Week 5 of the 2019 NFL season is underway, and things got started off in a big way on Thursday night. The Sunday Night Football game this week will be a matchup between playoff hopefuls in the AFC. The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Indianapolis Colts in a game that could see plenty of points being scored.
Kansas City comes into this game with a perfect 4-0 record. The Chiefs look like a Super Bowl contender this season, but they still have a lot of work left to do before that point.
Indianapolis entered the regular season without Andrew Luck after his unexpected retirement, but the Colts have adapted well. The Colts are still 2-2 on the season, and they figure to factor into the playoff discussion in the AFC. BetAnySports has the Kansas City Chiefs as 11-point favorites in this game.
Colts at Chiefs Overview
Both of these teams have been winning games with their offense this season, and this could be one of the highest-scoring games of the weekend. Kansas City is giving up 23.5 points per game so far this season, and the Colts have been worse in allowing 25.5 points per contest.
The Chiefs will be looking to throw their way to victory in this game, while the Colts have one of the top rushing attacks in the NFL.
The Chiefs lead the NFL with 33.5 points per game on offense, and quarterback Patrick Mahomes has put up monster numbers already this season. Kansas City has thrown for over 370 yards per game, and they will test the Colts defense in this game.
Indianapolis might not have a lot of big stars on its team, but they have been running the ball like crazy. The Colts are averaging 132.5 yards per game so far in 2019 and must run the ball well to knock off the Chiefs.
Colts at Chiefs Free Game Prediction
The fact that this game is being played at night could give the Colts a little bit of an advantage. The Chiefs offense has been almost impossible to stop during the day and in the heat of Kansas City.
Indianapolis has been a hard team to figure out this season, and its offense will need to step up in this game.
The Chiefs remain an offensive juggernaut, and their defense looks to be a much-improved unit this season. This game will be close for a while, but Kansas City is just too good.
Head on over to BetAnySports and pick the Kansas City Chiefs -11.0 over the Indianapolis Colts.