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Eagles - Chiefs: Odds and predictions | Who is the favorite in the NFL Monday Night game?

In the Super Bowl LVII replay, the 7-2 Kansas City Chiefs are hosting the 8-1 Philadelphia Eagles in a high-attention Monday Night Football game.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) leaps for a touchdown over Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Rasul Douglas (32)
Jay BiggerstaffUSA Today Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs are set to face the Philadelphia Eagles in an exciting Monday Night Football showdown, with all eyes on the Chiefs’ offense to make a strong comeback.

After facing several high-pressure matchups, the Chiefs are poised for a resurgence. Fatigue has been a factor, as the team has recently shown signs of wear and tear. However, the late bye week allowed them to regroup and recharge. With an overseas trip also in the mix, the Chiefs are eager to showcase their offensive prowess against the Eagles.

Analyzing recent performances, the Chiefs faced offensive struggles in games against the Broncos, particularly in the second encounter. The second half against the Dolphins saw them being shut out, raising concerns about the consistency of their offensive output. However, the upcoming matchup against the Eagles presents a favorable opportunity.

Despite the Eagles’ overall performance this season, their defense has shown vulnerabilities, especially against the pass. This weakness could play into the hands of Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs, who are expected to capitalize on the Eagles’ defensive shortcomings. A well-rested and prepared Chiefs offense is anticipated to shine, marking an improvement from their recent struggles.

Although the Eagles have shown offensive strengths, their success has been against defenses that rank lower in the league. The Chiefs boast a unit that has performed admirably this season, often overshadowed by their explosive offense. Their ability to generate pressure on opposing quarterbacks, including the elusive Jalen Hurts, could pose challenges for the Eagles.

The matchup also brings attention to the coaching strengths on both sides. Andy Reid, a seasoned coach with an impressive record coming off bye weeks, faces off against Nick Sirianni, who has shown assurances with a 2-0 record off bye weeks. However, Reid’s extensive experience and success post-bye week make the Chiefs a solid bet.

In a game that could turn into a shootout, the Chiefs, playing at home, hold a slight edge. The Chiefs’ defense, often underrated in the shadow of their high-scoring offense, could be the X-factor. With the line favoring the Chiefs at minus two and considering the potential for a Chiefs victory, it might be tempting for those eyeing the money line.

Eagles - Chiefs: Odds

  • Moneyline: Eagles (+120) | Chiefs (-141)
  • Spread: PHI +2.5 (-110) | KC -2.5 (-110)
  • Total: 45.5 — Over (-110) | Under (+100)