Through 3 Quarters
The Kansas City Chiefs are just one quarter away from delivering their fans the win they've been expecting all week. Sitting on a score of 35-24, they have looked like the better team out there today, but there's still one more quarter to play.
Kansas City has been riding high on the performance of QB Patrick Mahomes, who has passed for three TDs and 289 yards on 25 attempts. The Baltimore Ravens have been relying on WR Marquise Brown, who has caught six passes for one TD and 113 yards, and QB Lamar Jackson, who has passed for one TD and 223 yards on 22 attempts in addition to picking up 75 yards on the ground. Jackson has been efficient, with a passer rating of 154.70.
Kansas City @ Baltimore
Current Records: Kansas City 1-0; Baltimore 0-1
Last Season Records: Baltimore 11-5; Kansas City 14-2
What to Know
The Baltimore Ravens may be playing at home Sunday, but the experts are forecasting a 3.5-point loss. They will take on the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:20 p.m. ET at M&T Bank Stadium. Coming off of a loss in a game they were expected to win, the Ravens nows face the more daunting task of proving themselves against unfavorable odds.
Baltimore fought the good fight in their overtime game against the Las Vegas Raiders last week but wound up with a less-than-desirable result, falling 33-27. Baltimore's defeat shouldn't obscure the performances of RB Ty'Son Williams, who punched in one rushing touchdown, and QB Lamar Jackson, who passed for one TD and 235 yards on 30 attempts in addition to picking up 86 yards on the ground. Jackson ended up with a passer rating of 140.10.
Meanwhile, Kansas City didn't have too much breathing room in their contest with the Cleveland Browns last week, but they still walked away with a 33-29 victory. Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes was slinging it as he passed for three TDs and 337 yards on 36 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown. Mahomes' 75-yard touchdown toss down the right side of the field to WR Tyreek Hill in the fourth quarter made for one of the most memorable moments of the evening.
Kansas City's win lifted them to 1-0 while Baltimore's loss dropped them down to 0-1. We'll see if Kansas City's success rolls on or if Baltimore is able to steal their positive momentum.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 8:20 p.m. ET
- Where: M&T Bank Stadium -- Baltimore, Maryland
- TV: NBC
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $114.95
The Chiefs are a 3.5-point favorite against the Ravens, according to the latest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Chiefs as a 4-point favorite.
Kansas City have won all of the games they've played against Baltimore in the last seven years.
- Sep 28, 2020 - Kansas City 34 vs. Baltimore 20
- Sep 22, 2019 - Kansas City 33 vs. Baltimore 28
- Dec 09, 2018 - Kansas City 27 vs. Baltimore 24
- Dec 20, 2015 - Kansas City 34 vs. Baltimore 14