The final playoff game of the Divisional Round features Sunday’s second regular-season rematch. The Week 5 Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs matchup surprised many NFL fans as the Bills cruised to a 38-20 victory, but both of these franchises are vastly different from early October. Can the Chiefs continue their late-season surge and win 11 of their last 12 games, or will Buffalo get the better of them twice this season? Keep reading below for more information regarding the start time, channel, and live stream options for the Bills vs. Chiefs, as well as a preview and prediction for the game.
What channel is the Bills vs. Chiefs game on today?
- Channel: CBS
- Start time: 6:30 PM ET
- Live stream:
- Hulu + Live TV
- YouTube TV
What to expect from the Bills vs. Chiefs game?
The Bills vs. Chiefs game today features two of the NFL’s most explosive offenses led by two of the most dynamic QBs in the league. While the start of the season was rough for Kansas City, even having some counting them out of a playoff appearance, they stormed back, fixing defensive issues.
The offense has cleaned things up as well, and don’t expect Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes to turn the ball over 3 times again as he did against the Bills in Week 5.
However, while Kansas City’s defense has been rolling, the Bills are one week removed from dominating one of the NFL’s best defenses. Besides the end of each half, the Bills took every drive on offense in for a touchdown. Buffalo QB Josh Allen went 21 of 25 for 308 yards and tossed 5 touchdowns.
Furthermore, while Patriots QB Mac Jones is no Mahomes, the Bills held New England to 17 points, generated 3 sacks, and snatched 2 interceptions. On the ground, Buffalo held the Patriots’ vaunted rushing attack to just 89 yards.
Who comes out on top?
This Divisional Round matchup looks like it could be the NFL game of the year. These two teams have momentum in their pockets and are ready to give their opponent everything they have. History also favors the victor in this AFC matchup. A Bills vs. Chiefs postseason bout has happened four times in NFL history. The franchises have split the series, with the winner representing the AFC in the Super Bowl.
While Buffalo has been a great story this year, Kansas City has unfinished business. Mahomes is ready to erase the memory of last year’s Super Bowl performance with his new-look offensive line. The Chiefs pull it off, but it will be quite the show!
Bills vs. Chiefs Prediction: Chiefs 38, Bills 35
Divisional Round TV schedule
The Bills vs. Chiefs wrap up the Divisional Round on Sunday night, but who else played this weekend? Here’s the schedule for all the Round 2 postseason matchups!
Saturday, January 22
- Cincinnati Bengals at Tennessee Titans
- San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers
Sunday, January 23
- Los Angeles Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Start Time: 3 PM ET
- Channel: NBC, Peacock
- Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs
- Start Time: 6:30 PM ET
- Channel: CBS, Paramount+
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