Kansas City Chiefs vs Minnesota Vikings 10/8/2023 – Kansas City Chiefs hosted the New York Jets for Week 4, failing to cover the spread as an 8.5-point road favorite, yet still managing a 23-20 victory despite hitting Over (41.5). This victory marked their third straight after starting off their season shakily against the Detroit Lions.
Minnesota Vikings defeated Carolina Panthers 21-13 and covered the spread as road favorites (4-point spread), also winning by an Under (45.5). This win was especially meaningful to Minnesota as their three previous losses had all come by six or fewer points.
As we anticipate their upcoming match-up, it’s noteworthy that this will mark their 14th all-time meeting and Kansas City currently leads 8-5 in this series. The NFL free betting odds are updated below with all the details of this anticipated game.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Minnesota Vikings 10/8/2023
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The Chiefs were victorious in the most recent encounter between these teams in 2019, winning 26-23 as 5.5-point favorites against the Rams with an Over (46) also cashing. Notably, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes did not play due to suffering a dislocated knee just two weeks prior and thus not able to compete.
Looking more closely at the Chiefs, they come into this game boasting a 3-1 record with two perfect road performances of their own – giving them an advantageous 2-0 road mark which places them atop of AFC West conference. Offensively they have been impressive averaging 259 passing yards, 137 rushing yards, and 29 points per game while defensively they’ve allowed an average of 203 passing yards, 104 rushing yards, and 22 points per game to opponents.
Chiefs vs. Vikings – NFL Season 2018-2019 Analysis
Key players for the Chiefs include star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who has completed 92 out of 143 passes for 1006 yards with 8 touchdowns and 4 interceptions en route to becoming their leading passer this season. Meanwhile, running back Isaiah Pacheco has provided ground support with 55 carries gaining 270 yards and 2 touchdowns; receiver Justin Watson has excelled with 8 receptions totaling 163 yards!
Minnesota Vikings have had an arduous start to the 2018-2019 NFL season. They started 0-3, including an 0-1 road record, and placed fourth in their NFC North conference. Offensively, Minnesota’s passing game averaged 358 yards per game while their rushing game was limited to just 66 yards. Defensively, Minnesota allowed an average of 273 passing yards per game as well as 120 rushing yards.
Key players for the Vikings include quarterback Kirk Cousins, who has completed 108 out of 158 passes for 1215 yards with 11 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Alexander Mattison contributed significantly in rushing with 254 yards and one touchdown as did Justin Jefferson with 548 receiving yards and three scores on 33 receptions.
Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
Kansas City are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Chiefs are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games.
Kansas City are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
Kansas City are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Chiefs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Kansas City is 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games played in October.
Kansas City are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in week 5.
Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
Minnesota are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 12 games.
Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Minnesota are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Vikings are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City.
Minnesota is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference.
Minnesota is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference West division.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games played in week 5.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games played on a Sunday.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Pick
As the Chiefs and Vikings prepare to face each other, fans can anticipate an exciting matchup full of storylines to follow. Will the Chiefs continue their winning streak, or can the Vikings secure their first win of the season? Based on the Week 5 NFL money line, the Chiefs are predicted to win this game and cover the spread, as indicated by the sportsbook.
Score Prediction: Chiefs 28, Vikings 25.