The Indianapolis Colts host the Kansas City Chiefs in the wild card round on Saturday. Vegas is expecting a close match -- according to OddsShark, the Colts are favored by just 2.5 or three points. The line opened at -1 in Indianapolis' favor.
The Colts are the winners of the AFC South for the second year in a row. They finished with an 11-5 record, identical to 2012. This time, Andrew Luck is hoping to get his first playoff win. These two teams last met just two weeks ago, and Indianapolis earned a 23-7 victory, covering the -7 point spread. The Colts have been a sound bet recently, going 4-1 against the spread in the past five weeks.
Head coach Andy Reid led a remarkable turnaround for the Chiefs, who went 2-14 last season. They finished with an 11-5 record and went 9-7 against the spread this year. Despite resting its starters for Week 17, Kansas City nearly upset the San Diego Chargers, losing in overtime. The Chiefs were 15-point underdogs in that game, making bold gamblers very happy.
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