NFL Picks: Week 9 Dolphins vs Chiefs


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The vibrant city of Frankfurt is set to host an electrifying NFL encounter this Sunday as the Miami Dolphins square off against the Kansas City Chiefs. Here’s a comprehensive breakdown for bettors looking to place informed wagers.


Spread: Dolphins +2.5 (-111), Chiefs -2.5 (-109) 

Moneyline: Dolphins +105, Chiefs -125 

Total: O 50.5 (-110), U 50.5 (-110) 


Miami Dolphins

NFL Team Miami DolphinsThe Dolphins are on the prowl for a pivotal victory that could bolster their record to 7-2 this season. Their performance in away games is balanced, having clinched two victories while conceding two defeats. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been a beacon of efficiency, showcasing a completion rate of 70.4% and accumulating 2,416 yards, 18 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions. On the receiving front, Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle have been outstanding, racking up a collective 1,494 yards and 11 touchdowns.

When it comes to ground play, the Dolphins are storming the field with an average of 151.8 yards each game. Raheem Mostert is the driving force here, boasting 520 yards and a whopping 10 touchdowns. Defensively, the Dolphins concede an average of 25.5 points and 329.4 yards per game. Notable players include David Long Jr., who stands out with 55 tackles, Bradley Chubb with 5 sacks, and Xavien Howard who has made a notable interception.

Highlighting their performance, the Dolphins have come out victorious in their last eight November clashes. Furthermore, the favored teams have outdone the spread in the Dolphins’ past seven encounters. When it comes to offense, they lead the NFL pack, setting the pace with 33.9 points and 453.3 yards per game.


Kansas City Chiefs

NFL Team Kansas City ChiefsThe Chiefs, eyeing the top-seed spot in the AFC, are thirsting for their seventh win. Their recent away games see them securing three wins out of their past four encounters. Patrick Mahomes, their quarterback, has been delivering commendably with a completion rate of 68.8%, amassing 2,258 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions. Travis Kelce and Rashee Rice, in the receiving department, have been noteworthy, combining for 944 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns.

Ground gameplay witnesses the Chiefs making a consistent push, averaging 105.1 yards per game. Spearheading this charge is Isiah Pacheco, who has collected 459 yards and scored 3 touchdowns. On the defense spectrum, they’ve kept opponents to 16.1 points and 287.8 yards on average per match. Standout performers include Drue Tranquill with 48 tackles, George Karlaftis with 6 sacks, and Mike Edwards with a vital interception.

The Chiefs have been unbeaten in their last 13 November outings. Additionally, in their last four Week 9 games, the teams pegged as underdogs have covered the spread. A unique feather in their cap – they rank in the top 5 in the NFL for both sacks and fumble recoveries this season.



The Chiefs, given their reputation and experience, will always be favorites. However, the Dolphins have emerged as the top-tier team this season, particularly on the offense. Their defense, rejuvenated with the inclusion of Jalen Ramsey, is primed for a thrilling face-off. With the recent defensive upticks, the Dolphins seem to hold the edge, making this Sunday’s game an enticing watch. For bettors, a wager leaning towards the Dolphins covering the spread in BUSR NFL Odds might be the smart choice.