Rams, Chiefs game has highest over/under since at least 1986
This has set the bar for what could become a shootout that has led to betting sites such as BetOnline.ag to put the over/under line at 63 points. According to David Purdum of ESPN, this would mark the highest over/under line for a game in league history.
The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas on Sunday opened the Chiefs-Rams over/under at 64, which, if it holds, would be the highest since at least 1986, according to ESPN Stats & Information research.
This is a matchup that will feature two high-octane offense that has each shown no slowing down up to this point in the season. These two teams have the highest-scoring offenses in the league ranking fist and second respectably total yards along with being in the top three in points per game that are north of 33.0 points per contest. They are also both in the top five in passing yards and touchdown passes.
The league may have already gotten a taste of what type of offense could come after seeing the Rams and New Orleans Saints in an offensive firework show combining for 80 points in the 45-35 win for the Saints in Week 9. These respective defenses each have their holes on that side of the ball that could be exploited by the opposing offenses leading to plenty of points on the board throughout the game.
What this does more than anything adds more hype and excitement toward what will be an enticing and thrilling showdown between two teams that could very well make deep playoff pushes in a possible rematch in the Super Bowl. The table is set for what may be one of the most anticipated regular season matchups in quite some time.