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Tre'Quan Smith headlines our player prop bets for Wild Card weekend

Dec 16, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates with teammate wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith (10) after breaking the NFL touchdown passing record held by Peyton Manning during the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Player prop bets are a great opportunity to start dabbling in the world of sports betting, especially if you’re someone who has played fantasy football. The transition is relatively easy because unlike picking games, you’re still evaluating individual player performance.

When it comes to player props, determining which bet to make can seem daunting. There are so many things to pick from, so how do you know what bets are good bets? That’s where we’re here to help. This week, we’re taking the player prop lines from FanDuel’s sportsbook and breaking down the best bets on the board. Bets are listed by quality with five stars as the best bets.

Keep in mind that only playing these bets isn’t a strategy for long-term success. You’ll also need to do some work on your own to identify the best plays of the week. That said, this list will get you off to a good start.

Last week’s results: 9 wins, 5 losses (64.3%)
2019 results: 198 wins, 159 losses (55.5%)

5-star bets

Tre'Quan Smith, Receiving Yards 19.5 (-112) — OVER ★★★★★
Tom Brady, Rushing Yards 1.5 (-235) — UNDER ★★★★★
Marshawn Lynch, Rushing Yards 34.5 (-112) — OVER ★★★★★
Travis Homer, Receiving Yards 25.5 (-112) — UNDER ★★★★★

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