Denver Broncos vs Kansas City Chiefs Prediction, 12/6/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 13
Game: Denver Broncos vs Kansas City Chiefs
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City -11
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (10-1) play the Denver Broncos (4-7) at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, December 6, 2020. The odds on this matchup have Kansas City as 11-point favorites. The over/under is set at 48.
The Denver Broncos head into this game 4-7 this year. In their last game they took on the New Orleans Saints and were beaten 31-3. Kendall Hinton went 1/9 with 13 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 2 picks in the game as the emergency quarterback. All 3 Denver starters were out due to Covid-19 so the Broncos never really stood a chance in this one. Royce Freeman paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 23 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 50 yards on 8 carries which gave him an average of 6.3 yards per tote. The Denver Broncos rushed the ball a total of 33 times and earned 100 yards giving them an average of 3.0 yards per run. In the game, they ran 43 plays which gave them a total of 112 yards. In the game, the Broncos totaled 6 1st downs and they had a total of 2 infractions for 10 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Denver allowed 9 completions on 16 tries totaling 63 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. In the running game, the Broncos allowed 229 yards on 44 tries which means they had an average of 5.2 yards per run allowed. On the day, they gave up a total of 292 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Broncos have tallied 3,577 total yards this season. Offensively they average 113.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 14th in the National Football League. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Denver has compiled 12 passing touchdowns and 9 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Denver Broncos are sitting at 19.0 points per contest. The Broncos rank 24th in the NFL in relation to their opponents scoring, allowing 27.1 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 131.3 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, they have given up 1,444 yards via the running game in 11 outings. In terms of passing yards, the Broncos have surrendered 2,311 yards which has them sitting in 8th in the National Football League. During their 11 games played, they are giving up 210.1 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.4%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 341.4 yards/game which puts them 11th in the league.
The Chiefs come into this matchup with a record of 10-1 for this season. In their last contest they played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and earned the victory by a score of 27-24. Clyde Edwards-Helaire paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 37 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he was running for 3.4 yards per carry. Tyreek Hill led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 269 yards on 13 catches. He had an average of 20.7 yards per catch for the game. Patrick Mahomes went 37/49 with 462 yards passing and added 3 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball 20 times and added 87 yards which earned them an average of 4.4 yards per carry. Overall, the Chiefs got 26 1st downs and they had 10 penalties for 82 yards. For the game, they ran 72 plays for a total of 543 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Kansas City conceded 27 catches on 41 tries totaling 342 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.0%. In the game, they allowed 417 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Chiefs conceded 75 yards on 13 tries which means they had an average of 5.8 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign to this point, the Chiefs have thrown for 3,460 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 314.5 passing yards per contest, ranking them 1st in the NFL. The Kansas City Chiefs hold an average of 425.8 yards per game which is good for 1st in football. They maintain an average of 111.3 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,224 yards for the season. Concerning their ability to score points, the Chiefs are sitting 2nd in football holding an average of 31.6 points per game. When talking about yards through the air, the Chiefs have given up 2,558 yards which has them ranked 16th in the league. Over the course of this year, they are surrendering 360.7 yards per contest ranking them 18th in football. The Chiefs rank 6th in the league in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 21.6 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.7 yards per run and 128.2 yards on the ground per game for the season. During their 11 games played, they are conceding 232.5 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.7%. In total, they have allowed 1,410 yards via the ground game in 11 outings.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chiefs -11
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