Atlanta Falcons at Kansas City Chiefs Opening Line and Betting Trends December 27, 2020

Written by on December 22, 2020

Oddsmakers project the Kansas City Chiefs (13-1) will keep their nine-game winning streak intact, as they are favored by 10.5 points in a matchup against the Atlanta Falcons (4-10) on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Arrowhead Stadium. An over/under of 53.5 is set in the game.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 27, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Stadium: Arrowhead Stadium
Place a bet on the Chiefs or the Falcons in their Week 16 matchup.

Betting Information

Chiefs vs Falcons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Chiefs -10.5 -110 -110 53.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Chiefs Betting Insights

  • Kansas City’s games have gone over the point total in seven out of 14 opportunities this season (50%).
  • Kansas City has put together a 7-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Chiefs have an even ATS record of 2-2 when playing as at least 10.5-point favorites.
  • The Chiefs have put an average of 31.1 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 5.9 more than the 25.2 the Falcons have surrendered in each contest.
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, Kansas City is 8-1 and 5-4 against the spread.
  • When the Atlanta defense allows 25.2 points or fewer this year, the Falcons have pieced together a 3-5 overall record and a 3-5 record against the spread.
Bet on the Chiefs to win the Super Bowl.

Falcons Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has put together a losing 6-8 record against the spread this season.
  • Most of Atlanta’s games this year — eight out of 14 — have failed to go over the point total (57.1%).
  • The Falcons have averaged 3.3 more points this season (25.4) than the Chiefs have allowed (22.1).
  • In games where Atlanta scores at least 25.4 points this season, they are 3-3 overall and 5-1 against the spread.
  • Kansas City is 8-0 overall and 6-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 22.1 points.
Bet on the Falcons to win the Super Bowl.

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Chiefs vs Falcons
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Chiefs (-10.5) Under (53.5) Chiefs 35 Falcons 17

Total Facts

  • The Chiefs’ average point total in matchups this year is 53.2, 0.3 points less than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Falcons this season is 2.9 points less than this game’s over/under.
  • The Chiefs and their opponents have scored more than 53.5 points in 57.1% of their outings this season (eight of 14 opportunities).
  • Atlanta has played in six games this year (out of 14 total matchups — 42.9% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 53.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 3.0 more points per game (56.5) than this matchup’s total of 53.5 points.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.2 fewer points per game (47.3) than this game’s total of 53.5 points.
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Chiefs vs Falcons: Last 5 Meetings

Atlanta has a 3-2 advantage over Kansas City in the last five meetings between these two squads. Atlanta outscored Kansas City 145-136 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Chiefs vs Falcons: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
12/4/2016 Falcons 418-389 ATL 29-28 KC
9/9/2012 Chiefs 393-376 KC 40-24 ATL
9/21/2008 Falcons 38-14 ATL
10/24/2004 Chiefs 56-10 KC
12/24/2000 Falcons 29-13 ATL

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Kansas City has gone 1-2 against the spread and 3-0 overall over their last three games.
  • The over has been familiar to Kansas City. They have gone over the total two times in their last three contests.
  • The Chiefs average total over the last three games is 0.5 points fewer than the 53.5 over/under given for this matchup.
  • Atlanta has struggled to cover, going 1-2 against the spread and 0-3 straight up over the last three contests.
  • The under has been the norm for Atlanta. They have failed to reach the total two times in their last three contests.
  • The Falcons total over the last three games is 9.5 points fewer than the 53.5 total given for this matchup.

Injury Report

Chiefs: G Kelechi Osemele: Out (Knee), OT Mitchell Schwartz: Out (Back), OT Mike Remmers: Questionable (Back), LB Damien Wilson: Questionable (Knee), DE Taco Charlton: Out (Leg), LB Dorian O’Daniel: Out (Ankle), ILB Emmanuel Smith: Questionable (Hamstring), RB Darwin Thompson: Questionable (Illness), CB Alex Brown: Out (Torn Acl), RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire: Out (Hip)

Falcons: WR Julio Jones: Questionable (Hamstring), G James Carpenter: Questionable (Groin), CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson: Questionable (Illness), CB Darqueze Dennard: Questionable (Quadriceps), FS Ricardo Allen: Questionable (Concussion), SS Damontae Kazee: Out (Achilles), CB Isaiah Oliver: Questionable (Undisclosed), CB Jordan Miller: Out (Oblique), WR Olamide Zaccheaus: Out (Toe), DE Marlon Davidson: Questionable (Knee)

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