Total: 47.50 | -105.00 Under
Play On: Under 47.5
The Chiefs have played 5-1 to the under in their last 6 and 12-4 under during their previous 16 games. Kansas City hasn’t allowed more than 27 points all season long. Kansas City has played 11-1 to the under this season versus teams like San Francisco that complete 64% or better of their pass attempts and there was only a combined 37.0 points scored per game. The Chiefs have also played 6-0 to the under this season versus teams like San Francisco that average 4.5 or more yards per rush attempt and there was a combined 33.6 points scored per contest. Throughout their 3 postseason games, the Chiefs have run the ball on 46.6% of their offensive plays and that far exceeds their season average of 40.3%.
Since Andy Reid has taken over as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, his team have played 12-3 to the under immediately following a bye week. Reid’s Chiefs are also 7-0 to the under during his tenure when coming off back-to-back road wins that each came by 7 points or fewer.
San Francisco is coming off a 34-31 home win over Detroit in the NFC Championship Game. Kyle Shanahan has seen his 49ers teams play 16-7 to the under immediately following a game in which they allowed 30 points or more. During the previous 3 seasons, the 49ers have played 9-3 to the under in all games not played at home and where their point-spread was between -3.0 to +3.0 and there was a combined 40.5 points scored per game.
These teams rank 2nd and 3rd in scoring defense with the Chiefs allowing 17.3 points per gam and San Francisco 17.5. The Chiefs defense ranks 2nd in the NFL with 57 sacks and the 49ers are 7th with 48. Give me this game to go under the total.