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Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs NFL Football Betting

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

We’ve got a great Thursday Night Football matchup upon is this week in the Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs pairing. The Chargers are without a doubt one of the best offenses in the NFL and the Chiefs are one of the few offenses in the NFL that might be better than Los Angeles’ own. Given this narrative, can we expect a shootout this upcoming NFL football betting Thursday night? Let’s check up on the NFL sportsbook betting lines to get a better idea.

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Thursday, December 13th

When: 8:20 pm ET

Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

TV: Fox

Stream: Fox Sports Go, NFL Game Pass

NFL Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chargers +3½ (-115) 53 (-110)   +149
Chiefs -3½ (-105) 53 (-110) -172
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Los Angeles Chargers        

The Chargers rush into this Thursday Night matchup sporting a 10-3 record that ranks them 2nd in the AFC West. Considering that the Chiefs own a 1-game lead over Los Angeles, this is without a doubt the single most important game of the season for the Chargers. Furthermore, Los Angeles opened up the season with a 38-28 loss to Kansas City. Now they look to avenge that loss and secure an AFC West title all in a single go. So how do the Chargers measure up to the dominant Chiefs? Currently the Chargers are averaging 28.2 per game, which is quite a bit less than the 36.2 that Kansas City delivers. Defensively the Chargers have the edge as they only give up 20.8 per game while the Chiefs give up 27.0. Ultimately it will be up to the Chargers offense to get the job done this upcoming Thursday night.

Players to Watch: Philip Rivers (3,638 passing yards, 29 TD, 6 INT), Melvin Gordon (802 rushing yards, 9 TD, 0 F), and Keenan Allen (1,074 receiving yards, 6 TD, 1 F).

Kansas City Chiefs 

The Chiefs enter this Week 15 contest flashing a brilliant 11-2 record. With Kansas City’s two losses of the season coming against the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams – two of the best teams in the league, there’s no questioning Kansas City’s prowess. Now the Chiefs look to put the final nail in the coffin of the AFC West by taking care of the Chargers at home. All in all Kansas City is 9-1 in their last 10 meetings versus the Chargers, so they should have no problems taking care of this. Granted the Chiefs will now have to step onto the field without Kareem Hunt, who was one of the most dynamic backs in the league. There’s no question this will impact their team but ultimately they should have enough options to rebound just fine.

Players to Watch: Patrick Mahomes (4,300 passing yards, 43 TD, 11 INT), Spencer Ware (246 rushing yards, 2 TD, 0 F), and Tyreek Hill (1,258 receiving yards, 11 TD, 0 F).

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Betting Predictions

Trends

  • LA Chargers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
  • LA Chargers is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Chargers’ last 9 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Chargers
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing LA Chargers
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City’s last 11 games at home
Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs matchup? All things considered, the Chiefs are the best bet here. Unless you think Hunt’s absence will severely cripple the team, KC is your safest option. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 36-30 Kansas City.