NFL Week 16 Scores – Colts Win Big Huge Underdog over Kansas City Chiefs

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Indianapolis got the 23-7 NFL Week 16 Scores victory over Kansas City on Sunday in Week 16 action at Arrowhead Stadium. People who backed the Colts were also rewarded, as they as they won the game outright as a 8 point underdog at Online sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 47.5.

NFL Week 16 Scores

The Colts faced a big test in Kansas City today and passed it with flying colors behind a dominant defense

Andrew Luck completed 26 of 37 pass attempts for 241 yards and 1 TD for the Colts in the NFL Picks win. He did not throw an interception in the game. Jamaal Charles rushed for 106 yards for Kansas City, while Alex Smith added 47 yards. Alex Smith threw for 153 yards for the Chiefs, while receivers Dwayne Bowe and Jamaal Charles had 46 and 38 yards respectively.

“Whatever happens in the postseason, major props to the Chiefs for an incredible turnaround, soft schedule or not. Going from 2 wins last year to 11 (so far) this season is extremely impressive. And it should earn Andy Reid coach of the year honors.”

“Chiefs will now probably get lack of respect the Colts have been experiencing. No-one picks the Colts to upset. Colts aren’t a top of the heap team, but absolutely have the ability to beat the best teams. Both teams won’t be favored in the playoffs, but will be dangerous.”

The Chiefs went 59 yards in four plays on their opening series, with Charles breaking a 31-yard TD run for a 7-0 lead, but it was all Indianapolis from there. Vinatieri kicked field goals of 46 and 45 yards in the second quarter and Brown took a screen pass 33 yards up the right sideline as the Colts took a 13-7 halftime lead.

After pressure from Robert Mathis forced Smith to float an interception on the opening series of the second half, Brown sprinted up the sideline again for a 51-yard touchdown run. Kansas City’s five second-half drives ended with two punts, two interceptions and a fumble, as the Chiefs went minus-four in turnovers after entering the game with a plus-21 margin.

Kansas City was outgained by Indianapolis 367-287 yards in Sunday’s match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Colts. Indianapolis led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 38:20/21:40 split in that important category.

Next NFL Picks game, Indianapolis takes its act home to face Jacksonville looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face San Diego.

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