Kansas City Chiefs (6-1) vs. Denver Broncos (2-5)
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos 10/29/23 – As we march into NFL Week 8, the Kansas City Chiefs are poised to face off against the Denver Broncos in what promises to be a significant clash for both franchises. With the Chiefs boasting a remarkable 6-1 record and the Broncos trailing with 2-5, fans and bettors are gearing up for an explosive showdown. Let’s dive into our NFL teams’ free picks and in-depth analysis for this game.
The Chiefs’ offense has been punctuated by their exceptional passing and receiving game. Isiah Pacheco, the RB, has managed to accumulate 419 yards from 100 attempts, averaging 4.2 yards per rush attempt. These impressive stats are complemented by Rashee Rice, the wide receiver who has caught 26 balls for 305 yards, averaging 11.7 yards per reception.
On the flip side, Denver’s offense hasn’t lagged too far behind either. Running back Javonte Williams has made significant contributions, rushing for 272 yards from 63 attempts, which translates to an average of 4.3 yards per rush. Courtland Sutton, their star wide receiver, has played all 7 games, snagging 31 receptions for a total of 351 yards, a commendable average of 11.3 yards per catch.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos 10/29/23 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 4:25 PM ET|
|Where:||Empower Field at Mile High|
|Stream:||NFL Game Pass|
Patrick Mahomes QB vs. Russell Wilson QB
The Chiefs are blessed to have the prolific Patrick Mahomes at the helm. Over the span of 7 games, Mahomes has attempted 266 passes, completing 185 of them. This gives him a staggering completion percentage of 69.5%. With 2017 passing yards under his belt, an average of 288.1 yards per game, Mahomes has successfully thrown 15 touchdown passes. However, he has also faced 7 sacks and thrown 6 interceptions, which reflects in his 101 passer rating.
Denver’s QB, Russell Wilson, presents an interesting counterpart. Having played 7 games, Wilson has completed 142 out of 214 passing attempts. This 66.4% completion rate has allowed him to amass 1499 passing yards, with an average of 214.1 yards per game. Throwing 13 touchdown passes against 4 interceptions, and facing a whopping 20 sacks, Wilson has managed to maintain a 99 passer rating.
NFL Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City Chiefs -365, Total Odds: 46
The betting odds suggest a clear favor towards the Chiefs. With a spread of -8 and a moneyline of -365, bettors seem to be rallying behind Kansas City’s impressive season form. The total set at 46 also presents intriguing possibilities for both over and under bets.
Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Chiefs have been nothing short of phenomenal recently. With a 5-1 record against the spread (ATS) in their last 6 games and a straight-up (SU) winning streak in their last 6, they’ve proven to be a reliable bet. Especially when considering their 11-5 ATS in the last 16 against Denver, and an unbeaten 10-0 SU record in their last 10 games against the Broncos. On the road, the Chiefs are unbeaten in their last 7 games, further highlighting their dominance.
Denver Broncos Betting Trends
Denver, unfortunately, has faced a tougher season. Their recent record stands at 1-6-1 ATS in the last 8 games. Furthermore, they have lost straight-up in their last 8 home games against the Chiefs. The Broncos’ 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home and 0-5 ATS against AFC teams paint a challenging picture.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos 10/29/23 Betting Picks
Given the current form and statistical analysis, it’s evident that the Kansas City Chiefs have a significant edge in this matchup. Their dominant performance throughout the season and their impressive record against the Broncos further solidify this position.
For those looking to place bets, the Chiefs seem to be the better pick, especially when considering the spread. However, given the total set at 46 and the trends suggesting that the total often goes under for Kansas City, an under bet might be worth considering. Dive into the best premium picks today and remember to bet responsibly.
Free Pick and Prediction: Kansas City Chiefs 30, Denver Broncos 17