The victor of Sunday's game will play either the Falcons or Eagles for a trip to Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis. The No. 1-seeded Eagles are the underdog at home against the sixth-seeded Falcons. With the AFC being the designated home team in this year's Super Bowl, the AFC champion would be assigned the Vikings' practice facility and locker room and the NFC champion would practice at the University of Minnesota and get the road locker room. Super Bowl that is, not great Seinfeld episode.
The Eagles are the top seed in the NFC but they're a small home underdog on Saturday due to their quarterback situation.
Since that time, the once high-functioning Philadelphia offense has slowed to the rate of a leaking faucet. Below are the probabilities to win each game this weekend.
The Eagles played like the best team in the National Football League for the majority of the National Football League season, but that is no longer the case. Heading into the season, a Super Bowl rematch seemed likely.
They are plus-1400 to win the title according to OddsShark, and that's a huge fall considering the way they played during the season. The Eagles lost star quarterback Carson Wentz to a season-ending Week 14 ACL injury and that has dramatically changed oddsmakers' view of them. At the start of the playoffs, the Vikings were 9/5 favorites to reach the Super Bowl and were followed by the Eagles (3/1) and Saints (5/1), while the Falcons had the fifth-best odds at 10/1.
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The Wild Card round showed us though, that bad quarterback play can be overcome with impressive defense.
The logistical nightmare can still be worked around with the built-in bye week between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl, but even that may not be enough time to get everything done that would typically get done.
NFC No. 2 seed Minnesota is a +375 second-favorite to win the Super Bowl. The NFL may have to prepare for some around-the-clock work in getting the stadium set for the Super Bowl regardless of who is playing in the game.
We've never seen home field advantage on a stage like this.