On Saturday night, No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Florida State faced off in what many called the biggest college football opening game of all-time in Atlanta’s new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Alabama got the best of FSU, and won the game 24-7.
Kansas City shook off a 2-2 SU and 1-3 ATS start last season to earn a bye with a 10-2 SU and 8-4 ATS run down the stretch. Andy Reid has done an excellent job of transforming the Chiefs into a strong defensive team, boasting three straight finishes inside the Top 7 in scoring defense.
That defense will be put to the test on Sunday against one of the league’s most elite offenses. The Chiefs are 6-0 SU and ATS in their last six games on the road.
Thursday night’s total is set at 48.5 points. The OVER is 5-2 in Kansas City’s last seven road games in New England.
It’s difficult to bet against a team as talented and consistent as New England, especially at home. The Chiefs have covered the spread in each of their last two games as an underdog of seven points or more, and could keep this game within single digits if the defense plays its best.
In that game, Newton completed 13-of-20 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 39 yards and a touchdown. It was the first time any team had beaten Alabama after being down 24 points.
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