Texans vs Chiefs Predictions for AFC Divisional Round Game 2020

Mike Esposito
Kansas City Chiefs Patrick Mahomes relays the play in the huddle against the Los Angeles Chargers
Kansas City Chiefs Patrick Mahomes relays the play in the huddle against the Los Angeles Chargers / Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images

NFL Playoff Predictions 2020

The Houston Texans travel to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Round at 3:05 p.m. EST this Sunday, Jan. 12. Kansas City is currently an overwhelming 10-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're thinking about making a wager on this game, it's always wise to consider the advice of some of the experts in the industry. With that in mind, here are a few expert predictions for this weekend's AFC Divisional Round playoff matchup between the Texans and the Chiefs.

Texans vs Chiefs Predictions

Sporting News
Tadd Haislop, of Sporting News, expects the Chiefs to win outright win, but he also expects Houston to keep the score within 10 points, predicting a 28-24 final in Kansas City's favor.

Bleacher Report
Blake Schuster, of Bleacher Report, also predicts that Kansas City will defeat the Texans outright this Sunday, but he doesn't offer a spread prediction.

ESPN Football Power Index (FPI)
The ESPN FPI Matchup Predictor is firmly in the Chiefs' corner, giving the home team an overwhelming 81.5 percent chance of beating the Texans outright.

Overall, all three of the experts highlighted above are predicting that Kansas City will win outright, while one expects the Texans to cover the spread as 10-point underdogs.

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