AFC & NFC Title Game Facts & Figures

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AFC Championship

Tennessee Titans (9-7) at Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)

Monday, 7:05am AEDT

Chiefs
-AFC West champions, #2 seed.
-Beat Texans 51-31 last week.
-Ranked 6th/32 in total offense in regular season and 2nd/12 in post-season.
-Ranked 17th/32 in total defense in regular season and 12th/12 in post-season.

Titans
-Wild Card, #6 seed.
-Beat Ravens 28-12 last week.
-Ranked 12th/32 in total offense in regular season and 10th/12 in post-season.
-Ranked 21st/32 in total defense in regular season and 10th/12 in post-season.

Series Notes
-First played in 1960.
-Have played 53 games, 3 in post-season.
-Kansas City leads series 29-24, leads post-season 2-1.
-Have met three times in post-season: 1962, 1994 and 2018.
-Titans won last playoff meeting (2018) in Kansas City, 22-21 in a Wild Card game.

Three Talking Points
1. These two teams were originally known as the Houston Oilers (Tennessee) and the Dallas Texans (Kansas City).
2. Andy Reid’s 207 regular season wins is the most by any head coach without a Super Bowl ring.
3. If the Titans win they’ll go to the Super Bowl in Miami, where Ryan Tannehill spent six relatively unhappy years as a Dolphin.

Match Betting
$1.26 Kansas City
$3.90 Tennessee

Handicap
$1.82 Tennessee +7.5
$1.99 Kansas City -7.5

Total Match Points
$1.86 Under 52.5 points
$1.94 Over 52.5 points

Markets here.

 

NFC Championship

Green Bay Packers (13-3) at San Francisco 49ers (13-3)

Monday, 10:40am AEDT

49ers
-NFC West champions, #1 seed.
-Beat Vikings 27-10 last week.
-Ranked 9th/32 in total offense in regular season and 8th/12 in regular season.
-Ranked 2nd/32 in total defense in regular season and 1st/12 in post-season.

Packers
-AFC North champions, #2 seed.
-Beat Seahawks 28-23 last week.
-Ranked 18th/32 in total offense in regular season and 6th/12 in post-season.
-Ranked 15th/32 in total defense in regular season and 8th/12 in post-season.

Series Notes
-First played each other in 1950.
-Have played 68 games, 7 in post-season.
-Green Bay leads series 36-31-1, leads post-season 4-3.
-San Francisco has won the last two playoff games and 3 of last 4 playoff games.
-Last time they met in the NFC Championship game (1997), Green Bay won by a score of 23-10 in San Francisco.

Three Talking Points
1. These two teams met in Week 12 and the 49ers won 37-8, sacking Aaron Rodgers five times. Jimmy Garoppolo was 14/20 for 253 yards and two touchdowns.
2. San Francisco passed over Rodgers – a Northern California native and a 49ers’ fan as a kid – in the 2005 draft.
3. Niners Conspiracy Theory: When the 49ers won their first Super Bowl, it came one month after the Raiders played their last game in Oakland (when they moved to LA). Now the Raiders are off to Vegas and…

Match Betting
$1.28 San Francisco
$3.73 Green Bay

Handicap
$1.90 San Francisco -7.5
$1.90 Green Bay +7.5

Total Match Points
$1.86 Under 46.5 points
$1.95 Over 46.5 points

Markets here.

 

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