Check out the OddsShark podcast on iTunes or at OddsShark.libsyn.com for more odds information, betting picks and a breakdown of this week's top sports betting news. Why the Chiefs can cover the spread Kansas City made a quarterback change this offseason, opting to deal Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins and go with second-year player Patrick Mahomes instead. Part of that was due to the team's offensive struggles versus elite teams like Pittsburgh. The Chiefs have failed to score more than 16 points in the previous three meetings with the Steelers, but Mahomes led them to a 38-28 win over the Los Angeles Chargers last week. He threw four touchdown passes and gave them a much-needed boost.