Chiefs vs. Bengals Week 17 Prediction

Chiefs vs. Bengals, 1/2/21 NFL Week 17 Betting Predictions

The Chiefs could clinch the No. 1 seed in the AFC even they beat the Bengals on Sunday and the Titans also lose to the Dolphins, but Cincinnati has the AFC North Division title in sight as well. What’s the best bet when it comes to Sunday’s Chiefs-Bengals matchup at 1:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

115 Kansas City Chiefs (-3.5) at 116 Cincinnati Bengals (+3.5); o/u 51

1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, January 2, 2021

Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH


Kansas City Chiefs DFS Spin

Clyde Edwards-Helaire (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 17 against the Bengals. Edwards-Helaire was a longshot to play after not practicing all week. The early rule out puts him in a race to get cleared for Week 18. Kansas City activated Jerick McKinnon from IR with Edwards-Helaire out. Darrel Williams will start for the Chiefs and should see a heavy workload in his absence.

Cincinnati Bengals DFS Spin

Bengals RT Riley Reiff (ankle) is out for the year. Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Friday that Reiff is done for the season, though it's not clear if that's due to COVID-19 or the ankle injury that has sidelined him in recent weeks. It's a significant development for a Bengals offense that has struggled to keep Joe Burrow clean in the pocket. A star run blocker, Reiff's absence is also bad news for Joe Mixon.

Chiefs vs. Bengals Betting Prediction

The Chiefs are a perfect 6-0 against the spread in their last six games overall, are 5-0 against the number in their last five conference games and are 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games. The Bengals, meanwhile, are just 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games coming off a win, are 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven home games and are 1-7-1 against the number in their last nine games played in the month of January.


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