Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2017
Compiled by Jerry Tapp
Here’s a look at the four NFL playoff games for this weekend (Saturday January 14 and Sunday January 15) and a handful of stats you need to know about each contest.
Seattle @ Atlanta
All-time series: Seattle leads series 10-6
Playoffs: Atlanta leads 1-0
Last time: Seattle defeated Atlanta 26-24 (2016)
Seattle has won two straight over Atlanta. ... Seattle is 3-2 in the last five games played in Atlanta. ... three of the last four games in the series were decided by two points each
Houston @ New England
All-time series: New England leads the series 7-1
Playoffs: New England leads 1-0
Last time: New England defeated Houston 27-0 (2016)
New England has won five straight over the Texans. ... The Patriots are 4-0 at home against Houston. ... New England won the last two games over Houston by a combined score of 54-6.
Pittsburgh @ Kansas City
All-time series: Pittsburgh leads the series 21-11
Playoffs: Kansas City leads 1-0
Last time: Pittsburgh defeated Kansas City 43-14 (2016)
Pittsburgh has won five of the last seven games in this series. ... The Chiefs are 3-1 in the last four games played at home against the Steelers. ... Kansas City has scored under 15 points in four of the last five games played against Pittsburgh.
Green Bay @ Dallas
All-time series: The series is tied at 17-17
Playoffs: Dallas leads the playoff series matchups, 4-3
Last time: Dallas defeated Green Bay 30-16 (2016)
Green Bay has won five of the last six games played against the Cowboys. ... Dallas is 9-1 in their last 10 home games against the Packers. ... Dallas scored only seven points in three of the last six games played against the Packers. ... Green Bay is 6-1 in the last seven games when they scored 20 or more points against Dallas.