Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders Week 7 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/19/2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
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The Kansas City Chiefs travel to Oakland Coliseum to take on the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47.5. The Chiefs have an ATS record of 5-1-0 while their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Raiders have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 5-1-0 against the spread
Important Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
10/16/17 RB Charcandrick West Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Oakland
10/16/17 WR Tyreek Hill Head probable Thursday vs. Oakland
10/15/17 S Steven Terrell Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Oakland
10/15/17 WR Albert Wilson Leg "?" Thursday vs. Oakland
10/15/17 OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Knee "?" Thursday vs. Oakland
10/09/17 WR Chris Conley Achilles IR
10/04/17 LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Groin out indefinitely
09/26/17 K Cairo Santos Groin IR
09/18/17 OL Mitch Morse Foot out indefinitely
09/08/17 DB Eric Berry Achilles IR
09/07/17 DB Ashton Lampkin ACL IR
09/04/17 DB Steven Nelson Abdominal IR
09/02/17 LB Tamba Hali Undisclosed PUP
08/30/17 RB Spencer Ware Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Dadi Nicolas Knee PUP
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
10/16/17 CB Gareon Conley Shin doubtful Thursday vs. Kansas City
10/15/17 CB Antonio Hamilton Knee IR
10/15/17 FB Jamize Olawale Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Kansas City
10/15/17 LB Marquel Lee Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Kansas City
10/09/17 DT Darius Latham Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 11/19 vs. New England)
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
09/05/17 S Obi Melifonwu Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 177. They have run 364 plays this season for 2,322 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the league in total offense. The Chiefs average 6.4 yards per play, which is 1st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 128 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas City has run for 809 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in the NFL. They've run 152 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 49 times for 428 yards so far this season, which has them 2nd in the league in penalties. Alex Smith has thrown for 1,637 yards this season. He has completed 140 passes on 192 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.9%. His quarterback rating is 119.2. He averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.7 yards per completion.
Kansas City is 18th in the league in points allowed on defense with 130. They have surrendered a total of 2,269 yards on D, which is 30th in the NFL. The Chiefs are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 26th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 108 passes on 202 attempts against the Kansas City Chiefs defense this season, placing them 5th and 22nd in the National Football League. The Kansas City pass defense has also given up a total of 1,485 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 164 attempts for 784 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. The Chiefs have committed 38 penalties for 306 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 12th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.8% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas City is ranked 11th in the league in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 28 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 28th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 9 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 241 yards on special teams, ranking 1st in kick return yardage. The Chiefs average 26.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this year. They are 2nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,529. The Kansas City Chiefs have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 28th in the National Football League. Kansas City Chiefs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 738 yards on 16 punts, averaging 46.1 yards per punt. That places them 16th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 562 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in the league. They've run 131 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 33 times for 302 yards so far this year, which has them 25th in the NFL in penalties. They are 13th in the National Football League in points scored with 124. They have run 326 plays this year for 1,670 yards, which ranks them 29th in the NFL in total offense. The Raiders average 5.1 yards per play, which is 21st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr has completed 95 throws while attempting 139 passes for a completion percentage of 68.3%. He has passed for 924 yards this year. He averages 9.7 yards per completion and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 93.9.
The Raiders rush defense has given up 179 attempts for 703 yards this season, putting them in 23rd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 31 penalties for 250 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 40.3% of possessions on defense, which is 29th in the NFL. Oakland is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 126. They have given up a total of 2,099 yards on D, which is 25th in the league. The Raiders are 27th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 7.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 126 throws on 183 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, ranking them 19th and 9th in the league. The Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,396 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have tried 6 field goals this season and made 6, which is 10th in the league. Oakland kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 693 yards on 13 punts, averaging 53.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is 22nd in the NFL in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 22 punt return yards and are averaging 4.4 yards per return, which is 27th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 13 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 138 yards on special teams, placing them 6th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 27.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 41 yards this season. They are 22nd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,091.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chiefs -2.5
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