Tennessee at Kansas City NFL Football Betting Lines, Odds & Vegas Predictions (01/19/20)

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Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs NFL Matchup

Andy Reid rarely digs into his own past, preferring to stay in the moment or focus squarely on the future. It’s an approach that has served him well during a coaching career that might someday land him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Yet when his Kansas City Chiefs faced a seemingly insurmountable hole in the divisional round of the playoffs, Reid caught himself thinking back almost four decades to his final game as an offensive lineman at BYU. It was the Holiday Bowl and SMU had taken a 45-25 lead in the fourth quarter. Just about everybody in Jack Murphy Stadium that night thought it was over, only to watch, stunned, as the Cougars scored three late touchdowns to win the game.

”That kind of stuck in there. You had that hope,” Reid said this week when asked what gave him confidence Kansas City could rally to a 51-31 win over the Texans for a spot in the AFC championship game. ”You had that hope. Then it’s the feel of your team. You’re on the sideline, you’ve been down there long enough, you can sense what they’re thinking, where their mind is at. These guys weren’t flinching. Let’s get it right.”

The Chiefs (13-4) got everything right the rest of the way. And the comeback from a 24-0 deficit propelled them into a matchup Sunday with Tennessee (11-7), which has merely knocked off the Patriots and top-seeded Ravens – on the road, no less – to reach the precipice of the Super Bowl.

Spread: Kansas City -7½
Moneyline: Kansas City -330
Total O/U: 51½

TIME & DATE: 3:05 PM ET, Sunday, January 19, 2020

LOCATION: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

TV CHANNEL: CBS

NFL Betting Stats and Records
Name Record ATS Offense Defense Diff
Tennessee 11-7 11-7 25.00 19.78 5.22
Kansas City 13-4 12-5 29.53 19.94 9.59
Name ATS Home ATS Away OU Record OU Home OU Away
Tennessee 4-4 7-3 10-8 5-3 5-5
Kansas City 6-3 6-2 9-8 6-3 3-5

NFL Picks: Kansas City -7½

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