Kansas City Chiefs vs Denver Broncos Odds
The Denver Broncos are 10-0 SU and 8-2 ATS over their last 10 games and are heavy favorites to make it 11 straight wins when they host the Kansas City Chiefs at Mile High Stadium this Sunday. Kansas City is 2-13 SU and 5-10 ATS this season.
Denver is 3-2 SU and ATS in its last five games against the Chiefs. The total has gone UNDER in each of the last four games between these two division rivals.
Denver opened as 16-point favorites at shops such as 5Dimes, while the NFL total was set at 42.5 for over under betting.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 1-rated Broncos and the No. 27-rated Chiefs in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 33-10 win for the Broncos on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 29.5 PPG, against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 25 this week at 25.8 PPG. The Broncos aerial game is averaging 281.2 yards per game, more than the Chiefs secondary allows through the air, 214.5 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Chiefs feature the league's No. 28-rated road run defense, allowing 143.4 yards per game. Denver, meanwhile, ranks No. 9 in rushing offense at home.
Kansas City lost its last outing, a 20-13 result against the Colts on December 23. The Chiefs failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 33 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Jamaal Charles ran through the Indianapolis defense for 226 yards in Kansas City's last game, but the Chiefs still lost a 20-13 decision at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Broncos were a 34-12 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Browns. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (46) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, the Broncos got 3 passing scores out of Peyton Manning en route to a 34-12 win over the Browns on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 3-7
Denver Broncos Trends:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 8-2
A few Chiefs at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Denver is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games when playing Kansas City