How oddsmakers say the Chiefs schedule and 2023 season shapes up
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The only team in the National Football League with the distinction of being favored in every game on its schedule is the Kansas City Chiefs.
After Thursday’s NFL schedule reveal provided fans with an idea of when and where games will take place, betting markets offer a glimpse into how the sportsbooks envision the season playing out. With quarterback Patrick Mahomes and head coach Andy Reid back for their sixth season together leading the Chiefs, Kansas City is expected to once again compete for another Lombardi trophy.
DraftKings Sportsbook has the Chiefs favored in every single game of the 2023 regular season and only a Week 4 road game at the New York Jets (-1) and a Week 18 trip to the Los Angeles Chargers (-2) see with Kansas City as less than a field goal favorite.
Kansas City’s schedule is ranked 16th based on opponent win percentage from the 2022 season, but Sharp Football Analysis said a compilation of betting market data factoring in offseason additions (like Aaron Rodgers to the Jets) has the Chiefs with the third-toughest schedule in 2023 trailing only the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills.
Overall, the betting market favors Kansas City in just about every regard. With the two-time Super Bowl MVP Mahomes at quarterback, Kansas City is the favorite to win its division, conference and the Super Bowl. The Chiefs over/under for wins is set at 11.5 with over as the favored (-140) outcome.
|Bet||Chiefs odds (all via DraftKings)||Next closest team/player odds|
|Regular season wins||11.5 (over -140, under +120)||N/A|
|AFC West winner||-165||Chargers +340|
|AFC Conference winner||+330||Bengals +500|
|Super Bowl winner||+600||Eagles +800|
|Most Valuable Player||Patrick Mahomes +650||Joe Burrow +700|
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