Sunday, January 3, 2016
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The Oakland Raiders matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
Derek Carr finished his last game with 204 yards through the air for Oakland. He completed 23 passes out of 38 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Raiders were led in rushing by Latavius Murray, who finished with 79 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Michael Crabtree led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 39 yards. He had an average of 7 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Oakland totaled 281 yards by way of 65 plays. They rushed the ball 24 times for a total of 106 yards on the game and the Raiders totaled 14 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 8 passing and 2 by penalty.
Alex Smith finished his last game with 125 yards through the air for Kansas City. He completed 15 passes out of 22 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Chiefs were led in rushing by Charcandrick West, who finished with 62 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jeremy Maclin led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 49 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. Kansas City totaled 258 yards by way of 50 plays. They rushed the ball 27 times for a total of 136 yards on the game and the Chiefs totaled 16 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 8 passing and 2 by penalty.
Oakland is scoring 23 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 23 passes on 38 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 248 yards per game through the air as well. The Raiders carry the ball for an average of 94 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They run 64 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 342 total yards each outing. The Raiders get 19 first downs per game and they average 69.5 penalty yards via 8.8 penalties each contest.
Oakland gives up an average of 266 passing yards and 25 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 26 completions per game on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. The Raiders give up 99 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4.1 average per carry. Oakland allows 365 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 59.2 yards per game.
Kansas City averages 25 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 67% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 207 yards through the air per game thus far. The Chiefs carry the ball for an average of 124 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They run 59 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 331 total yards per game. The Chiefs are averaging 19 first downs per outing and accumulate 54.9 penalty yards via 6.6 penalties each game.
Kansas City gives up 236 passing yards per outing and 18 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 22 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58%. The Chiefs give up 102 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Kansas City allows 338 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 6.9 penalties for 58.8 yards in each contest.
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 8-5-2 against the over/under so far this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 7-8-0 this season
Kansas City Betting Trends
Kansas City is 8-6-1 against the over/under so far this season
Kansas City has an ATS record of 8-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/28/15 FB Marcel Reece Suspension expected to miss Sunday vs. Kansas City
12/27/15 WR Amari Cooper Foot "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
12/27/15 S Nate Allen Knee "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
12/27/15 CB Neiko Thorpe Neck "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
12/24/15 DE Mario Edwards Neck IR
12/22/15 T Austin Howard Knee IR
12/15/15 LB Neiron Ball Knee IR
11/18/15 OLB Aldon Smith Suspension out for season
10/28/15 DE Justin Tuck Pectoral IR
09/07/15 T Menelik Watson Achilles IR
12/27/15 RB De'Anthony Thomas Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
12/27/15 DB Husain Abdullah Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
12/27/15 LB Justin Houston Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
12/27/15 LB Tamba Hali Thumb "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
12/02/15 OL Ben Grubbs Neck IR
11/18/15 TE James O'Shaughnessy Foot IR
10/11/15 RB Jamaal Charles Knee IR
09/30/15 DB Phillip Gaines Knee IR
09/09/15 OL Paul Fanaika Undisclosed IR
09/07/15 TE Richard Gordon Ankle IR
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas City
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