Betting Game Analysis for Sunday’s AFC Wild Card Playoffs: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs 01/16/2022

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Betting Game Analysis for Sunday's AFC Wild Card Playoffs Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs 01-16-2022

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs 01/16/2022 – GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri will play host to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs as they enter their Wild Card game on Sunday. The Steelers pushed their way through and punched their playoff ticket after winning their last two games of the regular season. The Chiefs have already won the AFC West Division title and their playoff berth was reserved long back. The NFL Wild Card Picks have been in full swing as these two teams clash in an important game.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs 01/16/2022

When: Sunday, January 16, 8:15 PM ET
Where: GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: NBC
Stream: NFL Game Pass
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs 01/16/2022
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Steelers +12½ ( -110 ) 46.5 ( -110 ) +525
Chiefs -12½ ( -110 ) 46.5 ( -110 ) -750
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Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers finished their regular season with a 9-7 record. Pittsburgh finished second in the AFC North behind the Cincinnati Bengals. Pittsburgh defeated the Baltimore Ravens in their last game with a 16-13 final score. QB Ben Roethlisberger completed 390 of his 605 passes in 3740 passing yards. Roethlisberger recorded 22 TDs and 10 interceptions in total. Najee Harris is the bright spot from the running back spot while Deontae Johnson is the leader in receiving yards for the Steelers. Pittsburgh will need to tighten up their defense and hope for the best against the Chiefs.

Players to watch: B. Roethlisberger QB (GP 16, CMP 390, ATT 605, CMP% 64.5, YDS 3740, AVG 6.2, YDS/G 234.1, LNG 59, TD 22, INT 10, SACK 38, SYL 239, RTG 86.8), N. Harris RB (GP 17, ATT 307, YDS 1200, AVG 3.9, LNG 37, BIG 6, TD 7, YDS/G 70.6, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 62), D. Johnson WR (GP 16, REC 107, TGTS 169, YDS 1161, AVG 10.9, TD 8, LNG 50, BIG 14, YDS/G 72.6, FUM 2, LST 2, YAC 527, FD 59).

Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs are one of those top teams that are expected to reach the Super Bowl once again. Kansas City defeated the Denver Broncos in their last game and finished with a 28-24 final score. The Chiefs won 12 of their 17 games on the season and finished ahead of the Raiders. QB Patrick Mahomes completed 436 of his 658 passes in 4839 passing yards. Mahomes recorded 37 TDs and 113 interceptions in total. Darrel Willaims and Tyreek Hill are the other key players for the Chiefs that have taken the lead in their respective positions.

Players to watch: P. Mahomes QB (GP 17, CMP 436, ATT 658, CMP% 66.3, YDS 4839, AVG 7.4, YDS/G 307.1, LNG 75, TD 37, INT 13, SACK 28, SYL 146, RTG 98.5), D. Williams RB (GP 17, ATT 144, YDS 558, AVG 3.9, LNG 21, BIG 1, TD 6, YDS/G 32.8, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 40), T. Hill WR (GP 17, REC 111, TGTS 159, YDS 1239, AVG 11.2, TD 9, LNG 75, BIG 13, YDS/G 72.9, FUM 2, LST 1, YAC 444, FD 75).

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs Betting Numbers

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Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Pittsburgh are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Pittsburgh are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games on the road.

Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 5 games.
Kansas City are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 9 games against Pittsburgh.
Kansas City are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs Betting Picks

The Chiefs have the NFL playoff predictions 2022-22 on their side. Kansas City Chiefs will easily outrun the Steelers and win this game with a predicted score of 27-18. Look for the Chiefs to make it to the next round.