Chiefs vs. Jaguars Odds, Picks, Cheat Sheet, More
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Chiefs at Jaguars Betting Odds
- Spread: Chiefs -3.5
- Total: 51.5
- Time: 1 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: CBS
All odds above are as of Friday and via PointsBet.
These teams slid in opposite directions last season, with the Chiefs jumping to 12 wins and an AFC Championship appearance and the Jaguars dropping to five wins after nearly making the Super Bowl in 2017.
Now all eyes will be on Patrick Mahomes as he builds on last year’s MVP campaign, but are his Chiefs overvalued in this road spot?
You’ll find all our coverage of this game below, from our comprehensive betting guide to Sean Koerner’s projected odds and more.
Chiefs at Jaguars Betting Guide, Picks
Our analysts and experts break down the most important angles of this game.
Here’s an excerpt, but you can read the full thing here.
Playing at home with a new offensive coordinator in John DeFilippo should provide an optimal setting for the Jaguars to establish the ground game.
More importantly, they face a Chiefs defense that was far and away the NFL’s worst against the run last season. Kansas City ranked last in Football Outsiders’ run defense DVOA and allowed 132.1 rushing yards per game in 2018, ranking sixth-worst in the league.
Per Sharp Football, the Chiefs ranked last in Early Down Success Rate, which would allow Jacksonville to gain favorable down and distance opportunities and keep the Chiefs offense off the field. Kansas City’s personnel additions of defensive ends Frank Clark and Alex Okafor should help that unit, but can it compensate for the losses of Justin Houston and linebacker Dee Ford?
Sean Koerner’s Projected Chiefs-Jaguars Odds
Sean Koerner uses his NFL Power Ratings to project a spread and total for Sunday’s matchup. See whether he thinks Kansas City should be favored by more than a field goal on the road.
Chiefs-Jaguars Prop Bets
NFL player props offer tremendous value every week. See whether to bet the over or under on Sammy Watkins’ receiving yards.
Pick ‘Em Confidence Rating
Sean Koerner ranks every straight-up and against-the-spread pick for pools in his Pick ‘Em Confidence Ratings.
Survivor Pool Recommendations
Should you roll with either Kansas City or Jacksonville to open the season? Our NFL simulations reveal the best Week 1 survivor pool picks.
Rovell’s Vegas Report
The public is falling in love with the Chiefs as road favorites. Darren Rovell spoke to bookmakers about the betting action on this game.