Jaguars vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds For This Divisional Round Game
Check out our free Jaguars vs Chiefs prediction for the NFL Divisional Round 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.
Jaguars vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds for Divisional Round
On Saturday, January 21st, the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 4:30 PM ET, and will be televised on NBC.
Heading into Saturday’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 Jacksonville have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Jaguars vs Chiefs prediction.
- Spread: JAX +8.5 | KC -8.5
- MoneyLine: JAX +335 | KC -435
- Total: 52.0
Jaguars vs Chiefs Prediction: Spread
Heading into this Divisional Round contest vs Kansas City, the Jaguars have an overall record of 9-8. This includes going 8-4 in the AFC. On the season, Jacksonville has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 7th with an average differential of 3.06 points. So far, the Jaguars have been favored in 13 of their 18 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.
Through their last 5 road contests, the Jaguars offense has averaged 23.4 points per game while allowing an average of 19.0. Jacksonville posted an overall record of 3-2-0 while going 3-2 ATS. The Jaguars have played well in their last 5 games as the underdog, posting a record of 4-1 while going 4-1 versus the spread.
Heading into this Divisional Round contest vs Jacksonville, the Chiefs have an overall record of 14-3. This includes going 9-3 in the AFC. On the season, Kansas City has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 4th with an average differential of 7.47 points. So far, the Chiefs have been favored in 15 of their 17 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -8.
In their last 5 home games, Kansas City has averaged 24.8 points per game while allowing 15.6. The team’s record in this stretch was 5-0 while going 2-3. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Chiefs have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-3 in these scenarios.
In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Jaguars on the spread as +8.5 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 10th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.
Free Spread Prediction: Jacksonville Jaguars 8.5
Jaguars vs Chiefs Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Jaguars have an over-under record of 9-9. For the season, Jacksonville has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 24.17 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 12th in points allowed. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Chiefs have an over-under record of 8-9. So far, the Chiefs have put together the 1st ranked scoring offense at 29.18 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 21.71 points per contest.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 59 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 52.0
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