Sunday, November 13, 2016
Bank of America Stadium
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The Kansas City Chiefs take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Bank of America Stadium. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5. The Chiefs are 3-4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 2-5-1 against the spread.
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Nick Foles finished with 187 yards through the air for Kansas City last week. He completed 20 passes out of 33 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Chiefs were led in rushing by Charcandrick West, who finished with 39 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Travis Kelce was the team leader in receiving with a total of 58 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kansas City got a total of 11 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 57 total plays for 231 yards for the game. The Chiefs ran for 62 yards on 22 attempts.
Cam Newton finished with 225 yards passing for Carolina last week. He went 20 for 32, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Panthers were led on the ground by Jonathan Stewart, who finished with 42 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Kelvin Benjamin led the team in receiving with 76 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Carolina had 16 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 244 yards for the contest. The Panthers ran for 59 yards on 25 carries as a team.
Kansas City scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 15th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 244 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 21st in the league. The Chiefs run for an average of 101 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 21st in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 345 yards per game, ranking their offense 18th overall this season. The Chiefs average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 19th in the NFL. They accumulate 47.1 penalty yards per game via 5.9 penalties, which ranks 29th in the league.
Kansas City allows 246 passing yards per game, ranking 14th, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 8th. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Chiefs allow 125 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 27th in the NFL. Kansas City allows 370 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 43.5 yards per game, ranking them 5th among NFL teams.
Carolina averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 9th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. They throw for 254 yards through the air per game, ranking them 15th. The Panthers run for an average of 116 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 9th on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 370 yards per game, ranking them 11th in the league on offense. The Panthers get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 13th. They average 55.1 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, ranking them 21st in the NFL.
Carolina allows an average of 286 passing yards per game, which ranks 29th in the league. Their defense overall allows 26 points per contest, which has them ranked 23rd. They give up 24 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Panthers allow 78 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 3rd in the NFL. Carolina allows 364 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 17th in the league. They force 7.4 penalties for 69.2 yards in each contest, ranking 16th.
Kansas City Betting Trends
Kansas City is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas City has an ATS record of 3-4-1 this season
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 2-5-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/07/16 QB Alex Smith Concussion is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Carolina
11/07/16 WR Jeremy Maclin Groin doubtful Sunday vs. Carolina
11/06/16 DB D.J. White Hand "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
11/06/16 LB Justin Houston Knee "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
11/06/16 RB Spencer Ware Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
11/02/16 OL Parker Ehinger ACL IR
11/01/16 RB Jamaal Charles Knee IR
10/19/16 DL Allen Bailey Shoulder IR
10/19/16 LB Justin March Hand IR
08/31/16 LB Josh Mauga Hip IR
08/15/16 QB Tyler Bray Back out indefinitely
11/06/16 OT Michael Oher Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
11/06/16 C Ryan Kalil Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
11/06/16 LB Shaq Thompson Knee "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/28/16 CB Teddy Williams Knee IR
10/07/16 CB Bene Benwikere None has been released
09/26/16 DT Vernon Butler Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/23/16 S Dean Marlowe Hamstring IR
08/31/16 WR LaRon Byrd Concussion IR
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina -2.5
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