Kansas City Chiefs vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Denver Broncos
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Denver +5.5
Empower Field at Mile High is the venue where Drew Lock and the Denver Broncos (2-3) will play the Kansas City Chiefs (5-1) on Sunday. The odds on this matchup have Kansas City as 5.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 48.5.
The Kansas City Chiefs head into this game 5-1 this year. In their last outing they went up against the Buffalo Bills and won 26-17. Patrick Mahomes went 21/26 with 225 yards passing and tossed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. Clyde Edwards-Helaire paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 31 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 161 yards on 26 carries which had him averaging 6.2 yards per tote. Demarcus Robinson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 69 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 13.8 yards per reception for the game. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball a total of 46 times and totaled 245 yards which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they finished with a total of 73 plays which gave them a total of 466 yards. For the game, the Chiefs totaled 27 1st downs and they totaled 8 penalties for 68 yards. In terms of defense, Kansas City allowed 14 catches on 27 tries totaling 122 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.0%. On the ground, the Chiefs allowed 84 yards on 23 carries which is an average of 3.7 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they allowed 206 yards and forced 1 turnover.
When talking about putting points on the board, the Kansas City Chiefs are averaging 29.2 points per outing. As a team they hold an average of 140.3 yards in the run game ranking them 6th in the NFL. The Chiefs have earned 2,502 total yards for the year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Kansas City has amassed 15 touchdowns through the air and 5 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of passing yards, the Chiefs have given up 1,248 yards which has them ranked 9th in the NFL. Over the course of this season, they have surrendered 353.3 yards per outing which ranks them 16th in the NFL. The Chiefs are sitting in 9th in the NFL in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 21.2 points per game. They are giving up an average of 4.8 yards per tote and 145.3 yards on the ground per game this year. Over the course of their 6 games played, they have yielded 208.0 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 60.1%. During the season, they have conceded 872 yards via the ground game in 6 contests.
The Broncos come into this matchup with a record of 2-3 for this season. In their last contest they played the New England Patriots and won 18-12. Phillip Lindsay led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 20 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 101 yards by way of 23 carries which meant he averaged 4.4 yards per run. Tim Patrick led the team in receiving yardage by earning 101 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 25.3 yards per catch for that contest. Drew Lock went 10/24 with 189 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He threw 2 interceptions on the day. The Denver Broncos rushed the ball a total of 37 times and racked up 135 yards which earned them an average of 3.6 yards per rush. Overall, the Broncos had a total of 15 first downs and they totaled 2 penalties for 20 yards. For the game, they ran 63 plays which added up to 299 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Denver gave up 19 catches on 27 tries totaling 171 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. For this contest, they conceded 288 yards and forced 3 turnovers. On the ground, the Broncos gave up 117 yards on 25 tries which is an average of 4.7 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Broncos have earned 1,021 yards through the air as well as an average of 204.2 throwing yards per contest, which has them sitting 27th in the NFL. The Denver Broncos maintain an average of 305.2 yards per outing which ranks them 29th out of all teams in the NFL. They maintain an average of 101.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 505 yards for the season. Concerning how much they score, the Broncos rank 29th in football maintaining an average of 20.0 points per game. Concerning yards via the pass, the Broncos have given up 1,196 yards which puts them in 6th in the NFL. Overall, they have relinquished 349.8 yards/contest which has them sitting 15th in the league. The Broncos rank 11th in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 22.0 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 110.6 rushing yards per contest for the year. During their 5 games played, they have surrendered 239.2 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.8%. Overall, they have conceded 553 yards on the ground through 5 contests.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Broncos +5.5
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