Tyler Boyd Super Bowl 2022 Prop Picks and Best Bets

NFL expert Mike Spector offers his three best bets regarding Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd's Super Bowl props.
| 6 min read
Share
Share to Facebook
Share to Twitter
Copy Link

Tyler Boyd Super Bowl 2022 Prop Picks and Best Bets

Super Bowl 56 is littered with stud wide receivers, from Los Angeles’ Cooper Kupp and Odell Beckham Jr. to Cincinnati’s Ja’Marr Chase and Tee Higgins. But while the top two wideouts on each team are getting all the attention, are we overlooking some of these teams’ secondary weapons?

Once upon a time in the not-so-distant past, Tyler Boyd was the top receiving option for the Bengals, especially when A.J. Green missed the entire 2019 season. Boyd posted consecutive 1,000-yard seasons in 2018 and 2019 but has seemingly taken a back seat in this offense with Ja’Marr Chase’s immediate emergence. Will Boyd play a more prominent role in Sunday’s matchup against the Rams?

Here is a look at our top three Super Bowl player prop bets involving Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd.

DraftKings logo
Bet $5, Win $280 on Super Bowl LVI
  • Super Bowl LVI Exclusive
  • Bet $5, Get $280 on Bengals or Rams to Win
  • Limited Offer

Claim Now
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
BetMGM logo
Super Bowl LVI: Bet $10, Win $200 If Your Team Scores A TD
  • Bet $10 On Bengals vs Rams
  • Get $200 In Free Bets If Your Team Scores A TD
  • Bonus Paid in Site Credits

Claim Now
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
Fanduel logo
Bet $5, Win $280 CASH on Bengals or Rams to Win Super Bowl LVI
  • Get paid IN CASH
  • Super Bowl Exclusive
  • Limited time offer

Claim Now
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
Caesars Sportsbook logo
Get A $1500 matched Bet on Super Bowl LVI
  • Get up to $1500 matched on Bengal vs Rams
  • Super Bowl Exclusive
  • Promo Code ODDSCZR

Claim Now
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
Betway logo
Super Bowl LVI: Get $250 Risk Free Bet
  • Get a $250 risk-free bet
  • Super Bowl LVI Exclusive
  • New Customers only

CLAIM OFFER
T&Cs
Unibet New Jersey logo
$250 Risk Free Bet
  • Claim A $250 Risk Free Bet
  • Use On Any Sport
  • New Customers Only

Claim Your $250 Now
T&Cs
FOX Bet logo
Risk Free Bet Up To $500
  • Open a new Fox Bet account
  • Deposit up to $500
  • Get your first deposit matched 100%

Claim Your Risk-Free $500
T&Cs
Borgata logo
Bet $20, Get $100 on Any Sport
  • Get $100 When You Bet $20
  • Huge New Customer Exclusive
  • Regular odds boosts

Claim Your $100 Now
T&Cs

Tyler Boyd OVER 41.5 Receiving Yards (-110) (Bet $110 to Win $100)

Tyler Boyd has not topped 26 yards in any of the three playoff games this postseason and has not had at least 42 receiving yards in any game since December 26th. So why would oddsmakers make his projected total so high?

For starters, perhaps oddsmakers think Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey shuts down star wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase. Ramsey has had his four highest shadow rates of opposing No. 1 wide receivers since Week 12. First, he shadowed Mike Evans 69% of the time in the Divisional Round. That was followed by a 58% shadow rate of Justin Jefferson in Week 16, 56% of DK Metcalf in Week 15, and shadowing Davante Adams 56% of the time in Week 12. In the biggest game of the season, it is reasonable to expect his highest shadow rate yet on Chase.

Click Here to Get The Best Super Bowl 2022 Promo Codes Now

Though Boyd has gone four consecutive games with at most 36 yards receiving, he averaged 80.3 yards per game and had at least 55 yards receiving in each of the four games prior. 

With an extra week to prepare for this game, the Rams coaching staff is likely thinking of whatever ways they can to limit Chase. However, that also means the Bengals coaching staff has more time to come up with new wrinkles offensively, and we expect them to involve Tyler Boyd more than they have in any postseason game.

Tyler Boyd UNDER 8.5 Yards on His First Reception (-110) (Bet $110 to Win $100)

We are playing the law of averages here that Boyd will not break off a big gain on his first receptions. He has 62 yards on 10 catches this postseason, which averages to 6.2 yards per reception. There are many ways we can win this bet, like Cincinnati going to Boyd in a second or third-and-short situation where they are simply looking to move the chains. While we like Boyd’s over on his receiving yards prop, it is possible he does not get the majority of those yards until the team is trailing late and needing to pass to catch up, or when they are in their two-minute drill. But for Boyd’s first reception, we expect it to be an anti-climatic short gain.

Get $280 IN CASH if The Cincinnati Bengals Win Super Bowl LVI. Click here to claim this FanDuel Sportsbook promotion

Tyler Boyd Anytime Touchdown Scorer (+275) (Bet $100 to Win $275)

Similar to our logic of liking Boyd’s over on his yardage total because of the attention paid to Chase, we like Boyd to reap the benefits of more red zone looks. Especially with tight end C.J. Uzomah likely to be less than 100% if he does play, Boyd becomes an intriguing end zone target. He has scored touchdowns in four of his last six games, so one could argue that these +275 odds are generous.

Get $200 if the Bengals Score a Touchdown. Click here to claim this BetMGM promotion

With how much Los Angeles’ feared pass rush is expected to harass Joe Burrow, that would lead to Burrow being on the move and scrambling more than usual. That is not a bad thing for Cincinnati’s passing game, as Burrow ranked first in QBR, third in passing touchdowns, and first in yards per attempt on throws outside the numbers this season. Chase was a big beneficiary of that, as he had an NFL-high 12 touchdown receptions on throws outside the numbers. However, that also bodes well for Boyd’s red zone opportunities, and the +275 odds for him to score a touchdown are appealing.

 logo
Bet $5, Win $100 on the NBA in Virginia
  • Bet $5, Get $100
  • Promo Code WIN100
  • Virginia Sports Betting Exclusive

Claim Your $100 Now
T&Cs
DraftKings logo
Bet $5, Get $150 on the NBA Playoffs
  • NBA Playoff Exclusive
  • 30/1 odds
  • Boosted odds on your team winning!

Claim Your $150 Now
T&Cs
Fanduel logo
$1000 Risk Free Bet
  • Register for a new FanDuel account
  • Deposit up to $1000
  • Get your first deposit matched

Claim Your Risk-Free $1000
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
BetMGM logo
Bet $10, Win $200 If There's A 3-Pointer
  • Deposit $10 into your new BetMGM account
  • Bet $10 on any NBA Moneyline
  • Get $200 if your team scores a three

Claim Your $200 Now
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
Caesars Sportsbook logo
$1100 First Bet Insurance
  • Open a new Caesars Sportsbook account
  • Deposit up to $1100
  • Get your wager insured 100%

Claim Your Insured $1100
New Customers OnlyT&Cs
Unibet New Jersey logo
$250 Risk Free Bet
  • Claim A $250 Risk Free Bet
  • Use On Any Sport
  • New Customers Only

Claim Your $250 Now
T&Cs

Super Bowl LVI: Los Angeles Rams vs. Cincinnati Bengals Line Movement

Get $1000s in Free Bets For Super Bowl LVI Here

ROI N/A
NFLNCAABNCAAFTennisMLBNBA
insightpicks

Mike Spector brings unmatched knowledge and insight into the game of football, and more importantly the process of betting on NFL football. Mike is the #2 ranked expert in FantasyPros' NFL betting contest

Expert Handicappers

View all Handicappers
0Betslip

Almost there!

We are loading your bets, and they will be here in a second.