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Betting line favors Browns over Chiefs

Kansas City ChiefsCleveland Browns
Dec 9, 1:00 PM | Grass of Cleveland Browns Stadium

Kansas City Chiefs vs Cleveland Browns Odds

2-10TEAM RECORD4-8

The Cleveland Browns are 3-2 SU and 4-1 ATS over their last five games and is a favorite for just the second time of the season hosting the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Browns are 2-0 SU and ATS over their last two games.

The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Kansas City's last 23 games and in 18 of Cleveland's last 24. The Browns are 13-5-1 ATS over their last 19 games.

View Kansas City vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Chiefs listed as 4.5-point underdogs at shops such as Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 38 over at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Browns, currently No. 28 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Chiefs, who rate No. 26 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 18-10 victory for the Browns.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 25-ranked offense (19.1 PPG) against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 27 at 26.8 PPG. The Browns passing attack has averaged 223.3 yards per game, more than the Chiefs give up through the air (219.9 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Chiefs feature the league's No. 24-rated road run defense, allowing 129.4 yards per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, ranks No. 23 in rushing offense at home.

Kansas City won its last outing, a 27-21 result against the Panthers on December 2. The Chiefs covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 48 combined points took the game OVER the total. Jamaal Charles ran through the Carolina defense for 127 yards in Kansas City's last game, handing the Panthers a 27-21 setback on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

Cleveland was a 20-17 winner in its last match on the road against the Raiders. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 37 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Brandon Weeden led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 364 yards Sunday as the Browns downed the Raiders 20-17 at O.co Coliseum.

Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 3-7

Cleveland Browns Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 3-7

A few Chiefs at Browns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Kansas City's last 23 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Cleveland is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Kansas City at Oakland, Sunday, December 16
Cleveland home to Washington, Sunday, December 16