Kansas City Chiefs

Are the Chiefs in danger of missing the playoffs?

by John Ewing • November 28, 2017

Kansas City is in a free-fall. After a 5-0 start, in which Alex Smith became a MVP favorite, the Chiefs have lost five of their last six games. The offense has been a major issue. The unit that led the NFL in scoring during its winning streak (32.8 ppg) is averaging just 18.0 points per […]


Week 12 NFL Trends: Buying low on the Chiefs

by John Ewing • November 21, 2017

There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios. Using Bet Labs massive database of proprietary sports betting information, you can easily build and explore data-driven betting systems. Each week we will provide a betting trend for the most interesting NFL games. Some trends will be team […]


2017 NFL Division Value Bets (Week 7 Update)

by John Ewing • October 24, 2017

We are nearing the midpoint of the 2017 NFL season and almost every division is up for grabs. Only three defending division champions (Patriots, Steelers and Chiefs) sit in first place. Who’s the best team in each division and which team should you bet to win the division crown? To determine if a team has […]


Trend of the Week: Texans vs. Chiefs

by John Ewing • October 4, 2017

Context Kansas City is on a roll. The Chiefs improved to 4-0 by rallying to beat Washington on Monday. With wins over the Patriots and Eagles, KC is among the favorites to win the Super Bowl but the schedule is about to get tough. Andy Reid’s squad will play three straight games against 2016 playoff […]


Which AFC teams are the best bet to make the playoffs?

by John Ewing • September 22, 2017

If the playoffs started today, the Broncos (preseason win total of 8.5) would be the top seed in the AFC and the Patriots would miss the postseason for the first time since 2008. The standings can look wonky after two games causing casual bettors to overreact. To take advantage let’s look at prop bets for […]


2017 NFL Week 2 Trends

by John Ewing • September 13, 2017

There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios. Using Bet Labs massive database of proprietary sports betting information you can easily build and explore data-driven betting systems. Each week we will provide a betting trend for every NFL game. Some trends will be team specific and […]


2017 NFL Simulation (Week 1 Update)

by John Ewing • September 12, 2017

Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books. It is easy to overreact to one game but before you say the Brady/Belichick era is over, here is a look at our updated NFL simulations after the first game of the season. Our projections are based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017-18 season using […]


How to bet the 2017 AFC West

by John Ewing • September 1, 2017

Raiders, Chiefs, Broncos or Chargers, who you got winning the division this year? We answer that question and more by looking at how to bet the 2017 AFC West. Our projections are based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017 NFL season using team statistics and adjusting for Strength of Schedule. Division Odds The Raiders finished […]


2017-18 AFC West Preview

by John Ewing • June 20, 2017

Welcome to Bet Labs 2017 NFL preview series where we will look at all eight of the league’s divisions.  As part of the preview, we will highlight each team’s chances of winning their respective division and take a look at their season win total. To create our projections we simulated the 2017 NFL season 10,000 […]


Which team gave up the most to draft their quarterback of the future?

by John Ewing • April 28, 2017

Is Mitch Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes or Deshaun Watson a franchise quarterback? The Bears, Chiefs and Texans hope so but we won’t know for years. What we do know is that each franchise traded significant assets to move up in the draft. Which team gave up the most to draft their quarterback of the future? To […]