Seahawks vs. Falcons, NFL playoffs 2013: Atlanta favored by 2.5

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After Seattle made it past the Washington Redskins, the Seahawks are set to remain on the East Coast; this time in Atlanta against the Falcons. The early line is in, and the Falcons are favored by 2.5 points.

Now that the four Wildcard Weekend games have been played, the matchups for the NFL's Divisional round are set. Since the lowest seed always plays the highest, the only Wildcard team left in the hunt for the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks, are set to travel to Atlanta to face the No. 1 seed Falcons in the Georgia Dome. The early line is in, and according to Odds Shark, the Falcons are favored by a slim margin of 2.5 points.

The Falcons, like the Seahawks, have been good at home in 2012. They went 7-1 at home in the regular season, while the Seahawks were 3-5 on the road. However, Seattle has won their last three consecutive road games, including their playoff win over the Redskins.

The Falcons will be tested by the Seahawks top-five defensive unit and Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch's play making ability, but the steady play of Matt Ryan, Roddy White and Julio Jones, as well as a tough defense, should make for a good game in Atlanta.

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 13 on FOX.

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