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Kansas City Chiefs 2013 schedule: Early look at the point spreads

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How many games will the Kansas City Chiefs win next season? The odds are here to answer that.

G. Newman Lowrance
Early lines have the Kansas City Chiefs favored in just five of their 16 games in the 2013 season, according to covers.com. The Chiefs are favorites in Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders, Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns, Week 12 against the San Diego Chargers and Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts.

A few observations:

1. The Chiefs are favored to win one game on the road: at Jacksonville. How bad are the Jaguars?
2. While the Chiefs are 4.5 point favorites against the Raiders at Arrowhead, the game in Oakland is a pick 'em.
3. The other pick 'em: at Tennessee.
4. Home games the Chiefs are 'dogs: Cowboys, Giants, Texans, Broncos.
5. Against Denver, home field advantage is worth 3.5 points.

Here are all the point spreads (Chiefs favored in bold):

Kansas City Chiefs at Jacksonville Jaguars (+3)
Dallas Cowboys at Kansas City Chiefs (+1.5)
Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles (-3)
New York Giants at Kansas City Chiefs (+1.5)
Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans (Pick)
Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs (-4.5)
Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs (+2.5)
Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs (-2.5)
Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills (-1.5)
BYE
Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos (-7.5)
San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (-1)
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs (+4)
Kansas City Chiefs at Washington Redskins (-4.5)
Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders (Pick)
Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs (-1)
Week 17 (not listed)

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