Football Betting: Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers

Week 9 in the NFL kicks off on Thursday evening when the Kansas City Chiefs travel to San Diego to take on the Chargers. Gametime in Qualcomm Stadium is scheduled to begin at 8:20 PM ET, and you can watch all of the action on the NFL Network.

The Chiefs come into this game off of their latest loss of the season, to the Oakland Raiders, 26-16. The Chiefs have yet to lead in a game this year, with their only victory coming in overtime. Oakland forced 4 KC turnovers, including 2 fumbles and 2 interceptions. Penalties and sacks cost the Chiefs an additional 62 yards. QB Matt Cassel threw 20-of-30, for 218 yards, and 1 touchdown. The Chiefs have just one offensive touchdown in their last 3 games, and are averaging 12.8 ppg in their last 16. Start your Football Bets on Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers Game.

The Chargers are coming off of a close loss on the road to the Cleveland Browns, 7-6. This was an ugly game, with the Browns scoring the only touchdown of the game in the first quarter. The Chargers ended up with only 265 offensive yards, while the Browns tallied 250. QB Philip Rivers threw 18-of-34, for 154 yards. The Chargers have now lost 3 in a row, including blowing a huge lead against Denver two weeks ago. In their last 2 home games, San Diego is -41 points spreadwise.

The underdog is 15-7 ATS lately in Kansas City games. The Chiefs are 9-2 ATS after suffering two straight losses. Head Coach Romeo Crennel is 9-2 ATS in road games when facing an opponent off of two losses. KC is 2-5 ATS on the season, and 1-2 ATS as the away underdog. The Chargers are 3-4 ATS on the year, and 1-2 ATS as home favorites. Check the Football Betting Lines for Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers Game.

These two teams have met 23 times since 2001, with the Chargers holding a 13-10 series lead. Their last meeting, on September 30, resulted in a 37-20 Chargers victory. In that one, the Chargers were 1 point favorites. In an October 2011 matchup, the Chiefs won 23-20, in a game in which San Diego was favored by 3 points.

For this Thursday's game, the Chargers are listed by SBG Global Sportsbook as 8 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 42 ½ points.

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