New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Rams
NFL Championship Weekend kicks off with the New Orleans Saints hosting the Los Angeles Rams in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game. Kickoff for the game is at 2:05 p.m. CST at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The game can be watched live on the FOX network.
The Saints are 6-0 all time in home playoff games under coach Sean Payton. Bookmakers are listing the Saints as 3.5 point favorites. They are anticipating an offensive show with the over/under total points being set at 57 in the latest Rams vs. Saints odds.
In week 9, the Saints outlasted the Rams 45-35 despite entering the game as 1.5 point underdogs. The ageless Drew Brees is expected to lead the Saints to the Super Bowl, despite the L.A. Rams putting on a defensive show against the Dallas Cowboys.
Although we are anticipating an offensive fireworks show, both teams got to this game because of strong defenses. This should turn out to be an interesting match-up to see who will be the first team in this years Super Bowl.
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Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots
Are we about to witness a Changing of the Guard …. or does the old man have one more Super Bowl run in him.
The late game of NFL Championship Weekend features rising superstar Patrick Mahomes vs. the master Tom Brady in what is sure to be an epic AFC Championship game.
For the first time in his last 68 playoff starts, Tom Brady will be an underdog when his New England Patriots go up against Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Sunday’s AFC Championship game kicks off at 5:40 p.m. CST at Arrowhead Stadium, which can be watch live on CBS.
Oddsmakers have made Kansas City a 3 point favorite, with the over/under for total points being set at 57 in the most recent odds.
The Kansas Chiefs top-ranked offense nearly upset the Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Week 6, before losing 43-40. Patrick Mahomes, the most likely NFL MVP will face the stiffest test of his young career when he faces The New England Patriots dynasty.
Another factor for this matchup is that this could be the coldest game ever at Arrowhead Stadium in history. Game time temperatures are forecast to be around 10 degrees to well below zero.