NFL playoff teams: Success at home and on the field
Cincinnati Bengals (3 Seed--AFC): Eliminated
Thanks to home prices, the real estate market is much more affordable in Cincinnati compared with Boston or Denver. Even ticket prices to Bengals games are cheaper. But can the “affordable” Bengals outshine their pricier opponents this postseason? We will see.
|Wild Card Round - Winning Team Colored|
|Philadelphia||Matchup||New Orleans||Green Bay||Matchup||San Francisco|
|$ 231,600||Median Home Price||162,500||$ 211,800||Median Home Price||$ 705,000|
|4.56||Mortgage Rate||4.70||4.60||Mortgage Rate||4.68|
|69.3||Homeownership Rate||62.3||57.9||Homeownership Rate||55.1|
|5.70||Foreclosure Rate||4.70||4.4||Foreclosure Rate||2.3|
|Cincinnati||Matchup||San Diego||Indianapolis||Matchup||Kansas City|
|$ 142,100||Median Home Price||485,000||$ 143,500||Median Home Price||$ 162,300|
|4.66||Mortgage Rate||4.66||4.67||Mortgage Rate||4.56|
|64||Homeownership Rate||53.9||67.4||Homeownership Rate||65|
|4.9||Foreclosure Rate||2.4||4.9||Foreclosure Rate||3.1|
|After the Wild Card Round, teams in cities with the higher mortgage rate went 4-0.|
|*Cincinnati and San Diego have the same mortgage rate|
|New Orleans||Matchup||Seattle||San Francisco||Matchup||Carolina|
|4.70||Mortgage Rate||4.71||4.68||Mortgage Rate||4.54|
|San Diego||Matchup||Denver||Indianapolis||Matchup||New England|
|4.66||Mortgage Rate||4.64||4.67||Mortgage Rate||4.57|
New Orleans won’t be able to handle the Seattle weather and their fans. San Diego will defeat Denver for a second time. San Francisco will sneak by Carolina's tough defense. Indianapolis takes the last name of their quarterback and will run with it.
|Championship Round - based on projections|
|San Francisco||Matchup||Seattle||San Diego||Matchup||Indianapolis|
|4.68||Mortgage Rate||4.71||4.66||Mortgage Rate||4.67|
|Seattle is just too good and their fans are just too loud. Indianapolis's "Luck" won't run out just yet.|
|Super Bowl - based on projections|
|Favorites since the start of the year, the Seattle Seahawks will be Super Bowl champions.|
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