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3 Best Travis Kelce Super Bowl 54 Prop Bets

Max Staley
Travis Kelce celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship.
Travis Kelce celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship. / Jamie Squire/Getty Images
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With Super Bowl LIV now less than a week away, it's time for bettors to start ramping up their analysis of the big game. Traditionally, one of the most fun parts about a game of this magnitude is breaking down a slew of prop bets, which can be found on FanDuel Sportsbook.

With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the best prop bets on one of the game's biggest stars, Kansas City Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce.

1. Travis Kelce - Receiving Yards: Under 74.5 (-108)

Travis Kelce has 164 receiving yards through two playoff games.
Travis Kelce has 164 receiving yards through two playoff games. / Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Kelce is one of, if not the, most unstoppable tight ends in the NFL, but he's going against one of the most dominant pass defenses in the league. The San Francisco 49ers held opposing quarterbacks to the fewest passing yards per game (169.2), and ranked No. 2 in Football Outsiders' pass defense DVOA metrics. This dominance held true against opposing tight ends as well, as TEs only averaged 34.5 receiving yards per game against SF, the best such mark in the league.

2. Travis Kelce - Total Receptions: Over 6.5 (+116)

Travis Kelce catches a pass against the Houston Texans.
Travis Kelce catches a pass against the Houston Texans. / David Eulitt/Getty Images

Even if Kelce isn't quite as productive in terms of receiving yards as we're used to seeing from him, you have to think he'll be targeted early and often in this one. Over his last 10 games, including the postseason, Kelce has recorded at least seven receptions seven times. Notably, he was held to fewer than 75 receiving yards on five occasions during that span. He averaged 8.9 targets per contest over his final eight regular season games, and should once again be heavily involved in the Chiefs' game plan here.

3. Any Time Touchdown Scorer: Travis Kelce (+100)

Travis Kelce spikes the ball after a touchdown.
Travis Kelce spikes the ball after a touchdown. / Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Kelce only scored 5 touchdowns in the regular season, but that felt a bit flukey. He had 12 targets inside the 10-yard line, good for the second-highest total in the league. That accounted for a whopping 41.4 percent target share inside the 10-yard line. For reference, the next-closest player was Kenny Golladay, who had a 34.2 percent target share in such situations. He's also proven he can find the end zone when it matters most, scoring a combined five receiving TDs through eight career postseason appearances.


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Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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