NFL Kansas City Chiefs vs Washington Football Team Betting Analysis - Week 6

NFL Kansas City Chiefs vs Washington Football Team Betting Analysis – Week 6

Written by on October 14, 2021

The Kansas City Chiefs head to Landover to face the Washington Football Team in a must win game. KC has lost 3 games this season, which means the Chiefs have lost more games in five weeks than they did all of last season. Versus the WFT, most feel KC gets back to winning football games. But are those feelings accurate? Check out NFL odds, analysis, and a free pick for Kansas City versus Washington.   

NFL Betting Preview for Kansas City at Washington

NFL Week 6: Chiefs vs WFT Game Odds & Info

Why bet on Kansas City versus Washington?

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes should light up a WFT defense that allows 31 points per. Mahomes struggled in KC’s last game, a loss to the Buffalo Bills. The Bills allow the least amount of points per game on average in the NFL. D.C. ranks thirty-first in points allowed. So Mahomes should have fun on Sunday. 

Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Averages

  • Total Yards: 420.4
  • Passing Yards: 292.2
  • Rushing Yards: 128.2
  • Points Scored: 30.8
  • Turnovers: 11

Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Averages

  • Total Yards: 437.4
  • Passing Yards: 296.4
  • Rushing Yards: 141.0
  • Points Scored: 32.6
  • Takeaways: 4

Why bet on Washington versus Kansas City?

Washington does give up a ton of points, but the WFT can score. D.C. dropped 22 onto the Saints in NFL Week 5. New Orleans has one of the best defenses in the league. Kansas City’s defense allows 32.6 points per, which ranks 32-of-32 teams. Washington can outscore KC in this game.  

Washington Football Team Offensive Averages

  • Total Yards: 348.2
  • Passing Yards: 239.4
  • Rushing Yards: 108.8
  • Points Scored: 24.6
  • Turnovers: 7

Washington Football Team Defensive Averages

  • Total Yards: 407.8
  • Passing Yards: 293.4
  • Rushing Yards: 114.4
  • Points Scored: 31.0
  • Takeaways: 3

Chiefs at WFT Relevant Trends

  • Chiefs are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite
  • Kansas City is 2-12 ATS in their last 14 games on grass
  • Under is 12-2 in the Chiefs 14 games following a double-digit loss at home
  • WFT is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on grass
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games
  • Over is 4-0 in the WFT’s last 4 games

Kansas City Chiefs versus Washington Football Team Final Betting Prediction

The spread doesn’t make sense. Most believe Kansas City is the better team, but after watching the debacle against Buffalo, it’s hard to say that’s the case.

Patrick Mahomes doesn’t play defense and the Chiefs’ defense is the worst unit in the NFL, which is why any time Mahomes throws an interception or makes a bad play, KC suffers. So far, Mahomes has accounted for 6-of-11 Kansas City turnovers.

By contrast, Washington starting quarterback Tyler Heinicke has thrown just 5 picks. Heinicke and the WFT should score at will, which means there’s a chance KC loses this on the moneyline. Taking the points on D.C. is a no-brainer. 

NFL Week 6 Pick: Washington Football Team


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