L.A. Times Sam Farmer picks Thursday winner between Chargers and Chiefs

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Chargers cornerback Desmond King will get reacquainted in Kansas City on Thursday night.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Chargers (10-3) at Kansas City (11-2)

TV: Ch. 11, NFL Network, 5:15 p.m. PDT.

Line: Chiefs by 3½.

Over/under: 53.

Sam Farmer’s pick: Had they not dropped a bunch of passes, the Chargers might have beaten the Chiefs in the opener. L.A. is making those catches now, and has the defensive firepower to pull this off against the hobbled Chiefs. Chargers 27, Chiefs 24


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