Inside the Numbers: 2014 NFL Conference Championship Games

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Two games will decide the teams that will play in this year’s Super Bowl… San Francisco vs. Seattle and New England vs. Denver. Here’s a snapshot of the two games including a look at the previous games played between the teams.

New England @ Denver
All-time series: Denver leads the series 27-20.
Last meeting: New England defeated the Broncos 34-31 on November 24 this season on the Patriots’ home field.
All-time playoff series: Denver has won two of the three post-games played between the two teams.
Last playoff meeting: New England defeated the Broncos 45-10 in a 2011 AFC Divisional playoff game.

Noteworthy: The Pats have won the last four meetings between the teams… The two teams have split the last 12 games in the rivalry…  The Broncos are 4-3 at home against New England since 2000… The Patriots have scored 30 or more points in five of the last six games against Denver… Only two of the last nine games in this series were decided by seven points or less.

San Francisco @ Seattle
All-time series: The series is tied at 15 wins apiece.
Last meeting: San Francisco defeated the Seahawks 19-17 on December 8 this season on the 49ers home field.
All-time playoff series: This is the first post-season meeting between the two franchises.
Last playoff meeting: (See above)

Noteworthy: The 49ers have won five of the last seven games in the series… The Seahawks have won four of the last five games played at home against the 49ers… Seattle has score under 22 points in five of the last seven games versus San Francisco… The 49ers have scored under 20 points in each of the last five contests against Seattle… Only four of the last 11 games in this series were decided by 10 points or less.

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