|NFL Week 4 Odds: Chargers vs. Chiefs Point Spread & Betting Trends|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 26 September 2012 17:00|
Chargers vs. Chiefs Week 4 Odds
KANSAS CITY, MO (The Spread) – AFC West rivals will meet on Sunday when the 2-1 Chargers visit the 1-2 Chiefs at 1:00PM ET.
SAN DIEGO: The Chargers lost their first game of the year last Sunday when the Falcons steamrolled them, 27-3. Philip Rivers completed 21-of-38 passes for 173 yards with no touchdowns, while Jackie Battle rushed for 55 yards on three carries and Malcolm Floyd caught three passes for 52 yards. The offense was anemic all afternoon, as Atlanta’s defense stifled Rivers and Co.
KANSAS CITY: The Chiefs earned their first victory of the year last Sunday when they upset the Saints 27-24 as a 9-point underdog. Matt Cassel completed 26-of-44 passes for 248 yards with no touchdowns, while Jamaal Charles rushed 33 times for 233 yards and one score. Dwayne Bowe led the Chiefs in receiving with seven catches for 79 yards.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Chiefs are 1-point favorites over the Chargers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 44.5 points. The Chargers enter this game with a straight up record of 2-1 and are 2-1 against the spread, while the Chiefs are 1-2 straight up and 1-2 ATS.
TRENDS: The under is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams and 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Kansas City. The home team, meanwhile, is 4-1 against the spread in their last five meetings and the Chargers are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 trips to Kansas City.