2013 NFL Playoff Schedule and Picks: Divisional Round

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A look at both of the Saturday NFL playoff games. I was 3-1 against the spread last weekend. No reason to think I can't go 4-0 this weekend.

The divisional round is usually the most exciting weekend of the NFL season. The NFC games should be pretty good, but the AFC games look like real clunkers. Maybe one of the underdogs will surprise everyone and make a game of it, but since I hate both of those teams, I hope they don't. Here are my picks and the schedule.

Baltimore @ Denver (3:30 central CBS)

The Ravens are a 10 point underdog in this game. Given Peyton Manning's history of shredding Baltimore, that number probably isn't big enough. The Broncos already hammered the Ravens once this season. I don't expect the game today to be any different. Take the Broncos.

Packers @ 49ers (7:00 FOX)

This should be a really fun game to watch. One of the best quarterbacks in the league against one of the best defenses in the league. I expect this game to go down to the wire, but I am hesitant to ever bet against Aaron Rodgers. The Packers are a field goal underdog. I'll take the Packers.

More from SB Nation on this weekend's games:

AFC Divisional round: Ravens vs. Broncos

SB Nation blog: Baltimore Beatdown | Mile High Report

Game Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 12, 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO
TV Schedule: CBS
NFL odds: Broncos -9.5
NFL picks: Broncos, 30-20

NFC Divisional round: Packers vs. 49ers

SB Nation blog: Acme Packing Company | Niners Nation

Game Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. ET
Location: Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA
TV Schedule: FOX
NFL odds: 49ers -3
NFL picks: Packers, 30-27

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NFC Divisional round: Seahawks vs. Falcons

SB Nation blog: Field Gulls | The Falcoholic

Game Date/Time: Sunday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m. ET
Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
TV Schedule: FOX
NFL odds: Falcons -2.5
NFL picks: Seahawks, 24-20

AFC Divisional round: Texans vs. Patriots

SB Nation blog: Battle Red Blog | Pats Pulpit

Game Date/Time: Sunday, Jan. 13, 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
TV Schedule: CBS
NFL odds: Patriots -9.5
NFL picks: Patriots, 35-20

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More reading:

Mile High Report: The Broncos historical run

Baltimore Beatdown: Predicting the Ravens to lose

Acme Packing Company: 5 questions with the enemy

Niners Nation: Harbaugh talks Packers, kickers and mullets

SB Nation: The Pats are doomed

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