Chiefs Colts Betting Preview for Week 16
Indianapolis Colts vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds
The Indianapolis Colts are 10-2 SU and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games against the Kansas City Chiefs and will try to add another win to those totals when they visit the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday. Indianapolis is also 7-2 SU and ATS in its last nine games.
Kansas City is just 2-12 SU and 5-9 ATS on the season. The total has gone UNDER in six of Indianapolis's last nine games and in five of Kansas City's last six games.
Oddsmakers at Bovada had the Chiefs as 6-point underdogs in the game, while the betting total was sitting at 43.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Chiefs and the No. 19-ranked Colts, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 18-10 result in favor of the Colts.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 32-ranked offense (13.9 PPG) against a Colts defense that ranks No. 24 at 25.6 PPG. The Chiefs passing attack has averaged 180.9 yards per game, less than the Colts give up through the air (241.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Colts feature the league's No. 25-rated road run defense, allowing 135.1 yards per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, ranks No. 6 in rushing offense at home.
Indianapolis lost its last outing, a 29-17 result against the Texans on December 16. The Colts failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point underdog, while the 46 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last game, Indianapolis got a 105-yard performance from Vick Ballard, but Houston prevailed 29-17.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 15-0 loser on the road against the Raiders. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (15) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Indianapolis Colts Trends:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 3-7
A few Colts at Chiefs trends to consider:
Indianapolis is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Kansas City
Indianapolis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indianapolis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Indianapolis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against Indianapolis
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 14 games at home
Kansas City is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Indianapolis home to Houston, Sunday, December 30
Kansas City at Denver, Sunday, December 30