Philadelphia Eagles v Kansas City Chiefs
These two combined for 73 points last year. This year this game total is 45.5/46. Sure these offenses haven’t been what they were last year, but in this matchup that could change. Both teams come off a bye which means they should have a few tricks up their sleeve. In Andy Reid’s case those tricks usually turn into points. When the Eagles have the ball KC will struggle to match up in the trenches. Expect the Eagles to hold a steady advantage and to force more Chiefs into the box.
The problem is the Chiefs can’t afford to leave the Eagle receivers without safety help. The Chiefs likewise have some mismatches to exploit. For one, no one will be able to cover Kelce. Second, the Eagle corners are very physical and tend to be penalized deep down the field. Expect KC to exploit the Eagle safeties who have the impossible task of covering Kelce, stay over the top of Chief burners, and come up and fill in the run game. Some weather is keeping this total down a bit, but I like the overs in this one.
Strategy: Over 45.5 points for 1 unit
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