Broncos vs. Chiefs Odds
Which AFC West team will pick up a big win today when the Kansas City Chiefs host the Denver Broncos at 8:30PM ET?
According to the oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Chiefs are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -3.5 points against the Broncos. The over/under total for the game is listed at 37 points. KC won the first meeting this season in Denver, 30-27 in OT. The road team has won and covered the spread in four straight in this series. They have pushed or hit the over in three straight meetings.
The Broncos can find themselves outside the playoffs if they lose tonight as they sit at 8-6 right now. Denver has lost three of its last four to fall to this position. The Broncos are also 8-6 against the spread while going 8-6 with the under. The offense has been struggling lately, as the Broncos have scored just 13 points in their last two games combined. They are now averaging 21.4 points per game on offense this season. The run game is only producing 90 yards per game with Devontae Booker the leading rusher at 528 yards. Trevor Siemian has thrown for 3,012 yards with 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions while Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders are both over 1,000 yards receiving. Defensively, Denver is giving up just 18.4 points and 326.6 yards per game. The Broncos are holding opposing passing attacks under 200 yards per contest. Von Miller has 13.5 sacks to lead the defense.
Kansas City sits at 10-4 on the season and is in good shape for at least a Wild Car spot. The Chiefs can still win the AFC West and the No. 2 seed in the AFC if it wins its next two games and the Raiders lose to the Broncos next week. KC is 7-7 against the spread in 2016 and 10-4 with the under. The Chiefs had a surprising loss last week to the Titans at home, 19-17, to snap a three-game winning and covering streak. Their last seven games have all be decided by one score. KC is only allowing 19.6 points per game on defense despite allowing 386.7 yards per game. The loss of Derrick Johnson at linebacker to an Achilles injury hurt last week and Tamba Hali is dealing with a knee injury that has him questionable to play today. On offense, KC is averaging 22.8 points and 343.6 yards per game. Alex Smith has thrown for 2,994 yards and 12 touchdowns with just six interceptions while Spencer Ware has run for 859 yards and three scores. Travis Kelce is the leading receiver with 73 catches for 957 yards.