Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting preview including odds and predictions for this game that is set to take place on October 8, 2023.
Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting Odds
Here are the Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting odds:
- Kansas City Chiefs -4
- Minnesota Vikings +4
- Total: 52.5 Over/Under
Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting Predictions
These are the Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting predictions.
Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting Prediction: Kansas City
First, we have the Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting prediction for KC.
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-1 for the season going into this game. The last time the Chiefs were on the field, they played against the Jets and won by a score of 23-20. Isiah Pacheco led the Chiefs’ attack by running the ball 20 times for a total of 115 yards (5.8 yards per carry).
Travis Kelce had an average of 10 yards per catch, since he caught 6 passes for 60 yards. Patrick Mahomes completed 18 of 30 passes for 203 yards and one touchdown. He finished the game with a QB rating of 63.6 and two interceptions. On 16 rushing tries, the Chiefs gave up 108 yards, which is an average of 6.8 yards per rush.
Kansas City let the other team complete 28 of 39 passes for 228 yards, or 71.8% of the time. By the time the game was over, they had run 66 plays for 401 yards. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball 35 times and got 204 yards. That’s an average of 5.8 yards per run.
The Kansas City Chiefs score 25.3 PPG when it comes to getting into the end zone. As a team, they run the ball an average of 137.0 yards per game, which puts them ninth in the league. The Chiefs have gotten a total of 1,572 yards this year. On offense, Kansas City has 47 first downs, but 23 mistakes have cost them 180 yards. They have given up the ball eight times: six interceptions and two fumbles. Kansas City has scored a total of 8 touchdowns through the pass and 3 scores by running the ball.
The Chiefs have given up 762 yards through the air, which puts them in eighth place in the National Football League. They have given up 190.5 yards per game through the air and 60.9% of throws that were completed. This season, they have given up 294.5 yards per game, which puts them in eighth place in the league.
This season, they have given up 4.4 yards per run and 104.0 yards per game on the ground. In 4 games this season, they have given up 416 yards on the ground. The Chiefs have the sixth-best defense in the NFL, letting up 15.0 points per game.
Chiefs Betting Insights
- Kansas City has won against the spread twice so far this season
- The Chiefs have one ATS victory in two games this season when they are favorites by 4.5 points or more
- This season, the total has been exceeded in two of the four Kansas City games (or 50%)
- With a winning percentage of 75%, Kansas City has gone 3-1 in games where they were the moneyline favorite
- Only two games this season have seen the Chiefs as a moneyline favorite of -205 or less, and both of those games ended in victories
Kansas City’s Stats & Performance
|Pass yards||256 (1,024)||6|
|Rush yards||137 (548)||9|
|Points scored||25.3 (101)||9|
|Pass yards against||190.5 (762)||8|
|Rush yards against||104 (416)||12|
|Points allowed||15 (60)||5|
Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting Prediction: Minnesota
Second, we have the Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting prediction for Minnesota.
The Vikings are 1-3 so far this season, and this is their fourth game. When they played the Panthers the last time, the Vikings won 21-13. Kirk Cousins finished the game with 139 passing yards and two touchdowns. His quarterback rating was 80.7.
He threw two picks, and on average, each pass he tried to make went for 7.3 yards. Alexander Mattison ran the ball 17 times for a total of 95 yards, giving Minnesota 5.6 yards per carry. Justin Jefferson caught 6 passes for 85 yards, which is 14.2 yards per catch. He had the best day of any Vikings receiver.
Minnesota ran the ball 23 times and gained 135 yards, or 5.9 yards per carry. The Vikings ended up with 265 yards after 44 plays, which is 6.0 yards per play. The Vikings’ pass defense let 25 of 32 passes go through, giving up 149 yards and a completion rate of 78.1%. Minnesota gave up 31 runs for a total of 83 yards (2.7 yards per run).
The Minnesota Vikings average 370.8 yards per game, which is good enough for ninth place in the NFL. They run the ball for an average of 83.5 yards and have done so for a total of 334 yards this season. They have given up 4 picks and 7 fumbles, but they have still managed to get 58 first downs.
The Minnesota offense has made 21 mistakes that have cost them 142 yards in penalties. This puts them 26th in the NFL in terms of making mistakes. So far this season, the Vikings have passed for 1,149 yards and an average of 287.3 yards per game, which puts them in third place in football. With 22.5 points per game, the Vikings are 16th among all football teams in terms of how many points they score.
The Vikings give up 23.8 points per game, which puts them 19th in the NFL. They have given up 7 scores and 233.5 yards per game through the air, which puts them in 21st place in the NFL. This season, Minnesota has given up 445 yards on the ground (111.3 yards per game) and 3 scores on the ground.
The Vikings defense has been on the field for 275 plays, which ranks them 25th in the NFL. They have taken the ball away from the other team three times so far this season. So far this year, they have given up a total of 95 points.
Vikings Betting Insights
- Minnesota has only successfully covered the spread once this year
- The Vikings have no wins against the spread this year when they are underdogs by 4.5 points or more
- Four of Minnesota’s games this season (25%) have had one or more over/unders
- Minnesota’s lone game this season in which it was the underdog ended in a loss
- This season, the Vikings have only faced a +170 or greater underdog once, and they lost
|Pass yards||287.3 (1,149)||3|
|Rush yards||83.5 (334)||28|
|Points scored||22.5 (90)||16|
|Pass yards against||233.5 (934)||21|
|Rush yards against||111.3 (445)||15|
|Points allowed||23.8 (95)||19|
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