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Steelers vs. Patriots—AFC Championship: Prop bets for the big playoff game

Check out the prop bets for the Steelers vs. Patriots matchup in the AFC Championship game.

NFL: AFC Divisional-Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Some like to talk about how in Las Vegas you can bet on anything. They aren’t exaggerating and, although the most common bets are on the outcomes of games, prop bets are certainly something to have fun with.

Super Bowl prop bets are always the best. You know, the bets such as how long it will take for the singer to sing the National Anthem, what color Gatorade is dumped on the winning coach and even what the announcers will talk about during the game.

With the AFC Playoffs in full swing, Vegas has released some prop bets for the Pittsburgh Steelers and NewEngland Pariots AFC Chamionship game Sunday at Gillette Stadium.

Take a look at the prop bets, provided by the Sports Betting Dime, and see if there are any you would put money on:


Odds to win Super Bowl LI
New England: 7/4
Atlanta: 3/1
Green Bay: 4/1
Pittsburgh: 5/1

Odds to meet in Super Bowl LI
Patriots vs Falcons: 11/8
Patriots vs Packers: 3/1
Steelers vs Falcons: 4/1
Steelers vs Packers: 15/2

Odds of scoring a TD on the Opening Drive of the Game
Falcons: 1/1
Packers: 5/4
Patriots: 5/3
Steelers: 7/3

All four teams score a TD on their opening drive: 40/1

Odds the first TD in the Steelers/Patriots game is scored by a player whose first or last name begins with a B (e.g. Ben, Bell, Brown, Blount, Brady, Bennett): 3/5

Odds the Steelers attempt a two-point conversion following their first TD of the game: 5/1

Odds a player other than Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers, or Matt Ryan attempts a pass: 5/1

Odds the Falcons/Packers game features zero punts: 149/1

Odds Aaron Rodgers throws a successful Hail Mary Pass: 80/1

Odds on the Mike Tomlin/Bill Belichick post-game handshake
Odds they shake for less than a second: 1/1
Odds they shake for more than a second: 5/3
Odds they do not make physical contact: 7/1
Odds they hug/embrace: 99/1
Odds they fist-bump: 999/1


Odds to record the most sacks in the Conference Championships
Vic Beasley, Falcons: 11/2
Nick Perry, Packers: 7/1
James Harrison, Steelers: 8/1
Dwight Freeney, Falcons: 9/1 J
Julius Peppers, Packers: 10/1
Trey Flowers, Patriots: 12/1
Rob Ninkovich, Patriots: 12/1
Clay Matthews, Packers: 14/1
Lawrence Timmons, Steelers: 18/1
Bud Dupree, Steelers: 20/1
FIELD: 9/1

Odds to have the most rushing yards in the Conference Championships
Le'Veon Bell & Deangelo Williams, Steelers: 7/4
The entire Packers Team: 5/2
Devonta Freeman & Tevin Coleman, Falcons: 4/1
LeGarrette Blount & Dion Lewis, Patriots: 5/1

Odds to throw the most TD passes in the Conference Championships
Matt Ryan, Falcons: 2/1
Aaron Rodgers, Packers: 7/3
Tom Brady, Patriots: 7/2
Ben Roethlisberger: 11/2

Odds to finish with the most receptions in the Conference Championships
Julio Jones, Falcons: 7/3
Julian Edelman, Patriots: 3/1
Antonio Brown, Steelers: 10/3
Davante Adams, Packers: 7/2


Over/Under time on the game clock when Phil Simms first says, “we talked about”: 2:21 left in the first quarter

Over/Under time on the game clock when Troy Aikman first refers to a player, “doing his job”: 4:30 left in the second quarter

Odds the Patriots/Steelers game surpasses last year’s Patriots/Broncos game in viewership (31.8 overnight/53.3 million viewers): 5/6

Odds the Falcons/Packers game surpasses last year’s Panthers/Cardinals game in 26.8 overnight/45.7 million viewers): 3/5