The Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots are even-steven against one another since September of 2017 (2-2), but not for long. Kansas City will take on the Patriots at 7:05 p.m. ET on Monday at home. Coming off of a win even when the odds were against them, Kansas City has to be feeling especially confident now that the spread is in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 7:05 p.m. ET
- Where: Arrowhead Stadium — Kansas City, Missouri
- TV: CBS
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $280.00
Kansas City ran circles around the Baltimore Ravens last Monday, and the extra yardage (517 yards vs. 228 yards) paid off. Kansas City bagged a 34-20 win. Their QB Patrick Mahomes was on fire, passing for four TDs and 385 yards on 42 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown. Mahomes ended up with a passer rating of 133.50.
Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the matchup between New England and the Las Vegas Raiders last week was still a pretty decisive one as the Patriots wrapped it up with a 36-20 victory at home. Among those leading the charge for New England was RB Rex Burkhead, who punched in two rushing touchdowns in addition to snatching one receiving TD.
Special teams collected 12 points for New England. K Nick Folk delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Kansas City is now a perfect 3-0 while New England sits at 2-1. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Kansas Cities haven’t thrown an interception yet this season. But the Patriots enter the game having picked the ball off four times, good for second in the league. We’ll see which of these strengths — offense or defense — will win out.
The Chiefs are a big 11-point favorite against the Patriots, according to the latest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as an 11-point spread, and stayed right there.
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