America is banking on Joe Burrow to return to the Super Bowl.
The Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals will fulfill in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday for the 2nd successive season, however this time around, the situations are a bit various.
The Chiefs were preferred by 7-point a year back. This year, Kansas City opened as slim 3-point favorites however the Chiefs have actually all of a sudden ended up being underdogs in your home in Arrowhead Stadium.
The line has actually moved significantly given that opening on Sunday night, moving from -3 to +1 and even +1.5 at some United States sportsbooks.
That’s due to the fact that 80 percent of the general public bets have actually can be found in on the Bengals up until now.
The Bengals are now 1-point FAVORITES over the Chiefs in the AFC Championshippic.twitter.com/0tXAXU08rh
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Public Betting on Burrow, Bengals In AFC Championship Game
It appears Mahomes’ high ankle sprain in the Divisional Round has actually currently begun to move the wagering lines in the AFC Championship Game.
According to the leading sports wagering apps, the cash has actually currently begun gathering on the Bengals.
In truth, 80 percent of the general public bets have actually currently can be found in on Cincinnati, which opened at +3 at some sports wagering websites. That line has actually given that been gotten used to -1 and eve 1.5 in some locations, a sign that the bookies aren’t going to sustain excessive threat on the Bengals’ 2nd straight Super Bowl look.
With Mahomes banged up, there might be some worth on the Chiefs as house underdogs in a vengeance video game.
Remember, Joe Burrow and the Bengals beat the Chiefs 27-24 in overtime last season to protect a journey to the Super Bowl.
Mahomes Dealing With High Ankle Sprain
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Mahomes suffered a high ankle sprain on Saturday versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. Thankfully for the Chiefs, Mahomes had the ability to prevent any more damage regardless of playing through the injury in the Divisional Round.
The star quarterback stated that he will play in the AFC Championship rematch versus the Bengals on Sunday.
Normally, a high ankle sprain is an injury that takes 4-6 weeks of healing time.
However, Mahomes is preparing to play through the discomfort simply one week after sustaining the injury.
The public is hoping that injury decreases Mahomes, who will likely bring house his 2nd NFL MVP Award this year.
Of course, the last time Mahomes won the MVP, he led the Chiefs to their very first Super Bowl win in 50 years in 2019.