A fun Sunday afternoon game is on the schedule for Sunday, November 29, 2020, when the Kansas City Chiefs (9-1) visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-4). Kansas City leads the AFC West by three games and Tampa Bay trails New Orleans by two games in the NFC South. This game will air live on CBS at 4:25 p.m. EST.
Through 10 games, the Kansas City offense is averaging 32.1 points per game and 421.9 yards per game, 308.2 through the air and 113.7 on the ground. Clyde Edwards-Helaire leads the team with 655 rushing yards and four touchdowns, and Travis Kelce has a team high 66 receptions for 896 yards and seven touchdowns. Defensively, the Chiefs are allowing 21.4 points and 365.5 yards, 232.0 passing and 133.5 rushing.
The Tampa Bay offense is averaging 29.1 points per game and 366.9 yards per game, 268.6 through the air and 98.3 on the ground. Ronald Jones leads the team with 754 rushing yards and five touchdowns, and Mike Evans has a team high 45 receptions for 563 yards and nine touchdowns. Defensively, the Buccaneers are allowing 23.0 points and 332.2 yards, 259.2 passing and 73.0 rushing.Below is my best bet for Week 12 action between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. All lines are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Kansas City Chiefs (-3) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Last time out, the Kansas City Chiefs visited the Las Vegas Raiders and left with a 35-31 comeback win. This was a wild game that saw eight lead changes, two ties, and 28 points scored in the fourth quarter. The Chiefs clinched the win with a Travis Kelce 22-yard touchdown reception with just 28 seconds left. Patrick Mahomes may have jumped to the top of the MVP leaderboard as he went 34/45 for 348 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill combined for 229 yards and two touchdowns on 19 receptions. The Kansas City defense allowed 364 total yards and forced one Las Vegas interception.
Tampa Bay hosted the Los Angeles Rams, on Monday Night Football, and suffered a 27-24 defeat. This game was back and forth all night, but from Buc Matt Gay nailed a 40-yard field goal to win the game for Los Angeles. QB Tom Brady went 26/48 for 216 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions. The receiving trio of Antonio Brown, Chris Godwin, and Mike Evans combined for 20 receptions for 159 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Tampa Bay allowed 413 total yards and forced two Rams interceptions.
Series History: Tampa Bay has won five consecutive meetings and now leads the all-time series 7-5.
Game Prediction: Give me Kansas City -3 on the road.
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