Monday Night Football: Week 4 Preview

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Coming off a SU win but an ATS loss against the lowly Oakland Raiders the New England Patriots will return to action on Monday night as they take on the Chiefs in Kansas City as road favorites on the NFL betting odds at the sportsbooks.

New England is a strong 7-3 ATS in its last 10 meetings with Kansas City, but Tom Brady and company managed just a 16-9 win over the Raiders last week as 13.5-point favorites. That put the Patriots at 2-1 SU but 1-2 ATS through the first three weeks of the season.

The Patriots lost 33-20 at Miami as a 3.5-point favorite in Week 1, then won 30-7 at Minnesota as a 3-point favorite in Week 2. New England is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games against AFC West teams according to the Week 4 NFL betting trends, but just 2-6 ATS in its last eight games as road favorites.

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The Chiefs finally broke into the win column last week with a 34-15 win at Miami as a 5.5-point underdog, which makes them just 1-2 SU but 2-1 ATS on the season. Kansas City lost 26-10 vs. Tennessee as a 3-point favorite in Week 1 and 24-17 at Denver as a 13-point underdog in Week 2.

Kansas City is 0-6 ATS in its last six games against AFC East teams, and after opening as 3-point road underdogs for this matchup that line has remained stable over the course of the week. The total for the game at the sportsbooks sits at 46.5 points, with the UNDER going 4-0 in the last four games between the Patriots and the Chiefs.

Matchup Report: New England Patriots @ Kansas City Chiefs (Arrowhead Stadium)

Betting Trends – New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs
Patriots 7-3 ATS last 10 meetings with Chiefs
Patriots 8-2 ATS last 10 games vs. AFC West
Patriots 9-1 SU last 10 games vs. AFC West
Patriots 3-1 SU & ATS last 4 road games vs. AFC West
Patriots 2-6 ATS last 8 games as road favorites
Chiefs 0-6 ATS last 6 home games vs. AFC East
UNDER 4-0 in last 4 meetings
UNDER 8-2 in New England’s last 10 road games vs. AFC West
OVER 4-1 in New England’s last 5 games as road favorite
OVER 8-3 in Kansas City’s last 11 home games vs. AFC East

New England Patriots Injuries
Michael Buchanan DE Probable Week 4 (ankle)
Jamie Collins LB Probable Week 4 (thigh)
Daniel Connolly G Probable Week 4 (foot)
Alfonzo Dennard CB Probable Week 4 (shoulder)
Robert Gronkowski TE Probable Week 4 (knee)
Don Jones S Probable Week 4 (hamstring)

Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
James Berry S Out Week 4 (ankle)
Joe McKnight RB Out Week 4 (achilles)
De’Anthony Thomas RB Questionable Week 4 (hamstring)
Jamaal Charles RB Probable Week 4 (ankle)
Tamba Hali LB Probable Week 4 (ankle)
Sean Smith CB Probable Week 4 (groin)
Vance Walker DE Probable Week 4 (shoulder)

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