Thursday, January 12, 2012

NFL Divisional Round Playoffs Picks

New Orleans Saints at San Francisco 49ers (Saturday 4:30pm)
SF had a league low 10 turnovers while taking it away an NFL best-tying 38 times. Saints have taken 9 of the past 11 from the 49ers, including the last six in a row.
Winner: 49ers

Denver Broncos at New England Patriots (Saturday 8pm)
Patriots topped the Broncos 41-23 in December with the Pats taking the turnover battle 3-0.  Denver is 2-0 vs. New England in the playoffs.
Winner: Patriots

Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens (Sunday 1pm)
The Ravens, who are 8-0 at home this season, have never lost to Houston (5-0), including topping the Texans, 29-14 back in October.  The Texans and Ravens are the only NFL teams to rank in top five in total defense as well as both rush and pass defense.
Winner: Ravens

New York Giants at Green Bay Packers (Sunday 4:30pm)
Green Bay thwarted a late NYG rally, beating the Giants in the final seconds in December, 38-35.  Green Bay has won six of the last seven regular season meetings, but the Giants won the last playoff meeting back in the 2007 NFC Championship.
Winner: Packers

Last week: 2-2
Season: 170-90

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