The AFC Championship Game is set and it is a doozy: Chiefs vs. Patriots is a monster any way you slice it, thanks to the fireworks we saw when the two teams met up in the regular season. That game was a shootout, a wild 43-40 Patriots victory over Kansas City. Despite the loss, the Chiefs ultimately secured home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, forcing New England to travel for the AFC Championship Game.

Kansas City needs it. The Patriots are terrifying. But the home-field advantage, coupled with how the Chiefs played on Saturday afternoon in a throttling of the Colts, has made them favorites against the Patriots in this game, which you can watch on CBS (6:40 p.m. ET next Sunday) or on CBS All Access or fuboTV, try it for free.

Patriots-Chiefs Betting Odds: Opening Spread, Trends for AFC Championship Game

Betting Odds: New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs

  • Odds: Chiefs -3
  • Over/Under: 57.5
  • Time: 6:40 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 20
  • TV: CBS

>> All odds as of Sunday afternoon. Download The Action Network App to get real-time odds and track your bets


The Kansas City Chiefs opened as 3-point favorites against the New England Patriots for next Sunday’s AFC Conference Championship Game.

This will be the first conference championship game the Chiefs will ever host. They beat the Colts, 31-13, for their first home playoff win since January 1994 this past Saturday.

Action Network Projections:Patriots-Chiefs

Sean Koerner, our Director of Predictive Analytics, made the following power ratings for this game on Sunday. For the most up-to-date projections, download The Action Network app.

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