Oakland Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs Pick, Odds, Week 13 Prediction 12/1/2019
Game: Oakland Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Location: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City -8.5
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs host the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Oakland opens this contest as 8.5-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 51.5. The Raiders are 6-5-0 ATS and 6-5-0 when betting on the total. The Chiefs are 7-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 7-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Oakland Raiders played the New York Jets and ended up taking the loss by a score of 34-3. Josh Jacobs paced the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 34 yards via 10 carries which had him averaging 3.4 yards per tote. Jalen Richard was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 47 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 7.8 yards per catch in the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Raiders was Derek Carr who went 15/27 with 127 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He gave away 1 interception in the game. The Oakland Raiders ran the ball 22 times and added 68 yards which gave them an average of 3.1 yards per attempt. On the day, they ran 57 plays which gave them a total of 208 yards. For the contest, the Raiders got 10 1st downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 35 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Oakland gave up 20 completions on 29 attempts totaling 313 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. On the day, they allowed a total of 401 yards and earned 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Raiders gave up 88 yards on 30 tries which is an average of 2.9 yards per attempt allowed. Josh Schonwald has a NFL prediction for the game between the Eagles and Dolphins.
Raiders Slide to 6-5 After Loss
The Raiders head into this matchup 6-5 for this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 21 points per game, which has them at 22nd in the league. As a team, they are averaging 123 rushing yards per contest which is 7th in the AFC. For total yardage, they sit in 6th in the conference and 14th in the league with 3,925 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Raiders currently have a total of 16 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the AFC West and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Raiders have one of the average defenses in the league, allowing 25.8 points per contest which has them at 14th in the conference. In terms of yards on the ground, Oakland is giving up 104.3 yards per contest putting them 1st among AFC West teams and 13th in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per rush which has them at 4th in the conference and 9th in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 1,350 yards rushing through 11 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Raiders have conceded 2,935 yards. Opponents are completing 64.2% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.3 yards per attempt. They have allowed 26 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns.
In their last game, the Kansas City Chiefs took on the Los Angeles Chargers and notched a win by a score of 24-17. Running the show from under center for the Chiefs was Patrick Mahomes who went 19/32 with 182 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick in the game. Patrick Mahomes paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 24 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 59 yards by way of 5 carries which had him averaging 11.8 yards per carry. Travis Kelce was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 92 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 13.1 yards per reception for the game. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball a total of 27 times and racked up a total of 130 yards earning them an average of 4.8 yards per attempt. On the day, they totaled 60 plays which added up to 310 yards. For the game, the Chiefs had a total of 18 first downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 102 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Kansas City allowed 28 completions on 52 attempts totaling 345 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. In the game, they gave up a total of 438 yards and forced 4 turnovers. Against the run, the Chiefs allowed 93 yards on 19 runs which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per carry allowed. Another prediction you may want to look into is the free NFL pick from Tony Sink on the Packers vs Giants contest.
Chiefs Go to 7-4 After Win
The Chiefs head into this game 7-4. In discussing the offensive production, the Chiefs have one of the average offenses in the league. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Chiefs are ranked 1st in the AFC West and 4th out of all the teams in the league averaging 28.0 points per game. Kansas City hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 94 yards on the ground per game, putting them 22nd in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,038 yards rushing through 11 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Chiefs average 396 yards per contest overall ranking them 3rd among NFL teams and 2nd in the AFC.
The Chiefs are giving up 23.3 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the AFC West and 19th in the NFL. In regard to points given up, they have given up 256 total points. In terms of yards rushing, they are giving up 143 yards per contest ranking them 30th in the NFL and 4th in the AFC West. This year, they have allowed 1,574 yards rushing and 12 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the league. They are allowing 233 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Chiefs are ranked 8th among AFC teams. They have allowed 17 passing touchdowns for the 2019 season.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Chiefs -8.5
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