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Best Bets for Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Isiah Pacheco in Chiefs vs. Raiders NFL Week 12

Get our best bets for this trio of Chiefs' stars

Isiah Pacheco takes on a defense today that ranks 27th in opponent yards per rush attempt (4.5)
Isiah Pacheco takes on a defense today that ranks 27th in opponent yards per rush attempt (4.5) / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Travis Kelce Anytime TD Scorer (-125)

Kelce got back in the end zone last week and after his costly fumble late in the game, I expect Mahomes and Andy Reid to get him involved early and often.

Dating back to last year's playoffs, Kelce has a TD in eight of his last 12 games and handily leads the team in red zone targets (15). Against a leaky defense potentially without its best player, the Chiefs should put up enough points to give Kelce an opportunity to find the end zone.

Don't forget that Kadarius Toney, Mecole Hardman and Jerick McKinnon are all ruled out today. Those three players combined for nine red zone targets so far this year, meaning Mahomes will need to rely even more heavily on Kelce to score without those three players.

3. Travis Kelce OVER 6.5 Receptions (-120)

The same logic applies here. Three passing targets are out, so Kelce will need to pick up the slack alongside Rashee Rice, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Skyy Moore.

Kelce is obviously the most accomplished of the group and Mahomes will lean on his most trusted weapon.

Averaging over seven catches per game on the season despite relatively low production for his standards, this is a perfect spot for Kelce to deliver in a dominant Chiefs win.

All that said, I don't think Mahomes nor Kelce will be the offensive MVP today. Instead, that'll be Pacheco and I'll explain why on the final page.