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Mahomes, Chiefs lead explosive offense against Bengals in SNF meeting

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cincinnati Bengals travel to Kansas City, Missouri for their next game. They will face the Chiefs on Sunday Night Football at 8:20 pm EST on NBC.

This game was previously flexed to prime time by the NFL. It is the second straight Sunday Night Football game for the Chiefs, as they played in Foxborough, Massachusetts last Sunday against the New England Patriots.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass during the first half against the Cincinnati Bengals
Patrick Mahomes throws a pass during the first half against the Cincinnati Bengals (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)

In the game with the Patriots, the Chiefs suffered its first loss of the season. They lost 43-40 in a thrilling game.

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Kansas City now has a record of 5-1 on the season and are six-point home favorites over the 4-2 Bengals in Week 7.

Patrick Mahomes II and company are averaging an AFC-high 35.8 PPG and might just hang a 50-point performance this Sunday, making them attractive to bet on, but first, make sure to check My Top Sportsbooks list before, so you choose the site offering you the best bonus and payout, because even, as good as Andy Dalton and A.J. Green have been this year, asking them to keep up with this Chiefs offense is an unreasonable request.

Cincinnati comes into the contest with a 4-2 record. Like the Chiefs, they’re also on a one-game losing streak, as they lost 28-21 to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Bengals have a 2-1 road record. However, the Chiefs are 2-0 at Arrowhead Stadium.

This is the first regular-season meeting between the two teams since October 4th, 2015. The Bengals won that contest 36-21.

In fact, Cincinnati has won four straight regular-season games against Kansas City. It’s been 11 years since the Chiefs last won in the series, as they won 27-20 on October 14th, 2007.

According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, the Chiefs have a 70.3% chance to win the game.

Dalton has completed 149 of 229 passes for 1,674 yards. He also has 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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Joe Mixon has 71 carries for 336 yards and two touchdowns. Green has 33 receptions for 494 yards and five touchdowns.

Patrick Mahomes II — who is in his first season as a starter — has completed 135 of 212 passes for 1,865 yards. He also has 18 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Mahomes is sixth in the league in passing yards. However, he is first in the NFL with the most touchdowns.

His 18 touchdowns best Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, who has 16 touchdown passes.

Kareem Hunt has 103 carries for 456 yards and four touchdowns. Tyreek Hill has 34 receptions for 567 yards and six touchdowns.

The Bengals could be without five players, according to the injury report. Linebacker Nick Vigil is doubtful.

Running back Giovani Bernard, Safety Shawn Williams, Linebacker Vincent Rey, and Tight End C.J. Uzomah are listed as questionable.

The Chiefs could be without two players on their defense, according to the same injury report. Linebacker Justin Houston is questionable and Safety Eric Berry is listed as doubtful.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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