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Arizona Cardinals vs Kansas City Chiefs NFL match analysis, predictions and odds

At State Farm Stadium, the Arizona Cardinals (1-0) host the Kansas City Chiefs (0-1) in Week 2 of the preseason. The Arizona Cardinals look to continue their fine start, having won their first game. On the flip side, the Kansas City Chiefs lost their opening match of the preseason. They’re eager to regain their stride and enter this latest matchup as the 7.5-point favorites.

Form Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals got their first win in seven games last week. They defeated the Denver Broncos 18-17, leaving with a 2-8 SU record for their past 10 games.

In the previous season, the Arizona Cardinals held the 21st position in points scored, maintaining an average of 20.0 points per game. On the defensive front, they had the second-worst record among all 32 NFL teams. They conceded an average of 26.4 points per game.

Coming off a disappointing previous season, the Arizona Cardinals missed out on the playoffs. The hosts ended up with a lackluster 4-13 record. Placing fourth in the NFC West standings, their performance fell short of expectations. As the new season approaches, they are not projected to significantly improve their standing.

Form Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs suffered a setback last week, going down 26-24 last week against the New Orleans Saints last week. This is a single disappointment in an otherwise strong run of eight wins in their nine most recent games.

Going on the road doesn’t seem to hamper the Kansas City Chiefs. They had the best offensive record away from home last season, averaging 33.3 points on the road. The defense was middle of the pack in scoring defense, having given up 22.2 points on average and 24.9 points away from home.

Fresh from their Super Bowl success last season, the Kansas City Chiefs are determined to carry that success into a strong title defense. They enter the new season billed as one of the main championship contenders, setting high expectations.


The total reached 40.0 points in the most recent encounter between these teams in September 2022. The matchup ended in a 21-44 road victory for the Kansas City Chiefs back then. Securing victory in their last two encounters, the Kansas City Chiefs hold a 7-3 record in their most recent ten matchups against the Arizona Cardinals.

In their past ten head-to-head games, the Arizona Cardinals pulled off 18.2 points on average per game, whereas Kansas City Chiefs managed 24.9 points per match.

Kansas City Chiefs at Arizona Cardinals odds

Odds for Kansas City Chiefs vs Arizona Cardinals are provided by Bet365. For a full list of odds for the match visit Bet365.com

  • Moneyline (ML): Kansas City Chiefs (1.32) | Arizona Cardinals (3.55)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Kansas City Chiefs -7.5 (1.91) | Arizona Cardinals +7.5 (1.91)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 40.0 (1.91) | (1.91)

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Pick the Kansas City Chiefs to win (1.32) for your moneyline bet as they should be a lock on at these odds.

While the Arizona Cardinals might have the advantage of playing on their home turf, they have faced consecutive losses in their recent battles against the Kansas City Chiefs. On the other hand, the Kansas City Chiefs, despite a loss in their initial preseason game, carry a sense of confidence as they gear up for this matchup.

Take the Kansas City Chiefs (1.32) on the moneyline. The visitors are 7-3 in their past 10 meetings with the Arizona Cardinals, who have only won two out of 10 games recently.

Against the Spread

Betting on the Kansas City Chiefs -7.5 (1.91) is our favorite play for this matchup.

In the last ten matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 10.9 points.

The Arizona Cardinals went 8-9 ATS last season and 4-4 ATS at the State Farm Stadium. They go into their latest game, having failed to cover the spread in five of their past seven matchups with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Last season, the Kansas City Chiefs finished with an 8-11-1 ATS record. The visitors went 4-5 ATS on the road. They’ve gone 7-0 ATS in their past seven matchups against teams from the NFC West division.


Total over 40.0 (1.91) is your best bet for this game.

The last ten contests of this series failed to pass the 45-point mark, averaging 43.1 points in total. This suggests the total may end up anywhere between 40 and 45 points when the Arizona Cardinals play host to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Over was the right bet two times out of six at the State Farm Stadium. Overall, the total went higher than expected in four of the last ten games. For Saturday’s matchup, 40.0 is the current line in the over/under market.

In the previous season, the Arizona Cardinals closed with an 8-7-2 record in terms of Over/Under (O/U) outcomes. Specifically at the State Farm Stadium, the total points went under in four out of their eight games, resulting in a 3-4-1 O/U record for those matchups.

In contrast, the Kansas City Chiefs went 9-11 O/U in the previous season and 6-3 O/U on the road. The total points went over in four out of their last five away games, highlighting their tendency for high-scoring matchups on the road.

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