The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Indianapolis Colts this Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. The winner will earn a spot in the AFC Championship Game.
The Chiefs received a first-round bye by securing the AFC’s No. 1 seed, while the Colts punched their tickets to the divisional round by defeating the Houston Texans on Wild Card Weekend.
The Colts vs. Chiefs showdown is scheduled to kick off at 4:35 p.m. ET.
NESN.com’s trio of Mike Cole, Ricky Doyle and Andre Khatchaturian made their against-the-spread picks for each of this weekend’s divisional-round matchups. Here are their picks for Colts vs. Chiefs.
Indianapolis Colts at (-5.5) Kansas City Chiefs, Saturday, 4:35 p.m. ET
Mike: Chiefs. I opened on the Colts because I think they do some things that will give the Chiefs trouble. That being said, Indy quite literally hasn’t seen a team like the Chiefs all season. The Colts haven’t faced a single top-10 offense, and now they take on arguably the league’s most explosive unit. There’s also this from The Action Network: Dome teams playing outdoor playoff games since 1990 are 12-44 straight-up and just 18-36-2 against the spread. That has even kind of been the case for the Colts this season, with four of their six losses…