Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos
Kickoff: Sunday, at 8:30PM Eastern
Line: Denver -8 Total: 49.5
Now that the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have finally won a game, every team in the National Football League has one victory in the 2013 NFL football wagering season. Even though the Kansas City Chiefs are the only undefeated team in the league, when they face the Denver Broncos at home Sunday night, they will be 8 point underdogs at YouWager.
The Denver Broncos have been a moneymaking machine for many online wagering enthusiasts this season. With only one loss, they are currently second place in the AFC West, and a favorite, for many sportsbook bettors, to win the Lombardi Trophy. Peyton Manning and his friends have been performing like a well-oiled machine, generating an average 41.2 points and 458.7 yards per game. Manning has been completing 71 percent of his passes for 3,249 yards with 33 touchdown passes. He has also thrown 6 interceptions, and he has been sacked 13 times. The Broncos defense is presently allowing opponents to score 26.4 points and gain 374.9 yards per game. Winning this matchup would put the Broncos at first place in the AFC West.
The Kansas City Chiefs have had quite a ride. They have gone from having the worst record in the league to being the only undefeated team in this season. But Kansas City’s offense is only averaging 23.9 points and 317.3 yards per game. Quarterback Alex Smith has completed 59.7 percent of his throws, for 9 touchdowns. He’s thrown 4 interceptions, and he’s been sacked 26 times. On the other side of the ball, Kansas City’s defense has one of the best statistics in the league. They are, on average, only allowing their opponents 12.3 points and 326.9 yards per game.
In their last 4 games on the road, the Chiefs are 4-0 against the spread. In their last 7 games, they are 5-2 against the spread. They are 2-5 against the spread in games against AFC West teams. In 6 of the last 7 games between these two teams, the underdog has covered the point spread. The Broncos are 9-4-1 against the spread in their last 14 games. In their last 5 games at home, Denver is 3-1-1 against the spread, and they are 2-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record. At YouWager, the Broncos are 8 point favorites. The Total is 49.5. Game time on Sunday night is 8:30PM Eastern.