The Los Angeles Chargers can take over the lead in the AFC West standings when they host the Kansas City Chiefs in a crucial divisional matchup on Thursday Night Football. The Chargers (8-5) enter Thursday one game behind the Chiefs (9-4) in the AFC West. However, Los Angeles already has beaten Kansas City this season, meaning a win would give the Chargers the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Chiefs. A loss by Los Angeles would drop the Chargers two games behind the Chiefs with three games to play.
Kickoff is 8:20 p.m. ET. Kansas City is a three-point favorite in the latest Chargers vs. Chiefs odds from Caesars Sportsbook while the Over-Under for total points scored is 53.5. Before locking in any Chargers vs. Chiefs picks or NFL predictions, make sure you see what SportsLine’s resident Chargers expert, Mike Tierney, has to say.
A national sportswriter whose work appears in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times, Tierney has covered the NFL for decades and reported from seven Super Bowls. He’s used his experience to crush the NFL, going 187-147 against the spread the past three full seasons. In addition, Tierney is an outstanding 27-14-1 in his last 42 picks involving the Chargers. Anyone who has followed him is way up.
Now, Tierney has looked at Chiefs vs. Chargers from every angle and released a confident against-the-spread pick. You can visit SportsLine now to see his Thursday Night Football pick. Here are several NFL odds and trends for Chargers vs. Chiefs:
Chargers vs. Chiefs spread: Kansas City -3Chargers vs. Chiefs Over/Under: 53.5Chargers vs. Chiefs moneyline: Kansas City -160, Los Angeles +140 KC: Chiefs rank sixth in scoring defense (20.6 points per game) LAC: QB Justin Herbert ranks third in passing yards (3,822)
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