Washington Redskins at Kansas City Chiefs Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/2/2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
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Arrowhead Stadium is the venue for the game between the Washington Redskins and the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, October 2, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 49. The Chiefs are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-1-0. The Redskins are 2-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-2-0.
Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0-0 against the spread
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
09/26/17 RB Samaje Perine Hand "?" Monday vs. Kansas City
09/25/17 T Ty Nsekhe Rest left last game, expected to miss Monday vs. Kansas City
09/24/17 TE Jordan Reed Ribs "?" Monday vs. Kansas City
09/24/17 LB Mason Foster Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Kansas City
09/24/17 RB Rob Kelley Ribs "?" Monday vs. Kansas City
09/07/17 S Su'a Cravens Personal out for season
09/05/17 RB Keith Marshall Knee IR
09/05/17 DL Phil Taylor Sr. Quad IR
09/05/17 DE Trent Murphy Knee IR
07/30/17 S DeAngelo Hall Knee PUP
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
09/24/17 LB Dee Ford Hip left last game, "?" Monday vs. Washington
09/24/17 OL Parker Ehinger Knee "?" Monday vs. Washington
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins have run for 409 yards as a unit, which ranks 6th in the league. They've run 90 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 16 times for 117 yards so far this year, which has them 28th in the NFL in penalties. They are 13th in the National Football League in points scored with 71. They have run 194 plays this year for 1,121 yards, which ranks them 8th in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins average 5.8 yards per play, which is 8th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 55 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Kirk Cousins has completed 66 throws while attempting 97 passes for a completion percentage of 68%. He has passed for 784 yards this year. He averages 11.9 yards per completion and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 105.3.
The Redskins rush defense has given up 59 attempts for 187 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 19 penalties for 186 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in the league. They've allowed a score on 29.7% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the NFL. Washington is 11th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 60. They have given up a total of 828 yards on D, which is 7th in the league. The Redskins are 12th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 17th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 60 throws on 95 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, ranking them 13th and 15th in the league. The Washington pass defense has also surrendered a total of 641 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Redskins have tried 7 field goals this season and made 5, which is 18th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 71.4%. Washington Redskins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this season. Their punters have accumulated 587 yards on 13 punts, averaging 45.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NFL in punting average. Washington is 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 39 punt return yards and are averaging 4.9 yards per return, which is 24th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 18 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 93 yards on special teams, placing them 19th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 18.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 24 yards this season. They are 10th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,325.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 93. They have run 167 plays this season for 1,192 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Chiefs average 7.1 yards per play, which is 1st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 58 1st downs this year, placing them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas City has run for 486 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the NFL. They've run 71 times, averaging 6.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 33 times for 301 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the league in penalties. Alex Smith has thrown for 774 yards this season. He has completed 65 passes on 84 attempts for a completion percentage of 77.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.7. He averages 9.2 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion.
Kansas City is 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 57. They have surrendered a total of 1,107 yards on D, which is 28th in the NFL. The Chiefs are ranked 14th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 12th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 61 passes on 122 attempts against the Kansas City defense this season, placing them 14th and 31st in the National Football League. The Chiefs pass defense has also given up a total of 772 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 78 attempts for 335 yards this year, putting them in 18th place in the league against the run. The Kansas City Chiefs have committed 18 penalties for 146 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 30.6% of possessions on defense, which is 9th 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 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.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chiefs -7
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