Kansas City
Chiefs
Stadium Arrowhead Stadium
2-0-0 Overall | 1-0 AFC WEST 1st
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense72410.534
Defense10527418
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Sat  8/10
vs
Bengals
W38-17
Week 3Sat  8/17
@
Steelers
L7-17
Week 4Sat  8/24
vs
49ers
L17-27
Week 5Thu  8/29
@
Packers
L20-27
Regular season
Week 1Sun  9/8
@
Jaguars
W40-26
Week 2Sun  9/15
@
Raiders
W28-10
Week 3Sun  9/22
vs
Ravens
CBS1:00pm
Week 4Sun  9/29
@
Lions
FOX1:00pm
Week 5Sun  10/6
vs
Colts
NBC8:20pm
Week 6Sun  10/13
vs
Texans
CBS1:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 5/1, 16.7% (#2). Our projection recommends not betting on them to win it all. Their 12.9% chance is #3 in the league. In simulations, they win the AFC 21.4% of the time and are not a good value at 2/1, 33.3%. They are projected to win 11 games and live up to their pre-season futures line of 10.5. Their playoff chances stand at 93.6% (70.2% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #2 in the AFC.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

At 2-0 they are obviously exceeding expectations. Based on the money lines, the Chiefs had an expected win percentage of 69%. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up 82 units. They are 2-0 against the spread for a 200 profit. Their over-under record is 1-1. With a 12-4 record they managed to beat the high expectations that oddsmakers had of them (expected win percentage = 64%). They were very good against the spread going 9-6-1 for (+240 profit). They went over 10 times and came in under 6 times. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Baltimore Ravens. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are an elite scoring team based on points per game, which make sense given their strong yards per play rank. They are a below average scoring defense based on points per game and below average in yards per play allowed.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Patrick Mahomes who is projected to be the #1 QB the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
73 Allegretti, Nick G6-432004/21/19960Illinois
79 Allen, Jeff G6-430501/08/19908Illinois
81 Bell, Blake TE6-625208/07/19915Oklahoma
21 Breeland, Bashaud DB5-1119501/30/19926Clemson
7 Butker, Harrison K6-420507/14/19953Georgia Tech
55 Clark, Frank DE6-326006/14/19935Michigan
2 Colquitt, Dustin P6-321005/06/198215Tennessee
76 Duvernay-Tardif, Laurent G6-532102/11/19916McGill (Canada)
75 Erving, Cameron T6-531308/23/19925Florida State
27 Fenton, Rashad DB5-1118802/17/19970South Carolina
72 Fisher, Eric T6-731501/05/19917Central Michigan
29 Fuller, Kendall CB5-1119802/13/19954Virginia Tech
17 Hardman, Mecole WR5-1018703/12/19980Georgia
10 Hill, Tyreek WR5-1018503/01/19944West Alabama
53 Hitchens, Anthony ILB6-023506/10/19926Iowa
60 Hunter, Ryan G6-331604/01/19951Bowling Green
95 Jones, Chris DE6-631007/03/19944Mississippi State
87 Kelce, Travis TE6-526010/05/19897Cincinnati
92 Kpassagnon, Tanoh DE6-728906/14/19943Villanova
50 Lee, Darron ILB6-123210/18/19944Ohio State
24 Lucas, Jordan SS6-119008/02/19934Penn State
15 Mahomes, Patrick QB6-323009/17/19953Texas Tech
32 Mathieu, Tyrann SS5-919005/13/19927LSU
25 McCoy, LeSean RB5-1121007/12/198811Pittsburgh
8 Moore, Matt QB6-321908/09/198412Oregon State
56 Niemann, Ben LB6-223507/27/19952Iowa
91 Nnadi, Derrick NT6-131205/09/19962Florida State
44 O'Daniel, Dorian LB6-122009/04/19942Clemson
90 Ogbah, Emmanuel DE6-427511/06/19934Oklahoma State
97 Okafor, Alex DE6-426102/08/19917Texas
13 Pringle, Byron WR6-120311/17/19932Kansas State
59 Ragland, Reggie ILB6-225209/23/19934Alabama
74 Rankin, Martinas T6-531110/20/19942Mississippi State
62 Reiter, Austin C6-330011/27/19914South Florida
11 Robinson, Demarcus WR6-120309/21/19944Florida
99 Saunders, Khalen DT6-032408/09/19960Western Illinois
71 Schwartz, Mitchell T6-532006/08/19898California
--- Senat, Greg T6-630509/08/19942Wagner
42 Sherman, Anthony RB5-1024212/11/19889Connecticut
49 Sorensen, Daniel DB6-220803/05/19906BYU
5 Thomas, De'Anthony WR5-817601/05/19936Oregon
34 Thompson, Darwin RB5-820002/12/19970Utah State
22 Thornhill, Juan FS6-020510/19/19950Virginia
35 Ward, Charvarius CB6-119805/16/19962Middle Tenn.
14 Watkins, Sammy WR6-121106/14/19936Clemson
23 Watts, Armani DB5-1120503/19/19962Texas A&M
26 Williams, Damien RB5-1122404/03/19926Oklahoma
31 Williams, Darrel RB5-1122404/15/19952LSU
98 Williams, Xavier NT6-230901/18/19925Northern Iowa
54 Wilson, Damien OLB6-024505/28/19935Minnesota
41 Winchester, James LS6-324008/06/19895Oklahoma
77 Wylie, Andrew G6-630908/19/19942Eastern Michigan
82 Yelder, Deon TE6-425503/06/19952Western Kentucky