Chiefs vs. Colts Odds
Indianapolis is 11-5 on the season, 6-2 at home and 10-6 against the spread. Kansas City is 11-5 overall, 6-2 on the road and 9-7 against the spread. The Colts have won five of the last six against the Chiefs, including a 23-7 win in Kansas City back on Dec. 22.
Trends show that the road team is 4-1 against the spread in the last 5 games of this series, but the Chiefs are just 3-10 ATS in their last 13 against the Colts. These two have hit the under in 5 of their last 6 meetings overall and in 4 of their last 5 meetings in Indianapolis.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, this game is even, as neither team is being given any points. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Indy favored by 1 points. The spread moved up to 2.5 points before falling to even. Kansas City has never been favored. The over/under total opened at 46.5 points and fell to 46 late in the week.
The Chiefs aren’t exactly coming into the playoffs on a high note, losing their final two games of the season and five of their last seven. All five losses came against playoff teams, but the Chiefs own just one win against a playoff team this season. Kansas City averaged just 337.3 yards per game on offense, while the defense allowed 367.8 yards per contest. The offense has been led by running back Jamaal Charles, who has rushed for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns while catching 70 passes for 693 yards and seven scores. Alex Smith added 3,313 passing yards and 23 touchdowns, while Justin Houston led the defense with 11 sacks and 44 tackles.
The Colts are coming off a 30-10 win over the Jaguars at home. Indianapolis has won three straight entering the postseason and won the AFC South title this year. The Colts averaged 341.7 yards per game on offense this season, while the defense allowed 357 yards per contest. Andrew Luck has thrown for 3,822 yards and 23 touchdowns this season to lead the team, while T.Y. Hilton has caught 82 passes for 1083 yards and five touchdowns. The defense was led by Robert Mathis, who had an impressive 19.5 sacks on the year to go with 59 tackles.
In terms of Injuries, Indianapolis guard Joe Reitz (concussion) and defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin (hamstring) are both questionable. Kansas City tackle Eric Fisher (groin) and linebacker Tamba Hali (knee) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Colts, as Indianapolis is getting 54% of the wagers with an even point spread against the Chiefs on Saturday.