Chiefs (16-3 last season) vs Saints (7-10 last year)
Kansas City Chiefs vs New Orleans Saints 8/13/2023 — Last year, the Chiefs earned 7,032 yards. Kansas City accomplished 272 first downs and 87 penalties for 838 yards. The team made Twelve interceptions and eleven fumbles on 23 occasions they lost the ball. They averaged 115.9 running yards per game and were 20th in the National Football League. The Kansas City Chiefs scored an average of 29.2 points in each game.
The New Orleans Saints ranked 19th in the NFL overall with a 333.8-yard average per game. The Saints ran for 1,982 yards overall and averaged 116.6 yards per game. The team had 841 penalty yards from 99 infractions placing 12th in football in terms of aiding the other team. They achieved 181 first downs despite losing 11 fumbles and 14 interceptions. The Saints completed the previous season in 16th place in the league with 3,692 passing yards overall and an average of 217.2 yards per game.
Kansas City Chiefs vs New Orleans Saints Game Info
Time: 7:00 PM ET.
Date: Sunday, August 13, 2023
Location: Caesars Superdome, LA
TV: NFL Network
Kansas QB Patrick Mahomes and New Orleans QB Andy Dalton
The last time these two teams faced up, the Chiefs prevailed 38-35 against the Eagles. For 182 yards and 3 touchdowns on 21 of his 27 throws, Patrick Mahomes was successful with a quarterback rating of 131.8 at the conclusion of the tournament; he did not throw any interceptions. Patrick Mahomes made six carries for 44 yards and an average of 7.3 yards per attempt. Noah Gray averaged six yards per reception, for six yards gained per catch.
When the teams last faced off, the Saints went down 10-7 to the Panthers. QB Andy Dalton’s quarterback rating was 93.9 on 15 of 25 passes completed for 171 yards and one score. He did not throw any pick, and his average passing yardage was 6.8 yards per attempt. Chris Olave, who caught 5 receptions for 60 yards (12.0 yards per grab), was a crucial member of the Saints’ passing attack. Alvin Kamara carried the ball 23 times for New Orleans, covering 107 yards on average. The Saints finished the game averaging 5.2 yards per carry on 58 plays for 304 yards.
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City Chiefs +3, Total Odds: 37.5
The Chiefs are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games against a National Football Conference rival. Kansas City is 7-1 SU in their last 8 matches against a National Football Conference South division opponent. The total stayed UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 outings in August. The Saints are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played in August. New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 matches played on a Sunday. The Saints are 8-2 SU in their last 10 matches when playing as the favorite.
Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 outings.
The total remained UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 matches.
The Chiefs are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The team is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 matches with the Saints.
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in their last 8 road matches.
The total went UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 road games against New Orleans.
New Orleans Saints Betting Trends
The total went UNDER in 6 of the Saints’ last 6 matches.
The total stayed UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 matches with the Chiefs.
The total remained UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 matches at home.
The total went UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 matches at home against Kansas City.
The New Orleans Saints are 4-1 SU in their last 5 matches with an American Football Conference West Division opponent.
Kansas City Chiefs vs New Orleans Saints Betting Trends
Kansas City Chiefs vs New Orleans Saints: The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Kansas City Chiefs 38-35 in last year’s Super Bowl. The Chiefs are aiming to defend their crown. The Chiefs won the division with a 14-3 record and a first-place finish in the AFC-West regular season of 2022-2023. Kansas City’s offense completed the 2022 preseason ranked 17th in the NFL with an average of 18.3 points scored per game. The Chiefs’ defense was a formidable force throughout the 2022 preseason, allowing an average of 310 yards and 14.3 points per game, which placed them seventh in the league.
Free Pick and Prediction: Kansas City Chiefs will win 21-17.