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Kansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks - 8/21/15 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Seattle Seahawks (14-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (9-7)
Date & Time Friday August 21, 2015, 8:00 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: Kansas City Chiefs -1 -- Over/Under: 37.5
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NFL | Seattle Seahawks (14-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (9-7)
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The Seattle Seahawks collide with the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Friday.

The Seattle Seahawks opened their preseason schedule with a 22-20 loss to the visiting Denver Broncos. The Seahawks defense allowed 355 yards and forced five field goals as the starters played a few snaps or didn’t play at all in some cases. The offense  didn’t play their starters much either and we saw the results as in 13 first downs and 181 total yards with four fumbles (two lost) along with ten penalties for 71 yards. RJ Archer paced the passing attack with 110 yards on 11-20 with 19 yard scoring strike in the 4th  to Thomas Rawls who led the team in rushing with 31 yards on nine carries. Kevin Smith led the receiving corps with a pair of catches for 36 yards including a 24 yarder.

The Kansas City Chief started and ended slow in their preseason opener versus Arizona but they dominated the second an third on the way to a 34-19 victory. The Chiefs easily won the yardage battle 370-278 and were able to run and throw effectively. The story of this one was quarterback Chase Daniel who was a near perfect 17-21 for 189 yards an three touchdowns. Charcandrick West led all runners with 49 yards on six carries including a game high 34 yard scamper. Fred Williams caught six passes for 82 yards and a score with a long of 33 yards while Frankie Hammond and Da’Ron Brown caught 13 yard and 14 yard touchdown tosses.

The over is 4-1 in Seahawks last 5 games overall. While the Seahawks are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall and  are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 road games. The Chiefs are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games while the under is 4-1 in Chiefs last 5 games overall and   is 27-11 in Chiefs last 38 home games. The Seahawks are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 meetings in Kansas City and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings while Seattle  are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 meetings. Not Much to go on really so I’ll back the team that looked better in the opener…

Pick:
Kansas City -119

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