Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers 12/16/2021 Football Betting, Picks and Preview

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Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers 12-16-2021 Football Betting Picks and Preview

Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers 12/16/2021 – While the college football bowl games continue to take place, the NFL will enter a week 15 showdown with an exciting game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers. With a 9-4 record on the season, the Chiefs are currently riding a six-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Chargers are riding a two-game winning streak as they enter this game with an 8-5 record on the season. The NFL bets today have predicted a winner for this important AFC West Conference game.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers 12/16/2021

When:
Thursday, December 16, 8:20 PM ET
Where: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California
TV: NFLN
Stream: NFL Game Pass
Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers 12/16/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chiefs -3 (-110) 49.5 o (-110) -165
Chargers +3 (-110) 49.5 u (-110) +151
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Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs are dominating the AFC West at the top spot and are one game ahead of the Chargers. The Chiefs clobbered the Las Vegas Raiders in their last game with a 48-9 final score. Kansas forced five turnovers and are now holding the sixth rank with their passing offense averaging 277.9 yards per game. Patrick Mahomes completed 20 of his 24 passes in a span of 258 yards with two TDs. Mike Hughes did well to return a fumble 23 yards for a TD. The Chiefs are all set to make it to the playoffs this season.

Players to watch: P. Mahomes QB (GP 13, CMP 329, ATT 502, CMP% 65.5, YDS 3642, AVG 7.3, YDS/G 300.9, LNG 75, TD 27, INT 12, SACK 24, SYL 127, RTG 94.9), C. Edwards-Helaire RB (GP 8, ATT 101, YDS 458, AVG 4.5, LNG 17, BIG 0, TD 3, YDS/G 57.3, FUM 2, LST 2, FD 19), T. Hill WR (GP 13, REC 90, TGTS 131, YDS 1030, AVG 11.4, TD 8, LNG 75, BIG 10, YDS/G 79.2, FUM 2, LST 1, YAC 377, FD 61).

Los Angeles Chargers

The Los Angeles Chargers are holding the fifth rank with their passing offense reaching 281.1 yards per game. The Chargers defeated the New York Giants in their last game with a final score of 37-21. Los Angeles was strong enough to take out most of their opponents but this could be their toughest conference game. Against the Giants, Jalen Guyton contributed a 59-yard TD reception. Another 67 rushing yards came in from Austin Ekeler. The Chargers will need more support with their defense in this game.

Players to watch: J. Herbert QB (GP 13, CMP 338, ATT 504, CMP% 67.1, YDS 3822, AVG 7.6, YDS/G 314.6, LNG 72, TD 30, INT 11, SACK 27, SYL 178, RTG 100.3), A. Ekeler RB (GP 13, ATT 161, YDS 730, AVG 4.5, LNG 28, BIG 3, TD 9, YDS/G 56.2, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 42), K. Allen WR (GP 12, REC 86, TGTS 124, YDS 929, AVG 10.8, TD 4, LNG 42, BIG 11, YDS/G 77.4, FUM 1, LST 0, YAC 295, FD 53).

Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers Betting Numbers

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Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 8 games.
Kansas City are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Chiefs are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against LA Chargers.
Kansas City are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games against LA Chargers.

Los Angeles Chargers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Chargers’ last 7 games.
LA Chargers are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Chargers’ last 5 games at home.
LA Chargers are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City.
LA Chargers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games this season.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers Betting Picks

The Chargers are not going to be perfect without their wide receiver Keenan Allen. It turns out Allen is out due to Covid-19 and is questionable against the Chiefs. The NFL betting websites have predicted the Chiefs to win with a final score of 31-24.