NFL Best Bet: Philadelphia vs Kansas City
(NFL) Philadelphia vs. Kansas City,
Money Line: -145.00 Kansas City (Home)
Result: Loss
The Chiefs' defense has been more elite than expected this season, ranking first in the NFL with an average of 15.9 yards allowed per game. They are also third in passing yards allowed per attempt (5.5) but 27th in rushing yards allowed per attempt (4.5).
Kansas City's offense ranks 13th in scoring (23.1 points per game), 12th in passing yards per attempt (7.3), and 15th in rushing yards per attempt (4.1). Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions this season. He has also rushed for 258 yards and 6.1 yards per attempt.

The Eagles' defense allows an average of 21.7 points per game (17th in the NFL), 6.4 yards per pass attempt (14th), and 3.7 yards per rush attempt (7th).
Both teams have been efficient in the red zone, with the Eagles ranking 12th in touchdown percentage and the Chiefs ranking 13th. Kansas City has a slight edge in red zone defense, ranking 17th, while the Eagles rank 26th in preventing opponents from scoring touchdowns inside the 20-yard line.

While a strong cause can be made for either side, I believe the Chiefs will emerge victorious in this rematch, with their defense proving to be the deciding factor.
As for some trends, the Eagles have dropped four straight games against the spread as underdogs, and the Chiefs have covered four straight times when facing a team with a winning record.

Prediction: Chiefs 24, Eagles 20

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