NFC Championship Betting Guide

Updated: 898 American Football

The NFC Championship game held in late January is the culmination of the National Football Conference season. The winner heads to the Super Bowl to face the AFC Championship winner.

NFC Championship Betting Guide
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Who will win the NFC Championship ?

NFL Regular Season Schedule

The regular NFL season gets underway when the sixteen NFC teams begin their quest to make the NFC Championship game which is contested at the end of January. The winner of the NFC Championship game will face the AFC Championship winner in Super Bowl LIX at the Caesars Superdrome in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday 9th February 2025.

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The 18 week regular NFL season schedule (including one bye week) is as follows (each NFC team will play):

  • The three teams in their division - twice (home & away)
  • Four teams from another division in the NFC - Once
  • Four teams from a division in the AFC - Once
  • The remaining two teams from the NFC who finished in the same divisional position last season - Once
  • An Inter conference match up based on the teams finishing in the same divisional position the previous season.

This season's Inter conference match up pairings for the 17th game are as follows with the NFC teams being @ home:

  • AFC East @ NFC North
  • AFC North @ NFC South
  • AFC South @ NFC East
  • AFC West @ NFC West

NFL London Games Series

What NFC teams are playing in London ?

The 2024 NFL London Games Series begins with the NFC North's Minnesota Vikings hosting the New York Jets at the Tottenham Stadium on Sunday 6th October. The following weekend sees the NFC North's Chicago Bears host the Jacksonville Jaguars back at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday 13th October. 

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Road To The NFC Championship Game

Seven NFC teams will make the post season play offs comprising the top team in each of the four NFC divisions along with the three wild card teams finishing the regular season with the next best win/loss records. The NFC team finishing with the best win/loss record receives a first round bye in the play offs. Check out the NFC Championship picks from OLBG's knowledgeable NFL tipsters, see who they fancy to make it all the way to Super Bowl LIX.

If you are new to NFL betting then take a look at our NFL Betting Beginners Guide which has useful to help get you started, plus we also have the Best Bookmakers For NFL Betting article to help you decide on which bookies to use for your NFL bets.

Also be sure to check out the best NFL picks from OLBG's most profitable NFL tipsters before placing your NFC Championship wagers.

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NFC East Preview

Who won the NFC East in the 2023/24 season ?

The Dallas Cowboys won the NFC East with a 12-5 record just ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles who finished with a 11-6 record and also made the Play Offs.

Who will win the NFC East in 2024/25 ?

To be updated

Philadelphia Eagles

  • NFC East 2023/24: 2nd (11-6)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Philadelphia Eagles latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Philadelphia Eagles website.

Dallas Cowboys

  • NFC East 2023/24: Won (12-5)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Dallas Cowboys latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Dallas Cowboys website.

New York Giants

  • NFC East 2023/24: 3rd (6-11)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For New York Giants latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the New York Giants website.

Washington Commanders

  • NFC East 2023/24: 4th (4-13)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Washington Commanders latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Washington Commanders website.

NFC North Preview

Who won the NFC North in the 2023/24 season ?

The Detroit Lions won the NFC North finishing with a 12-5 record, a comfortable cushion over the Green Bay Packers in 2nd who finished with a 9-8 record but still made the Play Offs.

Who will win the NFC North in 2024/25 ?

To be updated

Minnesota Vikings

  • NFC North 2023/24: 3rd (7-10)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Minnesota Vikings latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Minnesota Vikings website.

Detroit Lions

  • NFC North 2023/24: Won (12-5)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Detroit Lions latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Detroit Lions website.

Green Bay Packers

  • NFC North 2023/24: 2nd (9-8)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Green Bay Packers latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Green Bay Packers website.

Chicago Bears

  • NFC North 2023/24: 4th (7-10)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Chicago Bears latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Chicago Bears website.

NFC South Preview

Who won the NFC South in the 2023/24 season ?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers edged out the New Orleans Saints having finished with the same 9-8 record, the New Orleans Saints however failed to make the Play Offs.

Who will win the NFC South in 2024/25 ?

To be updated

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • NFC South 2023/24: Won (9-8)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Tampa Bay Buccaneers latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers website.

Carolina Panthers

  • NFC South 2023/24: 4th (2-15)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Carolina Panthers latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Carolina Panthers website.

New Orleans Saints

  • NFC South 2023/24: 2nd (9-8)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For New Orleans Saints latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the New Orleans Saints website.

Atlanta Falcons

  • NFC South 2023/24: 3rd (7-10)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Atlanta Falcons latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Atlanta Falcons website.

NFC West Preview

Who won the NFC West in the 2023/24 season ?

The San Francisco 49ers won the NFC West finishing with a 12-5 record, the Los Angeles Rams in 2nd also qualified for the Play Offs finishing with a 10-7 record.

Who will win the NFC West in 2024/25 ?

To be updated

San Francisco 49ers

  • NFC West 2023/24: Won (12-5)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For San Francisco 49ers latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the San Francisco 49ers website.

Seattle Seahawks

  • NFC West 2023/24: 3rd (9-8)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Seattle Seahawks latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Seattle Seahawks website.

Los Angeles Rams

  • NFC West 2023/24: 3rd (10-7)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For LA Rams latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the LA Rams website.

Arizona Cardinals

  • NFC West 2023/24: 4th (4-13)

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


For Arizona Cardinals latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the Arizona Cardinals website.

NFC Wild Card Weekend

  • Sunday 14th January (21:30 GMT)
Green Bay Packers48 @ 32Dallas Cowboys
  • Monday 15th January (01:00)
Los Angeles Rams23 @ 24Detroit Lions
  • Tuesday 16th January (01:00)
Philadelphia Eagles9 @ 32Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFC Divisional Play Offs Weekend

  • Sunday 21st January (01:15)
Green Bay Packers21 @ 24San Francisco 49ers
  • Sunday 21st January (20:00)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers23 @ 31Detroit Lions

NFC Championship Game

Sunday 28th January (23:30)Detroit Lions31 @ 34San Francisco 49ers
Overall record (regular season)12-5
12-5
Home Record-
5-3
Road record6-3
-
Conference Record8-4
10-2
OFFENCE Rankings


Points Per Game27.1 (5th)
28.9 (3rd)
Rushing Yardage135.9 (5th)
140.5 (3rd)
Passing Yardage258.9 (2nd)
257.9 (4th)
Most TouchdownsDavid Montgomery (13)
Christian McCaffrey (21)
DEFENCE Rankings


Points Allowed Per Game23.2 (23rd)
17.5 (3rd)
Rushing Yardage88.8 (2nd)
89.7 (3rd)
Passing Yardage247.4 (27th)
214.2 (14th)


Head to Head This Season:

  • None

NFC Championship Stats & Last Ten Winners

Last Ten NFC Championship Games

Here is a table showing the last ten NFC Championship winners and runner up:

SeasonNFC WinnerRunner UpGame Score
2023/24San Francisco 49ersDetroit Lions34 - 31
2022/23Philadelphia EaglesSan Francisco 49ers31 - 7
2021/22Los Angeles RamsSan Francisco 49ers20 - 17
2020/21Tampa Bay BuccaneersGreen Bay Packers31 - 26
2019/20San Francisco 49ersGreen Bay Packers37 - 20
2018/19Los Angeles RamsNew Orleans Saints26 - 23
2017/18Philadelphia EaglesMinnesota Vikings38 - 7
2016/17Atlanta FalconsGreen Bay Packers44 - 21
2015/16Carolina PanthersArizona Cardinals49 - 15
2014/15Seattle SeahawksGreen Bay Packers28 - 22

Head over to our Super Bowl LVIII Betting Guide for the Road To The Super Bowl LVIII stats and historical stats.

NFC Championship Statistics

Most NFC Championship Wins (latest)

  • 8 = Dallas Cowboys (1995)

Most NFC Championship Appearances (latest)

  • 18 = San Francisco 49ers (2023)

Highest Game Total Points

  • 66 = San Francisco 38 Dallas Cowboys 28 (1994/95)

Highest Team Total Points

  • 49 = Carolina Panthers (v Arizona Cardinals) 2015/16

Overtime Games (latest)

  • 6 (2018)

For the latest NFC Championship seasonal and player stats head over to the official NFL website.

Contributor Information

We are spoiled with our Expert team at OLBG with our Commercial Content manager Luke Bradshaw-Lee being a keen UK-based NFL fan attending London games and burning the midnight oil to catch all the weekend action, He is ably assisted with inside info from, Michael Calabrese [@EastBreese] ; an Action Network correspondent and College sports podcaster in the US with the deepest football knowledge we have ever come across. They combine to create the best American Football content on OLBG which assists our tipsters in making their NFL predictions in the tipping competition.

Michael Calabrese

Michael Calabrese

Us content manager

Michael Calabrese has covered college and professional sports in the US since 2007. He has been featured in print for publications including Fox Sports, The Action Network, Yardbarker, MSN, Saturday Down South, NumberFire, and JetMag.com. He also regularly appears on ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, and VSIN
Luke Bradshaw Lee

Luke Bradshaw Lee

Commercial content manager

🏈 Luke is a more than keen follower of the NFL taking in as many games as he can over the weekend and always trying to attend the London NFL games each year. American football remains his main personal betting focus and he creates and contributes to our NFL Articles

The data in this article is maintained and updated regularly by Andy Powell and James Banting from our Tipster Competition team who settle and manage all the tips in that seection

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