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Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs Week 1 Betting Pick and Odds

Tennessee Titans

vs

Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday, September 07, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Arrowhead Stadium

 

The Tennessee Titans and the Kansas City Chiefs have played to five OVER results in a row since 2004 as the teams hit the gridiron together in NFL Week 1 betting action on Sunday afternoon.

The Titans, though, have seen the UNDER pay out in eight of their last nine season-opening road games heading into Sunday's matchup.

Tennessee is also 1-7-1 ATS in their last nine games against teams from the AFC West division, while Kansas City has posted a 2-11 ATS mark in their last 13 games as home favorites on the NFL betting lines at the online books.

 

Tennessee Titans vs Kansas City Chiefs Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks, including BetDSI, had set the Kansas City Chiefs as -5.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was hovering around 43.5 earlier in the week (check for the current over-under lines at GTbets.eu).

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Computer Prediction: Tennessee Titans vs Kansas City Chiefs Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 29-21 win for the Chiefs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Tennessee Titans vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Chiefs are 11-6 so far on the season, and 9-8 ATS vs the point spread. The Tennessee Titans, meanwhile, are 7-9 and 6-8-2 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Kansas City go 8-9 and the Tennessee Titans go 9-6-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Tennessee injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Chiefs rated this week at No. 12 and the Tennessee Titans sitting at No. 19.

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How Tennessee Titans vs Kansas City Chiefs Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kansas City Chiefs No. 3-ranked offense (27.88 PPG) against a Tennessee Titans defense that ranks No. 16 at 23.81 PPG. The Chiefs passing attack has averaged 217.82 yards per game, less than the Titans give up through the air (225.75 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Tennessee Titans own the league's No. 16-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 116 yards per game when on the road. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 14 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tennessee was a 16-10 winner in its last match at home against the Texans. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 26 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chris Johnson ran through the Houston defense for 127 yards in Tennessee's last game, handing the Texans a 16-10 setback on Sunday at LP Field.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 45-44 loser on the road against the Colts. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (89) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Alex Smith beat the Colts secondary for 4 TDs last time out, but the Chiefs lost to Indianapolis 45-44 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tennessee Titans vs Kansas City Chiefs Betting Odds Trends

Tennessee is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Tennessee is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Tennessee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Tennessee is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games
Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tennessee home to Dallas, Sunday, September 14th
Kansas City at Denver, Sunday, September 14th

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