A passing of they dynasty can officially be passed on Saturday, October 4, 2020, when the New England Patriots (2-1) visit the Kansas City Chiefs (3-0) in an exciting week four game. New England dominated the NFL for the past 15 years and it looks like the Chiefs are on their way to dominating the next 10-15. This game will air live on CBS at 4:25 p.m. EST.
The New England offense has been great early in the Cam Newton era as they are averaging 29.0 points per game and 416.0 yards, 238.0 passing and 178.0 rushing. On defense, New England is allowing 22.0 points per game and 369.0 yards, 246.7 through the air and 122.3 on the ground.
The Chiefs look like they haven’t skipped a beat since last season as the offense is averaging 30.3 points per game and 440.3 total yards, 299.3 passing and 141.0 rushing. On defense, Kansas City is allowing 20.0 points and 373.3 yards, 220.3 through the air and 153.0 on the ground.
Below is my best bet for Week 4 action between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs. All lines are from PointsBet Sportsbook.
Odds: New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs (-7): O/U 53.5 (-110/-110)
New England used a dominant second half to down the Las Vegas Raiders 36-20 in week three. It was the Rex Burkhead show for New England as the do everything running back had 49 rush yards and two touchdowns and was the Patriots leading receiver with seven receptions for 49 yards and one touchdown. New England went into the half with a 13-10 lead but won the third quarter 10-0 to be able to relax a bit in the fourth quarter. The New England offense had 406 total yards and the defense forced three Las Vegas turnovers.
The most anticipated game of the NFL season saw the Kansas City Chiefs walk into Baltimore and come away with an impressive 34-20 victory. Kansas City scored 14 points in the final seven minutes of the second quarter to take a 27-10 lead into the half and put this game out of reach. Patrick Mahomes was his normal brilliant self as he threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns and added an additional 26 yards and one touchdown on the ground. Mecole Hardman, Tyreek Hill, Anthony Sherman (!), and Eric Fisher (!!!) all caught touchdown passes Monday night. Kansas City outgained Baltimore 517-228.
Series History: The Kansas City Chiefs won 23-16 last season and now leads the all-time series 19-16-3.
New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs Pick:
Game Prediction: I am probably going to back Kansas City the rest of the way this season. Give me Kansas City -7.
2020-2021 NFL Season Picks Results: 13-5