Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs - 12/9/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Ravens (7-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (10-2)
NFL Football: Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm (Arrowhead Stadium)
The Line: Kansas City Chiefs -8.5 -- Over/Under: 53.5 See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs will meet up in Week 14 NFL action on Sunday.
Baltimore enters this game at 7-5 on the year. Following a three-game losing streak, the Ravens have since taken victories over the Bengals, Raiders and Falcons in their last three.
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In the Atlanta game, Baltimore QB Lamar Jackson logged 125 yards passing with 75 and a TD on the ground, while Gus Edwards led the rush with 82 yards. Mark Andrews was the top Ravens receiver with 47 yards on three catches.
Over on the Chiefs’ side, they’re 10-2 in what’s been a great season for them so far. After an epic 54-51 loss to the Rams a couple games back, KC bounced back with a 40-33 win over the Raiders.
In the Raiders game, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes put up 295 yards passing with four TDs, and led the rush on 52 yards. Travis Kielce had a great game for Kansas City, leading the receivers with 168 yards and two scores on 12 grabs.
Baltimore is 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 on grass and 5-2 ATS in their last seven in December. The Ravens are 2-5 ATS in their last seven in Week 14 and 0-4 ATS versus a team with a winning record.
Meanwhile, the Chiefs are 4-0-1 ATS versus a team with a winning record and 4-1 ATS in their last five in December. KC is 11-3 ATS in their last 14 versus the AFC and 12-4-1 ATS in their last 17 overall.
Over this three-game win streak, the Ravens have scored at least 24 points in each outing, and held the Ravens and Falcons to 33 combined points. Those teams aren’t exactly NFL elite, but it’s still worth noting.
Conversely, the Chiefs have scored 91 points over their last two games, but also allowed 87 on the other side—with 33 of those to the lowly Raiders.
This game may be closer than some people think, but the line isn’t crazy enough that I’m scared off KC here.