The Kansas City Chiefs (12-3) play the Denver Broncos (4-11) at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs have clinched the AFC West after winning 12 of their 15 games, while four wins leave the Denver Broncos fourth in the division standings. Kansas City Chiefs took out the Denver Broncos 28-34 when they last faced each other and, according to the oddsmakers, the home side should have little trouble claiming another win.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos Betting lines
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos Betting expert picks
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos Moneyline
The Kansas City Chiefs seem to savor going up against teams from the AFC Conference. The 6-1 hosts have won 16 of their last 25 matchups against AFC teams. Odds of -855 suggests they have a 90% chance of bringing home another win. As for the Denver Broncos, it’s been a tough time. The 4-11 visitors have lost four of their past five games, and with the oddsmakers pricing a road win at +575, it seems taking a home win is the way to go.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos Spread
The oddsmakers have made the Kansas City Chiefs the 13.5-point favorite over the Denver Broncos, clearly indicating that they believe that a home win is the most probable outcome. In the last ten matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 11.4 points.
Take the Kansas City Chiefs to cover the spread as it paid off beautifully in their last three home matches, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see them cover it again on Sunday. The hosts are also 5-4 ATS in the past nine games at home and 4-6 ATS overall from their previous ten games.
The past five visits to the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium have seen the Denver Broncos end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard five times, with an average losing margin of 11.2 points. In their past 10 matches, the Denver Broncos went 5-5 ATS and also ended up 3-6 ATS from their nine most recent road trips.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos Total
The total may have passed the 45-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 50 points, as the last ten games between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Denver Broncos produced an average of 45.8 points.
The current total on the Week 17 betting line for this matchup is 45.0 points, which is under the 48.4 points average seen in the past five rounds the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos have played out, but not by much either.
In the Kansas City Chiefs’ past five AFC West matchups at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, the score averaged 50.4 points and went 2-3 against the total. Meanwhile, the last five Kansas City Chiefs home games failed to go over, leaving the hosts with an overall 4-6 record from their last ten contests in the over/under market.
In the Denver Broncos’ past five AFC West road games, the score ended up 2-3 against the total and averaged 39.6 points. Interestedly, the Denver Broncos have seen the total go over in each of their last ten matchups.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos Betting trends
- The total went under in all of the Kansas City Chiefs’ last five games at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
- The total points score went over for Denver Broncos, in their last three games
- Kansas City Chiefs won the last 14 H2H games against Denver Broncos
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Kansas City Chiefs Form
The Kansas City Chiefs have proven to be a force to be reckoned with at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, winning four out of their last five home games. Their most recent outing ended in victory against the Seattle Seahawks, with a final score of 24-10.
The Kansas City Chiefs rank second in the NFL’s offensive rankings, averaging 29.2 points this season and 24.9 points at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. On the other side of the ball, the defense has struggled to match last season’s eighth-place finish in the defensive rankings, giving up 22.1 points on average in all outings.
The Kansas City Chiefs have clinched a playoff berth after winning their division. The AFC West champions now aim to improve their second seed in the AFC Conference going into the final weeks of the regular season.
Denver Broncos Form
Form looks bleak for the Denver Broncos after a 51-14 defeat against the Los Angeles Rams last time out. Adding to that, they have lost their previous four road games and are 2-8 in the last 10 games overall.
Things haven’t improved on the offense front for the Denver Broncos at all, having put just 17.0 points on board across the last five matches. In all, the offense has averaged 15.5 points for the season. However, while the offense has struggled to click into gear, the defense has had no such issues. The visitors have kept their opponents to an average of just 20.3 points per match, ranking as the league’s eighth-best defense.
The Denver Broncos have already been eliminated from playoff contention—a fact that’s all too obvious given that they have lost 11 of their 15 regular season games. Getting a strong pick in next year’s NFL draft is the best they can hope for now.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Denver Broncos H2H history
The Kansas City Chiefs won by a 28-34 scoreline the last time they played the Denver Broncos at the Empower Field at Mile High, which also meant the required total of 45.0 went over. The Kansas City Chiefs are on a six-match home winning streak against the Denver Broncos at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium and are 10-0 in the last ten overall.
While the Kansas City Chiefs averaged 28.6 points, the Denver Broncos performed an average of 17.2 points in their ten most recent head-to-head games.