Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots, AFC Championship. The Chiefs at home have proven lethal this season, just one home loss against the Chargers. Everything was impeccable this season for the Chiefs, the predictions were exactly what was expected until the conference final. The Patriots had problems winning some games on the road, but with Brady they are still favorites to win the conference and reach another super bowl. Everything can happen today.
Kansas City Chiefs: At home with advantage.
The Chiefs season ended 13-4-0 to this day. The Chiefs at home have a positive record with eight wins and only one loss, the Chargers won at arrow head 28-29. After that loss, the Chiefs won the final two games of the regular season at home against the Raiders 35-3 and the division against the Colts 31-13. The winning streak before the game against the Chargers was six games at home.
The offensive at home is scoring an average of 32.2 points per game, 25.8 rushes with 111.2 rush yards. Thanks to Mahomes’ precision the Chiefs have a high average of completions at home with 24.6 per game for 289.4 yards. The defense has been problematic, 17.4 points allowed at home, 25.1 rushes with 128.7 rush yards. By air the defense allows up to 215.9 yards and 22.1 complete passes.
In his first year as a starter everything has been perfect for Patrick Mahomes. 66.03% passes completed, 5097 yards, 50 touchdowns and only 12 interceptions. Half of the interceptions were at home. Mahomes is also a good runner with 60 rushes for 272 yards and two touchdowns. 113.8 rating on average for him.
New England Patriots: We know how to win.
The Patriots also closed the season with a record to remember, twelve wins and only five losses. The first three weeks were a disaster with two losses, but then came the winning streak of six games. Against the Chiefs they have already won this season 43-40 at home. The record on the road is negative for the Patriots, 3-5-0 with two losses in the last two games. The last defeat on the road was against the Steelers 10-17 in week fifteen. The only victories on the road were against Bears, Bills and Jets.
On the road the Patriots are scoring an average of 21.6 points, 24.9 rushes with 97.9 rush yards. By air up to 258.4 pass yards with 23.4 complete passes. The defense allows up to 24.0 points with 24.8 rushes for 126.8 rush yards.
Tom Brady, 41, closes another season with positive numbers. 65.8% complete passes, 4355 yards, 29 touchdowns and only 11 interceptions. Only three interceptions on the road for Brady this season.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots 01/20/2019 is: take the New England Patriots +3.0 (Point Spread).
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