Chiefs vs. Bears Betting Odds & Pick: How to Factor In Kansas Citys Motivation on SNF – The Action Network

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Odds as of Saturday evening and via DraftKings, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.

The Chiefs hopes of securing a first-round bye are all but lost with the Patriots win on Saturday. (More on that later.) But with the lowered stakes in mind, how should you bet this spread?

Our experts preview the Sunday Night Football matchup, analyzing whether theres any value on buying or fading Kansas City as a 6-point road favorite.

Which team is healthier? Chiefs

The Chiefs will be without cornerback Morris Claiborne (shoulder) and offensive lineman Andrew Wylie (ankle/shoulder). Some good news: Theyll get Damien Williams (ribs) back, and Mecole Hardman (glute) is good to go after popping up on Thursdays injury report.

The Bears have already ruled out offensive lineman Bobby Massie (ankle) and Taylor Gabriel (concussion), and they have two noteworthy players listed as questionable: Cornerback Prince Amukamara (hamstring) and defensive lineman Akiem Hicks (elbow). Hicks practiced in full on Friday, so he should be trending toward playing. Amukamara got in limited practices on Thursday and Friday. His injury is slightly more concerning because he missed Week 14 with this hamstring issue. Justin Bailey

Bears Running Backs vs. Chiefs Defense

Thanks to their 30th-ranking in Football Outsiders run defense DVOA, teams have prioritized ball control against the Chiefs, who have allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to opposing running backs as a result.

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