Week four of the NFL season will conclude with a Monday Night Football matchup featuring the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs lead the AFC West division with a 3-0 record, but the Broncos are right behind at 2-1. Denver lost both games against the Chiefs last season, and are looking for some revenge.
The Broncos got off to a 2-0 start this season but lost to the Baltimore Ravens in week three. The Chiefs have beaten the Los Angeles Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers, and San Francisco 49ers this season to get to 3-0. The Kansas City Chiefs are -4.0 over the Broncos in this game.
Miller Leading Broncos Defense
Veteran linebacker Von Miller continues to lead a strong Denver defense. Miller has recorded four sacks already this season, and has forced a pair of fumbles. The Broncos defense has been very strong against the run this season, giving up just 77.7 rushing yards per game. The Denver defense will be tested in this game against an explosive Chiefs offense.
Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas have put up big numbers in the passing game this season, despite having an inconsistent quarterback. Sanders has caught 19 passes for 269 yards this season and has caught a touchdown. Thomas is averaging 9.0 yards per catch on his 16 receptions this season, and has also found the end zone once this season. The Broncos offense will need to score points in this game.
Hill Making Plays For Chiefs
Tyreek Hill has quickly become the top playmaker for the Kansas City Chiefs. Hill has caught 14 passes for 310 yards already this season, which is an average of over 22 yards per reception. The speedster also has a 91-yard punt return this season, and is always capable of finding the end zone when the ball is in his hands. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has thrown for an NFL record 13 touchdown passes through his first three starts this season.
Despite a 3-0 record, the Chiefs defense has been giving up a ton of points this season. Kansas City has allowed an NFL worst 474 yards per game this season, and this will eventually catch up them. The Chiefs are also a league-worst in passing yards against, and they will face two impressive wide receivers in this game. The Kansas City defense will need to show up in this game.
Kansas City Rolls Over Broncos
The Denver defense faces a tough challenge in this game, and will need to put pressure on Mahomes. Quarterback Case Keenum has struggled with consistency this season, but he has a pair of top receivers to throw to. Look for the Broncos to use their running game to try to control tempo in this game.
The Chiefs offense has been unstoppable this season, and that trend should continue in this game. Patrick Mahomes looks like a future NFL MVP and he has explosive playmakers surrounding him. Look for Kansas City to put up a ton of points on Monday night in a route over the Broncos. Bet the Chiefs -4.0 in this game.