|NBC Sunday Night Football Week 11 Odds & Spread: Chiefs vs. Broncos|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 17 November 2013 14:30|
Chiefs vs. Broncos Odds
Kansas City is 9-0 on the season, 4-0 on the road and 6-3 against the spread. Denver is 8-1 overall, 5-0 at home and 5-3-1 against the spread. Denver has won three of its last four against Kansas City.
Trends show that the underdog has covered the spread in 6 of the last 7 games in this series. These two have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Broncos are favored at home, as they have odds of -7.5 points against the Chiefs. The over/under total for the game has been set at 49 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Denver favored by 9.5 points. The spread climbed to 10.5 points before falling back to 7.5. The over/under total opened at 51 points before dropping back to 49 points.
The Chiefs are coming off a 23-13 win at Buffalo on Sunday night. Kansas City has won six games by 10 points or less and have faced a relatively easy schedule to this point. The Chiefs have been led by their defense, as they allow just 326.9 yards per game to go along with 36 sacks and 23 turnovers. Justin Houston has 11 sacks to lead the defense. Offensively, the Chiefs are posting just 317.3 yards per game. Jamaal Charles has rushed for 725 yards and six touchdowns while catching 47 passes for 389 yards and two scores to lead the offense.
Denver is coming off a 28-20 win at San Diego. The Broncos have won two straight entering this game, but Peyton Manning is dealing with some ankle injuries right now. He will play, but facing a defense that is likely to hit him on a few occasions. Denver has the top passing attack in the NFL, averaging 353.4 yards per game. Defensively, the Broncos are giving up 374.9 yards per game. Manning has thrown for 3,249 yards and 33 touchdowns this season while Demaryius Thomas has 55 receptions for 793 yards and nine scores. Danny Trevathan has 70 tackles, one sack, three interceptions and eight pass deflections to lead the defense.
In terms of Injuries, Denver cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) is doubtful while guard Chris Kuper (ankle) is questionable. Kansas City defensive back Sanders Commings (collarbone) and defensive tackle Jaye Howard (undisclosed) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Kansas City, as the Chiefs are getting 55% of the wagers with odd of +7.5 points at Denver on Sunday night.