We’ve waited for this all season! Patriots at Chiefs betting is here. The New England Patriots will be trying to advance to their third consecutive Super Bowl when they take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship game 2019 odds this week. The game will be played on Sunday, January 20 at Arrowhead Stadium. Also, it is scheduled to begin at 6:40 PM. ET.
The Patriots find themselves in the unfamiliar role of the underdog. However, they aren’t upset about being disrespected by online sportsbooks. The Pats have embraced the role. The fact that they beat the Chiefs during the regular season also gives them a lot of confidence going into this game. What does this mean for the betting line?
New England was able to defeat the Los Angeles Chargers in the last round. This, thanks to a great offensive game plan. The Pats ended up winning the game 41-28. Also, despite the close final score, the outcome was never in doubt.
Furthermore, the Patriots will need another big day from their offense. This will be against a suspect Chiefs defense. However, KC’s defense did play well in their last game.
Quarterback Brady threw for 343 yards and one touchdown against the Chargers. He will need another big game to lead his team to the win over the Chiefs.
AFC Championship Game 2019 Odds
The Chiefs also didn’t have any trouble in the Divisional round, knocking off the red-hot Indianapolis Colts with ease. They will be hoping to stay hot against a Patriots team that is expected to give them a very tough test.
Head coach Andy Reid called a brilliant game against the Colts and was aggressive when he needed to be, extending drives by converting fourth downs, keeping an already tired Colts defense on the field longer than they Colts would have liked, which also kept Andrew Luck on the sidelines.
They will take a similar approach to their game against the Patriots and try to keep Brady and the offense on the sidelines as long as possible.
Patrick Mahomes looked good in his playoff debut and will be expected to have another big game. However, the Chiefs will need another strong rushing effort from their backs to take pressure away from Mahomes, who will be harassed by the Patriots defense.
The Chiefs are favored to win this game by three points. The over/under on total points scored is 57.
This will be another close game between the Patriots and the Chiefs, making it a difficult game to pick. In this situation experience is the biggest factor and the Patriots have plenty of it. Take the Patriots +3 and the over in this game.