Are you ready for this? National Football League postseason play is now just hours away from kickoff as the Kansas City Chiefs are set to battle the Indianapolis Colts in AFC Wild Card playoff action. These teams are familiar with each other as this is a rematch of their Week 16 contest – won 23-7 by the Colts. Game time is slated for 4:35 PM ET on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. We were born ready!
Indianapolis Colts: Surging at the right time of the season
AFC South Champions, and winners of four of their last five games, the Colts (11-5) are making their 15th playoff appearance in 19 seasons. Playing well on both sides of the ball, Indianapolis closed their regular season with three straight wins by a 78-20 count. With franchise savior Peyton Manning departed, QB Andrew Luck has become the face of the Colts and he has posted a 22-10 record in his first two seasons as the starter in Indy.
Kansas City Chiefs: Looking to rebound after late season stumbles
Their dramatic season-to-season turnaround aside, Kansas City aims to get back to their winning ways after they ended their regular season schedule with losses in five of their last seven games. The Chiefs, 2-14 last season, opened the 2013 NFL campaign with nine straight wins but finished the year at 11-5 overall. RB Jamal Charles, who led all AFC rushers with 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns, will need to be at his electrifying best today.
Chiefs vs. Colts Wild Card Wagering Lines & Canada Sports Betting Prediction
A premier “go-to source” for Canadians who bet on sports online, bookmakers at William Hill provide the odds for today’s AFC Wild Card showdown. Out of the four playoff games this weekend, this contest has the shortest lines as Indianapolis is posted as home chalk at -1.5 (-110) ATS and -120 S/U. Kansas City are road pups with a +1.5 spread price and a money line that is set at EVEN while the Over/Under line is posted at 46 (-110) total points.
Canada Sports Betting Call: Siding with the best running back in this contest – the Chiefs win outright!
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