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Sunday, January 1, the San Diego Chargers (5-10) take on the Kansas City Chiefs (11-4). The game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA. Read on for our Chiefs vs. Chargers prediction and preview.
According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its FPI rating, San Diego wins the match-up between the two teams 54.7 percent of the time. The spread, however, suggests that the Chiefs are favored to win the contest.
Spread: Chiefs -6
Game Time: 4:25 p.m. ET
Chiefs vs. Chargers preview:
The Chiefs are one of the most exciting football teams in the NFL. Wait, what? Yeah, we said it. Normally, "most exciting" would be reserved for New England, or Seattle, but no, the Chiefs are bringing the heat to the rest of the NFL. Rookie wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been a lightning rod for Kansas City, and he can score whenever he touches the ball.
The Chargers are once again circling the drain of being outright terrible this season, as they've dropped three in a row and are firmly out of the playoff race. It's hard to predict what you'll get out of the Chargers week-to-week, especially when they have nothing to play for except pride. They face a stiff test in the Kansas City Chiefs who are as hot a team as there is in the NFL.
Chiefs vs. Chargers prediction:
A win for the Chargers won't help them when it comes to their draft position, so they might as well just lose this game. A win for the Chiefs could win them the AFC West if Oakland loses this weekend.
The Chiefs are the all-around better team and will prove it on Sunday.