NFL Conference Championships Cheat Sheet: Betting, Fantasy, More for Rams-Saints & Patriots-Chiefs
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- Our NFL Conference Championships Cheat Sheet has everything you need to know for Rams-Saints and Patriots-Chiefs.
- There's official game previews for both matchups plus expert bets (including plenty of props), the latest betting market moves, DFS advice and more.
It’s Conference Championship Sunday. Are you ready?
We’ve got every angle of both games covered, from what our experts are betting to which players they’re targeting in DFS. Oh, and tons of props. And a lot, lot more you’ll want to know before placing your bets or setting your lineups.
Our experts offer their favorite bets for both games plus break down the biggest injuries, mismatches and more.
Betting Trends + Market Moves
- AFC Championship Sharp Report: Pros Betting Patriots-Chiefs Over/Under
- Patriots-Chiefs Vegas Report: Are Sportsbooks Rooting on New England Again?
- Rams-Saints Bookmaker Report: Sharps and Squares Disagree on Over/Under
- NFL Playoff Rematches: How Teams Perform Straight Up, Against the Spread
- Highest NFL Playoff Betting Over/Unders: Where Do Rams-Saints and Patriots-Chiefs Rank All Time?
- Tom Brady’s History as a Playoff Underdog: The Goat Is a Pooch for Only 7th Time
- How Tom Brady Has Fared on the Road in the NFL Playoffs
- Weather Forecast Moves Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship Odds … Again
- Most Valuable Players to the Spread in NFL Conference Championship Games
- Ref Trends Bettors Need to Know for NFL Conference Championship Games
- Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship Spread Moves Off Key Number for the First Time
- Updated Super Bowl 53 MVP Odds: Brady Trails Brees, Mahomes
What Our Experts Are Betting
- Our Favorite Bets for Rams-Saints, Patriots-Chiefs
- BlackJack’s Picks for Both Conference Championships
- Marky’s Malarkey: Betting on the Patriots-Chiefs Weather (Literally)
- Koerner: The ‘Most Yardage’ Props With Betting Value
- Koerner: How I’m Betting Travis Kelce, C.J. Anderson Props
- Best Patriots-Chiefs Prop Bets: Should You Trust James White as a Rusher?
- Best Rams-Saints Player Props: Can Alvin Kamara Dominate LA?
- Freedman’s Favorite Prop Bet: How Many Rushing Yards Will Mark Ingram Get?
- Stuckey: My 10 Favorite Player Props for All Four Teams
- Stuckey: The Best NFL Teaser for Championship Sunday
- Straight Up Picks: Experts Unanimously on Chiefs over Patriots
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Analysis to Leverage in Betting or Fantasy
- Koerner: Why the Rams-Saints Spread and Over/Under Both Offer Betting Value
- Raybon’s WTF Ratings: Which NFL Final 4 Team Is Most Likely to Have Disaster Strike?
- Power Ratings: Rams-Saints Spread Is Off By a Full Point
- Betting Tip: Finding Over/Under Value in Rematches From Regular Season
- Schwartz: How Will Crowd Noise Affect the Championship Games?
- Freedman: Will Chiefs-Patriots Total Break the Arrowhead Under Trend?
- NFL Betting Tip: A Profitable Second-Half Strategy Gamblers Need to Know
- Bill Simmons’ Betting Theory: Does Cold Weather Impact Playoff Over/Unders?
- Scouting Every Offense, Key Matchups, More
- WR/CB Matchups: Does Bill Belichick Have an Answer for Tyreek Hill?
- Matchup Manifesto: The Rams Can’t Guard Michael Thomas, More
- Funnel Defense Ratings: Saints Passing Game Could Blow Roof off Superdome
Setting Your DFS Lineups
- Fantasy Football Rankings for Every Position
- Injury Report: Eric Berry Will Suit Up vs. Patriots
- Raybon’s Tips & Strategies for the Conference Championship Main Slate
- Fantasy QB Breakdown: Should You Play Patrick Mahomes in the Cold?
- Fantasy RB Breakdown: Alvin Kamara Has Upside vs. Rams
- Fantasy WR Breakdown: Michael Thomas Is a Postseason Production Machine
- Fantasy TE Breakdown: Travis Kelce Is the Only Option
- Targeting Running Backs in High-Total Games for DFS
- Stacks Breakdown: Expect Redemption in New Orleans
- Best Defenses and Special Teams
- DraftKings Tiers Fantasy Breakdown: Best Players in Every Tier