Kansas City Chiefs & Chicago Bears stats ahead of their preseason matchup
On Saturday, the Chicago Bears will take on the Kansas City Chiefs, who finished the season with a record of 12-5. Chicago is a one-point favorite for this game, with the total set at 33.5.
Bettors will have additional punting options by September when Caesars sportsbook Kansas launches and can expect risk-free bets of up to $1,500 when the operator rolls things out.
The Chiefs played the Bengals in their final game of last season and lost 27-24. Their running attack was paced by Jerick McKinnon, who had 12 carries for 65 yards (5.4 yards per attempt). Travis Kelce amassed 95 yards on 10 receptions.
Patrick Mahomes threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns on 26/39 attempts. He finished with a QB rating of 91.3 and two interceptions. The Chiefs gave up 116 yards on 27 tries, for an average of 4.3 yards per rush.
Kansas City allowed a completion percentage of 60.5 percent on 23 of 38 pass attempts for a total of 243 yards. They completed 67 of those plays for a total of 375 yards and ran the ball 24 times for a total of 139 yards, averaging 5.8 yards per attempt.
The Chiefs had a 28.2 point per game average when it came to scoring from the end zone. They placed 16th in the NFL with an average of 115.0 yards per game on the ground.
The previous year, the Chiefs accumulated 6,746 total yards. As a team, Kansas City had 267 first downs and was penalized 111 times for a total of 925 yards. In total, they gave up the ball 25 times (13 interceptions and 12 fumbles lost). They scored 37 touchdowns in the air and 16 on the ground.
With an average of 21.4 points allowed per game, the Chiefs were 8th in the NFL in scoring defense. The previous year, opposing teams rushed for an average of 4.8 yards per attempt and 117.6 yards per game.
Over the course of 17 games, they gave up 1,999 rushing yards and ranked 27th in the league in terms of passing yards allowed with 4,273.
They allowed an average of 251.4 yards per game in the air and a completion rate of 65.7% in their 17 games last season. As a team, they allow 368.9 yards per game, which puts them in 27th place in the NFL. In addition to 15 rushing touchdowns, they scored 27 touchdowns through the air.
The Bears, meanwhile, finished the season with a record of 6-11. Bears fans will remember last season’s final game against the Vikings, a disappointing 31-17 loss.
Chicago’s David Montgomery rushed for 72 yards on 20 carries, averaging 3.6 yards per carry. The Bears’ top receiver, Darnell Mooney, hauled in 12 passes for 126 yards (10.5 yds per reception).
Andy Dalton, who threw for 325 yards and a touchdown on 33 of 48 attempts, finished with a pass rating of 77.2. Two interceptions were thrown and he had a rushing average of 6.77 yards on per attempt. Chicago was held to just 104 yards rushing on 22 tries (4.7 yards per carry).
The Bears pass defense permitted a completion rate of 63.6 percent, allowing 14 of 22 passes to be completed for 227 yards. With 356 yards gained on 80 plays, the Bears won (4.5 yds per play). The Bears rushed for an average of 3.6 yards per carry for a total of 90 yards on 25 attempts.
The Bears averaged 307.4 yards per game, which was good enough for 24th place in the league. Averaging 118.7 yards per game, they threw for 2,018 total yards.
Their offense committed 106 penalties for 914 yards, which ranked them 13th in the NFL.
In addition to losing nine fumbles, they surrendered 20 interceptions and gained 180 first downs. Averaging 188.6 passing yards per game, the Bears finished 30th in the NFL last season with a passing yardage total of 3,207. They scored 18.3 points per game, which placed them 27th in the NFL in that category.
The Bears surrendered an average of 23.9 points per game, placing them 22nd in the NFL in terms of points allowed per game. Last season, the Chicago Bears gave up 2,127 yards and 14 touchdowns on the ground (averaging 125.1 yards per game).
They were 3rd in the league in passing touchdowns allowed (31) and passing yards allowed (191.6) per game.
The Bears’ defense saw action on 1,009 of the team’s offensive possessions, good for 1st place in the league. They surrendered a total of 407 points during the course of the game. Last year, they had eight fumbles and eight interceptions.
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