Leonard Fournette and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to Lambeau Field to face the Packers in the NFC Championship on Sunday. There are slew of prop bets to navigate on DraftKings Sportsbook as lead back Ronald Jones continues to recover from a quad injury. We’ll take an in-depth look at his props for receptions, yardage and touchdowns for Fournette below.
Rushing yards prop: O/U 42.5 (-112)
Playoff Lenny as Tom Brady calls Leonard Fournette has been good running the ball over the last few weeks. Last week against the Saints, Fournette had 63 yards on 17 carries, and the previous week, he recorded 93 yards on 19 carries. But this season, he has gone over the 42.5 mark in six games (including the two playoff games).
The Packers’ run defense has not been the greatest this season, allowing 112.8 rushing yards per game and 4.5 yards per carry. Last week, the Packers allowed Rams’ rookie running back Cam Akers to pick up 90 yards on 18 carries. With that in mind, taking the over might not be a bad bet, especially if the Bucs want to keep the Packers’ pass rush at bay.
Receiving yards prop: O/U 28.5 (-112)
In 13 games played this season, Fournette has gone over 28.5 receiving in only three games. However in both of the Bucs’ playoff games, the veteran running back has produced 39 and 44 receiving yards.
With Ronald Jones dealing with a quad injury, Fournette has done a great job as the team’s lead running back. Not known for his pass catching ability, the veteran running back has been a weapon out of the backfield. This weekend, he’s going against a Packers’ defense that is allowing the third-most receiving yards to running backs in the league with 764.
Touchdown props: Anytime (+190), First/Last (+1300), 2 or more TDs (+1200), 3 or more TDs (+8000)
Fournette has recorded three touchdowns in the Bucs’ last four games. Meanwhile, the Packers’ defense has allowed 15 rushing touchdowns this season to opposing running backs and two scores in consecutive weeks.
If the Bucs find themselves in the red zone on their first drive or to open the game, then you play Fournette to score the first touchdown at 13-1 odds. But the best and logical bet is to play anytime touchdown. As previously mentioned, the Packers are not great at stopping the run, which should open up opportunities on the ground for Fournette or Jones.
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