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Denver BroncosKansas City Chiefs
Nov 13, 1:00 PM | Grass of Arrowhead Stadium

Denver Broncos vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds

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The Denver Broncos look for a second straight divisional upset when the visit the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 10 NFL betting action.

Denver upset Oakland while the Chiefs handed Miami its first win of the season in Week 9. The Chiefs opened as 3-point home chalk in this one.

Over under bettors find some conflicting angles as these AFC West rivals prepare for battle. KC has played 6 straight unders within the divison, while the Broncos have played OVER to the tune of 10-2 in their past 12 within the AFC West.

View Denver vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Broncos listed as 3.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 42.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Chiefs and the No. 22-ranked Broncos, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 16-14 result in favor of the Broncos.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 26-ranked offense (16.4 PPG) against a Broncos defense that ranks No. 31 at 28 PPG. The Chiefs passing attack has averaged 189.5 yards per game, less than the Broncos give up through the air (258 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Broncos own the league's No. 2-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 85.8 yards per game when on the road. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 38-24 winner as they battled the Raiders on the road. The Broncos covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 62 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Willis McGahee went over the 100-yard mark (163) in his team's latest effort as Denver defeated Oakland by a score of 38-24 on Sunday.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 31-3 loser as they battled the Dolphins at home. The Chiefs failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 34 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last gridiron battle, Steve Breaston did much of the damage, producing 115 receiving yards but Kansas City managed to defeat the Chiefs 31-3 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Denver Broncos Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the division are 2-8

Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 5-5

A few Broncos at Chiefs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver's last 8 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing Denver

Next up:
Denver home to NY Jets, Thursday, November 17
Kansas City at New England, Monday, November 21

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