NFL Betting Expert Picks Chiefs Against The Spread Over Saints

Ross Benjamin

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 7:50 PM UTC

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 7:50 PM UTC

NFL betting expert Ross Benjamin previews Sunday’s game between New Orleans and Kansas City. Ross has a superb ATS angle and pick on this contest. Go inside to read this extremely insightful NFL betting article.

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SBR writer and renowned sports handicapper Ross Benjamin is currently ranked the #7 NFL handicapper in North America with a 22-13 ATS (62.9%) record.


NFL Week 7 Betting Odds: New Orleans Saints vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City will host New Orleans on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET. This will be the first meeting between these teams since 9/23/2014. On that day, Kansas City walked away with a 27-24 win, and did so as a 6.0-point road underdog.

Current (10/18) NFL betting odds at has Kansas City installed as a 7.0-point favorite, and there’s a posted total of 50.0. is presently offering new customers 100% cash bonuses on initial deposits of up to $100.


Saints in Unfavorable Betting Situation

New Orleans is coming off a thrilling 41-38 win as a 3.0-point underdog over Carolina. Unfortunately for the Saints, since 2010, any away underdog of 7.0 or more, coming off a home underdog straight up win in which they scored 35 points or more, resulted in those away underdogs going 0-11 ATS. The average margin of loss in those contests was a mammoth 22.3 points per game.


Profitable Non-Division Home Team

After starting the season with 3 consecutive losses, New Orleans has bounced back with 2 straight wins, and enters this week with a 2-3 (.400) record. Since 2014, Kansas City is 5-0 SU&ATS in non-division home games against opponents with a .400 or better win percentage, and had an average victory margin of 15.0 points per contest.


Superb NFL ATS Betting Angle

By virtue of last week’s 26-10 win at Oakland, Kansas City improved to 3-2 on the year.

Any home favorite of 7.0 or more (Kansas City), possessing a .500 or better win percentage, versus an opponent coming off a home underdog straight up win by 18 points or less, and that opponent (New Orleans) has a win percentage of .153 or better, resulted in those home favorites going an extremely profitable 49-14 ATS (77.8%) since 2010.

It’s unusual to have so much supporting betting data that favors a home favorite of a touchdown or more. Nevertheless, that’s indeed the case for this specific game. With all things being considered, one of my early NFL week 7 predictions will be on this home favorite.

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Free College Football Pick: Kansas City Chiefs -7Best Line Offered: at 5Dimes

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