NFL Wildcard Weekend Betting Trends – Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts

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NFL Wildcard Weekend Betting Trends – Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts

The 11-5 Kansas City Chiefs visit the 11-5 Indianapolis Colts in the first Wild Card game of the 2013-14 Super Bowl season.

This is the second meeting for the two teams this season since the Chiefs 28-24 victory over the Colts on Oct. 9, 2011 which also took place in Indianapolis.

Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts
The Indianapolis Colts are 2.5 point favorites over the Kansas City Chiefs in the Wild Card Round.
Starts: 01/04/2014 4:30PM
Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana

NFL Wildcard Weekend Betting Trends – Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts

Top Trends For This Matchup:

  • Kansas City this season: 11-5 SU, 9-7 ATS
  • Kansas City is 1-9 ATS in playoff games since 1992.
  • Kansas City Playoff Record (all-time): 8-14 (Last appearance after 2010 season)
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games. The Chiefs scored 101 points in a stretch of two weeks between week 14 and 15.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Chiefs QB Alex Smith has never played a wild card game on his career. He’s 1-1 in the playoffs with 5 TDs and 0 INTs.
  • Smith has never beaten the Colts on his career. He’s 0-3 against them all-time with 1 TD and 6 INTs.
  • Kansas City is 7-1 ATS in road games this season.
  • Kansas City is 7-1 ATS in road lined games this season.
  • Kansas City best matchup will be sticking to the run. The Chiefs are the 10th best running team in the league with a 128.5 rushing yards per game, meanwhile the Colts are 22nd defending the run, allowing 120.5 yards every weekend.
  • Kansas City is 6-0 ATS in road games when playing with 6 or less days rest this season.
  • Indianapolis this season: 11-5 SU, 10-6 ATS
  • The Colts Playoff Record (all-time): 19-21 (Last appearance after 2012 season)
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indianapolis’s last 5 games
  • Indianapolis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Indianapolis is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home. Those two losses came against the Dolphins and the Rams.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Indianapolis’s last 18 games at home
  • Colts Andrew Luck is 0-1 in wild card games; he lost against the Ravens in 2012 as he completed 28 of 54 passes, for 288 yards with 0 TDs and 1 INT.
  • Indianapolis is 12-4 ATS in home games over the last 2 seasons.
  • Indianapolis is 6-0 ATS in a home game where the total is between 45.5 and 49 points over the last 2 seasons.
  • Indianapolis is 18-7 ATS when playing with 6 or less days rest over the last 2 seasons.
  • Indianapolis is 13-5 ATS in dome games over the last 2 seasons.
  • Indianapolis is 12-4 ATS in home games in games played on turf over the last 2 seasons.

Head to Head History:

  • The Colts leads the all-tome series 15-8 against the Kansas City Chiefs
  • The Colts leads the postseason series 3-0 over the Chiefs with wins in 1995, 2003 and 2006.
  • The Colts beat the Kansas City Chiefs 23-16 in week 16 at Arrowhead Stadium. While QB Andrew Luck had a 96.8 passer rating (26/37, 241 yards 1 TD) in that game, QB Alex Smith had a 57.6% rating (16/28, 153 yards, 1 INT).
  • Indianapolis controlled the clock in that meeting in week 16 38:20 minutes over 21:40.
  • Kansas City had 4 turnovers in that week 16 game; the Colts had none.
  • Indianapolis is 2-1 against the spread versus Kansas City over the last 3 seasons
  • Indianapolis is 2-1 straight up against Kansas City over the last 3 seasons
  • 2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons