Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Texans Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

September 9, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Kansas City Chiefs begin this season on the road, where they've been a solid bet of late, going 11-5 against the spread the last two seasons. Meanwhile, the Houston Texans are just 5-11 ATS at home the last two years. In a battle of AFC playoff hopefuls the Chiefs and Texans hook up in Houston Sunday afternoon.
Point spread: The Texans opened as 2.5-point favorites; the total was 43 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. (Line updates and matchup report)
NFL pick, via Odds Shark computer: 22.5-19.7 Texans
Why the Chiefs can cover the spread
Kansas City is coming off a 9-7 campaign, although it missed the playoffs, in its second season under head coach Andy Reid. The Chiefs got to 7-3 last season but suffered three tough road losses by a combined two scores during a 2-4 finish, as the injury bug took a bite, particularly on defense.
Still, Kansas City is 20-12 SU and 19-13 ATS under Reid, including an 11-...

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