Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chiefs vs Buccaneers Super Bowl Odds and Predictions
Sunday February 7th 2021, Kansas City Chiefs will take on Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium for 2021 Super Bowl. The last season’s Champions will be looking forward to create a history by repeating the Super Bowl championships. Last time it was in 2003-04 when New England Patriots won the championship twice in a row.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the other hand will be the first team in the history of NFL to compete in its home stadium.
The Kansas City Chiefs are coming off a 38-24 win over the Buffalo Bills in AFC championship while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers 31-26 in NFC Championship.
The City Chiefs defeated the Buccaneers in the last game when they met. However, the host, Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won 5 of the last 6 games against the last season champions Kansas City Chiefs.
The Super Bowl LV showdown will be the second meeting of both the teams in this season’s NFL. On Nov. 29 in Tampa, the Chiefs beat the Buccaneers 27-24, therefore the Chiefs will be starting as favorites for this game.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Odds and Predictions: Players to Watch Out
Kansas City Chiefs have had one of the best offense this season. The offense will be led by Quarterback Patrick Mahomes. He has had 38 touchdowns in regular season this time and has a total of 4740 running yards to his names.
The City Chiefs have led the league in total yards per game (415.8) and passing yards per game (303.4) during the regular season.
Travis Kelse will be the one supporting him in the offense. He has been decent in form this season altogether.
With 40 touchdown and over 65% completion rate, Tom Brady will be the one who will lead the Buccaneers offense. In addition, Tampa Bay has a dangerous red zone threat in Mike Evans. The 6-foot-5 receiver had 13 receiving touchdowns during the regular season, which ranked fourth in the league. He also had a team-high 70 catches for 1,006 yards.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Odds and Predictions: Latest Injury Report by Chiefs Wire
OLB Jason Pierre-Paul
WR Antonio Brown
ILB Lavonte David
S Jordan Whitehead
S Antoine Winfield
WR Mike Evans
WR Chris Godwin
LT Eric Fisher
LB Willie Gay Jr.
RB Le’Veon Bell
WR Sammy Watkins
RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire
CB L’Jarius Sneed
CB Rashad Fenton
OL Andrew Wylie
OL Mike Remmers
QB Patrick Mahomes
Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Odds and Predictions: NFL 2020-21 Journey
The Kansas City Chiefs have had an outstanding NFL regular season. In 16 games, they lost only 2. The defeat came at the hands of Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers.
The Chiefs defeated Cleveland Browns in NFL Divisional Round and went on the defeat the Buffalo Bills before making for the Super Bowl LV.
The Buccaneers on the other hand were 2nd in the NFC South table. They had 11 wins and 5 defeats to their name in regular season.
They defeated the Washington Football Team in Wild Card Round and went on to crush their NFC South table toppers New Orleans Saints 30-20. They were crowned the NFC Champions after they defeated Green Bay Packers on last Sunday.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Odds and Predictions: Head to Head
Tampa Bay Buccaneers first met the Kanas City Chiefs in 1976. It was the year when Bucs lost all their games but they defeated the Chiefs 28-19.
Since then the two teams have met 13 times in regular season. Tampa Bay Buccaneers have maintained an edge over the last season’s Super Bowl Champions by winning 7 games while the Chiefs have won 6 games.
In last five games between the two teams, Bucs have won 4 and lost one. The only defeat the Chiefs handed the Bucs was in this season itself. Chiefs defeated the Buccaneers 27-24 in their home game.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The predictors are heavily betting in favor of Kansas City Chiefs. The early indication shows the predictors trust on the last season’s champions. However, one cannot write off the Buccaneers who will be having a huge home advantage when they meet the Chiefs on February 7th.
One of the leading prediction and betting platform, Smarkets, have odds for Kansas City Chiefs at 1.56 and for the Buccaneers at 2.52. As per the platform, the Chiefs have close to 61% chances of winning the Super Bowl two times in a row while the host have just over 38% chances of win.
As per the Action Network, the opening odds for Bucs are +3.5 while for the Chiefs the odds are -3.5.
Covers.com too have given Kansas City Chiefs edge over the Buccaneers for the Super Bowl LV championship. As per them, the Money line for February 7th game stand at : Saints -165 Buccaneers +145.