The Kansas City Chiefs (8-2) play the Los Angeles Rams (3-7) at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. One look at each team’s records and it’s easy to see why this match is viewed as a one-sided affair. The Kansas City Chiefs are riding high, posting 8-2 to hold first place in the AFC West. The Los Angeles Rams, in contrast, are fourth in the NFC West with an overall record of 3-7 in this regular season. The Kansas City Chiefs are the big favorites to snatch the win on the moneyline. Considering how strongly the oddsmakers rate their chances against the Los Angeles Rams, the home crowd will be anything but impressed if they somehow slip up at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams Betting lines
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams Betting expert picks
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams Moneyline
We’re taking the Kansas City Chiefs (-455) for the outright win on the moneyline. The 4-1 hosts seem to relish going up against NFC West opposition, especially at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. They’ve won four of their last five home matchups against NFC West teams. Odds of -455 suggests they have a 82% chance of adding another victory to their haul. On the other side, the Los Angeles Rams are the clear underdogs at +350. The visitors are currently 1-4 on the road.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams Spread
The Kansas City Chiefs (-112) are -11.0 favorites over the Los Angeles Rams, according to the oddsmakers. If the hosts hold that to be true, they could well be on their way to one of the biggest victories of Week 12. The last five rounds between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams have been rather one-sided, with an average winning margin of up to 10.4 points.
The Kansas City Chiefs have failed to cover the spread in four of their last five games at home. In their previous ten games, the Kansas City Chiefs went 4-6 ATS overall and 3-4 ATS in the last seven games at home.
The past four visits to the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium have seen the Los Angeles Rams end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard three times, with an average losing margin of 11.7 points. In their past 10 matches, the Los Angeles Rams went 2-7 ATS and also ended up 2-3 ATS from their six most recent road trips.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams Total
Judging by a points average of 41.09 points from the last 12 matchups of this series, the total should land somewhere between 40 and 45 points for the latest encounter between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams.
The average total in the last five encounters between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams was a staggering 55.2 points. As the total for their latest showdown is 46.0, it might be worth siding with the Over (-112).
The total has gone under in six of Kansas City Chiefs’ last seven games on their home turf. Games at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium don’t always seem to produce the expected number of points, as the total has gone under in three of the past nine matchups home matches for the Kansas City Chiefs.
As for the Los Angeles Rams, the average total has been 39.5 points in the away team’s past ten matches and 32.8 points in the last five on the road. Interestedly, the visitors have seen the total go over in each of their last 12 matchups.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams Betting trends
- Kansas City Chiefs have failed to cover the spread in four of their last five games at home.
- Kansas City Chiefs points total went under last three games at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
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Kansas City Chiefs Form
The Kansas City Chiefs are on a great run of form after making it four wins in a row by beating the Los Angeles Chargers 27-30 last week, leaving them 8-2 in their last 10 matches.
There has been no letup from the ever-impressive home offense, having put up 28.2 points on average across the last five matches. This leaves the Kansas City Chiefs with a regular season average of 30.0 points. On the other side of the ball, the defense has been relatively average in the league recently. The hosts have given up 21.6 points in the previous five outings, which is more or less on par with the 23.3 points they’ve allowed per game over the course of the regular season.
The Kansas City Chiefs are touted as a potential Super Bowl challenger for this season. While it’s still early days, things are going according to plan so far. The hosts hold the first seed in the AFC Conference, leaving them set for a spot in the January playoffs. Until then, the aim will be to strengthen their position by either maintaining or improving their current seeding.
Los Angeles Rams Form
Form is not looking good for Los Angeles Rams, who came up short in a 27-20 defeat against New Orleans Saints last time out. Moreover, they have lost their last three road matches in a row. Their overall record for the last 10 games is 3-7.
The Los Angeles Rams’ offense has been abysmal all season. It has put up just 16.8 points per game and they saw no improvement in the last five matches, which produced an average of 17.6 points. On the other side of the ball, the defense has been relatively average in the league recently. The visitors have given up 22.2 points in the previous five outings, which is more or less on par with the 22.7 points they’ve allowed per game over the course of the regular season.
As the reigning Super Bowl champions, only a successful title defense will do for the Los Angeles Rams. A spot in the playoffs come the end of the regular season will be the bare minimum expected for a team that finished one in the NFC West, won the NFC Championship, and lifted the famous Vince Lombardi Trophy.
Kansas City Chiefs VS Los Angeles Rams H2H history
The Los Angeles Rams downed the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51 in the previous matchup between these two franchises. The encounter took place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in November 2018. Both teams have failed to claim the upper hand in this series in recent years, having claimed six wins apiece from their previous 12 matchups
In their past 12 head-to-head games, the Kansas City Chiefs pulled off 21.92 points on average per game, whereas Los Angeles Rams managed 19.17 points per match.