Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers - 12/29/19 NFL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM (Arrowhead Stadium)
KC -8.5 . Total 44.5
The Los Angeles Chargers hit the road for a matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chargers are (5-10), coming off a 24-17 loss to the Oakland Raiders. The Chiefs are (11-4), after upending the Chicago Bears, 26-3.
In the Chargers loss to the Raiders, Los Angeles was led throughout the game by Philip Rivers. Rivers threw for 279 yds on 27 completions. Melvin Gordon contributed 15 yds rushing and 2 touchdowns. The Chargers were out gained by the Raiders, 366 to 284. The Chargers were held to just 19 yds rushing in the loss.
In the Chiefs win over the Bears, Kansas City was carried offensively by Patrick Mahomes. Mahomes connected on 23 of 33 passes for 251 yds and 2 touchdowns. Travis Kelce added 74 yds receiving on 8 receptions and a score. The Chiefs ran past the Bears on offense, out gaining Chicago 350 to 234.
Recent Betting Trends:
Chargers are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 road games.
Chargers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
The over is 4-1 in Chargers last 5 road games.
Chiefs are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Chiefs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite.
The under is 4-0 in Chiefs last 4 vs the AFC.
The road team is 8-1 ATS in the last 9 matchups. The Chiefs have dominated the series recently, winning 9 of the last 10 matchups. The Chargers have won just 1 out of their last 6 games. The Chiefs have won 5 in a row. Kansas City will be ready to go in this game, as the Chiefs have a chance for a first round bye. Kansas City is averaging almost a touchdown more per game than the Chargers. The Chargers have a 7 point win over the Chargers this season. Look for the Chargers to win by double digits, as the Chiefs defense is improving as each week passes. Final score prediction, Chiefs will win and cover, 31-20.