Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos - 12/15/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM (Arrowhead Stadium)

Kansas City Chiefs -9.5 . Total 46.0 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Denver Broncos are on the road for a battle with the Kansas City Chiefs.  The Broncos are (5-8), coming off a 38-24 win over the Houston Texans.  The Chiefs are (9-4), after upending the New England Patriots, 23-16.

In the Broncos win over the Texans, Denver was guided throughout the game by quarterback Drew Lock.  Lock completed 22 of 27 attempts for 309 yds, while throwing 3 touchdowns and 1 interception.  The Broncos took a commanding lead into the locker room, leading 31-3 at halftime.  Denver was out gained, 414 to 391 in the game.  The Broncos had just 1 turnover, while the Texans had 3.

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In the Chiefs win over the Patriots, Kansas City was led on offense by quarterback Patrick Mahomes.  Mahomes was 26 of 40 for 283 yds, while throwing 1 touchdown and 1 interception.  The Chiefs out gained the Patriots, 346 to 278.  The one area the Chiefs have to get better at this week will be their penalties.  Kansas City committed 10 penalties for 136 yds in the win over New England.

Recent Betting Trends:

Broncos are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.

Broncos are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.

The under is 20-7-1 in Broncos last 28 vs the AFC.

Chiefs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

Chiefs are 20-7 ATS in their last 27 vs the AFC West.

The under is 4-1 in Chiefs last 5 vs the AFC.

The over is 5-2-2 in the last 9 matchups between the two, while the road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The Broncos just went on the road and took down a solid Houston team.  Drew Lock has been very impressive in his 2 starts for Denver, leading the Broncos to back to back wins.  The Broncos have a top 10 scoring defense, while the Chiefs rank 14th.  The Chiefs are good, but this spread is almost double digits.  Broncos have been looking better and better and the Chiefs are 3-3 ATS at home.  I'll take the Broncos to cover on the road.  Final score prediction, Chiefs win but Broncos cover, 30-24.    

 

 

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