Kansas City Chiefs vs Washington Football Team Prediction, 10/17/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Washington Football Team
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Football Team (+6.5)
The Washington Football Team (2-3) will go up against the Kansas City Chiefs (2-3) at FedExField on Sunday. Kansas City is 6.5-point favorites. The total is set at 43.
The Kansas City Chiefs step onto the field holding a record of 2-3 this season. In their last game, the Chiefs went up against the Bills and went home with a loss by a final score of 38-20. Patrick Mahomes connected on 33/54 with 272 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 70.9 and ended the game with 2 interceptions. Mecole Hardman averaged 8.4 yards per reception by recording 76 yds on 9 receptions. Mahomes was the leader on the ground for the Chiefs with 8 totes for 61 yards (7.6 yards per carry). In the game, they tallied 79 plays which totaled 392 yards. The Kansas City Chiefs ended up running the ball 23 different times and accounted for 120 yards, earning them an average of 5.2 yds per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Chiefs conceded 121 yards on 28 attempts, which averages out to 4.3 yds per rush allowed. Kansas City allowed 15 pass completions on 26 tries for a total of 315 yds, and a completion rate of 57.7%.
The Chiefs have earned 2,102 total yards for the year. Kansas City has earned 84 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 30 infractions for 239 yds. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Kansas City has earned 16 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 11 different times (6 interceptions and 5 fumbles). As a unit they're averaging 128.2 yards rushing giving them a rank of 7th in the NFL. In terms of scoring points, the Kansas City Chiefs are averaging 30.8 points per game.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Chiefs have allowed 1,482 yards which has them ranked 29th in football. They have given up 296.4 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 67.5%. Overall, they are allowing 437.4 yards per game which has them ranked 31st in the NFL. They have relinquished 10 touchdowns through the air and 9 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.2 yards per attempt on the ground and 141.0 rushing yards per game for the season. For the year, they have allowed 705 rushing yards through 5 games. The Chiefs rank 32nd in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 32.6 PPG.
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The Football Team head into this game 2-3 for this year. The last time they took the gridiron, the Football Team took a defeat with a final score of 33-22 when they played the Saints. Taylor Heinicke ended the contest with 248 yds on 20/41 passing while his quarterback rating was 47.6. He threw 2 interceptions and his longest completion was 27 yds. Adam Humphries was the top contributor in the passing game for the Football Team, catching 3 balls for 73 yards (24.3 yards per catch). Antonio Gibson ran the ball 20 times for 60 yds, ending the game with 3.0 yds per carry for Washington. The Football Team finished with a total of 373 yds while they ran 76 plays (4.9 yards per play). Washington rushed for 4.0 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 131 yards on 33 carries. Washington conceded 23 run attempts for 98 yards (4.3 yards per rush). The Football Team secondary gave up a completion rate of 50.0%, surrendering 271 yards on 15 out of 30 through the air.
The Washington Football Team average 348.2 yards/contest which ranks them 20th out of all teams in the NFL. They maintain an average of 108.8 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 544 yards in total. The Washington offense has 297 yds of penalties on 33 infractions, which ranks 11th in the NFL in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 5 picks while letting opponents recover 2 fumbles and they have been able to record 54 first downs. For the season thus far, the Football Team currently have a total of 1,197 passing yards along with holding an average of 239.4 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 21st in the league. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Football Team are 12th in football averaging 24.6 points per outing.
Washington has yielded a total of 572 yards on the ground (114.4 yards/game) in addition to 4 touchdowns on the ground for the season. They have allowed 14 touchdowns through the air in addition to 293.4 yards per outing, which puts them in 27th in football. Their defense has tallied 4 takeaways (2 fumbles recovered and 2 picks) this year. In total, they have allowed 155 total points. The Football Team defense taken the field for 345 plays, which ranks 29th in the league. The Football Team are giving up 31.0 PPG, ranking them 31st in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Football Team NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chiefs -6.5
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