Read on to get betting odds and analysis in our Chiefs vs Eagles Super Bowl pick and preview and see who we think will win and cover in Glendale.
Chiefs vs Eagles Pick & Preview- NFL Super Bowl
The Kansas City Chiefs travel to take on the Philadelphia Eagles, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 6:30 PM ET and will be televised on FOX. The odds for this Super Bowl matchup have the Eagles as the -2.0 point favorite on the spread.
Chiefs vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles
- Where: Glendale at State Farm Stadium
- Date: Sunday, February 12th
- Betting Odds PHI -2.0, KC +106 | PHI -127 O/U 49.5
Will Patrick Mahomes Lead The Chiefs To A Win In What Figures To Be A Tightly Contested Game?
Heading into the Super Bowl, the Chiefs are looking to add another win after knocking off Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 23-20. Kansas City entered the game, as the 2 point favorite, and went on to cover the spread. Together, the two teams combined score remained below the over-under betting line of 48.
Kansas City struggled to run the ball last week, finishing with just 42 yards on 20 attempts. The team’s leading rusher was Isiah Pacheco, who finished with just 26 yards and a per attempt average of 2.6.
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes had an excellent game through the air, finishing with 326 total passing yards, leading to a passer rating of 105.38. Mahomes completed 2 passes for touchdowns. Leading the way in the passing game was Marquez Valdes-Scantling, as he accumulated 116 yards and hauled in a touchdown. As a team, Kansas City ranks 1st in the number of pass yards per game, averaging 294.47 per game. Thus far, 72.18% of their yards through the air, which is 6 in the NFL.
Will Jalen Hurts Lead The Eagles To A Win Over Kansas City?
Last week, the Eagles took down the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 31-7. Not only did Philadelphia walk away with the win, but they also covered the spread as -3.0 point favorites. The team’s combined scoring of 38 points fell below the posted betting line of 44.
On the ground, Philadelphia finished with 148 yards on 44 attempts. The team’s leading rusher was Kenneth Gainwell, who finished with just 48 yards and a per attempt average of 14.
On his way to compiling 121 passing yards, Jalen Hurts finished with a passer rating of 72.25. Hurts ended the game with 1 rushing touchdown, but was not able to find the endzone through the air. DeVonta Smith led Philadelphia in the passing game with 36 receiving yards. Overall, Philadelphia is the 9th ranked team in pass yards per game, with an average of 230.21. Going into the game, the Eagles have thrown a total of 9.0 interceptions, coming on a passing completion percentage of 65.19% (14th).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
Last season, the Chiefs and Eagles met up for 1 game, with Kansas City picking up a 42-30 win as well as covering the spread at -7.0. The over-under line for the game was set at 53.5 points.
Looking back at the recent matchups between Kansas City and Philadelphia, the Eagles have taken 3 of the last 5 contests. The two teams have combined to average 55.4 points per game in their last 5 meetings.
The Kansas City Chiefs have gone 3-2 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Chiefs have averaged 28.0 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Philadelphia at 27.4.
In their last 5 road games, Kansas City has averaged 29.8 points per game while allowing 23.8. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1-0 while going 1-4.
Across their last 5 home contests, Philadelphia has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 27.2 points per game.
Chiefs vs Eagles Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Chiefs 2.0
- Free Total Prediction: Over 49.5