What Was the Spread on the Kansas City Game?

The Kansas City game was a close one, but the Patriots ultimately came out on top. Check out our analysis of the spread and how it affected the game.

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The Kansas City game was a big event for football fans. The game was played between the Chiefs and the Raiders. The Chiefs were favored to win by three points.


The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league’s American Football Conference (AFC) West division. The team was founded in 1960 as the Dallas Texans by businessman Lamar Hunt and was a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). In 1963, the team relocated to Kansas City and assumed their current name. The Chiefs joined the NFL as a result of the AFL–NFL merger in 1970. The team is valued at over $2 billion.

The Spread

The spread is the betting line that oddsmakers set for a particular game. It’s meant to generate betting interest on both sides of the matchup and encourage roughly equal action. The most common way to bet on a football game is with the point spread. When you bet against the spread, you are wagering that either the favorite will lose by less than the spread or the underdog will win outright or lose by less than the spread.

The Outcome

The Chiefs went into the game as favorites, with a spread of -3.5. That means that if you bet on the Chiefs, they would have had to win by more than four points for you to win your bet. The Chiefs ended up winning by three points, so those who bet on them lost.


The final spread for the Kansas City game was Chiefs -3.5 and the total was 54.5. The Chiefs won the game by a score of 31-24, so if you bet on the Chiefs, you won your bet. If you bet on the Patriots +3.5, you lost your bet. If you bet on the over 54.5, you also lost your bet since the final score was 31-24.

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