Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
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The Kansas City Chiefs travel to Oakland Coliseum to take on the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 13 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 56.5.
The Chiefs have an ATS record of 8-2-1 while their over/under record is 6-4-1. The Raiders have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 3-8-0 against the spread.
Valuable Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6-4-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 8-2-1 against the spread
Important Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 3-8-0 against the spread
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
11/25/18 DB Eric Berry Heel is questionable Sunday vs Oakland
11/25/18 OL Mitch Morse Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Oakland
10/23/18 OL Jordan Devey Undisclosed IR
10/23/18 LB Terrance Smith Knee IR
10/13/18 WR De'Anthony Thomas Leg IR
10/10/18 DB Armani Watts Undisclosed IR
10/10/18 OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Fibula IR
09/04/18 WR Byron Pringle Hamstring IR
09/04/18 OL Dillon Gordon Shoulder IR
09/04/18 RB J.D. Moore Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 OL Tejan Koroma Knee IR
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
11/12/18 WR Martavis Bryant Knee is out indefinitely
10/30/18 CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Retired is out for season
10/19/18 RB Marshawn Lynch Groin IR
10/03/18 T Donald Penn Leg IR
09/26/18 K Mike Nugent Hip IR
09/13/18 DT Justin Ellis Foot IR
09/11/18 LS Andrew DePaola Knee IR
09/04/18 DT Ahtyba Rubin Biceps IR
09/04/18 K Eddy Pineiro Groin IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6th in the NFL in points scored with 404. They have run 678 plays this season for 4,777 yards, which ranks them 5th in the league in total offense. The Chiefs average 7 yards per play, which is 2nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 267 1st downs this year, placing them 10th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas City has run for 1,274 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in the NFL. They've run 267 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 97 times for 814 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the league in penalties. Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 3,628 yards this season. He has completed 264 passes on 391 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.5%. His quarterback rating is 117.9. He averages 9.3 yards per pass attempt and 13.7 yards per completion.
Kansas City is 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 294. They have surrendered a total of 4,562 yards on D, which is 28th in the NFL. The Chiefs are ranked 26th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 25th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 296 passes on 468 attempts against the Kansas City Chiefs defense this season, placing them 9th and 27th in the National Football League. The Kansas City pass defense has also given up a total of 3,269 yards through the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 261 attempts for 1,293 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in the league against the run. The Chiefs have committed 74 penalties for 603 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 41% of possessions on defense, which is 17th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas City is ranked 15th in the league in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 245 punt return yards and average 12.9 yards per return, which is 26th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 91 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 651 yards on special teams, ranking 1st in kick return yardage. The Chiefs average 26 yards per kick return and have a long of 97 yards this year. They are 1st in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,798. The Kansas City Chiefs have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 17, which is 1st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 94.4%. Kansas City Chiefs kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 47 for 50 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,412 yards on 31 punts, averaging 45.5 yards per punt. That places them 14th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 1,093 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in the league. They've run 259 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 71 times for 599 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the NFL in penalties. They are 23rd in the National Football League in points scored with 187. They have run 683 plays this year for 3,721 yards, which ranks them 17th in the NFL in total offense. The Raiders average 5.4 yards per play, which is 12th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 203 1st downs this season, ranking them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr has completed 263 throws while attempting 385 passes for a completion percentage of 68.3%. He has passed for 2,827 yards this year. He averages 10.7 yards per completion and 7.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 92.2.
The Raiders rush defense has given up 339 attempts for 1,665 yards this season, putting them in 12th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 80 penalties for 657 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 46.2% of possessions on defense, which is 32nd in the NFL. Oakland is 20th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 327. They have given up a total of 4,290 yards on D, which is 23rd in the league. The Raiders are 27th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Their pass defense has allowed 8.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 27th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 194 throws on 307 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, ranking them 24th and 11th in the league. The Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,625 yards in the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have tried 23 field goals this season and made 18, which is 29th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 78.3%. Oakland kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,131 yards on 49 punts, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 5th in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is 27th in the NFL in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 163 punt return yards and are averaging 8.2 yards per return, which is 30th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 49 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 355 yards on special teams, placing them 13th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 22.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 28 yards this season. They are 25th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,446.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chiefs -13
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