Drew Brees: NFL Player Props for the NFL Playoffs Saints vs Buccaneers – January 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 15, 2021

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints square off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Divisional Round on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Here’s some betting insights and tips digging into Brees’ passing yards and completions prop bets.

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Drew Brees Divisional Round Player Props

Brees’ Game-by-Game Stats

Week Opponent Pass Comp. Pass Att. Pass Yards Pass TDs INTs Rush Att. Rush Yards Rush TDs
Week 1 Buccaneers 18 30 160 2 0 2 0 0
Week 2 @Raiders 26 38 312 1 1 0 0 0
Week 3 Packers 29 36 288 3 0 0 0 0
Week 4 @Lions 19 25 246 2 1 3 -3 0
Week 5 Chargers 33 47 325 1 1 1 1 1
Week 7 Panthers 29 36 287 2 0 3 2 1
Week 8 @Bears 31 41 280 2 0 3 4 0
Week 9 @Buccaneers 26 32 222 4 0 2 -2 0
Week 10 49ers 8 13 76 1 0 1 -1 0
Week 15 Chiefs 15 34 234 3 1 0 0 0
Week 16 Vikings 19 26 311 0 2 3 -3 0
Week 17 @Panthers 22 32 201 3 0 0 0 0
Week 1 Bears 28 39 265 2 0 3 2 0

Passing Yards Betting Tips

  • Sunday’s passing yards over/under for Brees is set at 241.5, 5.2 yards fewer than his season average of 246.7.
  • In eight of 13 games this season (61.5%), Brees has thrown for more than 241.5 yards.
  • Brees has topped his season-long passing yards prop bet average (274.6 passing yards) in just 46.2% of his games (six out of 13 matchups).
  • Brees’ average passing yards prop bet this season has been set at 274.6. On average, he’s fallen short of that mark by 27.9 yards per game.
  • Brees has gone over his passing yard total in 53.8% of his opportunities this season (seven of 13 games).
  • This week, Brees will face the NFL’s 22nd-ranked pass defense (270.0 yards allowed per game).

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Completions Betting Insights

  • Brees’ per-game passing completions average (23.3) is 1.2 less than his prop bet over/under in Sunday’s game (24.5).
  • In seven of 13 games this season (53.8% of his chances), Brees had more than 24.5 completions.
  • Brees’ season-long average over/under is 22.1 completions. He has recorded 1.2 more completions per game than that prop bet average.
  • 61.5% of Brees’ games this year have seen him hit the over on completions prop bets (eight of 13 contests).
  • Brees’ average prop bet for completions is 22.1. He’s gone over that total in seven of 13 games this season (53.8%).
  • The 26.6 completions per game conceded by the Buccaneers defense this season is the second most of any defensive unit in the league.

Odds and insights reflect consensus player props available as of January 11, 2021. CLICK HERE to place your bet on Drew Brees or the New Orleans Saints at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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