NFL Playoff odds 2014, Chiefs vs. Colts: Indianapolis slight favorite at home

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The Colts are favored by a slim margin over the Chiefs in the first round of the playoffs.

SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage

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.

For more betting details on this game, head over to OddsShark.

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