According to the oddsmakers, that is essentially the most lopsided matchup of Super Wild Card Weekend. There is not any argument right here as on one facet you have got the Kansas City Chiefs, AFC respresentatives within the final two Super Bowls, and on the opposite, Pittsburgh, a staff that tied Detroit.
Pittsburgh does have expertise the place it issues most (QB and coach), however they hardly ever performed at a excessive degree in the course of the season. Even of their wins, they appeared to extra be hanging on than dominating. Only as soon as did they beat an opponent by greater than eight factors this season.
Kansas City had its struggles early within the season, however ultimately they discovered their degree. Whether they’re one of the best staff within the league may be debated, however I feel they’ve the very best ceiling. They wish to win all of it after coming shut final season, so they need to be properly motivated too. They simply haven’t get caught wanting too far forward.
Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7-1) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (12-5)
Sunday January 16, 2022
8:15 PM ET
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Betting Odds (as fo Friday January 14th)
Spread: Steelers +13 (-115), Chiefs -13 (-105)
Moneyline: Steelers +460, Chiefs -579
Bets I Like
Bet Roethlisberger Over 1.5 Passing TDs (+158)
I’m anticipating the Chiefs to be in command of this sport and meaning the Steelers are going to should be aggressive to make it aggressive. Big Ben will not be going to be intimidated by the setting and he ought to be capable of get the Steelers into the tip zone a few instances. Pittsburgh solely had 10 speeding TDs all season lengthy so scoring, by way of, so by way of the air is almost certainly.
Chase Claypool 50+ Receiving Yards (+136)
To beat Okay.C., it’s a must to take some photographs and see if you can also make huge performs like they do. Claypool is their most suitable choice along with his dimension and velocity and they’ll use him to attempt to sotfen up the protection. Also, as soon as they get down they may probaby be throwing it about 80% of the time. His whole was fairly strong however the worth is even higher at this yardage threshold.
Kansas City to Win, Have the Most Rushing and the Most Receiving Yards (+160)
I suppose Kansas City goes to be in command of this sport from the get go. The Moneyline made no sense at that worth, and it’s onerous to again a double-digit favourite within the playoffs, even in an apparent mismatch. I like this combo prop rather a lot. Neither staff is more likely to rush for a lot and Okay.C. can achieve some yards and churn some clock late. The solely fear is rubbish passing yards from the Steelers, however it’s nonetheless value it. Kansas City is much less conservative than most groups.