In Depth Analysis on the NFL Preseason Week 3 Kansas City at Seattle Betting OddsWhen: Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET Where: CenturyLink Field TV: CBS Radio: KCFX 101.1 FM Kansas City / KIRO 710 AM Seattle Live Stream: NFL Game Pass NFL Preseason Odds: Seattle Seahawks -3.5 / Total: 43 GAMETIME WEATHER
- Clear: 19°C/67°F
- Humidity: 53%
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- Wind: 6 mph NNW
- Stadium Type: Open
Why Bet the Kansas City Chiefs Odds at +3.5?The best reason to back the Kansas City Chiefs in this Week 3 affair is that they have a really good defense and could force Wilson and the Seahawks to struggle, particularly in the first half. The Chiefs dropped their scrimmage opener by falling against San Francisco 27-17 two weeks ago, but bounced back to beat Cincinnati 30-12 in Week 2 as Alex Smith completed eight of nine passes for 83 yards and one touchdown, First round draft pick Patrick Mahomes II completed 10 of 14 passes for 88 yards and two touchdowns and third-stringer Tyler Bray added another passing score. Running back Charcandrick West led the rushing attack with a stellar 113 yards on seven carries, including a 50-yard run while wide receiver De’Anthony Thomas caught a team-high three passes for 31 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Josh Mauga recorded a team-high seven tackles while defensive back Eric Murray picked off one pass.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS TEAM STATISTICSOffensive total yards 336.24 Current Offensive rush yards 106.47 Offensive passing yards 229.76 Average Score For 23.82 Defensive total yards 369.76 Current Defensive rush yards 124.12 Defensive passing yards 245.65 Average Score Against 19.35
Why Bet the Seattle Seahawks Odds at -3.5?The Seattle Seahawks have looked really good this preseason and are playing at home which makes them tough to beat at any time of the year. After rolling all over the Los Angeles Chargers in their 48-17 Week 1 scrimmage win, Seattle got past Minnesota 20-13 in Week 2 as Russell Wilson completed 13 of 18 passes for 206 yards and two touchdowns. Wilson tossed a 1-yard TD pass to Kasen Williams and hooked up with Mike Davis on a 22-yard score as Seattle’s offense moved the ball efficiently in the first half against the Vikings’ normally stingy defense. Wilson and company put up an impressive 241 yards of offense before halftime. Backup quarterback Trevone Boykin completed 5 of 8 passes for 55 yards while running back Alex Collins led the rushing attack with 58 yards on 10 carries. Veteran wide receiver Doug Baldwin, had a team-high four receptions and 69 yards while Collins also had four catches in the win for 35 yards. Defensively, Lorenzo Alexander led the Seahawks with five tackles while safety Tedric Thompson picked off Vikings backup Taylor Heinicke in the win.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS TEAM STATISTICSOffensive total yards 356.17 Current Offensive rush yards 103.83 Offensive passing yards 252.33 Average Score For 22.22 Defensive total yards 320.00 Current Defensive rush yards 90.83 Defensive passing yards 229.178 Average Score Against 18.56
Kansas City Chiefs vs Seattle Seahawks Game History
- Total Meetings: 51
- First Meeting: December 12th, 1977. Arrowhead Stadium. Kansas City, Missouri.
- Last Meeting: November 16th, 2017. Arrowhead Stadium. Kansas City, Missouri.
- All-Time Series: Kansas City 33-18
- Largest Margin of Victory: Kansas City 45-0 (1984)
- Longest Win Streak: Kansas City 7 (1995-1998)
- Current Win Streak: Kansas City 3 (2006-2014)