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Week 16 NFL Betting Odds with Pick - Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers

Kansas City Chiefs

vs

Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday, December 21, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Heinz Field

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four home games. The Steelers will try to pick up another home win this Sunday hosting the Kansas City Chiefs.

Kansas City is 3-0 ATS in its last three games against the Steelers but just 1-2 SU in those three games. The Chiefs are 9-7 SU and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games away from home. The OVER is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between Pittsburgh and Kansas City and 9-1 in Pittsburgh's last 10 games at home.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks, including 5Dimes, had set the Pittsburgh Steelers as -3-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was hovering around 46.5 earlier in the week (check for the current over-under lines at Bovada).

Computer Prediction: Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 30-28 win for the Steelers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Chiefs will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Sunday, as they are 9-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Pittsburgh Steelers are 7-7 ATS. Kansas City is 5-9 against the over under total, while Pittsburgh is 9-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Steelers - Chiefs odds would favor the Steelers if the betting lines were set according to power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 7 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Chiefs sit at No. 11.

How Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 27.79 PPG, against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 4 this week at 18.14 PPG. The Steelers aerial game is averaging 305.79 yards per game, more than the Chiefs secondary allows through the air, 199.21 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Kansas City Chiefs own the league's No. 26-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 128.57 yards per game when on the road. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 25 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Alex Smith passed for 2 touchdowns in his team's last game in leading the Chiefs past Oakland 31-13 on Sunday.

Ben Roethlisberger throttled the Falcons defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 360 yards and 0 scores as Pittsburgh handed Atlanta a 27-20 defeat.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Kansas City is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games
Kansas City is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to San Diego, Sunday, December 28th
Pittsburgh home to Cincinnati, Sunday, December 28th

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