Chiefs at Broncos 10/17/19 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Game: Denver Broncos vs Kansas City Chiefs
Date & Time: 10/18/2019, 12:20 AM UTC
Location: Empower Field
Address: Mile High, Denver
Latest Odds: KC -3 Total 50
TV Channel: FOX/NFL

On Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs visit Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado to play an AFC West showdown against the Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football. The Chiefs lost their second straight after falling to the Houston Texans 31-24. Patrick Mahomes was not 100% due to a bad ankle but threw for 273 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Tyreek Hill returned to action and caught two touchdown passes in the loss. 

Denver improved to 2-4 on the season with a 16-0 victory over the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos defense came up big holding the Titans to just 204 yards of total offense thanks to three interceptions and seven quarterback sacks. Denver has not allowed a touchdown in the last nine quarters. Denver’s Philip Lindsay scored the game’s only touchdown in the third quarter. 

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes has 2,104 yards passing, 14 touchdowns and one interception. LeSean McCoy leads the Chiefs in rushing with 258 yards and two touchdowns. Travis Kelce leads all Chiefs receivers with 497 yards and one touchdown. Damien Wilson leads the Chiefs in tackles with 40.

Joe Flacco leads the Broncos in passing with 1,435 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions. The leading rusher for the Broncos is Phillip Lindsay with 397 yards and four touchdowns. Courtland Sutton leads Denver in receiving with 477 yards and three touchdowns. Justin Simmons leads Denver in tackles with 30.

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Betting Trends

  • Kansas City is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 versus the Broncos
  • The OVER has cashed in 10 of the Chiefs last 14
  • Denver is 3-7 ATS in its last 10
  • The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Broncos last 10 at home

Denver is coming off a big win over the Titans, but will be facing a Kansas City offense that is far superior to that of Tennessee. Tyreek Hill returned for the Chiefs and caught two touchdown passes in their loss to Houston. Patrick Mahomes is banged up but will put up big numbers against the Broncos defense on Thursday. The Broncos have failed to cover each of the last 5 at home versus KC. Lay the points and take the road chalk. Final Score Prediction, Kansas City Chiefs win and cover ATS 31-21


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