|2013 NFL Week 16 Odds, Point Spread & Total: Colts vs. Chiefs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 December 2013 13:00|
Colts vs. Chiefs Odds
Kansas City is 11-3 overall, 5-2 at home and 8-6 against the spread. Indianapolis is 9-5 overall, 4-3 on the road and 8-6 against the spread. The Colts have won four of their last five meetings with Kansas City.
Trends show that the Colts are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 meetings with the Chiefs and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 trips to Kansas City. These two have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Kansas City is the favorite at home, as the Chiefs have odds of -7 points against the Colts. The over/under total for the game has been set at 44 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Kansas City favored by 7. The spread climbed to 7.5 before falling back to 7. The over/under total opened at 42 points before slowly working up to 44.
Kansas City is coming off a 56-31 win at Oakland last week. The Chiefs have won two straight entering this game, scoring a combined 101 points in the two victories. The Chiefs are now averaging 341.2 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 366.2 yards per contest. Jamaal Charles is leading the offense with 1,181 rushing yards and 11 scores while catching 65 passes for 655 yards and seven scores. Alex Smith has thrown for 3,160 yards and 23 touchdowns as well, while Derrick Johnson is leading the defense with 102 tackles, 3.5 sacks and two interceptions.
The Colts are coming off a 25-3 win over the Texans last week. The Colts have alternated wins and losses over the last seven games, with their last three losses each coming by 14 points or more. Indy is averaging 337.2 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing 362.5 yards per game. Andrew Luck has thrown for 3,299 yards and 21 touchdowns this year while T.Y. Hilton has caught 66 passes for 876 yards and five scores. Defensively, Indy is being led by Robert Mathis, who has 49 tackles and 16.5 sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas City tackle Branden Albert (knee) and receiver Dexter McCluster (ankle) are both questionable. Indianapolis receiver LaVon Brazill (foot) and linebacker Daniel Adongo (hamstring) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Chiefs, as Kansas City is getting 76% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against Indianapolis on Sunday.