Cardinals vs Chiefs NFL Week 10 Odds & Pick

Cardinals vs Chiefs NFL Week 10 Odds & Pick

Written by on November 6, 2018

The Arizona Cardinals head to Kansas City to battle the Chiefs as a massive close to +17 dog. Can Arizona’s offense keep up with the highest-scoring team in the NFL? Or, will the Kansas City Chiefs cover by demolishing the Cardinals on Sunday?

Cardinals vs Chiefs NFL Week 10 Odds & Pick

  • When: Sunday, Nov. 11 at 1:00 pm ET
  • Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: NFL Live
  • ATS Odds: Kansas City -16.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 50 (-110)

Weather Forecast

  • Mostly Cloudy: 8°C/46°F
  • Humidity: 51%
  • Precipitation: 2%
  • Wind: 9 mph NW
  • Cloud Cover: 64%
  • Type of Stadium: Open

Why Arizona Cardinals are a good bet at +16.5?

Although the Cardinals have a 2-6 straight up record, they’re a winning 4-3 against the spread. The reason the Cardinals have played well against the spread’s because their defense can surprise.

Zona gives up rushing yards, over 143 per game, to stop an opponent’s passing attack. The Cards hold opposing quarterbacks to 224.6 yards per. That ranks 7th in the NFL. If Arizona can contain Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes, they might keep this game within 16 points.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 13.8
  • Total Yards: 233.2
  • Pass Yards: 165.8
  • Rush Yards: 67.5
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 24.9
  • Total Yards: 367.8
  • Pass Yards: 224.6
  • Rush Yards: 143.1

Why Kansas City Chiefs are a good bet at -16.5?

Are the Chiefs a safe bet for NFL Week 10?

Kansas City’s been a monster covering team this season. The Chiefs are a blistering 8-1 straight up and against the spread. KC doesn’t rely on it’s defense. Instead, it piles up points and dares opponents to keep pace.

The Chiefs average 36.3 points per game. That ranks them first in the NFL in points scored. Kansas City’s offense is balanced, close to 118 yards comes via the rush on average and close to 316 yards comes via the pass.

Arizona will have an impossible time keeping this one close because Mahomes and the KC offense will overwhelm the Cardinals.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 36.3
  • Total Yards: 433.4
  • Pass Yards: 315.9
  • Rush Yards: 117.6
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 25.1
  • Total Yards: 427.4
  • Pass Yards: 302.7
  • Rush Yards: 124.8

NFL Week 10 Betting Trends for Cardinals vs Chiefs

  • Arizona is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Arizona is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona’s last 12 games
  • Kansas City is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City’s last 9 games at home

Cardinals vs Chiefs Final NFL Betting Analysis

The trends definitely favor the Chiefs, but the last time an NFL team showed up as a close to +17 dog, that team not only covered the spread, but it also beat it’s opponent straight up. Arizona’s different than the Buffalo Bills, the team that beat the Minnesota Vikings as a +17 dog.

The Cardinals’ offense is a mess. It only averages 13.8 points off 233 yards per. But, there are a couple of reasons to believe Arizona keeps this within the spread. First, quarterback Josh Rosen rallied the Cards to an improbable 18-15 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 8.

Second, Zona battles the Chiefs after their bye. Both could add up to a fantastic Arizona performance, one that shouldn’t lead to a win straight up, but that could lead to a win against the spread.

NFL Football Week 10 Pick: Arizona Cardinals +16.5
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