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Who will reach Super Bowl XLVII? Sky Bet look at the odds

By Andrew Scurr.   Last Updated: 18/01/13 5:27pm

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Torrey Smith: 5/1 to score a pair of touchdowns in New England

Torrey Smith: 5/1 to score a pair of touchdowns in New England

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Now just four teams remain in the hunt to represent their Conference in the Super Bowl - Sky Bet takes a look at the odds ahead of the championship games on Sunday.

New England (23/20) are the new favourites to lift the Vince Lombardi Trophy in New Orleans after Denver's overtime defeat to Baltimore, ahead of San Francisco (2/1), Atlanta (5/1) and the Ravens (8/1).

Baltimore will now attempt to knock off New England in a rematch of last season's AFC Championship Game, while San Francisco head to Atlanta to contest the NFC Championship Game.

Both games are live on Sky Sports 2 HD, but who will be celebrating a trip to The Big Easy for Super Bowl XLVII in two weeks' time?

San Francisco (1/2) at Atlanta (13/8)

It was the Colin Kaepernick show last Saturday night as the 49ers quarterback racked up 444 total yards, 263 passing and a record-setting 181 rushing, in the victory over Green Bay.

Meanwhile, the Falcons survived a late Seattle rally to win their first play-off game in the Matt Ryan era and earn the right to host the NFC Championship Game.

Kaepernick is 9/1 to score the first touchdown inside the Georgia Dome, while Atlanta's veteran tight end, Tony Gonzalez, is 15/2 to reach the end zone first.

Niners running back Frank Gore heads the betting to score the first TD at 6/1 with the Falcons' Roddy White an attractive 11/10 shot to score a touchdown at any point in the contest.

San Francisco are favoured by four points to go one step further than last season, when defeat to the Giants cost them a place in the Super Bowl, with Atlanta 6/1 to win by 7-12 points.

Sky Bet tip: Atlanta (+4) - 10/11

Baltimore (3/1) at New England (1/4)

For the first time since 1988, the same two teams will contest successive AFC Championship Games after Baltimore shocked Denver and New England comfortably beat Houston.

The Patriots narrowly overcame the Ravens in last year's contest, 23-20, and a similar margin of victory for the hosts on Sunday is available at 4/1.

However, Baltimore got revenge in Week 3 of this season when a last-second field goal edged out New England, yet despite that victory Ray Lewis & co. start as nine-point underdogs at the Gillette Stadium.

The home team will have to do without Rob Gronkowski after he re-injured his arm against the Texans, with fellow tight end Aaron Hernandez 15/2 to step up and score the first touchdown.

Looking elsewhere, Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, who caught two TDs against the Patriots in Week 3 and a pair of deep passes last weekend, is 5/1 to score a brace again.

Sky Bet tip: Baltimore (+9) - 10/11

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