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Chargers Host Chiefs in Battle for First in AFC West

Kansas City Chiefs at LA Chargers CashBet Wagering Analysis

In October, the Chiefs were written off for dead as far as a Super Bowl best bet.  And rightfully so.  Kansas City was still playing backyard football.  To illuminate, they just assumed Patrick Mahomes would bail them out of any situation.  These days the Chiefs are roaring back to life.  The Chiefs are again one of the hottest teams on the board.  Most important of all, Kansas City’s defense is playing at a championship level.  But the Chiefs can’t get too full of themselves.  Thursday night, they face a Chargers team trailing them by a single game.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. LA Chargers Betting Information

Date: Thursday, December 16, 2021
Time: 8:20 pm ET
Location: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California
TV Coverage: FOX

Kansas City Chiefs vs. LA Chargers Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chiefs -3 ( -120 ) 52 ( -110 ) -170
Chargers +3 ( EV ) 52 ( -110 ) +145
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Kansas City Chiefs at LA Chargers CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, plenty of sportsbook money will flow to the home dog Chargers.  Cause by Los Angeles being a quality home dog.  Offsetting that is a Chiefs team coming off two consecutive Super Bowls.  Kansas City is flashing its Superpose heading down the stretch of the season.  And gamblers are taking notice.  Wise Guys may not like laying points on the road.  But they love a quality road team getting the price break that comes with that.

Chiefs Roll Into LA With Cash and Defensive Flash

Late on, the Chiefs have won six consecutive straight-up games.  Kansas City has four consecutive payouts and has gone under in six of their most recent eight games.  First place in the AFC West belongs to the Chiefs.

Kansas City is coming off a 48-9 win over the Raiders as 10-point home favorites.  Also, the game went over the Betting on Super Bowl total of 48.  Kansas City stands at 9-4 straight up, 6-7 against the spread, and 6-7 over/under.  NFL metrics show the Chiefs 4th for total offense and 8th for scoring offense.  While on defense, Kansas City has NFL metrics of 24th overall and 6th for points allowed.

Chargers Dig Out for Late Playoff Push

Resurgent Los Angeles has covered its most recent two games.  Three of their last four outings went over the total.  Second place in the AFC West to the Chiefs is the current LA position.  If the Chargers beat the Chiefs, they’ll tie them for first place.

Last Sunday, the Chargers romped over the Giants 37-21 as 9.5-point home favorites.  The game went over the Super Bowl betting odds total of 44.  As a result, Los Angeles is 8-5 straight up, 7-6 against the spread, and 6-7 over/under.  NFL rankings show the Chargers 7th for total offense and 9th for scoring offense.  Defensively, LA has NFL marks of 16th overall and 26th for points allowed.

Kansas City Chiefs at LA Chargers Against the Spread

The Chiefs have failed to cover four of their most recent six games against Los Angeles.  Kansas City has a Super Bowl betting record of 12-3 straight up against the Chargers.  Further, the Chiefs are 13-3 straight up on the road.  The Chiefs have won six consecutive games straight up at Los Angeles.  And then KC is 6-3 over the total against the AFC West.

Los Angeles has gone over the total in five of their most recent seven games.  Also, the Chargers are 4-1 over the total in recent home action.  In AFC action, Los Angeles is 1-4 vs. the odds.  However, the Chargers have covered five of their last six in division games.

Kansas City Chiefs at LA Chargers CashBet Free Pick  

As mentioned earlier, the Chiefs win on the road against the Chargers.  The old Kansas City NFL gambling value of the past is coming back.  The Chiefs used to print money for gamblers.   Accordingly, they are back in that form.  As mentioned earlier, the Kansas City defense is reaching its peak.

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