Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers - 4/29/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs
Madden20 Sim: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
The Line: Kansas City Chiefs -4.5 -- Over/Under: 50.5
The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs meet Wednesday afternoon in a Madden20 simulation game. CLICK HERE TO BET THIS NFL SIM GAME
The San Francisco 49ers have 10 different players who are ranked 85 overall or better. Tight end George Kittle leads the charge with a 97 overall rating and cornerback Richard Sherman has a 94 overall rating. Defensive end Nick Bosa, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and left tackle Joe Staley all have 89 ratings. The San Francisco 49ers are obviously one of the more balanced and highest rated teams in the game and have very little weakness. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has an 84 rating and an above-average acceleration to avoid pressure. On either side of the ball, you have to like the 49ers to show up and put together a consistent performance no matter who they play.
The Kansas City Chiefs are the defending Super Bowl champs and have six players ranked in the 90s overall. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes is damn near a cheat code with his 99 rating overall, 97 awareness rating and 87 acceleration rating. Wide receiver Tyreek Hill has a 96 rating overall and his acceleration and speed ratings are 99, and he’s an easy touchdown once he gets off press coverage. Defensive end Frank Clark is a speedy pass rusher who gets to the pass rusher regularly and tight end Travis Kelce is a beast across the middle with his 96 rating. Like most teams that win the title, Madden shows love to a lot of the players and it’s been no different for the Kansas City Chiefs.
The San Francisco 49ers are the deeper team with more balance and 10 different players ranked 85 or better overall, so getting free points with them is highly intriguing and a spot you should want to be in. With that said, the Kansas City Chiefs have been kind to us in these simulations over these last few weeks and their explosiveness on the offensive end is the ultimate equalizer. The Chiefs are one of those teams that could be down two scores one quarter and then up a couple scores the next.
At home, I want the Kansas City Chiefs, and I'll lay the reasonable chalk in this contest.