Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers prediction, game preview, and fantasy player to watch.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers Broadcast

Date: Sunday, January 3
Game Time: 4:25 ET
Venue: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
Network: CBS

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Why Los Angeles Chargers Will Win

Kansas City doesn’t care.

Oh it’ll put a football team out there, and it’ll have to play enough starters to have a game, but the main guys aren’t going. Chad Henne will get the start with Patrick Mahomes sitting out, the star receivers aren’t going to play, and with the No. 1 seed all locked up, the Chiefs will get a full two weeks to be able to rest anyone up.

The Chargers pushed the Chiefs into overtime way back in late September when both teams are fully functioning – it was Justin Herbert’s first game – and now the team is on a three-game winning streak with the offense playing well and the defense doing a great job of taking the ball away.

Why Kansas City Chiefs Will Win

The Kansas City backups will try.

It’s a weird situation. If the team sort of needed it, there might be a half-hearted attempt to win this. However, this is audition time for a whole lot to KC players who’ll want to either keep a job of have film for other places.

The Chargers are still having problems running the ball, the KC D will still be strong against the ground game even with a few guys out, and the coaching staff is still going to run things as close to normal – at least trying to without No. 15 under center.

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What’s Going To Happen

Kansas City will be surprisingly solid for at least a little while, and then the team will just want to get to resting and relaxing already.

The Chargers will fight hard to close out with a four-game winning streak, the passing game will click just fine at home, and it’ll be a fun win for Los Angeles, if only to finish with seven wins and look solid in a great finishing kick.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Chargers Prediction, Line

Los Angeles 30, Kansas City 17
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Los Angeles -4.5, o/u: 42.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 4

Must See Rating: 2

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