Patrick Mahomes leads Chiefs to victory: ‘Greatest underdog in sports history’

Patrick Mahomes leads Chiefs to victory: 'Greatest underdog in sports history'

Gamblers love an underdog.

To take it a step further, gamblers love Patrick Mahomes as an underdog.

Mahomes quarterbacked the Kansas City Chiefs to Super Bowl LVIII by beating the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens 17-10 as a 4.5-point ‘dog on Sunday.

Patrick Mahomes leads Chiefs to victory: 'Greatest underdog in sports history'
The Chiefs QB has been money as an underdog.

Mahomes improved to 11-1-1 against the spread (ATS), regular season and postseason as an underdog.

– He is 10-3 straight up (SU) as an underdog.

– The Chiefs’ QB is now 2-0 as a road underdog.

– He’s now 6-0 ATS in games in which the spread opened at +3 or higher.

– Since the merger (1970) and prior to Mahomes (2018), the Chiefs were 4-16 in the playoffs (20%) from 1970-2017. Since Mahomes took over as the full-time

starter, the Chiefs are 14-3 (82.4%) in the postseason.

– Bettors who backed the Chiefs on the moneyline against the Ravens cashed in at +184 (bet $10 to win $28.40 total).