The Chiefs open the second half as 7.5-point favorites. That has the bookmakers on the Buccaneers to easily hold onto the lead and drive back to their houses Super Bowl champions.
The total for the second half is now at 28.5 points, and with Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes going heads up, we could be in for a high-scoring second half after a slow start by the Chiefs in this game.
So far the Tampa Bay defense has been containing Mahomes, as he’s completed 9-of-19 passes for just 67 yards while the Brady to Rob Gronkowski connection has accounted for two touchdowns, while Brady also hit Antonio Brown with just six seconds before halftime for another touchdown.
Overall, this hasn’t been then offensive explosion many figured for the Chiefs but Brady has completed 16-of-20 passes for 140 yards and three touchdowns. The Chiefs have just 125 total yards and nine first downs to the Buccaneers 194 yards and 18 first downs.