Kansas City Chiefs vs Buffalo Bills prediction and betting tips (December 10)
Week 14 in the 2023-24 NFL season is gearing up for an epic clash as the Kansas City Chiefs gear up to host the Buffalo Bills. This game has all the makings of being a potential standout, possibly stealing the spotlight as the most thrilling matchup of the week.
The Kansas City Chiefs come into this game off a 27-19 loss to the Green Bay Packers. They will be looking to bounce back against the Buffalo Bills here. The loss meant the Chiefs have an 8-4 record after 12 games this season. On the other hand, the Bills are coming off a classic game against the Eagles in Week 13, where they lost 37-34. The Bills gave an outstanding performance in this game. These two teams are trying to bounce back from losses, so we have a special Sunday football game!
The match is scheduled to start at 16:35 ET on Sunday, 10 December 2023. The game time by GMT is 21:25 p.m. GMT on Sunday, December 10. The match venue is Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Kansas City Chiefs vs Buffalo Bills (December 10) game are available in this article. The latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups are previewed below.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Buffalo Bills latest odds on betting sites
The Kansas City Chiefs’ moneyline odds are priced at 1.83 (-120 American), while the Buffalo Bills’ moneyline odds are priced at 2.00 (+100).
Over 49.5 points: 2.00 (100)
Under 49.5 points: 183 (-120)
Kansas City Chiefs -1.0: 1.91 (-110)
Buffalo Bills +1.0: 1.91 (110)
Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs match preview and statistics
In their last game, NFL game week 13, the Chiefs lost 27-19 to the Green Bay Packers, but it didn’t alter their standings as they remained first in the AFC West. However, the loss meant the Chiefs have only won twice in their last five games. They are struggling immensely at the moment.
Patrick Mahomes couldn’t do enough to secure the Chiefs a dub here, as they are battling with consistency. The star quarterback finished the game, completing 21 of his 33 pass attempts for 210 yards. He threw one touchdown pass and one interception in the game. He was also sacked three times in the game.
Isaiah Pacheco led the rushing unit with 18 carries for 110 yards and one touchdown. His longest yard covered was 26. Travis Kelce was also decent, as he led the receiving unit with 84 yards covered from four passes caught from five targets.
The Kansas City Chiefs team news: Running back Isiah Pacheco (shoulder), left tackle Donovan Smith (neck), linebacker Drue Tranquill (concussion), and free safety Bryan Cook (ankle) are out for this game.
The Buffalo Bills have recently picked themselves up after a horrid start to the season. They are 6-6 this season and second in the AFC East. Although they lost to the Eagles, the Bills put on a show and reminded the NFL world why they can never be counted out!
Josh Allen made a significant impact, scoring two rushing touchdowns while running for 81 yards on nine carries. Additionally, he showcased his passing skills, throwing for 339 yards and two touchdowns.
Allen heavily relied on Gabe Davis and Stefon Diggs as his main targets, targeting Davis 12 times and Diggs 11 times. Davis secured six catches for 105 yards and a touchdown, while Diggs caught six passes for 74 yards and a touchdown.
James Cook handled most of the running duties, carrying the ball 16 times for 43 yards and contributing with six catches for 57 yards.
The Buffalo Bills team news: Center Kaiir Elam (ankle) and tight end Dawson Knox (wrist) are questionable for the game.
Chiefs vs Bills H2H
When the regular season and postseason are taken into account, the number of games played between the Bills and Chiefs is 53. The Bills have 28 wins, the Chiefs have 24 wins, and one game ended in a tie. The last encounter between both teams ended 24-20 in favor of the Bills.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Buffalo Bills key players
Patrick Mahomes: Patrick Mahomes II stands at the eighth spot in the NFL for passing yards, amassing 3,127 yards across 12 games this season. His average of 260.6 passing yards per game pairs with an impressive 67.8% completion rate, contributing to his 22 touchdowns, ranking him fifth in the league, despite ten interceptions.
Josh Allen Josh Allen has been consistent, averaging 267.8 yards per game and completing an impressive 68.1% of his passes. Allen’s total yardage stands at 3,214 yards, placing him sixth in the league. Moreover, he has also thrown 24 touchdowns (second highest in the NFL).
Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs predictions
This matchup looks favorable for the Chiefs to secure a win on their home turf. The Bills have faced challenges this season, especially on the road, raising questions about their strategy for clinching a victory in this game. Their defensive backbone remains absent, whereas Kansas City, although experiencing offensive struggles compared to prior seasons, maintains a potent top-ten offense.
Recent developments in the passing game, particularly involving Kelce and Rice, have been promising. Betting against Mahomes, especially when playing at home, is never a wise move.
Ultimately, Kansas City’s defensive growth might tip the scales in their favor. Their knack for generating sacks and causing turnovers aligns well with Buffalo’s recent trends, potentially being a deciding factor in this matchup.
Predictions for the game are the Chiefs to win and under 49.5 points.
Betting prediction: Kansas City Chiefs to win
Odds: 1.83 (-120 American)
Betting prediction: Under 49.5 pointsOdds: 1.83 (-120 American)