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    The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0) host the Kansas City Chiefs (0-1) at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday, September 17, 2023.

    The Chiefs ranked 11th in total defense last season (328.2 yards allowed per game), but they thrived on the other side of the ball, ranking best in the NFL with 413.6 total yards per game. The Jaguars ranked 10th in scoring offense (23.8 points per game) and 12th in scoring defense (20.6 points allowed per game) last year.

    Chiefs vs. Jaguars Picks

    A majority of Splash Inc. users think the Jaguars will win straight up as underdogs against the Chiefs on Sunday, with 25.3% of users picking them to emerge with a victory. Against the spread, 70.0% of users project the Chiefs to cover the 3.5-point line.

    Game Info: Chiefs vs. Jaguars

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 17, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    • Stadium: TIAA Bank Field

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    Read the betting insights and trends below before placing a bet on Sunday’s Kansas City-Jacksonville spread (Kansas City -3.5) or over/under (51 points).

    Game Trends for Chiefs

    • The Chiefs covered seven times in 17 games with a spread last season.
    • When playing as at least 3.5-point favorites last season, the Chiefs had an ATS record of 5-9.
    • Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total eight times in Chiefs games.

    Stats & Insights for Chiefs

    • The Chiefs averaged 29.2 points per game last season, 8.6 more than the Jaguars allowed per outing (20.6).
    • The Chiefs were 7-7 against the spread and 13-1 overall last season when the team scored more than 20.6 points.
    • The Jaguars had a 7-7 record against the spread and a 8-6 record overall in games when they surrendered less than 29.2 points last year.
    • The Chiefs racked up 60.3 more yards per game (413.6) than the Jaguars allowed per matchup (353.3) last season.
    • When the Chiefs totaled more than 353.3 yards last year, the team was 5-7 against the spread and 11-1 overall.
    • The Jaguars had a -5 record ATS and a – record overall when holding their opponents to less than 413.6 yards last year.
    • The Chiefs rushed for 115.9 yards per game last year, just 1.1 more yards than the 114.8 the Jaguars allowed per outing.
    • When the Chiefs rushed for over 114.8 yards last season, they compiled a 5-3 ATS record and a 7-1 overall record.
    • The Jaguars were -4 against the spread and – overall when holding opponents to fewer than 115.9 rushing yards last year.
    • The Chiefs had 23 giveaways last year, while the Jaguars had 27 takeaways.

    Best Players for Chiefs

    • Patrick Mahomes II: 5,250 PASS YDS / 308.8 YPG / 67.1% / 41 TD / 12 INT / 61 CAR / 358 RUSH YDS / 4 TD
    • Isiah Pacheco: 170 CAR / 830 YDS / 48.8 YPG / 5 TD / 13 REC / 130 YDS / 7.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Travis Kelce: 110 REC / 1,338 YDS / 78.7 YPG / 12 TD
    • Marquez Valdes-Scantling: 42 REC / 687 YDS / 40.4 YPG / 2 TD
    • Richie James Jr.: 57 REC / 569 YDS / 37.9 YPG / 4 TD
    • Nick Bolton: 180 TKL / 9 TFL / 2 SACK / 2 INT / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Jaguars

    • Against the spread, the Jaguars were 8-9-0 last season.
    • The Jaguars’ ATS record as underdogs of 3.5 points or more was 4-2 last year.
    • Last season, eight of the Jaguars’ 17 games hit the over.

    Stats & Insights for Jaguars

    • Last year the Jaguars averaged just 2.1 more points per game (23.8) than the Chiefs surrendered (21.7).
    • The Jaguars were 7-2 against the spread and 7-2 overall in games when they recorded more than 21.7 points last season.
    • The Chiefs had a 6-2 record against the spread and a 7-1 record overall in games when they allowed opponents to score less than 23.8 points last season.
    • The Jaguars racked up 29.2 more yards per game (357.4) than the Chiefs gave up per matchup (328.2) last year.
    • When the Jaguars piled up over 328.2 yards last year, the team was 8-4 against the spread and 8-4 overall.
    • When the Chiefs kept their opponents to less than 357.4 yards last year, they had a -5 record ATS and a – record overall.
    • Last year the Jaguars rushed for 17.3 more yards per game (124.5) than the Chiefs allowed per outing (107.2).
    • When the Jaguars ran for more than 107.2 yards last season they compiled a 5-5 ATS record and a 5-5 overall record.
    • Last year, the Chiefs were -6 against the spread and – overall when holding opponents to less than 124.5 yards on the ground.
    • The Jaguars turned the ball over one more time (21 total) than the Chiefs forced turnovers (20) last year.

    Best Players for Jaguars

    • Trevor Lawrence: 4,113 PASS YDS / 241.9 YPG / 66.3% / 25 TD / 8 INT / 62 CAR / 291 RUSH YDS / 5 TD
    • Travis Etienne: 220 CAR / 1,125 YDS / 66.2 YPG / 5 TD / 35 REC / 316 YDS / 18.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Christian Kirk: 84 REC / 1,108 YDS / 65.2 YPG / 8 TD
    • Zay Jones: 82 REC / 823 YDS / 51.4 YPG / 5 TD
    • Evan Engram: 73 REC / 766 YDS / 45.1 YPG / 4 TD
    • Foyesade Oluokun: 184 TKL / 12 TFL / 2 SACK / 5 PD
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