From Thursday Night Football on September 19th the Kansas City Chiefs will make the road trip on a short week to face the Philadelphia Eagles. The Chiefs and Eagles will get things started from Philadelphia at 8:25PM Eastern Time and NFL Network will provide the live TV broadcast. Check the NFL odds at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The current wagering odds from Thursday Night Football have the home side Philadelphia Eagles favored by -3 points with an over under line set at 50 points. Those who wager on Philadelphia on the money line will lay -175 odds with the return on the road underdog Kansas City Chiefs at +155 odds on the money line.
The game will mark the return to Philadelphia for former head coach Andy Reid who is now the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs have begun the season in Reid’s first year with the team at 2-0 as they have posted a 28-2 road win at Jacksonville and last week the Chiefs were able to contain the high octane attack of Dallas and came away with the 17-16 home victory last week to the Dallas Cowboys as a -4 point favorite. The Chiefs have looked good on the defensive side of the field this year as they are giving up just 9 points a game this season and already have a road win to their credit. So far Kansas City is ranking third in the NFL in total defense by surrendering 248 yards per game. They are running the football effectively and that is the weakness of this Eagles club. Philadelphia is 1-1 with a road win at Washington and a 33-30 home defeat last week to the San Diego Chargers as a -7 point betting favorite. Thus far the Eagles are sitting 30th in the NFL in total defense by allowing 460 yards per game to their opponents. Teams are already posting 30 points a game against the Eagles defense. Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith in his first year with the team is hitting on 60% of his throws with four touchdowns and no picks. Smith has a passer rating of 94.7% thus far on this young season. Last week he threw for 223 yards with two touchdown throws against a good Dallas defense.
With our NFL pick for Thursday Night Football we will play on the Kansas City Chiefs +3 points against the Philadelphia Eagles but first take a look at the sports odds.