Kansas City Chiefs at Minnesota Vikings 10/08/23 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Minnesota Vikings
Date & Time: 10/8/2023, 8:25 PM UTC
Location: U.S. Bank Stadium
Latest Odds: KC -5.5 ; O/U 52.5

This Sunday, October 8th, 2023 the Kansas City Chiefs are in Minneapolis, MN to face the Minnesota Vikings in US Bank Stadium. Stay tuned for your free NFL picks here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-1, 2-0 on the road, sitting in 1st place in the AFC West conference. Offensively, the Chiefs are averaging 259 passing yards, 137 rushing yards, and 29 points. Defensively, the Chiefs allow 203 passing yards, 104 rushing yards, and 22 points.

Key players for the Chiefs are quarterback Patrick Mahomes completing 92 of 143 passes for 1006 yards 8 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Running back Isaiah Pacheco with 55 carries for 270 yards and 2 touchdowns and receiver Justin Watson with 8 receptions for 163 yards and 0 touchdowns.

The Minnesota Vikings are 0-3, 0-1 on the road, sitting in 4th place in the NFC North conference. Offensively, the Vikings are averaging 358 passing yards, 66 rushing yards. Defensively, the Vikings allow 273 passing yards, 120 rushing yards.

Key players for the Vikings are quarterback Kirk Cousins completing 108 of 158 passes for 1215 yards, 11 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Running back Alexander Mattison with 56 carries for 255 yards and touchdowns and receiver Justin Jefferson with 33 receptions for 548 yards and 3 touchdowns.

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Minnesota Vikings +5.5

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We think the Chiefs will win this game. But we feel the Vikings will play with pride in front of the home crowd and keep the game closer than the oddsmakers have projected. We like the Vikings +5.5. Final score prediction, the Kansas City Chiefs win, the Minnesota Vikings covers the spread and the total goes over 28-25.

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