Originally established as the NFL Century Division in 1967, the North Division of the American Football Conference became the AFC North when the NFL realigned their divisions prior to the 2002 regular season. Home to a usually tough Pittsburgh squad, Cincinnati, Baltimore, and especially Cleveland, are often underdogs on AFC North betting lines when these rivals clash twice a year. For the most up to date AFC prices, refer to our odds table below.
AFC North Betting Lines Today
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AFC North Standings
While they don’t tell the entire story, being aware of how the teams are ranked in the AFC North standings is important betting knowledge. Check the latest rankings anytime on the table below.
With 21 divisional championships and 29 playoff berths, from 1967 through 2015, Pittsburgh is usually the team to beat in the AFC North. Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of this legendary division during the 2016 season, the Steelers eight AFC Championships and six Super Bowl victories are impressive numbers. Cincinnati is home to ten division titles, since they moved to the AFC North from the AFL West in 1970, and the Bengals are arguably the Steelers most-bitter rivalry foe.
Arriving in the then AFC Central Division in 1996, Baltimore advanced to the NFL playoffs ten times during their first 20 seasons up to and including 2015. Undefeated during their two NFL title game appearances, the Ravens capitalized on their postseason berths by capturing Super Bowl XXXV and Super Bowl XLVII in 2000 and 2012. Perennial cellar dwellers, Cleveland finished in last place eleven of thirteen seasons from 2003 to 2015, the Browns are the usually the AFC North bottom feeders.