind, we're going to look at every matchup in the Divisional Round of the 2019 NFL Playoffs and determine the likelihood of an upset on a scale that goes as follows (from least likely to most likely): Ain't gonna happen, Nothing's impossible, That's feasible, Book it. Yes, they have a high-powered offense led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who may be the League's MVP. We still got one more. The Eagles are finally living the Cinderella dream and will miraculously win through for a Super Bowl repeat! Get ready for a shootout, ending with the Saints over the Eagles 38-28.

Add in the Nick Foles intrigue for the Eagles, and you're bound to see some massive numbers.

New England was 8-0 at Gillette Stadium, the only ideal home record in the league.

Indianapolis did not give up a sack against the Texans' vaunted defensive front, and its offensive line will face another stiff challenge Saturday.

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