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Chiefs are your new Super Bowl favorites heading into Conference Championship weekend

The Ravens were knocked out of the playoffs this past weekend, and that leaves the Chiefs as your new Super Bowl favorites.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes talks with head coach Andy Reid before a game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Titans stunned the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional round of the 2020 NFL Playoffs, and that now leaves us with a new favorite to win Super Bowl 54. The Ravens were favorites dating back to Week 14, but now the Kansas City Chiefs are your new Super Bowl favorites heading into Conference Championship weekend.

The Chiefs came back from a 24-0 deficit to thump the Texans 51-31 and are now listed as +135 favorites. Prior to the Divisional round, they were third (+350) on the list of Super Bowl odds behind the Ravens (+200) and the 49ers (+325). They had remained behind the 49ers simply because of the fact that they were expected to have to go through Baltimore to get to the Super Bowl. Once the Ravens were eliminated, that changed the script.

There’s a sizable difference between the home teams and road teams in the AFC and NFC Championship games. The Chiefs (+135) and 49ers (+160) sit at one level, while the Packers (+650) and Titans (+700) are a huge step back. The first two weeks have shown us the kind of insanity that can happen in January, but for the time being, Chiefs-49ers is viewed as the likely Super Bowl outcome. There are eight potential outcomes for Super Bowl 54, and DraftKings Sportsbook has the Chiefs-49ers options a step up from everything else.

Chiefs beat 49ers: +200
49ers beat Chiefs: +250
Chiefs beat Packers: +625
49ers beat Titans: +700
Packers beat Chiefs: +1100
Titans beat 49ers: +1100
Packers beat Titans: +2500
Titans beat Packers: +2500

The Chiefs are currently a 7.5-point favorite over the Titans, while the 49ers are a touchdown favorite over the Packers. Will we see an extensive amount of Chiefs-49ers teasers this weekend? A six-point teaser brings the two games down to 1.5 and 1 points, respectively. Which one is most likely to cost someone their two-team teaser?

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