Sunday, October 16, 2016
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The Kansas City Chiefs take on the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at O.co Coliseum. The opening line for this game has Oakland as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48. The Chiefs are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Raiders have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Alex Smith finished with 287 yards through the air for Kansas City last week. He completed 30 passes out of 50 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Chiefs were led in rushing by Spencer Ware, who finished with 82 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jeremy Maclin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 78 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kansas City got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 357 yards for the game. The Chiefs ran for 87 yards on 18 attempts.
Derek Carr finished with 317 yards passing for Oakland last week. He went 25 for 40, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Raiders were led on the ground by Jalen Richard, who finished with 31 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Amari Cooper led the team in receiving with 138 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Oakland had 19 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 68 total plays for 389 yards for the contest. The Raiders ran for 89 yards on 25 carries as a team.
Kansas City scores 21 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 27 passes on 42 attempts for a 64% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 248 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 16th in the league. The Chiefs run for an average of 90 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 22nd in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 339 yards per game, ranking their offense 22nd overall this season. The Chiefs average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 20th in the NFL. They accumulate 55.5 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 25th in the league.
Kansas City allows 241 passing yards per game, ranking 13th, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 17th. They give up 22 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63%. The Chiefs allow 130 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 29th in the NFL. Kansas City allows 370 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 20th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 39.2 yards per game, ranking them 7th among NFL teams.
Oakland averages 28 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 272 yards through the air per game, ranking them 8th. The Raiders run for an average of 119 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 9th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 392 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the league on offense. The Raiders get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 14th. They average 77.2 penalty yards per game via 9.8 penalties, ranking them 2nd in the NFL.
Oakland allows an average of 331 passing yards per game, which ranks 32nd in the league. Their defense overall allows 27 points per contest, which has them ranked 24th. They give up 25 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Raiders allow 122 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 28th in the NFL. Oakland allows 453 total yards per game for an average of 7 yards per play, which ranks 32nd in the league. They force 7.2 penalties for 67.8 yards in each contest, ranking 20th.
Kansas City Betting Trends
Kansas City is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas City has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 LB Sam Barrington Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/09/16 RB Charcandrick West Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/09/16 OL Jah Reid Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/09/16 RB Knile Davis Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/09/16 DB Phillip Gaines Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
08/31/16 LB Josh Mauga Hip IR
08/30/16 LB Justin Houston Knee PUP
08/15/16 QB Tyler Bray Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 LB Malcolm Smith Quad "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 TE Clive Walford Knee "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 RB Latavius Murray Toe "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 G Vadal Alexander Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 OL Matt McCants Knee "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 T Menelik Watson Calf "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 S Nate Allen Quad "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/09/16 RB Taiwan Jones Knee "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
10/05/16 LB Ben Heeney Ankle IR
10/03/16 TE Lee Smith Leg out indefinitely
09/01/16 DE Mario Jr. Edwards Hip out indefinitely
08/17/16 TE Gabe Holmes Foot out indefinitely
08/11/16 OLB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oakland
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