Bet Kansas City Chiefs Vs Atlanta FalconsJosh Bailey
Two with sights on the NRG Stadium in February will hit the gridiron Sunday when the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Atlanta Falcons. The Week 13 NFL Kanas City Vs Atlanta betting spread favors the Falcons by 3.5-points. Kick-off is this Sunday, December 4 at 1:00 PM ET on CBS from the Georgia Dome, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kansas City Chiefs Vs Atlanta Falcons Spread & ATS Pick
What: Kansas City Chiefs (8-3) at Atlanta Falcons (7-4)
When: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
Where: Atlanta, GA
Stadium: Georgia Dome
Spread: Falcons -3.5
Moneyline: Kansas City +170 vs Atlanta -200
Game Total: 49
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: Kansas City vs Atlanta
Why Bet The Kansas City Chiefs To Beat The Falcons
After taking down the Denver Broncos with a thrilling 30-27 overtime win last week, the Kansas City Chiefs improved to 8-3 SU and 5-6 ATS this season. They average 22.7 points per game (16th) and allow 19.5 points per game (8th).
Last week, QB Alex Smith (2297 yards, 10 TDs & 4 INTs) threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Hill and a 2-point conversion pass to tight end Demetrius Harris with 12 seconds left to tie it at 24. He finished the game completed 26 of 44 passes for 220 yards and one touchdown. Kansas City averages 231.7 passing yards per game (23rd).
TE Travis Kelce (57 rec, 675 yards, 3 TDs) is the leading receiver on the team while WR Jeremy Maclin (30 rec, 376 yards, 2 TDs) dealing with a groin injury. Last week, rookie WR Tyreek Hill (45 rec, 428 yards, 5 TDs) had a trio of touchdowns — on a reception, a rush and a return, something no one had done since Gale Sayers in 1965.
“He’s handled himself in a good way," coach Andy Reid said. “There haven’t been any issues, which is a positive. He has the things he has to do for the incident. He doesn’t miss anything. He does everything he’s supposed to do, and that’s a plus."
The Chiefs average 96.5 rushing yards per game (23rd). RB Spencer Ware (149 car, 705 yards, 2 TDs) had 17 carries for 64 yards against the Broncos.
Kansas City has the 27th-ranked total defense in the NFL. The Chiefs give up 259.0 passing yards per game (20th) and 121.4 rushing yards per game (29th). Derrick Johnson has 80 tackles this season and Dee Ford 10.0 sacks.
Why Bet The Atlanta Falcons To Beat The Chiefs
The Atlanta Falcons are 7-4 SU and ATS after beating the Arizona Cardinals 38-19 last week. They average 32.5 points per game (1st) and give up 27.5 points per game (29th).
The Falcons average 303.4 passing yards per game (3rd). QB Matt Ryan (3516 yards, 26 TDs & 6 INTs) is third in the NFL in passing yards and touchdowns. WR Julio Jones (65 rec, 1140 yards, 5 TDs) leads all receivers in yards this season. Atlanta averages 108.4 rushing yards per game (15th). RBs Devonta Freeman (161 car, 729 yards, 5 TDs) and Tevin Coleman (67 car, 243 yards, 6 TDs) combined for three touchdowns against the Cardinals last week.
Atlanta has the 26th-ranked total defense in the NFL. They allow 282.0 passing yards per game (32nd) and 98.8 rushing yards per game (10th). Keanu Neal leads the team with 72 tackles and Vic Beasley Jr. 9.5 sacks.
Betting Trends For This Matchups:
- Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
- Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- Atlanta is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
- Atlanta is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Kansas City Chiefs Vs Atlanta Falcons Pick & Final Score Prediction
The public is in love with the Falcons. Sharps originally bet this down from Atlanta -4 to -3.5, but then watched as the public bet it right back up to 4 and now 4.5. In these cases, sharps will usually wait to see how high the public pushes the line before jumping back on the underdog.
My final score prediction is Kansas City 24, Atlanta 28.