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NFL 2022 Week 6 Odds, Betting Data and Insight, including Bills-Chiefs Showdown

The betting lines are changing as the NFL Week 6 kickoff nears on Sunday, October 16. That includes the biggest game of the season so far in Kansas City, where the Bills take on the Chiefs in a rematch from last year. all time thriller game AFC Playoff.

Bills-Chiefs late afternoon kickoff in Kansas City with 2022 MVP odds leaders Josh Allen (+175) and Patrick Mahomes (+400) preceded by Ravens-Giants game in New Jersey . MetLife Stadium is where there will be extra electricity on the football field as another top MVP contender, Lamar Jackson, takes on the NFC’s top rusher, Saquon Barkley.

NFL odds week 6

There are seven other favorites on the road on Sunday, including the Buccaneers (-9.5), Bengals (-3), Ravens (-6), Vikings (-3), 49ers (-4.5) , the Cardinals (-2.5) and the Bills (-2.5). ).

The Bengals, Vikings and Buccaneers are among the most popular bets, as some of the major US online bookmakers reported on Saturday.

Some notable line moves since the lines opened in Las Vegas and since injury reports were updated again Friday and now Saturday. Two running backs for the Colts are out, including last year’s leading running back, Jonathan Taylor (ankle), who missed his second straight game. The Colts have scored a league-low 69 points in five games (13.8 PPG).

Compare that to the offensive behemoths of the Bills (30.4 PPG) and Chiefs (31.8) and the two top performing teams, and you can see where fans and bettors will tune in to watch and win on Sunday.

Types of bets and how to read odds

  • Tampa Bay -7.5 to -9.5 at Pittsburgh
  • Cincinnati Pk at -3 in New Orleans
  • Indianapolis -1 to -2.5 to -1.5 vs. Jacksonville
  • San Francisco -5.5 to -4.5 in Atlanta
  • Philadelphia -4.5 to -6.5 against Dallas

Buffalo at Kansas City Week 6 Preview

The Bills and Chiefs are 4-1 and lead their divisions. The winner moves up the AFC standings with the inside lane to the AFC top seed.

FanDuel Sportsbook’s anticipation line for the Bills-Chiefs game was KC -1 heading into last week’s games. Now, with the Bills splitting from the Steelers and more starters returning to the Buffalo roster, the game favorite has moved to the Bills. The Chiefs’ 30-29 win over the Raiders and playing in a short week off MNF also factors into public perception and the betting line.

The Bills and Chiefs top the NFL Power Rankings at Pro Football Focus ahead of their Week 6 showdown.

Sports betting data shows that Buffalo has a slight advantage in betting and money. But more money was bet on 54+ points combined than on any other over/under game in Week 6 games.

FanDuel Sportsbook’s player props show yards over/under at 296.5 for Patrick Mahomes and 299.5 for Josh Allen.

Here is some additional information, stats and game notes provided by Bob Stoll of Dr. Bob Sports.

  • Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes had been favored in his first 41 starts at home so far this week.
  • In 5 games, Bills QB Josh Allen leads the NFL in passing with 1,651 yards, 14 touchdowns and an AFC best 8.3 yards per pass. Patrick Mahomes passed for a league-high 1,398 yards and 15 touchdowns.
  • Buffalo’s defense is giving up just 4.8 yards per target to TEs (4th), and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce leads the NFL with 7 TD receptions. Kelce’s 347 receiving yards are the best among tight ends with Ravens Mark Andrews (349). Bills WR Stefon Diggs is gaining 2.67 yards per throw (4th). His 5 TD receptions are tied with Raiders WR Davante Adams for the most among wide receivers, and Diggs’ 508 receiving yards are fourth in the league.
  • Both teams have rookies in high school who will be targeted by All-Pro quarterbacks. But two key Bills defensemen are set to return after missing last week’s game – S Jordan Poyer (ribs) and LB Tremaine Edmunds (hamstring). Additionally, TE Dawson Knox (foot/hamstring) and starting receiver Isaiah McKenzie (concussion) also return to the roster after both missing last week’s blowout 38-3 win over the Steelers.
  • Buffalo Edge defenseman Von Miller ranks 10th in passing efficiency, and Chiefs LT Orlando Brown allowed 15 pressures (7th at most). Chiefs DT Chris Jones had four hurries, one hit and one sack from quarterback in KC’s thrilling 30-29 Monday Night Football win over the Las Vegas Raiders last week.

Dr. Bob Sports’ model favors the Bills by just 0.1 points with a projected total of 52.7 points.

Find out more about Peter King’s Bills-Chiefs game from NBC’s Football Morning in America.

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