Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Arrowhead Stadium is the venue for the game between the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City as 4 point favorites. The total has been set at 47.5. The Chiefs are 6-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-5-0. The Raiders are 4-7-1 ATS and their over/under record is 5-7-0.
Valuable Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 4-7-1 against the spread
Important Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6-6-0 against the spread
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
12/04/17 WR Amari Cooper Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Kansas City
12/03/17 LB Cory James Knee is "?" Sunday vs Kansas City
12/03/17 CB David Amerson Foot is "?" Sunday vs Kansas City
12/03/17 WR Michael Crabtree Suspension Served is probable Sunday vs Kansas City
11/28/17 CB Antonio Hamilton Knee IR-Return Designation 12/10 vs Kansas City
11/13/17 CB Gareon Conley Shin IR
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
12/03/17 RB Charcandrick West Personal is "?" Sunday vs Oakland
12/03/17 LB Dee Ford Back is "?" Sunday vs Oakland
12/03/17 DB Eric Murray Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Oakland
12/03/17 OL Mitch Morse Foot injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs Oakland
12/03/17 LB Tamba Hali Knee is "?" Sunday vs Oakland
10/09/17 WR Chris Conley Achilles IR
10/04/17 LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Groin out indefinitely
09/08/17 DB Eric Berry Achilles IR
09/07/17 DB Ashton Lampkin ACL IR
08/30/17 RB Spencer Ware Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Dadi Nicolas Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 1,120 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in the league. They've run 280 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 80 times for 730 yards so far this year, which has them 16th in the NFL in penalties. They are 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 249. They have run 720 plays this year for 4,014 yards, which ranks them 16th in the NFL in total offense. The Raiders average 5.6 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 226 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr has completed 244 throws while attempting 379 passes for a completion percentage of 64.4%. He has passed for 2,731 yards this year. He averages 11.2 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 91.9.
The Raiders rush defense has given up 318 attempts for 1,259 yards this season, putting them in 11th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 73 penalties for 650 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in the league. They've allowed a score on 41.3% of possessions on defense, which is 32nd in the NFL. Oakland is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 278. They have given up a total of 4,152 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Raiders are 27th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 276 throws on 394 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, ranking them 26th and 10th in the league. The Oakland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,893 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have tried 16 field goals this season and made 13, which is 29th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 81.3%. Oakland Raiders kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,460 yards on 50 punts, averaging 49.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is 15th in the NFL in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 135 punt return yards and are averaging 5.6 yards per return, which is 27th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 19 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 537 yards on special teams, placing them 11th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 21.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 49 yards this season. They are 19th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,788.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6th in the NFL in points scored with 303. They have run 712 plays this season for 4,419 yards, which ranks them 6th in the league in total offense. The Chiefs average 6.2 yards per play, which is 2nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 233 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas City has run for 1,351 yards as a team, which ranks 15th in the NFL. They've run 279 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 95 times for 824 yards so far this season, which has them 3rd in the league in penalties. Alex Smith has thrown for 3,239 yards this season. He has completed 273 passes on 402 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 107.2. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion.
Kansas City is 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 274. They have surrendered a total of 4,586 yards on D, which is 30th in the NFL. The Chiefs are ranked 26th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 24th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 241 passes on 424 attempts against the Kansas City defense this season, placing them 7th and 25th in the National Football League. The Chiefs pass defense has also given up a total of 3,033 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 365 attempts for 1,553 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in the league against the run. The Kansas City Chiefs have committed 76 penalties for 659 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 11th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas City is ranked 10th in the league in punt returns with 27. They've accumulated 200 punt return yards and average 7.4 yards per return, which is 21st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 82 yards. They have returned 36 kicks for 817 yards on special teams, ranking 1st in kick return yardage. The Chiefs average 22.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this year. They are 3rd in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,607. The Kansas City Chiefs have attempted 29 field goals this season and made 27, which is 4th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93.1%. Kansas City kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,400 yards on 53 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That places them 16th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Chiefs -4
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