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Week 13 odds - Chiefs vs. Bears

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Dec 4, 1:00 PM | Grass of Soldier Field

Kansas City Chiefs vs Chicago Bears Odds

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Two teams with major quarterback issues clash on the Week 13 NFL odds menu with the visiting Kansas City Chiefs 9-point dogs against the Chicago Bears.

Caleb Hanie and Tyler Palko - not exactly Joe Montana and Dan Marino - will do battle with the past four meetings between these teams all playing under the total. Of note, the OVER is 9-2 past 11 Bears home games.

The Bears continue to be a good bet as a favorite, as they have won 10 in a row SU as favorites (7-2-1 ATS). The Chiefs meanwhile have been good dog bets at 6-1 ATS past 7 times in this role.

View Kansas City vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Chiefs are listed as 9-point underdogs at sportsbooks, with the total listed at 38.5.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 26.2 PPG, against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 23 this week at 24.1 PPG. The Bears aerial game is averaging 217.2 yards per game, less than the Chiefs secondary allows through the air, 225.3 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Chiefs own the league's No. 17-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 119.2 yards per game when on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 22 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Kansas City lost its last outing, a 13-9 result against the Steelers on November 27. The Chiefs covered in that game as a 10.5-point underdog, while the 22 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Chiefs suffered a Week 12 loss against Pittsburgh in their last game, falling 13-9 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 25-20 loser as they battled the Raiders on the road. The Bears failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 45 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Johnny Knox hauled in 4 passes for 145 yards against the Oakland defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 25-20 loss against the Raiders on Sunday.

Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 4-6

Chicago Bears Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 7-3

A few Chiefs at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City at NY Jets, Sunday, December 11
Chicago at Denver, Sunday, December 11

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