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Broncos vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Broncos vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Broncos vs Chiefs prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Kansas City. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Broncos vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the Denver Broncos travel to take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. This AFC West showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Kansas City is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Denver have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Broncos vs Chiefs prediction.

  • Spread: DEN +13.5 | KC -13.5
  • MoneyLine: DEN +557 | KC -828
  • Total: 45.0

Broncos vs Chiefs Prediction: Spread

Going into week 17, Denver has a record of 0-4 in the AFC West. Overall, the Broncos head into action with a record of 4-11. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -4.8 points per game. So far, the Broncos have been favored in 8 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Broncos have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team averaged 12.8 points per game in this stretch. Denver heads into this matchup with a 3-2 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.

Going into week 17, Kansas City has a record of 4-0 in the AFC West. Overall, the Chiefs head into action with a record of 12-3. On the season, Kansas City has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 5th with an average differential of 7.07 points. So far, the Chiefs have been favored in 13 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -8.

Kansas City has played well in their previous 5 home games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 23.4 points per game while allowing 15.6. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 2-3. The Chiefs have played well in their last 5 games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 1-4 against the spread.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Chiefs on the spread as -13.5 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 1st ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.

Free Spread Prediction: Kansas City Chiefs -13.5

Broncos vs Chiefs Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Broncos have an over-under record of 4-11. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 15.47 points per game, placing them 32nd in the league. However, the Denver defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 20.27 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Chiefs have an over-under record of 7-8. So far, the Chiefs have put together the 2nd ranked scoring offense at 29.2 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 22.13 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 48 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 45.0

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