Two AFC contenders face off this Sunday in what could be the recreation of the week, because the Kansas City Chiefs journey to Nashville to tackle the Tennessee Titans. These two groups rank within the backside 10 of defenses across the league, so you possibly can anticipate some factors to be scored Sunday.
These two groups final met within the AFC Championship recreation a few years in the past, when Patrick Mahomes guided the Chiefs to a 35-24 win and in the end a Super Bowl. In addition they met in Nashville within the common season that very same 12 months, and the Titans blocked a subject aim on the finish of regulation to flee with a 35-32 victory.
It is certain to be a enjoyable one — particularly with the heater Derrick Henry has been on. Beneath, we’ll break down this matchup from a playing perspective and look at the road motion, Over/Beneath and participant props to think about. First, here is how one can watch Sunday’s matchup.
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This line reopened at Chiefs -3 final Tuesday, however elevated from there. It moved to Chiefs -3.5 final Saturday, Chiefs -4 on Sunday evening and Chiefs -4.5 on Monday. It rose all the way in which to Chiefs -5.5 on Tuesday, however then started to fall. On Wednesday, it went again all the way down to Chiefs -5 after which to Chiefs -4.5 on Thursday earlier than settling on the present line of Chiefs -4.
The choose: Titans +4. Whereas each groups collected wins final week, the Titans’ was a way more necessary one. They appeared to lose their standing as legit AFC contenders with their loss to the New York Jets a few weeks in the past, however they reasserted themselves with an enormous upset victory over the Buffalo Bills, 34-31, on “Monday Night time Soccer.” The offense (other than Henry after all) acquired again on observe within the second half and the protection bent lots however didn’t break — holding the Payments to 2-for-5 within the pink zone. The Titans have an opportunity to file one other upset victory right here. Both approach, I imagine this matchup goes to be shut, so give me the factors. Plus, Kansas Metropolis is 3-13-1 ATS of their final 17 video games.
The whole reopened at 56.5 final Tuesday and remained there till Wednesday, when it rose a half level to 57. It is at present at 57.5
The choose: Over 57.5. Each groups are 4-2 to the Over this season, and the overall has gone Over in 5 of Kansas Metropolis’s final six video games when taking part in on the highway in Tennessee. The whole has additionally gone Over in 4 of Tennessee’s final 5 video games. All of the tendencies are pointing this fashion.
A.J. Brown receiving yards: Over 60.5 (-110). Brown hasn’t had an unimaginable begin to the season on account of harm and meals poisoning, however he appeared to get again on observe Monday. Within the second half of the Payments recreation, he caught seven passes for 91 yards. Brown was nonetheless battling the meals poisoning this week, however he was a full participant in follow Friday and must be able to roll in opposition to this subpar secondary.
Patrick Mahomes dashing yards: Over 18.5 (-115). Mahomes has rushed for not less than 26 yards in every of the final 4 video games. Coincidentally, the Titans additionally allowed Josh Allen to hurry for 26 yards on Monday evening. In opposition to the Titans within the AFC Championship recreation, Mahomes rushed for 53 yards, so I will take the Over.
Randy Bullock further factors: Over 2.5 (-110). I am not doing in addition to I did final 12 months in terms of kicking props, however I will hold firing. If we expect factors on this recreation, we are able to assume the Titans will rating three or extra touchdowns. If Bullock misses an additional level, that would wreck this prop, however he is 14-of-15 on the season along with his lone miss coming in opposition to the Jets in Week 4. He made 4 further factors Monday.
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