Chiefs at Vikings Week 5 Betting preview including odds and predictions for this game that is set to take place on October 8, 2023.
Week 5 odds for the Chiefs vs. Vikings game
Minnesota Vikings +4 Kansas City Chiefs -4
Total: 52.5 Over/Under Week 5 Betting Predictions – Chiefs at Vikings
Here are the Week 5 betting predictions for the Chiefs vs. Vikings game.
Week 5 betting prediction for the Chiefs vs. Vikings: Kansas City
The Chiefs vs. Vikings Week 5 betting prediction for Kansas City comes first.
Going into this game, the Kansas City Chiefs are 3-1 on the year. The Chiefs defeated the Jets by a score of 23-20 the previous time they were on the field. The Chiefs’ offense was led by Isiah Pacheco, who carried the ball 20 times for 115 yards (5.8 yards per carry).
Travis Kelce caught 6 passes for a total of 60 yards, averaging 10 yards per catch. 18 of his 30 passes, for 203 yards and one touchdown, were completed by Patrick Mahomes. He finished the game with two interceptions and a QB rating of 63.6. The Chiefs gave up 108 yards on 16 attempts to gain yards through the air, averaging 6.8 yards per carry.
28 of 39 throws for 228 yards were completed by the opposing side against Kansas City, or 71.8% of the time. By the time the game was ended, 66 plays totaling 401 yards had been completed. 35 times and 204 yards were gained by the Kansas City Chiefs running the ball. 5.8 yards are averaged out over those runs.
When entering the end zone, the Kansas City Chiefs score 25.3 PPG. They are eighth in the league in terms of team rushing average with 137.0 yards per game. This year, the Chiefs have gained a total of 1,572 yards. Kansas City’s offense has generated 47 first downs, but 23 errors have cost them 180 yards. Eight times, including six interceptions and two fumbles, they have turned the ball over. 8 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns have been scored by Kansas City in total.
The Chiefs are currently ranked eighth in the National Football League after giving up 762 yards via the air. They have allowed 190.5 yards per game in the air and 60.9% of completed passes. They are currently ranked seventh in the league with 294.5 yards allowed per game this season.
They have allowed 4.4 yards per run and 104.0 yards on the ground per game this season. They have allowed 416 rushing yards in 4 games this season. The Chiefs’ defense, which allows 15.0 points per game, ranks sixth in the NFL.
Betting insights for the Chiefs
So far this season, Kansas City has beaten the spread twice.
In two games this season where they are favored by 4.5 points or more, the Chiefs have one ATS victory.
Two out of the four Kansas City games this season (or 50%) have seen the total go over.
Kansas City has gone 3-1 in games when they were the moneyline favorite, posting a 75% winning percentage.
The Chiefs have only been a moneyline favorite of -205 or less in two games this season, and both of those contests resulted in victories.
Kansas City’s Stats & Performance
|Pass yards||256 (1,024)||6|
|Rush yards||137 (548)||9|
|Points scored||25.3 (101)||9|
|Pass yards against||190.5 (762)||8|
|Rush yards against||104 (416)||12|
|Points allowed||15 (60)||5|
Vikings against. Chiefs Week 5 Prediction: Minnesota
Next, we have Minnesota’s Week 5 betting prediction for the Chiefs vs. Vikings game.
This is the Vikings’ fourth game of the year, and they are currently 1-3. The Vikings defeated the Panthers 21-13 in their most recent meeting. With two touchdown passes and 139 passing yards, Kirk Cousins had a successful game. He had an 80.7 quarterback rating.
The average distance of each pass he attempted was 7.3 yards, and he threw two interceptions. Alexander Mattison carried the ball 17 times for 95 yards, averaging 5.6 yards per carry for Minnesota. For a total of 85 yards on 6 receptions, Justin Jefferson averaged 14.2 yards per grab. The best day for a Vikings receiver was his.
The 23 times Minnesota carried the ball resulted in 135 yards gained, or 5.9 yards per carry. After 44 plays, the Vikings had 265 yards, or 6.0 yards per play. The pass defense of the Vikings allowed 25 out of 32 throws to complete, allowing 149 yards and a 78.1% completion rate. Minnesota allowed 83 yards (2.7 yards per run) in 31 runs for a total of 83 yards.
The Minnesota Vikings rank seventh in the NFL with an average of 370.8 yards per game. They have carried the ball 334 yards this season, averaging 83.5 yards per carry. They’ve lost 7 fumbles and 4 picks, yet they’ve still gained 58 first downs.
The Minnesota offense committed 21 errors, which resulted in penalties that cost them 142 yards. In terms of errors, this places them 26th in the NFL. The Vikings are currently third in football after passing for 1,149 yards and an average of 287.3 yards per game so far this season. The Vikings rank 16th among all football teams in terms of scoring offense with 22.5 points per game.
The Vikings are ranked 19th in the NFL for their 23.8 points allowed per game. They are currently ranked 21st in the NFL with 233.5 yards and 7 TDs allowed via the air per game. This year, Minnesota has allowed 445 rushing yards (111.3 yards per game) and 3 rushing touchdowns.
The Vikings defense is currently ranked 25th in the NFL with 275 plays played on the field. This season, they have robbed the opposing team of the ball three times. They have surrendered a total of 95 points so far this season.
Vikings Gambling Tips
Only once this year has Minnesota successfully covered the spread.
The Vikings have failed to cover the spread this season when they are 4.5 points or more behind the favorite.
This season, Minnesota has played four games (or 25%) with one or more over/unders.
Minnesota lost the only game this year in which it was the underdog.
The Vikings have only lost when they were a +170 or larger underdog this season.
|Pass yards||287.3 (1,149)||3|
|Rush yards||83.5 (334)||28|
|Points scored||22.5 (90)||16|
|Pass yards against||233.5 (934)||21|
|Rush yards against||111.3 (445)||15|
|Points allowed||23.8 (95)||19|
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