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    The Kansas City Chiefs (5-1) will look to continue a five-game winning streak when they host the Los Angeles Chargers (2-3) on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.

    On defense, the Chiefs have been a top-five unit, ranking second-best by surrendering just 14.7 points per game. They rank 10th on offense (24.5 points per game). From an offensive standpoint, the Chargers are posting 25.4 points per contest (seventh-ranked). They rank 23rd in the NFL defensively (24.8 points surrendered per game).

    Chiefs vs. Chargers Picks

    A majority of Splash Inc. users project the Chargers will win straight up as underdogs against the Chiefs on Sunday, with 6.5% of users picking them to come out on top. Against the spread, 64.7% of users expect the Chiefs to cover the 5.5-point line.

    Game Info: Chiefs vs. Chargers

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 22, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

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    Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before placing a wager on Sunday’s Kansas City-Los Angeles spread (Kansas City -5.5) or total (47.5 points).

    Game Trends for Chiefs

    • The Chiefs have posted a 4-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, the Chiefs are 2-1 against the spread.
    • Kansas City has gone over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Chiefs

    • The Chiefs have been a difficult matchup for opposing teams, as they rank top-five in both total offense (fourth-best with 382.3 yards per game) and total defense (fifth-best with 284 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • The Chiefs sport the 10th-ranked offense this season (24.5 points per game), and they’ve been more effective defensively, ranking second-best with just 14.7 points allowed per game.
    • The Chiefs have been surging on both offense and defense in the passing game, ranking second-best in passing offense (263.8 passing yards per game) and fifth-best in passing defense (183.8 passing yards allowed per game).
    • The Chiefs are compiling 118.5 rushing yards per game on offense (11th in the NFL), and they rank 12th defensively with 100.2 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • The Chiefs rank 10th in third-down defense this season (36% third-down conversion rate allowed), but they’ve been shining on offense, ranking third-best in the NFL with a 48.1% third-down percentage.
    • The Chiefs have the fifth-best defense in the NFL in terms of yards per play allowed (5), while their offense is ranked seventh, putting up 5.8 per play.
    • The Chiefs have the 14th-ranked turnover margin in the league at even, forcing nine turnovers (10th in NFL) while turning it over nine times (18th in NFL).

    Best Players for Chiefs

    • Patrick Mahomes II: 1,593 PASS YDS / 265.5 YPG / 68.3% / 11 TD / 5 INT / 29 CAR / 185 RUSH YDS / 0 TD
    • Isiah Pacheco: 87 CAR / 387 YDS / 64.5 YPG / 3 TD / 17 REC / 135 YDS / 22.5 YPG / 0 TD
    • Travis Kelce: 36 REC / 346 YDS / 69.2 YPG / 3 TD
    • Rashee Rice: 21 REC / 245 YDS / 40.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Justin Watson: 10 REC / 219 YDS / 36.5 YPG / 0 TD
    • Drue Tranquill: 34 TKL / 1 TFL / 1.5 SACK

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • The Chargers is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • In theChargers’ five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • The Chargers have not been getting things done on defense, ranking second-worst with 391.6 total yards given up per game. They have been more productive on offense, posting 365.4 total yards per contest (eighth-ranked).
    • The Chargers are accumulating 25.4 points per contest on offense this season (seventh-ranked). Meanwhile, they are giving up 24.8 points per contest (23rd-ranked) on defense.
    • While the Chargers’ pass defense has been stuck in neutral, ranking worst by surrendering 289 passing yards per game, their offense ranks fifth-best with 259 passing yards per contest.
    • The Chargers rank 18th in the NFL with 106.4 rushing yards per game on offense, and they rank 14th with 102.6 rushing yards allowed per game on defense.
    • The Chargers’ defense has been dominant on third down, allowing a 33.3% third-down conversion percentage (fourth-best). On offense, they rank 19th in the NFL with a 38.2% third-down rate.
    • The Chargers rank seventh in yards per play (5.8), but they’ve been less effective defensively, second-worst in the NFL with 6.3 yards conceded per play.
    • At +5, the Chargers have the sixth-ranked turnover margin in the NFL, with eight forced turnovers (12th in NFL) and three turnovers committed (first in NFL).

    Best Players for Chargers

    • Justin Herbert: 1,333 PASS YDS / 266.6 YPG / 68.7% / 9 TD / 2 INT / 26 CAR / 75 RUSH YDS / 3 TD
    • Joshua Kelley: 58 CAR / 209 YDS / 41.8 YPG / 1 TD / 2 REC / 7 YDS / 1.4 YPG / 0 TD
    • Austin Ekeler: 30 CAR / 144 YDS / 72 YPG / 1 TD / 8 REC / 82 YDS / 41 YPG / 0 TD
    • Keenan Allen: 42 REC / 519 YDS / 103.8 YPG / 4 TD
    • Josh Palmer: 15 REC / 220 YDS / 44 YPG / 1 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 16 REC / 123 YDS / 24.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Kenneth Murray: 35 TKL / 4 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT / 2 PD
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