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Kansas City Chiefs 2017-2018 Comprehensive Betting Preview – Odds to Win

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Gambling911.com has your full Kansas City Chiefs betting preview for the 2017-2018 NFL season, including the latest odds.

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2017-2018 Betting Odds

Regular Season Wins – 9 (OVER -135, UNDER EVEN) Bet Here

To Win 2018 Super Bowl – 25/1 Bet Here

To Win AFC West – 2/1 Bet Here

Betting Preview Brief

Outside of maybe the Chargers, this should be an extremely competitive division just as it was last season.

Off Season Moves And Impact

They made news by giving up Jeremy Maclin after Barnwell submitted his AFC West report card. They also let their GM go, which might not have been a bad thing.

Adam Woodard of USA Today offered up his assessment of how the Chiefs should perform in 2017.

First, the draft class may not pay immediate dividends. 

Kansas City gave up next year's first-round pick to move up for Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes, arguably the most physically gifted rookie passer.

Another issue, the offense is still looking for a breakthrough. 

Despite tight end Travis Kelce's career year and the emergence of big-play threat Tyreek Hill, the Chiefs ranked 20th in total offense last season. Smith has been known as more of a game manager, making it hard to keep up with more explosive AFC outfits, including the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders. Kansas City has won 43 regular-season games in four years under Reid but hasn’t made a deep postseason run. The receiving corps also must replace Jeremy Maclin, who was released earlier in June after being hampered by injuries last season.

Lastly, the front seven have to step up. Woodard notes that the Chiefs frequently struggled up front in 2016, ranking 26th in rushing defense with 121.1 yards allowed per game.

2017 Kansas City Chiefs Schedule

Remaining Schedule

Date Vs Last Vs Week KC Line O/U
08/11/17 Fri San Francisco 10/05/14  L 17-22 Pre-Week 1 L 4.5 U 43
08/19/17 Sat @ Cincinnati 10/04/15  L 21-36 Pre-Week 2 L 3.5 O 45
08/25/17 Fri @ Seattle 11/16/14  W 24-20 Pre-Week 3 W 1 O 43.5
08/31/17 Thu Tennessee 12/18/16  L 17-19 Pre-Week 4 L -6 U 43
09/07/17 Thu @ New England 01/16/16  L 20-27 Week 1 L 6 O 44
09/17/17 Sun Philadelphia 09/19/13  W 26-16 Week 2 W 3 U 50
09/24/17 Sun @ L.A. Chargers 01/01/17  W 37-27 Week 3 W -5.5 O 45
10/02/17 Mon Washington 12/08/13  W 45-10 Week 4 W -3.5 O 44
10/08/17 Sun @ Houston 09/18/16  L 12-19 Week 5 L -1 U 41.5
10/15/17 Sun Pittsburgh 01/15/17  L 16-18 Week 6 L -2.5 U 45.5
10/19/17 Thu @ Oakland 12/08/16  W 21-13 Week 7 W -3.5 U 46
10/30/17 Mon Denver 12/25/16  W 33-10 Week 8 W -3.5 O 38
11/05/17 Sun @ Dallas 09/15/13  W 17-16 Week 9 L -3 U 45
11/19/17 Sun @ N.Y. Giants 09/29/13  W 31-7 Week 11 W -3.5 U 43.5
11/26/17 Sun Buffalo 11/29/15  W 30-22 Week 12 W -4.5 O 41
12/03/17 Sun @ N.Y. Jets 09/25/16  W 24-3 Week 13 W -3 U 44.5
12/10/17 Sun Oakland 12/08/16  W 21-13 Week 14 W -3.5 U 46
12/16/17 Sat L.A. Chargers 01/01/17  W 37-27 Week 15 W -5.5 O 45
12/24/17 Sun Miami 09/21/14  W 34-15 Week 16 W 5.5 O 43
12/31/17 Sun @ Denver 12/25/16  W 33-10 Week 17 W -3.5 O 38

Chiefs 2017: What to Bet

The verdict is still out on how well the Chiefs will perform this upcoming season with so many drastic changes.  The OVER 9 is likely but a little pricey for out tastes. 

- Mary Montgomery, Gambling911.com

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