The two key offensive players in this “Monday Night Football” showdown are Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Rams running back Todd Gurley.
Syracuse has lost two games — to Atlantic Coast Conference division leaders Clemson and Pittsburgh — by a combined 11 points.
The Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall provides the Review-Journal with NFL tech notes and trends.
The Chiefs have the NFL’s best spread record at 8-2, and the Saints are 7-2 ATS.
Notre Dame, No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, is a 10½-point favorite over No. 12 Syracuse on Saturday at Yankee Stadium in the week’s marquee matchup.
Kentucky Racing Acquisition, a new company co-founded by Ron Winchell and Marc Falcone, did not reveal terms of the acquisition of the track in Franklin, Kentucky, which it hopes to complete by early 2019.
Best bets from Todd Dewey, Bernie Fratto, Mitch Moss and Kelly Stewart.
Seven of the first 10 Thursday night games have gone over the total and home teams are 7-2-1 ATS.