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Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers NFL Week 3 Odds, Plays and Insights

The Los Angeles Chargers (1-1) are touchdown underdogs in a road AFC West matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs (1-1) on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. This matchup has an over/under of 54 points.

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Odds for Chiefs vs. Chargers

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Chiefs vs Chargers Betting Information





Over/under insights

  • Kansas City played 10 games with over 54 points scored, its current matchup's total, last year.
  • Los Angeles played eight games last season (50% of chances) in which the teams combined to score more than 54 points.
  • The Chiefs and the Chargers combined to average 0.4 fewer points per game a season ago than the over/under of 54 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 4.8 fewer points per game (49.2) last season than this game's total of 54 points.
  • The average total the Chiefs had set in matchups last year was 2.4 fewer points than this outing's point total.
  • The average point total for the Chargers in 2020 was 6.8 points less than this game's over/under.
  • Kansas City compiled a 7-9-0 record against the spread last season.
  • The Chiefs covered the spread three times last season (3-8 ATS) when playing as at least 7-point favorites.
  • Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total eight times in Kansas City's games.
  • The Chiefs scored three more points per game (29.6) than the Chargers allowed (26.6) last year.
  • When Kansas City put up more than 26.6 points last year, it was 6-5 against the spread and 10-1 overall.
  • The Chiefs collected 415.8 yards per game last season, 72.4 more yards than the 343.4 the Chargers gave up per contest.
  • Kansas City was 6-10 against the spread and 14-2 overall when the team totaled more than 343.4 yards last year.
  • The Chiefs had 16 giveaways last year, while the Chargers had 19 takeaways.
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  • Los Angeles won nine games against the spread last season, while failing to cover seven times.
  • The Chargers were an underdog by 7 points or more three times last season, and covered the spread in each of those games.
  • Last season, nine of Los Angeles' games hit the over.
  • The Chargers averaged 24 points per game last season, comparable to the 22.6 the Chiefs allowed.
  • Los Angeles was 5-3 against the spread and 4-4 overall in games when it put up over 22.6 points last year.
  • The Chargers averaged 23.8 more yards per game (382.1) than the Chiefs allowed per matchup (358.3) last year.
  • When Los Angeles churned out over 358.3 yards last year, the team was 5-5 against the spread and 5-5 overall.
  • Last season the Chargers had 16 turnovers, six fewer than the Chiefs had takeaways (22).

Home and road insights

  • Kansas City was 3-5 against the spread, and 6-2 overall, at home last season.
  • As 7-point favorites or greater at home last year, the Chiefs were 3-4 ATS.
  • Kansas City hit the over in four of eight home games last year.
  • The average total in Chiefs home games last season was 50.8 points, 3.2 fewer than this matchup's over/under (54).
  • Last season away from home, Los Angeles was 5-3 against the spread and 3-5 overall.
  • Last season, in eight away games, Los Angeles went over the total six times.
  • Chargers away games last season averaged 46.5 total points, 7.5 fewer than this contest's over/under (54).

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