This AFC Championship holds 2 of the best teams in the NFL. The Patriots vs Chiefs will go head to head with two of the best quarterbacks to make memories for a great upcoming game. Tom Brady of the New England Patriots has five Superbowl victories and is a long time veteran of the sport. Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs is only in his first year as a starting quarterback has led the team to this moment of truth. Both teams faced each other earlier in the year with the New England Patriots defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 in a well-fought game. In this upcoming game, the Kansas City Chiefs will have the home field advantage at the Arrowhead Stadium which the New England Patriots are no stranger to the field.
What time does the Chiefs vs Patriots game start and Where is being played?
The Chiefs vs Patriots AFC championship game is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 20 at Arrowhead Stadium.
What TV channel is the Chiefs vs Patriots game on?
The game between New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs will be televised on CBS You can using the CBS All-Access app or live with fuboTV (7-day free trial) to watch Patriots vs Chiefs online.
The Kansas City Chiefs
Saturday in the Divisional Playoffs, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-13 to advance to the AFC Championship. Their season record is 12-4. Patrick Mahomes is in his second year and has been awarded MVP. Mahomes had 50 touchdown passes and led the NFL. For the season, his passing record was 5,097 yards. He has the talent to escape pressure, throw quick passes, and while running makes impressive plays. The offense can pull off a high scoring game. The defense has struggled throughout the 2018 season. As statistics show, defense wins games. Out of the NFL, the defense ranks 15th on third down success, 19th on blitz down success, and 15th on blitz downs big plays. Their strong point for the defense is they do not have any problems with sacking quarterbacks. They rank number four in the league.
The New England Patriots
The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28 Saturday in the Divisional Playoffs. Their season record is 11-5 advancing into the AFC Championship. Tom Brady’s record speaks for itself as he is coming in this game with eight straight years of experience in the AFC Championship. With the defense, Sony Michel will be the one to give the Chiefs defense problems. He is the Patriots best weapon as their running back. The Patriots defense will have issues trying to stop the Chiefs due to the pass rush will not work against Mahomes. They will have to come up with other options to stop the Chiefs. Just like the first time, the Patriots will put up a high scoring game. The rushing yards will be their key to win against Kansas City.
This is a tough game to determine as both sides have what it takes to win. In the end, it will all come down to experience. The Patriots have defeated the Chiefs on their own field several times. Some are saying the Patriots will have the final winning score but it will be a close game as the Chiefs will go toe to toe with the Patriots the entire game. Most are picking Patriots 37 to Chiefs 34.