Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/1/2018
Monday, October 1, 2018
Mile High Stadium
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The Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs at Mile High Stadium on Monday, October 1, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 4.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 55.
The Broncos have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 0-2-1 against the spread. The Chiefs have an ATS record of 3-0-0 while their over/under record is 3-0-0.
Valuable Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0-0 against the spread
Important Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 0-2-1 against the spread
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
09/23/18 LB Ben Niemann Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Denver
09/23/18 WR Chris Conley Ankle injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Denver
09/23/18 LB Dee Ford Groin left last game, is questionable Monday vs Denver
09/23/18 DB Eric Berry Heel is questionable Monday vs Denver
09/04/18 WR Byron Pringle Hamstring IR
09/04/18 DB Daniel Sorensen Knee IR
09/04/18 OL Dillon Gordon Shoulder IR
09/04/18 RB J.D. Moore Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 OL Tejan Koroma Knee IR
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
09/23/18 CB Adam Jones Thigh is questionable Monday vs Kansas City
09/23/18 S Dymonte Thomas Abdominal is questionable Monday vs Kansas City
09/23/18 DB Tramaine Brock Groin left last game, is questionable Monday vs Kansas City
09/04/18 LB Deiontrez Mount Achilles IR
09/04/18 S Jamal Carter Hamstring IR
09/04/18 LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 S Su'a Cravens Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Troy Fumagalli Hernia IR
08/03/18 WR Jordan Taylor Hip IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs have run for 310 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in the NFL. They've run 80 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 24 times for 174 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the league in penalties. They are 6th in the NFL in points scored with 118. They have run 177 plays this season for 1,195 yards, which ranks them 5th in the league in total offense. The Chiefs average 6.8 yards per play, which is 2nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 74 1st downs this year, placing them 10th overall as an offensive unit. Patrick Mahomes averages 9.6 yards per pass attempt and 14.5 yards per completion. He has completed 62 passes on 93 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating is 137.4. He has thrown for 896 yards this season.
The Chiefs rush defense has allowed 64 attempts for 334 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in the league against the run. Kansas City has committed 33 penalties for 282 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 48.4% of possessions on defense, which is 17th in the league. They are 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 92. They have surrendered a total of 1,422 yards on D, which is 28th in the NFL. The Chiefs are ranked 26th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Their pass defense has given up 7.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 25th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 93 passes on 141 attempts against the Kansas City Chiefs defense this season, placing them 9th and 27th in the National Football League. The Kansas City pass defense has also given up a total of 1,088 yards through the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos are 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 61. They have run 197 plays this year for 1,148 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 5.8 yards per play, which is 29th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 63 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Denver has run for 434 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 84 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 26 times for 215 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the NFL in penalties. Case Keenum has passed for 743 yards this year. He's completed 66 throws while attempting 108 passes for a completion percentage of 61.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 71.6. He averages 11.3 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
Denver is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 70. They have given up a total of 1,021 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 73 throws on 105 attempts against the Denver defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Broncos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 788 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 71 attempts for 233 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. The Denver Broncos have had 18 penalties for 127 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.1% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chiefs -4.5
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