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Chiefs vs. Patriots 12/17/23 NFL Week 15 Betting Picks

Chiefs vs. Patriots 12/17/23 – As the NFL season propels into its decisive weeks, a fascinating Week 15 clash is on the horizon. The Kansas City Chiefs, boasting an impressive 8-5 record, are set to face the struggling New England Patriots, currently at 3-10, in a game that’s critical for the postseason configurations. This matchup, scheduled for Sunday, December 17, 2023, not only presents a thrilling spectacle for football fans but also offers a goldmine for those seeking the best football betting picks.

Chiefs vs. Patriots 12/17/23

When:Sunday, December 17, 2023, at 1:00 PM ET
Where:Gillette Stadium
Stream:NFL Game Pass
Chiefs vs. Patriots 12/17/23
-9 +100
o37 -110
+9 -120
u37 -110
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Patrick Mahomes QB vs. Mac Jones QB

Patrick Mahomes is having another impressive season for the Chiefs, compiling over 3,398 passing yards and 23 touchdowns through 13 games. Although he has thrown more interceptions (11) than last season, he is still one of the top quarterbacks in yards per attempt (7) and has led the Chiefs offense effectively. Mahomes should be able to take advantage of a struggling New England secondary.

Meanwhile, Mac Jones has taken a step back in his second year, currently owning just a 77 quarterback rating for the Patriots. While he has thrown for over 2,120 yards, his 6.1 yards per attempt and 10 touchdowns to 12 picks leave much to be desired. Jones will need drastic improvement for the Patriots to have a chance in this difficult matchup with the Chiefs.

Chiefs’ Aerial and Ground Prowess: A Dual Threat

The Kansas City Chiefs offense isn’t just Mahomes-led; emerging running back Isiah Pacheco has been an absolute standout with 779 rushing yards at 4.4 yards per carry and six touchdowns this season alone. Additionally, wide receiver Rashee Rice has proven invaluable – amassing 663 receiving yards with 59 receptions including six touchdowns that has played an essential part in expanding their playbook’s depth play abilities.

Patriots’ Quest for Offensive Rhythm

The Patriots, seeking offensive stability, have found some solace in Rhamondre Stevenson. His 619 rushing yards and four touchdowns provide hope in their ground game; however, aerial department output seems inconsistent: wide receiver Demario Douglas, with 410 receiving yards from 36 receptions has yet to find the end zone; an issue they must rectify soon if they want success going forward.

NFL Betting Odds: Kansas City Chiefs -500, Over/Under: 38.5

The betting odds are leaning heavily towards the Chiefs, with a -500 moneyline, reflecting their dominance and the Patriots’ struggles. The over/under at 38.5 points might seem conservative but aligns with the recent trend of low-scoring games involving these teams.


Chiefs Betting Trends

Kansas City are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City’s last 9 games.
Kansas City are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
Kansas City are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against New England.
Chiefs are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Kansas City are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against New England.

Patriots Betting Trends

New England are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New England’s last 5 games.
New England are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New England’s last 7 games against Kansas City.
New England are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games at home.
New England are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City.

Chiefs vs. Patriots Betting Picks

Considering the form and stats, the Chiefs are the clear favorites. Their balanced attack, led by Mahomes, and a solid running game give them an edge. The Patriots, while historically resilient at home against the Chiefs, seem to lack the firepower this season to counter Kansas City’s dynamic offense.

For those exploring online betting sites, betting on the Chiefs to cover the spread seems a safe bet, given their overall performance and the Patriots’ struggles. The over/under is tricky, but given both teams’ recent UNDER trends, betting on the under might be wise.

Score Prediction: Chiefs 25, Patriots 12