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Steelers vs. Chiefs Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

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Sunday, January 15, the Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5) take on the Kansas City Chiefs (12-4). The game will be played at the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. Read on for our Steelers vs. Chiefs prediction and preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its FPI rating, Kansas City wins the match-up between the two teams 63.9 percent of the time. The spread also suggests that the Chiefs are favored to win the contest.

Spread: Chiefs -1

Game Time: 8:20 p.m. ET

Channel: NBC

Steelers vs. Chiefs preview:

Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown unleashed a world of hurt on the hapless Miami Dolphins last weekend in the Wild Card round, winning 30-12 to put the Steelers right back into the Divisional round for the second year in a row, and they'll be hoping for a different result this time. The Steelers absolutely buried the Chiefs in Week 6 of the regular season, 43-14, and with the high-powered offense firing on all cylinders, I see no reason why they can't score 40+ again.

The Chiefs haven't won a Divisional Round playoff game since 1993. They actually hadn't won a playoff game since 1993 until last year, when they upended the Texans 30-0. Will things be different for them this time? Hard to say. The Chiefs looked great the last two weeks of the season, but the Steelers are rolling right now.

Steelers vs. Chiefs prediction:

I'm taking the Steelers in this one, but it'll close. Bell is playing out of his mind, and even with the Chiefs' sturdy defense, I don't expect them to slow him down for long. Whether it's through the air with Brown or on the ground with Bell, the Steelers will get it done.

Steelers 26, Chiefs 20