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2021/22 NFC Championship Betting Guide

Published: Nov 27, 5:51pm Last Updated: Jan 25, 11:56am American Football 1 Comment 466 Views

2021/22 NFC Championship Betting Preview

NFC Championship Betting Guide Content

NFL Regular Season Schedule

The regular NFL season gets underway in early September when the sixteen NFC teams begin their quest to make the NFC Championship game which for this season will be played on Sunday 30th January 2022. The winner of the NFC Championship game will face the AFC Championship winner in Super Bowl LVI at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on Sunday 13th February 2022.

Take a look at our AFC Championship Game Betting Guide for our preview of the AFC Championship season and the likely contenders for Super Bowl LVI.

There will be an additional fixture during the regular season meaning an 18 week schedule (including one bye week), each NFC team will play:

  • The three teams in their division - twice (home & away)
  • The four teams from another division in the NFC - Once
  • The 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
  • The New Fixture - An Inter conference match up that took place two years earlier based on 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 on the road:

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

2021 NFL London Games Series

What NFL teams are playing in London in 2021 ?

The 2021 NFL London Games Series kicks off with the New York Jets taking on the Atlanta Falcons at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday 10th October (14:30 GMT). The second match in the 2021 NFL London Games Series on Sunday 17th October (14:30 GMT) is between the Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Take a look at our 2021 NFL London Games Series Preview.

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.

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NFC East

NFC East Winners: Dallas Cowboys

Wild Card Play off spot: Philadelphia Eagles

NFC East Won Lost Ties
Dallas Cowboys 12 5 0
Philadelphia Eagles 9 8 0
Washington Football Team 7 10 0
New York Giants 4 13 0

Dallas Cowboys

  • 24 NFC East Championships
  • 8 NFC Championships
  • 5 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Mike McCarthy

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Philadelphia Eagles

  • 11 NFC East Championships
  • 3 NFC Championships
  • 1 Super Bowl Win

Current Head Coach: Nick Sirianni

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Washington Football Team

  • 9 NFC East Championships
  • 5 NFC Championships
  • 3 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Ron Rivera

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick (QB) arrives from Miami Dolphins (free agent)

For Washington Football Team latest news, roster, injuries, fixture schedule, standings and player stats head over to the official NFL website Washington Football Team page.

New York Giants

  • 8 NFC East Championships
  • 5 NFC Championships
  • 4 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Joe Judge

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

NFC North

NFC North Champions: Green Bay Packers

NFC North Won Lost Ties
Green Bay Packers 13 4 0
Minnesota Vikings 8 9 0
Chicago Bears 6 11 0
Detroit Lions 3 13 1

Minnesota Vikings

  • 20 NFC North Championships (1 as the NFL Championship)
  • 4 NFC Championships 
  • 0 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Mike Zimmer

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Green Bay Packers

  • 18 NFC North Championships (13 as the NFL Championship)
  • 5 NFC Championships
  • 4 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Matt LaFleur

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Chicago Bears

  • 11 NFC North Championships (9 as the NFL Championship)
  • 2 NFC Championships
  • 1 Super Bowl Win

Current Head Coach: Matt Nagy

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Detroit Lions

  • 3 NFC North Championships
  • 0 NFC Championships
  • 0 Super Bowl Wins

Head Coach: Dan Campbell

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

NFC South

NFC South Champions: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFC South Won Lost Ties
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 4 0
New Orleans Saints 9 8 0
Atlanta Falcons 7 10 0
Carolina Panthers 5 12 0

New Orleans Saints

  • 7 NFC South Championships
  • 1 NFC Championship
  • 1 Super Bowl Win

Current Head Coach: Sean Payton

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Carolina Panthers

  • 5 NFC South Championships
  • 2 NFC Championships
  • 0 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Matt Rhule

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Atlanta Falcons

  • 4 NFC South Championships
  • 2 NFC Championships
  • 0 Super Bowl Wins

Head Coach: Arthur Smith

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • 4 NFC South Championships
  • 2 NFC Championship
  • 2 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Bruce Arians

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

NFC West

NFC West Champions: Los Angeles Rams

Wild Card Play off spot: Arizona Cardinals

Wild Card Play off spot: San Francisco 49ers

NFC West Won Lost Ties
Los Angeles Rams 12 5 0
Arizona Cardinals 11 6 0
San Francisco 49ers 10 7 0
Seattle Seahawks 7 10 0

San Francisco 49ers

  • 20 NFC West Championships
  • 7 NFC Championships
  • 5 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Kyle Shanahan

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Los Angeles Rams

  • 16 NFC West Championships (3 as the St Louis Rams)
  • 4 NFC Championships (2 as the St Louis Rams)
  • 1 Super Bowl Win

Current Head Coach: Sean McVay

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Seattle Seahawks

  • 9 NFC West Championships
  • 3 NFC Championships
  • 1 Super Bowl Win

Current Head Coach: Pete Carroll

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

Arizona Cardinals

  • 3 NFC West Championships
  • 1 NFC Championship
  • 0 Super Bowl Wins

Current Head Coach: Kliff Kingsbury

Notable Roster Changes (Pre-Season)


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

NFC Wild Card Weekend

Schedule

  • Sunday 16th January 18:00 (GMT): Philadelphia Eagles @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Check out the Eagles @ Buccaneers Wild Card picks

  • Sunday 16th January 21:30: San Francisco 49ers @ Dallas Cowboys

Check out the 49ers @ Cowboys Wild Card picks

  • Tuesday 18th January 01:15: Arizona Cardinals @ Los Angeles Rams

Check out the Cardinals @ Rams Wild Card picks

Head over to our Super Bowl LVI Betting Guide for a close look at the NFC Wild Card Weekend match ups.

NFC Divisional Play Off Weekend

Schedule

  • Sunday 23rd January 01:15 (GMT): San Francisco 49ers @ Green Bay Packers

Check out the 49ers @ Packers Divisional Play Off picks

  • Sunday 23rd January 20:00: Los Angeles Rams @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Check out the Rams @ Buccaneers Divisional Play Off picks

Check out our Super Bowl LVI Betting Guide for a closer look at the NFC Divisional Play Off Weekend match ups.

2022 NFC Championship Game

Sun. 30th January 2022 (23:30) San Francisco 49ers @ Los Angeles Rams
Overall record 10-7
12-5
Home Record -
5-3
Road record 6-3
-
Divisional Record
2-4
3-3
Conference Record 7-5
8-4
OFFENCE Rankings (reg. season)


Points Per Game 25.1 (13th)
27.1 (7th)
Rushing Yardage 127.4 (7th)
99.0 (25th)
Passing Yardage 248.3 (12th)
273.1 (5th)
Most Touchdowns Deebo Samuel (14)
Cooper Kupp (16)
DEFENCE Rankings


Points Allowed Per Game 21.5 (9th)
21.9 (15th)
Rushing Yardage 103.5 (7th)
103.2 (6th)
Passing Yardage 206.5 (6th)
241.7 (22nd)


Head To Head This Season:

  • 15th November: Los Angeles Rams 10 @ 31 San Francisco 49ers
  • 9th January: San Francisco 49ers 27 @ 24 Los Angeles Rams

Check out the 49ers @ Rams NFC Championship picks from OLBG's profitable NFL tipsters.

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:

Season NFC Winner Runner Up Game Score
2020/21 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Green Bay Packers 31-26
2019/20 San Francisco 49ers Green Bay Packers 37-20
2018/19 Los Angeles Rams New Orleans Saints 26-23
2017/18 Philadelphia Eagles Minnesota Vikings 38-7
2016/17 Atlanta Falcons Green Bay Packers 44-21
2015/16 Carolina Panthers Arizona Cardinals 49-15
2014/15 Seattle Seahawks Green Bay Packers 28-22
2013/14 Seattle Seahawks San Francisco 49ers 23-17
2012/13 San Francisco 49ers Atlanta Falcons 28-24
2011/12 New York Giants San Francisco 49ers 20-17

Check out the NFC Championship picks from OLBG's knowledgeable NFL tipsters, see who they fancy to make it all the way to the Super Bowl.

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

NFC Championship Statistics

Most NFC Championship Wins (latest)

  • 8 = Dallas Cowboys (1995)

Most NFC Championship Appearances (latest)

  • 16 = San Francisco 49ers (2019)

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.

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