New England Patriots: 3 Bold predictions vs. Chiefs, Week 14

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1. Patriots will bounce back, remain perfect at home

New England is a tough team to face no matter where you face it, but the Patriots are even more dominant when they play in front of their home fans in Foxborough.

Entering the contest on Sunday evening against Kansas City, New England holds a perfect home record of 5-0 so far this season and are one of two teams left in the NFL that hold an undefeated record at home, with the other team being the Minnesota Vikings, who are 5-0 at home going into Week 14 against Detroit.

In five home games, the Patriots are averaging 27.6 points per game, while allowing opponents to average just 10.6 points per game.

On offense at Gillette Stadium, New England is averaging 295.2 passing yards per game through the air while averaging 92.2 rushing yards on the ground to average a total of 387.4 yards offensively.

Defensively at home, New England has allowed opponents to throw for an average of 188.2 yards through the air while averaging just 77.6 yards on the ground to average a total of 265.8 yards in four games. The Patriots have also allowed just two touchdowns to opposing teams throughout that span.

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There are multiple aspects that make the Patriots a dangerous team to face, no matter where you play them. But on Sunday evening in Week 14, the Chiefs talented offense will be put to the test when they go into Foxborough and that will result in New England improving to a perfect 6-0 at Gillette Stadium through 14 weeks of action while improving to 11-2 on the season.