Free tips NFL Betting Preview: Conference Championship Playoffs Predictions & Picks (Sunday)
Los Angeles Rams @ New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints meet the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL NFC Conference Championship play-off on Sunday afternoon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
For the Saints, Drew Brees is completing 74.4% of his passes for 3,992 yards, 32 touchdowns and five interceptions. Brees has two or more touchdown passes in 12 of his last 21 games. Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara have combined for 2,114 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns, while Tre’Quan Smith has 28 receptions.
The Saints, who are looking to make the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2009 season, have won seven of their last eight home games.
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) January 18, 2019
Jared Goff is completing 64.9% of his passes for 4,688 yards, 32 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Goff has two or more touchdown passes in eight of his last 13 games. Robert Woods and Brandin Cooks have combined for 2,423 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns, while Todd Gurley II has 59 receptions.
The Rams, who have a chance to make the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2001 season, have won six of their last eight road games.
The Saints defence can be the difference here and makes the 21/20 on them at -3.5 on the Point Spread with BetFred look the bet to be on.
Recommended Pick: Point Spread – New Orleans Saints -3.5 @ 21/10 with BetFred
New England Patriots @ Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs meet the New England Patriots in NFL AFC Conference Championship play-off action on Sunday night at the Arrowhead Stadium.
In the Divisional Round play-off versus the Indianapolis Colts last Saturday, the Chiefs secured a dominant 31-13 victory to progress. In that game, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes put up 278 yards on 27-of-41 passing, and Damien Williams led the rush with 129 yards and a score. The Chiefs top receiver was Travis Kelce with seven grabs for 108 yards.
In the Divisional Round play-off game, the Patriots got off to a flying start and never looked back against the Los Angeles Chargers, going on to secure a 41-28 victory. In that game, Patriots QB Tom Brady had 343 yards and one TD, while Sony Michel had 129 yards and three scores. Julien Edelman put up 151 yards on nine catches to lead the New England receivers.
The weather conditions will favour the Chiefs, but the Patriots are vastly experienced at the business end of the season, so look worth backing on the Point Spread +3 with bet365* at 20/21.
Point Spread – New England Patriots +3 @ 20/21 with bet365*
* NFL odds correct at the time of writing