Chiefs vs. Broncos Betting Model Predictions: Saturday’s Smartest NFL Week 18 Pick
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- NFL Week 18 gets underway with the Kansas City Chiefs visiting the Denver Broncos at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 8.
- Unsurprisingly, the Chiefs are big double-digit favorites over the Broncos according to live NFL odds, but should bettors expect Kansas City to cover that number?
- Using our NFL betting model predictions and picks, we detail the smartest way to bet Chiefs vs. Broncos on Saturday afternoon.
Chiefs vs. Broncos Odds
|Date||Saturday, Jan. 8|
|Time||4:30 p.m. ET|
*Odds as of Saturday morning
The Kansas City Chiefs hold the No. 2 seed in the AFC heading into Week 18 and still have plenty to play for on Saturday afternoon.
Long story short: The Chiefs should be motivated on Saturday afternoon, but does that mean bettors should be backing a motivated Kansas City team to cover this double-digit spread?
Or will the rival Broncos play spoiler and keep this game closer than expected?
Our NFL PRO Projections provide a concrete answer.
Chiefs vs. Broncos NFL Betting Prediction
The Chiefs vs. Broncos spread has sits at Kansas City -10.5, and even though the latest data shows that 65% of tickets have landed on Andy Reid’s squad thus far, our NFL betting model suggests that line is just too long.
The Action Network’s NFL PRO Projections set this number at Broncos +8.1, resulting in a 3.5% edge when compared to the widely-available +10.5 right now.
PRO Projections Pick: Broncos +10.5