The Green Bay Packers will try to stay undefeated in December under coach Matt LaFleur when they host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football in Green Bay, Wisc. Since LaFleur took over as coach in 2019, the Packers are a perfect 15-0 in December, winning games by an average of 9.8 points per game. In home December games, they are 8-0, winning by 11.3 points a game. Green Bay (5-6) enters Sunday just on the outside of the NFC playoff picture, a half-game behind the Vikings (6-6) for the third and final wild card berth. Meanwhile, Kansas City (8-3) can join idle Baltimore (9-3) atop the AFC with a win on Sunday night.

Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. Kansas City is a 5.5-point favorite in the latest Chiefs vs. Packers odds via SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 43.5. Before making any Packers vs. Chiefs picks of your own, you need to see what proven SportsLine NFL expert R.J. White has to say, given his mastery of picks involving Green Bay.

White, a Fantasy and gambling editor for CBS Sports, consistently crushes against-the-spread picks and went 535-450-30 on his ATS picks from 2017-22, which returned more than $3,500 to $100 players. He also closed the 2022 NFL season on an incredible 107-80-6 run on his last 193 against-the-spread and total NFL picks, returning more than $1,800 for $100 bettors.

Most importantly, White has a read on the pulse of the Packers. He is 63-25-2 (+3502) on his last 90 against-the-spread picks in games involving Green Bay. Anyone who has followed him is way up.

Now, White has locked in on Chiefs vs. Packers from every angle and just locked in his picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are several NFL odds and betting lines for Packers vs. Chiefs: 

  • Packers vs. Chiefs spread: Kansas City -5.5
  • Packers vs. Chiefs over/under: 43.5 points
  • Packers vs. Chiefs money line: Kansas City -265, Green Bay +214
  • KC: Chiefs rank third in scoring defense (16.5 points per game)
  • GB: QB Jordan Love is tied for seventh in touchdown passes (seven)
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Why the Chiefs can cover

Kansas City's defense has been playing at an elite level this season The Chiefs rank third in the league in scoring defense (16.5 points per game), behind only the 49ers (15.5) and Ravens (15.6). Kansas City also is No. 4 in total defense (290.0 yards per game allowed).

In addition, rookie receiver Rashee Rice is coming off the best game of his short career. A second-round pick in April's NFL Draft, Rice set season-highs in receptions (eight), targets (10) and receiving yards (107) in Week 12 against the Raiders. The 107 receiving yards were the most by a Chiefs rookie since Dwayne Bowe in 2007. See which team to back here.

Why the Packers can cover

Quarterback Jordan Love has improved dramatically over the course of the season. Over his first seven games of the year versus his last four games, his off-target rate has dropped from 14.5% to 10.9%, his yards per attempt against pressure has improved from 4.8 to 9.9 (the best in the league over that time), his completion percentage on 20-plus air yard throws has jumped from 22% to 56% and his turnover-worthy throw rate has improved from 5.1% to 2.2%.

In addition, Green Bay has received excellent production from its rookie pass catchers. The Packers have 1,317 receiving yards from rookies this season. That's the third most by any team through 11 games since 1970, behind only the 1970 Steelers and 2012 ColtsSee which team to pick here.

How to make Packers vs. Chiefs picks

White has analyzed this matchup and while we can tell you he's leaning Over the point total, he has also discovered a critical X-factor that has him jumping all over one side of the spread. He's sharing what it is, and which side to back, only at SportsLine.

Who wins Chiefs vs. Packers on Sunday Night Football, and which critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Chiefs vs. Packers spread hits hard, all from the expert who is 63-25 (+3502) on against-the-spread picks in games involving Green Bay, and find out.