Seahawks vs Chiefs Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Week 16 (Kansas City Outguns Seattle in Arrowhead Shootout)

Devon Platana
Seattle Seahawks vs Kansas City Chiefs prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL Week 16.
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Seahawks vs Chiefs Week 16 Game Info

2022 NFL Regular Season Game
Seattle Seahawks (7-7, 4-3 Away) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (11-3, 5-1 Home)
Date: Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Venue: GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium — Kansas City, MO
Coverage: FOX

Week 16 of the 2022 NFL season features a slate of Christmas Eve matchups, including an inter-conference showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs.

After an impressive start to the year, the Seahawks have gone 1-4 in their last five games following a 21-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday. Meanwhile, the Chiefs needed overtime for their 30-24 win over the Houston Texans, marking their seventh victory in the last eight outings.

Can the Seahawks find a way to win on the road? Or will the Chiefs stand tall at Arrowhead Stadium yet again?

Seahawks vs Chiefs Odds & Spread

All NFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: SEA (+350) | KC: (-460)
Spread: SEA: +9.5 (-110) | KC: -9.5 (-110)
Total: 48.5 —Over: (-106) | Under: (-114)

The Chiefs enter this contest as clear home favorites on the moneyline and spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This Christmas Eve matchup also features an over/under of 48.5, which is tied for the highest of the Week 16 totals.

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Seahawks vs Chiefs Prediction & Pick

The Chiefs won't be slowed down here and a bit part of that is that the Seahawks struggle to stop opposing offenses. Seattle allows the fourth-most points (25.4 PPG), fourth-most total yards (378.5) and allows opponents to convert on 44.9% of third-down attempts (fifth-worst).

Meanwhile, the Chiefs are near the top of most offensive categories and boast too much talent for the Seahawks to keep up. It also helps that the only team that Kansas City has lost to at home this season is the Buffalo Bills, winning each of the other five home contests. I just don't see the Seahawks being the second team to beat the Chiefs at Arrowhead, especially with the former being on a major skid.

Patrick Mahomes is going to do the things that he does best, pick the Seahawks' defense a part and bring the Chiefs their 12th victory of the campaign.

Final Score Prediction: Chiefs: 31 | Seahawks: 21

Seahawks vs Chiefs Betting Trends

- Seattle is 2-7 against the spread (ATS) in its last nine games against Kansas City.
- Kansas City is 12-1 straight up in its last 13 home games against Seattle.
- The total has hit the over in eight of Seattle's last 12 games.
- The total has hit the over in each of Kansas City's last five games against Seattle.

Seahawks vs Chiefs Best Bet

Regardless of which team you're backing, there should be a ton of offense on display. In addition to two of the top-seven offenses being present, the total has gone over in five of the Seahawks' seven road games this year, as well as in five of the Chiefs' last six in December.

Furthermore, the over is 5-0 in the last five Seattle-Kansas City meetings, averaging out to 62.6 points. With the Chiefs still battling for the AFC's top seed and the Seahawks hoping to make the playoffs, look for both offenses to step up as the over is hit in the process.

Bet: Over 48.5 Points (-106)


Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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