Chiefs vs. Seahawks Prediction: Week 16 Odds, Picks & Moneyline – December 24, 2022

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The Seattle Seahawks (7-7) trek to Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday, December 24, 2022 to clash with the Kansas City Chiefs (11-3).

Chiefs vs. Seahawks Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing the Chiefs as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Chiefs have -460 odds to pick up the win, while the Seahawks are listed at +370 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 49 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Chiefs vs. Seahawks Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Stadium: Arrowhead Stadium

Betting Preview

Chiefs

The Chiefs rank 14th in total defense this season (332.9 yards allowed per game), but they’ve been thriving on offense, ranking best in the NFL with 429.4 total yards per game. The Chiefs own the 19th-ranked defense this season (23 points allowed per game), and they’ve been more effective offensively, ranking best with 29.6 points per game.

On the offensive side of the ball, the Chiefs have been a top-five unit in terms of passing yards, ranking best in the NFL by totaling 309.5 per game. They rank 22nd on defense (227.6 passing yards allowed per game). The Chiefs rank 16th in rushing yards this season (119.9 rushing yards per game), but they’ve been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in the NFL with 105.3 rushing yards allowed per game.

The Chiefs rank 19th in third-down defense this season (40% third-down conversion rate allowed), but they’ve been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking best in the NFL with a 51.2% third-down conversion rate. The Chiefs sport the 12th-ranked defense this year in terms of yards per play (5.3 yards per play allowed), and they’ve been more effective on offense, ranking best with 6.5 yards per play. The Chiefs have forced 15 total turnovers (22nd in NFL) this season and have turned it over 21 times (27th in NFL) to record a turnover margin of -6, the third-worst in the league.

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Seahawks

The Seahawks have not been getting things done defensively, ranking fourth-worst with 378.9 total yards given up per game. They have been better on the other side of the ball, regstering 349.6 total yards per contest (14th-ranked). The Seahawks’ defense has been bottom-five in scoring defense this season, surrendering 25.4 points per game, which ranks fourth-worst in the NFL. Offensively, they rank seventh with 25.4 points per contest.

In terms of passing, the Seahawks rank ninth in the NFL (241.4 passing yards per game) and 17th defensively (217.7 passing yards allowed per contest). The Seahawks’ defense has been bottom-five in run defense this season, ceding 161.1 rushing yards per game, which ranks second-worst in the NFL. Offensively, they rank 22nd with 108.2 rushing yards per contest.

The Seahawks’ defense has been a bottom-five unit on third down this season, ceding a 45% third-down conversion rate, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. Offensively, they rank 12th with a 45% third-down rate. The Seahawks’ offense has been paving the way for the team, as they rank fourth-best in the NFL with 5.9 yards per play. In terms of defense, they are allowing 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 18th. After forcing 21 turnovers (eighth in NFL) and turning the ball over 20 times (26th in NFL) this season, the Seahawks have the 13th-ranked turnover margin of +1.

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Chiefs vs. Seahawks Injury Report

Chiefs

Player Pos. Injury Status
Michael Danna DE Illness Questionable
Khalen Saunders DT Illness Questionable
Jody Fortson Jr. TE Elbow Questionable
Deon Bush DB Illness Questionable
Chris Jones DT Illness Probable
Blake Bell TE Hip Questionable

Seahawks

Player Pos. Injury Status
Kenneth Walker III RB Ankle Questionable
DeeJay Dallas RB Ankle Questionable
Marquise Goodwin WR Wrist Questionable
Al Woods DT Achilles Questionable
Quinton Jefferson DE Foot Probable
Tyler Lockett WR Hand Questionable
Noah Fant TE Knee Questionable
Darrell Taylor LB Illness Probable
Bryan Mone DT Acl Out
Ryan Neal SS Knee Questionable
Uchenna Nwosu LB Elbow Probable
Bruce Irvin OLB Heel Questionable
Jordyn Brooks LB Neck Questionable

Chiefs vs. Seahawks Betting Analysis

Chiefs Betting Insights

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The Chiefs have covered the spread four times over 14 games with a set spread. The Chiefs have yet to cover a spread when they are at least 10-point favorites (0-2-1).

Chiefs games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under seven times this season. The Chiefs won 70.6% of the games last season when they were favored on the moneyline (12-5).

The Chiefs won all three games they played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -460 or shorter.

Seahawks Betting Insights

The Seahawks have covered the spread six times in 14 games with a set spread.

Seahawks games have gone over the total eight times this year. The Seahawks have entered the game as underdogs nine times this season and won five of those games.

The Seahawks have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +370 moneyline set for this game.

Chiefs vs. Seahawks Against The Spread & Betting Records

Chiefs

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.7 49.4 49.9
Implied Total AVG 28.4 29.2 27.9
ATS Record 4-9-1 1-4-1 3-5-0
Over/Under Record 7-7-0 1-5-0 6-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 10-2 5-0 5-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 0-1 1-0

Seahawks

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 45.4 45.2 45.6
Implied Total AVG 24.9 24.6 25.3
ATS Record 6-8-0 3-4-0 3-4-0
Over/Under Record 8-6-0 3-4-0 5-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-3 1-3 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 5-4 2-1 3-3

Players to Watch

Chiefs

  • Patrick Mahomes II ranks first in the NFL with 4,496 passing yards in 14 games this year, averaging 321.1 per game with a 67.4% completion percentage and 35 touchdowns (first in the NFL) against 11 interceptions.
  • He has tacked on 313 rushing yards (22.4 per game) and three touchdowns on the ground.
  • Travis Kelce has caught 91 passes (fifth in the NFL) on 127 targets for 1,144 total yards (sixth in the NFL) and 12 touchdowns. He is averaging 6.5 catches and 81.7 yards per game through 14 games.
  • Jerick McKinnon‘s output on the ground this season includes 274 yards and one TD. He’s averaging 19.6 yards per game and 4.3 per attempt.
  • McKinnon has totaled 46 receptions on 59 targets for 429 yards, with five receiving TDs.
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster has put up 850 receiving yards and three touchdowns with 71 catches on 92 targets. He’s averaging 5.5 receptions and 65.4 yards per game.
  • Over on defense, Nick Bolton has 136 tackles, eight TFL, two sacks, and two interceptions in 2022. His tackle total leads the Chiefs and is fifth in the NFL.
  • L’Jarius Sneed has 95 tackles, three TFL, 3.5 sacks, and two interceptions this season.
  • Chris Jones has put up 32 tackles, 11 TFL, and 11 sacks this year.
  • This season, Willie Gay Jr. has 66 tackles, eight TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one interception.

Seahawks

  • Geno Smith has passed for 3,671 yards this year (to rank seventh in the NFL), with 26 touchdowns (fourth in the NFL) and eight interceptions. He is completing 71.4% of his attempts while averaging 262.2 yards per game and 7.8 per attempt.
  • Smith has also rushed for one touchdown and 281 yards (third on the Seahawks).
  • D.K. Metcalf has 79 catches for 924 yards and six receiving touchdowns. He has been targeted 119 times and averages 5.6 receptions per game through 14 games played.
  • Through 14 games played this season, Will Dissly has 33 catches (2.4 receptions per game on 2.6 targets per game) for 330 yards and three receiving touchdowns.
  • Travis Homer has 74 rushing yards (fifth on the Seahawks), without scoring a rushing touchdown, while averaging 8.2 yards per game and 3.9 per attempt.
  • Homer also has 157 receiving yards (17.4 per game) on 16 catches (1.8 per game). He has been targeted 18 times with one touchdown reception.
  • Cody Barton has amassed two sacks (fifth on the Seahawks) to go with one TFL, 112 tackles, and two interceptions through 14 games so far in 2022.
  • Uchenna Nwosu has nine sacks (first on the Seahawks) to go with eight TFL and 57 tackles.
  • Tariq Woolen has one TFL, 51 tackles, and six interceptions in the 2022 campaign.
  • Coby Bryant’s stat sheet includes 58 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and four passes defended in 14 games

Chiefs vs. Seahawks Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Chiefs, and we expect that Chiefs will cover the spread (Chiefs -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 49 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Brian Twining

Sports, of all kind, have been a huge part of my life and daily routine for as long as I can remember. My favorite sports to watch are College Basketball, College Football, the NFL, MLB, Nascar, & the FIFA World Cup. My favorite sports to bet on are the NFL, Nascar, College Hoops, and College Football.

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