Monday Night Football betting trends and player props – theScore


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Thanks to some reshuffling of the NFL schedule, we have a pair of intriguing matchups on Monday night. The Kansas City Chiefs (-4.5, 57) get the Buffalo Bills on a short week, and the Arizona Cardinals (-1, 55) are slim favorites over the reeling Dallas Cowboys.

Here are our favorite trends, props, and bets for Monday night.

Betting trends

Few teams have gotten their doors blown off this year quite as the Bills did on Tuesday when they looked lost in a 42-16 defeat to the Tennessee Titans. That’s not a great sign for this week, as teams that lose by at least 26 points are 3-6 against the spread in their last nine and 15-26-1 ATS dating back to 2018.

Conversely, this is a strong spot for the Chiefs, who are 4-1 ATS after their last five losses with an average scoring margin of plus-11.8 points in those games. They also have a unique advantage coming off a long week and the Bills off a short one. Teams in that spot – excluding ones coming off bye weeks – are 14-5-2 ATS dating back to 2015.

The trends in the nightcap are much less clear. The Cardinals are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 road games, but they’re 9-17 ATS in their last 26 as favorites. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 7-4 ATS in their last 11 as