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Super Bowl 55 Cheat Sheet: Analysis, betting picks, predictions and more

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints in a NFC Divisional Round playoff game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are just hours away from going toe to toe in Super Bowl 55. And not only is it a matchup between two of the NFL's very best offenses, it's also a matchup between the best young quarterback in the league, Patrick Mahomes, and the best quarterback of all time, Tom Brady.

From pre-game analysis to best prop bets to optimal DFS lineups, keep up with all of PFF's coverage of Super Bowl 55 right here:

Betting

NFL Betting 2020: Player Props and Challenges for Super Bowl 55

PFF's Ben Brown breaks down some of the best prop plays for Super Bowl 55 using PFF’s predictive model outlook for the game. Read more…


NFL futures bets and accompanying player props ahead of Super Bowl 55

With one game remaining in the 2020 NFL season, here are a few final futures bets and some player props ahead of Super Bowl 55. Read more…


Monkey Knife Fight Super Bowl 55 Preview: PFF's picks for player prop contests & games

Monkey Knife Fight offers unique prop contests with clear value plays according to PFF's projections ahead of Super Bowl 55. Read more…


Sharpe's Take: Best NFL bets to make ahead of Super Bowl 55

Identifying the best NFL bets to make ahead of Super Bowl 55. Read more…


NFL Betting 2020: Derivative Bets and Alternate Market Plays for Super Bowl 55

PFF's Ben Brown breaks down some of the best derivative bets and alternate market plays for Super Bowl 55 using PFF’s predictive model outlook for the game. Read more…


NFL Betting 2020: Best Super Bowl 55 bets for anytime scorer and first/last touchdown scorers

Scoring touchdowns is inherently random, but betting on first and last touchdown scorers offers a chance to turn modest risk into substantial gains. Read more…


Super Bowl 55 Preview: DFS advice, betting tips and matchups to watch

PFF previews Super Bowl LV, highlighting storylines to watch while also taking a fantasy football and betting approach to offer insight for every NFL fan. Read more…


NFL Betting 2020: Favorite player prop bets for Super Bowl 55

With this year's Super Bowl now less than a week away, prop bets have started to take shape. Here are some of our favorites. Read more…


Super Bowl 55 early spread picks for the 2020 NFL season

With the NFL AFC and NFC Championship games in the books, we are looking ahead to enticing betting options for Super Bowl LV. Read more…


 

Analysis

What makes Steve Spagnuolo’s dime Package work so well in the playoffs?

Steve Spagnuolo’s defense is predicated on creating numbers advantages where needed, as all the best defenses in football are, but he has found his success by leaning into the strengths of his personnel to execute his attacking defense. Read more…


Renner: L’Jarius Sneed was the best rookie defensive back in 2020

PFF’s Mike Renner looks back on what the NFL missed in Kansas City Chiefs fourth-round cornerback L’Jarius Sneed, the league’s best rookie corner. Read more…


Galina: Todd Bowles has transformed the Buccaneers' defense, but the Chiefs have an ace up their sleeve

While Todd Bowles has accomplished a lot as the Buccaneers' defensive coordinator, the Chiefs present a one-of-a-kind challenge. Read more…


Ranking Tom Brady's 9 Super Bowl Performances: Where will Super Bowl 55 fall on the list?

PFF looks back at the highs and lows of Tom Brady's nine previous championship games, leaning on the PFF grading and database of signature stats. Read more…


Riske: Investigating the passing scheme and success of the Super Bowl teams

PFF data scientist Timo Riske takes an in-depth look at the passing schemes of the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, focusing on quarterback play, receiving production and more. Read more…


Highlighting 10 of the most notable Super Bowl performances in the PFF era

With just three days left until the big game, now is an appropriate time to reflect on 10 notable Super Bowl performances that PFF has seen in its 15 years of grading. Read more…


Ranking the best Chiefs, Buccaneers players in Super Bowl 2021: Will Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady top the list?

PFF ranks all 44 projected Super Bowl starters along with nine rotational players whom we expect to play key roles. Read more…


55 things to know ahead of Super Bowl 55: Patrick Mahomes' growing legend, Tom Brady's biggest weakness, best bets and more

From Patrick Mahomes' growing legend to Tom Brady's performance under pressure to national anthem betting tips, PFF's Ian Hartitz presents anything and everything you need to know about Super Bowl 55. Read more…


Super Bowl 55 Trench Matchups: The Bucs have the advantage over a hampered Chiefs offensive line, but will it be enough?

Taking an in-depth look at the offensive line vs. defensive line matchup ahead of Super Bowl LV. Read more…


How the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can address Shaquil Barrett in the 2021 NFL offseason

No team has bought into Shaquil Barrett long term despite the fact that he has surely earned a big payday at this point in his career. Now, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a decision to make. Read more…


The best to ever do it? 20 stats that show how Travis Kelce is one of the best players ever to play the TE position

Ian Hartitz honors Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce by looking at 20 stats that demonstrate just how great Kelce has been since entering the league in 2013. Read more…


Hartitz: Tyreek Hill is the key that unlocks the best version of the Kansas City Chiefs offense

PFF's Ian Hartitz explains how Tyreek Hill’s unique ability to rack up chunk gains in a flash takes the already deadly Kansas City Chiefs offense to another level. Read more…


 

DFS

Monkey Knife Fight Super Bowl 55 Preview: PFF's picks for player prop contests & games

Monkey Knife Fight offers unique prop contests with clear value plays according to PFF's projections ahead of Super Bowl 55. Read more…


Erickson: Super Bowl 55 Matchups to Watch and DFS Primer

PFF's Andrew Erickson offers up his favorite DFS plays, game stacks and player props for Super Bowl 55. Read more…


Super Bowl 55 injury report: Updates on Sammy Watkins, Antonio Brown and more

PFF injury analyst Mario Pilato combs through the official injury reports ahead of Super Bowl 55 and gives updates and analysis for fantasy-relevant players. Read more…


Fantasy Football: Starts and DFS picks based on high-value opportunities ahead of Super Bowl 55

Examining high-value touches and targets for fantasy football to identify under-the-radar and pay-up DFS options for Super Bowl LV. Read more…

Super Bowl 55 Preview: DFS advice, betting tips and matchups to watch

PFF previews Super Bowl LV, highlighting storylines to watch while also taking a fantasy football and betting approach to offer insight for every NFL fan. Read more…


DraftKings Showdown: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl 55

Breaking down the DFS strategies and approaches to playing the DraftKings Showdown slate for the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl matchup. Read more…


 

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