New Orleans Saints vs. Kansas City Chiefs - 6/20/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New Orleans Saints vs. Kansas City Chiefs - 6/20/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints

Madden20 Sim: Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 8:00 pm

The Line: New Orleans Saints -3 -- Over/Under: 52.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints meet Saturday night in a Madden20 NFL simulation game.

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.

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The New Orleans Saints have five players ranked 91 or better overall in quarterback Drew Brees, wide receiver Michael Thomas, defensive end Cameron Jordan and offensive linemen Ryan Ramczyk and Terron Armstead. As if a solid offensive line and game changers at quarterback and wide receiver wasn’t enough, the Saints also have an 89 overall at running back in Alvin Kamara who also has a 94 acceleration rating. The Saints are able to flip a game quickly and with Brees having a 98 awareness rating, he’s not going to be fooled by the defense often. The Saints also have one of the faster secondary’s in the game with Justin Hardee, Marshon Lattimore and Eli Apple all having speed and acceleration above 90 ratings, so you’re confident they won’t get beat deep often. The New Orleans Saints are easily one of the best teams to play with in Madden 20.

Getting free points with a team as explosive as the Kansas City Chiefs is always intriguing and a spot I'm usually going to lean. However, the New Orleans Saints are the best team to me in this game with their balance and ability to win games on either side of the ball. The Saints defense is stingy as all hell and the offense is as explosive as any. Unless the line is insane, I don't bet against the Saints in these Madden simulations. 

I'll lay the small chalk with the New Orleans Saints.

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Randy’s Pick New Orleans Saints -3

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.