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Week 3 Betting Line Favors the Miami FaveNick over the Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs

vs

Miami Dolphins
Sunday, September 21, 2014 4:25 PM ET
Sun Life Stadium

 

The Kansas City Chiefs will be looking to avoid an 0-3 start to the season on Sunday afternoon as they take on a Miami Dolphins team that is just 1-3 both SU and ATS in their last four games as home favorites.

The Chiefs are 3-1 ATS in their last four games as underdogs on the road, while totals bettors on Sunday will be noting that the UNDER has gone 6-1-1 in Kansas City's last eight games as road underdogs.

Historically, the Chiefs never win in Miami as their 1-7 SU streak indicates. But this is a manageable spread and the Chiefs are better than they have played so far.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Miami Dolphins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds at sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Miami Dolphins pegged as -3.5-point favorites in this betting matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 41.5.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Chiefs vs Miami Dolphins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 23-22 victory for the Chiefs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Miami Dolphins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Miami will face the 0-2 Kansas City Chiefs, who own a 1-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Dolphins are 1-1 so far this season while the Chiefs are 0-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Kansas City injuries news.

The game pits the Miami Dolphins, currently No. 14 in our Odds Shark NFL Power Rankings, against the Kansas City Chiefs, who rate No. 16 in the latest survey.

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How Kansas City Chiefs vs Miami Dolphins Stats Matchup

The game also pits Miami's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 21.5 PPG, against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 23 this week at 25 PPG. The Dolphins aerial game is averaging 189.5 yards per game, less than the Chiefs secondary allows through the air, 240 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Kansas City Chiefs own the league's No. 9-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 88 yards per game when on the road. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 3 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 24-17 loser as they battled the Broncos on the road. The Chiefs covered in the match as a +13-point underdog, while 41 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kansas City is coming off a 24-17 setback against the Denver Broncos, where Knile Davis scampered for 2 TDs on Sunday.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 29-10 loser as they battled the Bills on the road. The Dolphins failed to cover in the match as a +1.5-point underdog, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last game, the Dolphins were Week 2 losers coming out on the wrong end of 29-10 score against Buffalo.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Miami Dolphins Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Miami is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to New England, Monday, September 29th
Miami at Oakland, Sunday, September 28th

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