Chiefs vs Panthers Betting Preview
Carolina Panthers vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds
The Kansas City Chiefs will try to break an eight-game losing streak when they host the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday. The Chiefs are 3-5 ATS over their current eight-game skid.
Carolina is just 5-16 SU in its last 21 road games, but has won each of its last two road games with wins over Philadelphia and Washington. Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last five home games.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Chiefs at No. 24 and the Panthers at No. 22 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 17-9 result in favor of the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 32-ranked offense (14.6 PPG) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 21 at 24.1 PPG. The Chiefs passing attack has averaged 190.5 yards per game, less than the Panthers give up through the air (220.9 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Panthers feature the league's No. 28-rated road run defense, allowing 137 yards per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Carolina was a 30-22 winner on the road against the Eagles. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (52) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In Carolina's last outing, Cam Newton threw for 306 yards to lead the Panthers over Philadelphia 30-22 at Lincoln Financial Field.
Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 17-9 loser as they battled the Broncos at home. The Chiefs covered in the match as a 10-point underdog, while 26 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Jamaal Charles went over the 100-yard mark (107) in his team's latest effort, but Denver still defeated Kansas City by a score of 17-9.
Carolina Panthers Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6
Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the division are 3-7
A few Panthers at Chiefs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Carolina's last 10 games on the road
Carolina is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Carolina is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Kansas City's last 22 games
Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Carolina home to Atlanta, Sunday, December 9
Kansas City at Cleveland, Sunday, December 9