The Los Angeles Chargers are on the road as they travel to face the Kansas City Chiefs in week 17 action Sunday afternoon.
|Date:||Sunday December 29, 2019|
|Time:||at 1:00 PM (EST)|
|Location:||Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri|
|Odds/Point Spread:||KC -8.5|
CONSENSUSFROM 258 PREDICTIONS
|29%||LOS ANGELES||71% over 44.5|
COMPUTER PREDICTIONSTATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
|LOS ANGELES||KANSAS CITY|
|5-10 (4-10-1 ATS) this season||11-4 (10-5 ATS) this season|
|LA Chargers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.||Kansas City are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.|
|The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Chargers’ last 6 games.||The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 5 games.|
|LA Chargers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.||Kansas City are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.|
|LA Chargers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Kansas City.||Kansas City are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games at home.|
|LA Chargers are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against Kansas City.||Kansas City are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Chargers.|
|The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Chargers’ last 5 games on the road.||Kansas City are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games this season.|
|LA Chargers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.||The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games against an opponent in the AFC conference.|
|LA Chargers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.||The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 6 games against an opponent in the AFC West division.|
|LA Chargers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the AFC conference.||Kansas City are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games played in December.|
|LA Chargers are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the AFC West division.|
Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
|Russell Okung (Groin) is questionable Sunday vs Kansas City||Chad Henne (Ankle) IR|
|Mike Pouncey (Neck) IR||Morris Claiborne (Shoulder) is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers|
|Travis Benjamin (Quad) IR||Xavier Williams (Ankle) IR|
|Forrest Lamp (Ankle) IR||Andrew Wylie (Ankle) is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers|
|Sean Culkin (Achilles) IR||Marcus Kemp (Knee) IR|
|Justin Jackson (Hamstring) is questionable Sunday vs Kansas City||Breeland Speaks (Knee) IR|
|Nasir Adderley (Hamstring) IR||Darrel Williams (Hamstring) IR|
|Cortez Broughton (Mononucleosis) is out indefinitely|
Los Angeles Chargers
Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles was beaten 24-17 at home by Oakland last Sunday in their past challenge. Kansas City comes in off a 26-3 street prevail upon the Bears on Sunday Night Football last Sunday in their past challenge. The Chiefs lead the unsurpassed ordinary season arrangement 62-55-1 and have taken 10 of the last 11 gatherings. That incorporates a 24-17 win in the principal meeting this season, which went ahead November 18 in Mexico City.
Los Angeles Chargers Preview
Los Angeles has been in a large number of close games on the year as 11 of their 15 games have been chosen by seven or less this season. The issue for the Chargers is that they are only 2-9 in those games. Los Angeles opened the season with an extra time succeed at home over the Colts (30-24) preceding battling in close loss to the Lions (13-10) out and about and the Texans (27-20) at home. The Chargers extinguished Miami 30-10 out and about before hitting a three-game slide. Los Angeles was crushed in home games against the Broncos (20-13) and the Steelers (24-17) alongside a street loss to the Titans (17-16) where they apparently had scored twice in the end seconds. The Chargers skiped back with a street prevail upon Chicago (17-16) and their most impressive showing of the period in a home success over Green Bay (26-11) preceding things self-destructed once more. Los Angeles lost making a course for Oakland (26-24), at home to Kansas City (24-17) and at Denver (23-20) preceding bringing down Jacksonville (45-10) in an uncommon victory. That was trailed by a 39-10 home victory because of Minnesota where they turned the ball more than multiple times, setting up a weekend ago’s challenge against the Raiders.
The Chargers were not able even have the home field advantage against Oakland as there appeared to be a greater number of Raiders fan than Bolts fans in the group. Los Angeles never drove in the game and didn’t return to much after Derek Carr’s three-yard scoring run with eight seconds to play in the half gave the Raiders a 14-7 edge. The Chargers drew inside seven focuses with 1:29 to play on a Michael Badgley field objective yet neglected to recuperate the following onside kick. Los Angeles was outgained 366-284 and lost the hour of ownership fight 33:24 to 26:36 in the game. That more than discredited the Chargers’ 21-19 edge in first downs. Neither one of the sides submitted a turnover in the game.
Kansas City Chiefs Preview
Kansas City began the season where they left off a year ago, was all over in the center of the period and is by all accounts rolling once more. The Chiefs opened the season with four straight triumphs, turning over the Jaguars (40-26) and Raiders (28-10) preceding prevailing upon a couple of close games Baltimore (33-28) at home and Detroit (34-30) out and about. Kansas City has fought through wounds to aptitude position players yet they’ve been kept under tight restraints for extended lengths in the last couple of games. The Chiefs were killed by the Colts in a 19-13 home loss in week five preceding tumbling to Houston at home in week six. That set up for an AFC West tilt with the Broncos in week seven, where the Chiefs won 30-6 in spite of losing Patrick Mahomes to a disjoined knee. With Matt Moore under focus in week eight, Kansas City fell 31-24 at home to Green Bay before edging the Vikings 26-23 at home. The Chiefs were beaten out and about by the Titans (35-32) preceding knocking off the Chargers (24-17) heading into their bye. Leaving the bye, the Chiefs besieged the Raiders (40-9) at home, beat New England (23-16) out and about and dropped Denver (23-3) at home before a week ago’s down in the Windy City.
Against the Bears, the Chiefs dealt with an offense that has made some troublesome memories escaping its own particular manner as they earned the triumph with a strong cautious appearing. Kansas City scored the main TD they required on a 12-yard scoring run by Patrick Mahomes to top a 15 play, 82-yard drive in the principal quarter. Their lead developed to 17-0 at the half and didn’t dip under 14 the remainder of the way. Kansas City moved up a 350-234 edge in all out offense, piled on 25 first downs while permitting 18 and claimed a 33:24 to 26:36 edge in time of ownership. There were no turnovers in the challenge.