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NFL Betting Preview: Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

October 29, 2023



A pair of AFC West rivals will square off on Sunday afternoon in week 8 of the NFL season when the Kansas City Chiefs travel to Denver, Colorado to face the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High with the game airing at 4:25 PM ET on CBS.

The Kansas City Chiefs enter this game with a record of 6-1 and are on a six-game winning streak following a 31-17 win at home against the Los Angeles Chargers while covering the 5.5-point spread as a home favorite in week 7 of the NFL season. Kansas City scored 31 points while compiling a total of 483 yards offensively which included 424 passing yards and 68 rushing yards while allowing 17 points and 358 total yards defensively which included 259 passing yards and 139 rushing yards. 

Patrick Mahomes led the team in passing, completing 32 of 42 attempts for 424 yards with four touchdowns and an interception while adding 29 rushing yards on four attempts. Isiah Pacheco led the team in receiving with 13 carries for 32 yards while adding four receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown. Travis Kelce led the team in receiving, catching 12 of 13 targets for 179 yards and a touchdown.

Denver enters this game with a record of 2-5 following a 19-17 win at home against the Green Bay Packers while covering the 1-point spread as a home favorite in week 7 of the NFL season. The Broncos scored 19 points while compiling a total of 339 yards offensively which included 194 passing yards and 145 rushing yards while allowing 17 points and 331 total yards defensively which included 194 passing yards and 137 rushing yards. 

Russell Wilson led the team in passing, completing 20 of 29 attempts for 194 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 21 yards. Javonte Williams led the team in rushing with 15 carries for 82 yards while adding three receptions for 14 yards. Courtland Sutton led the team in receiving, catching all six targets for 76 yards and a touchdown.

BookMaker has the Kansas City Chiefs listed as 7-point favorites on the road against the Denver Broncos on Sunday afternoon in week 8 of the NFL season. Kansas City has won the last ten games in the series while winning by an average margin of 12.1 points per game over the last ten and 6.67 points per game over the last three meetings. Both teams are 5-5 ATS in the last ten while the Broncos are 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Kansas City Chiefs are 5-2 ATS overall, 2-1 ATS on the road, 5-2 ATS as a favorite, and 2-0 ATS in division games this season while the Denver Broncos are 1-5-1 ATS overall, 1-3 ATS at home, 0-2 ATS as an underdog, and 0-2 ATS in division games on the year.

Kansas City has dominated this series winning the last ten games and has won by an average margin of 12.1 points per game in those meetings. The Chiefs are 2-0 ATS in their division games this season and 5-2 ATS overall while the Broncos have been one of the worst teams at covering the spread this season going 1-5-1 ATS overall and have not covered the spread in any of their division games going 0-2 ATS. Lay the seven points with the Kansas City Chiefs when they travel to face the Denver Broncos in week 8 of the NFL season.

Spooky Express Pick: Kansas City Chiefs -7