- The Chiefs begin the week favored at -8.5 (-110)
- Both teams to score 20+ points come in at -120 odds
- In their regular season game, the Chiefs won decisively 27-17
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs will host their 6th straight home playoff game against the Jaguars, who overcame a 27-point deficit against the Chargers in the Wild Card round.
This Divisional round game is a rematch of week 10 where the Chiefs defeated the Jaguars 27-17. This has led to NFL betting sites to list the Chiefs as 8.5-point favorites.
Chiefs vs Jaguars Odds
- Money line: Chiefs (-480) vs Jaguars (+350)
- Spread: Chiefs -8.5 (-110)
- Total: 53.0 (-110)
A Tale of Two Win Streaks
Both the Chiefs and the Jaguars come into this game ending the season off hot, with the teams boasting 5- and 6-win streaks respectively.
The Chiefs have a below average 7-10 record ATS this year, covering in just 2 of their 5 games to end the season, despite winning all of them. As for the total, the Chiefs went over in 3 out of their last 5.
The Jaguars are a decent 9-9 ATS this season and boast an impressive 5-1 record ATS during their winning streak, but have only reached the over on the total in 3 of those games.
Both Teams to Score 20+ Points Headlines Props
This matchup features 2 offenses that have ended the season blazing hot, led by young star quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Trevor Lawrence.
Score props on Bovada features strong value to take advantage of the two great offenses, with both teams scoring at least 20 coming in at a very reasonable -120 odds. For bullish bettors, both teams to score 25+ points comes in at a doable +265 but will require both defenses to play worse than their season averages.
Over the course of their respective win streaks, the Chiefs scored more than 20 points in all 5 games, while the Jaguars similarly did so in 5 of their last 6 games. The Jags only failed to do so during their week 16 bout against the Jets in a rainy game, scoring 19 points.
Both defenses are roughly league-average in points per game allowed, with 21.7 and 21.1 points allowed by the Chiefs and Jags, respectively.
While the Jaguars did score just 17 points against the Chiefs in their previous matchup, bettors should be able to capitalize off Jacksonville’s massive offensive momentum: where they scored 24 points in the second half of the Wild Card round and should look to continue their offensive onslaught against the middling Chiefs defense.
Both teams to score 20+ points (-120)
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Jeremias is a lifelong Jaguars fan that began following football closely in 2013. He is a current Florida State University student with a double major in Media/Communication Studies and Editing, Writing, and Media. In his free time, you can find him writing, researching, betting, and watching all things NFL, NBA, and NHL related.