Arena Football betting began in late June as the Philadelphia Soul beat the Orlando Predators 41-26 in the first of four Wild Card games. Next, it was Columbus shocking Arena Football betting fans and upsetting Tampa Bay 56-55. Colorado defeated Kansas City 49-42 as an Arena Football betting line underdog and Los Angeles routed Utah 64-42 as an AFL playoffs betting favorite to complete the Arena Football betting Wild Card weekend.
The Divisional round of Arena Football betting saw San Jose get by Colorado 76-67 on Saturday, July 7th as Arena Football playoffs favorites. Also, on Saturday it was Columbus pulling off the biggest Arena Football betting shocker as they upset Dallas 66-59 as big Arena Football playoffs betting underdogs. Also, in divisional round play it was Georgia routing Philadelphia 65-39 as Arena Football betting favorites and Chicago shellacking Los Angeles 52-20 as solid Arena Football playoffs betting favorites.
The Conference Championships saw Columbus continue to shock Arena Football betting fans as they upset Georgia 66-56 as big AFL playoffs betting underdogs while San Jose took out defending champion Chicago 61-49 as small Arena Football betting favorites. Columbus will play San Jose in the AFL finals playoffs on Saturday, July 29th at 3:00 pm Eastern on ABC. It will be the first ever AFL finals playoffs appearance for Columbus while San Jose has extensive Arena Football betting playoff final experience. The Arena Football betting playoffs favorite for the AFL finals playoffs will be San Jose. Columbus has been the Arena Football betting line underdog in every matchup and that will continue in Arena Bowl XXI on Saturday.
The American Conference Champion San Jose Saber Cats come into Arena Bowl XXI at 15-3 while Columbus is just over .500 at 10-9. The Destroyers actually finished the regular Arena Football betting season below .500 at 7-9 but have surprisingly won three straight playoff games to get into Arena Bowl XXI.
Quarterback Matt Nagy was 23-for-34 for 209 yards with five touchdowns and one interception against Georgia. He also had two rushing TD’s. For San Jose the story was Mark Grieb who was 27-of-37 with one interception for 291 yards in the victory against Chicago. The Arena Bowl could be a high scoring affair as both Columbus and San Jose have been putting up a lot of points in recent meetings. San Jose finished the Arena Football betting line season undefeated at home but Arena Bowl XXI will be played on a neutral field in New Orleans, Louisiana.