Championship Betting Preview
there were two. It’ll be the top-seeded Green Bay Packers hosting the
fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship on Sunday at 3:05
MVP Aaron Rodgers against the ageless Tom Brady. To the winner, a spot in Super
Bowl LV. Did you miss last weekend’s action? Go take a look at NFL
Divisional Round by the numbers.
are currently 3.5-point favorites against the visiting Buccaneers, with an
over/under set at 50.5 points.
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Championship Betting Preview: Green Bay Packers
beat the sixth-seeded Los Angeles Rams 32-18 in the Divisional Round in a
well-rounded effort. Rodgers led the offense with nearly 300 yards passing, two
touchdowns, and a rushing score, while running back Aaron Jones ran for 99
yards and a touchdown.
matchup was Jalen Ramsey vs. Davante Adams, and Adams came out on top, hauling
in nine balls, one for a touchdown.
held the Rams to 244 total yards of offense. Green Bay’s weakness this year has
been their run defense, which let Cam Akers rush for 90 yards and a score, but
the win over the Rams also highlighted their defensive strengths: coverage and
defensive linemen sacked Jared Goff four times, and All-Pro corner Jaire
Alexander has continued his impressive season.
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Championship Betting Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Buccaneers are the only Wild Card team to advance to a Championship Game this
year, and it comes off a 30-20 win over division rival New Orleans, a team they
lost to twice during the regular season.
is rolling on all fronts. The defense is smothering and full of playmakers, and
Brady is leading a veteran-laden offense that’s scored over 30 points in five
It was the
defense that stepped up in the divisional round, picking off Drew Brees three
times in what is likely his last NFL game. The interceptions set the offense up
nicely throughout the game.
finished with 199 yards passing, two touchdowns, and chipped in a rushing score
from the one.
It was a
balanced attack on offense. Running back Leonard Fournette led the way with 107
total yards and a receiving touchdown.
the Ponies in 2021
Championship Betting Preview: Game Pick
This is set
to be a great game, and the question now becomes: how do online
sportsbooks see these teams match up?
is the top-ranked offense this year, no matter how you slice it. After handling
the Rams top-ranked defense, there’s reason to believe they can control the
game against the Bucs defense, strong in its own right (fifth-ranked in the
league, according to PFF).
passing game has been tops in the league all year, and while Tampa Bay is a
top-five secondary, Rodgers is playing in a world of his own.
year, Rodgers has thrown 50 touchdowns to just five interceptions.
offense offers more balance than the Buccaneers pass-heavy approach. While
Brady and these receivers have had a great run, the presence of Jaire Alexander
is enough to alter the Bucs gameplan.
is PFF’s top-ranked cornerback this year, a catalyst for Green Bay’s third-best
I’m betting on the Packers to cover the 3.5-point spread and advance to
their first Super Bowl since 2011.