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Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs Predictions & Tips - Browns to put up a fight against Chiefs

  • Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs preview for this weekend's NFL Divisional Round game
  • Browns @ Chiefs takes place on Sunday (8.05pm GMT)
  • Cleveland Browns are in the Divisional Round for the first time since 1994
  • Reigning Super Bowl champions Kansas are tipped to win a close game
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs Predictions


After upsetting the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend, the Browns will find it tough – again – this weekend against the Chiefs. Kansas should be too strong, but Cleveland may give them a game, and this may be tight in the early stages.

  • Kansas City Chiefs finished the season 14-2 to win the AFC West.
  • Cleveland Browns finished the season 11-5 to finish third in the AFC North.
  • Cleveland Browns are in the Divisional Round for the first time since 1994.
  • Kansas City Chiefs are the defending Super Bowl champions.

Head to Head


The two teams have met each other 26 times, with the Kansas City Chiefs winning 13 games compared to the Browns’ 11. They have also tied 2 times.

The last time they met, the Chiefs won 37-21.

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The Super Bowl champions went 4-0 at the start of the season before finally losing, going down to the Las Vegas Raiders.

The Chiefs went 10 games unbeaten after that before ending the regular season by losing 38-21 against the Chargers.

In the end, Kansas City Chiefs finished the season 14-2 to win the AFC West and are top seed in the AFC Conference.

Kansas City Chiefs Team News


Clyde Edwards-Helaire (hip/ankle) was a limited participant in training this week but Chiefs coach Andy Reid has said the running back is ahead of schedule.

Wide receiver Sammy Watkins (calf), linebacker Willie Gay (ankle) and cornerback Rashad Fenton (foot) have missed practice this week, while right tackle Mitchell Schwartz (back) will miss the game against the Browns.

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Cleveland Browns reached the NFL Playoffs for the first time since 2002 after a final weekend win saw them finish third in the AFC North with an 11-5 record.

Prior to the surprise win over the Pittsburgh Steelers that the Browns have, without question, made big improvements over the past year.

They were big underdogs last week against the Steelers, but recorded a shock 48-37 win – their first win in Pittsburgh since 2003 – to advance to the Divisional Round.

Last week’s huge victory was their first playoff win since 1994 and they are in the Divisional Round for the first time since that season.

Cleveland Browns Team News


Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Jack Conklin, linebacker B.J. Goodson and tight end David Njoku (all hamstring) are not practicing.

Cornerbacks Denzel Ward and Kevin Johnson have been activated from the reserve/Covid-19 list.

Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs FAQs

What is the Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs best bet?

The Chiefs should win, but don't be surprised to see the Browns run them close, especially early on. Back Cleveland to cover the spread.

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Verdict

This may be a closer game than some expect. The Chiefs should win, but don't be surprised to see the Browns run them close, especially early on.

Best Bet: Browns +10 Spread @-109.89 at BetMGM - 2 Units

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