[1:00 PM] Saints @ Chiefs

Who will WIN this matchup?

New Orleans Saints (2-3)

@ Kansas City Chiefs (3-2)


Current odds:

New Orleans Saints: (+200)

Kansas City Chiefs: (-240)


ESPN simulations have New Orleans as XX% favorites to win the game.

XX% of sports bets are currently on Kansas City to win as (TBD) underdogs.

The line for this game is Kansas City by 6 points.

The Kansas City Chiefs looked like a different team coming out of their bye week, and they hope the same dominant squad shows up when they try for a ninth consecutive home win Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. The Saints are aiming for their third straight victory as they attempt to climb back into the race in the NFC South.

Some things never seem to change in New Orleans, with one being the productivity of Brees and the passing game. New Orleans ranks second in the league in total offense (413.4 yards) and leads the NFL in passing (335.4 yards). Unfortunately for the Saints, the defense has characteristically struggled, allowing 419.4 yards and 33.3 points per contest.

Kansas City’s defense drastically improved after the bye week, as the team gave up a season-low 286 total yards and held Oakland to 65 on the ground. The team’s biggest weakness had been its run defense, but that’s not likely to be a big factor against the Saints’ punchless ground game. The Chiefs’ passing game isn’t especially dynamic, but the running attack took off last week with a season-high 183 yards – including 131 from Spencer Ware.

The Chiefs have forced 10 turnovers in their three wins and two in their two losses.

New Orleans WR Michael Thomas has caught a touchdown pass in three straight games.

Kansas City CB Marcus Peters has made 10 interceptions in his last 12 games, including the playoffs, and has recorded three in his last four home contests.


StreakSmarts Pick: Kansas City Chiefs

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick