Kansas City Chiefs Form
Kansas City finished the regular season 12-4 as AFC West champions.
The regular season saw quarterback Patrick Mahomes throw 3,857 yards passing, 25 touchdowns and four interceptions for the Chiefs. LeSean McCoy led the way in rushing with 465 yards and four touchdowns.
Travis Kelce led the Kansas receivers with 1,205 yards and five touchdowns, while in tackles it was Anthony Hitchens who led the way with 78.
Houston Texans Form
The Texans reached this stage having defeated the Buffalo Bills 22-19 in overtime on Saturday in their AFC wildcard game.
Over the course of the regular season, Deshaun Watson threw for 3,852 yards, 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Carlos Hyde led the rushers with 1,070 yards and six touchdowns.
DeAndre Hopkins was the leading receiver with 1,165 yards and seven touchdowns and Zach Cunningham led the tackles for Houston with 142.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Houston Texans Betting Lines & Pick
With regards to NFL picks for this game, the Texans defense allowed 33 touchdown passes this season (the sixth highest), which is an obvious concern against a Kansas City offense orchestrated by Mahomes. With home-field advantage too, it’s difficult to back against the Chiefs here.
For our betting pick though we’ll go to the Point Spread, where Kansas City -9.5 are -110 (1.90) with bet365.