Las Vegas Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs Prediction, 10/11/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: Las Vegas Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs
Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City -12.5
Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders (2-2) travel to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Kansas City Chiefs (4-0). Las Vegas opens this game as 12.5-point dogs. The total has been set at 53.5.
The Las Vegas Raiders head into this matchup 2-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the Buffalo Bills and lost 30-23. Derek Carr went 32/44 with 311 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with no picks. Josh Jacobs led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 16 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 48 yards by way of 15 carries which had him averaging 3.2 yards per run. Darren Waller led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 88 yards on 9 catches. He notched an average of 9.8 yards per catch for the game. The Las Vegas Raiders ended up rushing 23 times and racked up 86 yards which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 69 plays which gave them a total of 383 yards. For the contest, the Raiders earned 24 1st downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 66 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Las Vegas gave up 24 completions on 34 attempts totaling 274 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. Against the run, the Raiders gave up 62 yards on 24 tries which gave them an average of 2.6 yards per run allowed. On the day, they allowed a total of 336 yards but finished the game without a turnover.
The Raiders have earned 1,507 total yards for the year. As a team they maintain an average of 115.3 yards via the ground game ranking them 15th in the league. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Las Vegas has totaled 8 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Las Vegas Raiders have an average of 27.8 points per contest. The Raiders are ranked 24th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, allowing 30 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.0 yards per run and 138.3 rushing yards per game over the course of this season. Overall, they have allowed 553 rushing yards through 4 outings. Regarding passing yardage, the Raiders have conceded 1,001 yards which puts them in 21st in the National Football League. In their 4 games, they have conceded 250.3 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.4%. Over the course of this year, they have surrendered 388.5 yards per outing which has them sitting 21st in the NFL.
The Chiefs head into this game 4-0 for this season. In their last game they took on the New England Patriots and won 26-10. Clyde Edwards-Helaire led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 64 yards via 16 carries which meant he averaged 4.0 yards per run. Travis Kelce was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 70 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 23.3 yards per reception for the game. Patrick Mahomes went 19/29 with 236 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball 25 times and racked up 94 yards which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per rush. On the day, the Chiefs earned 19 first downs and they had a total of 4 infractions for 38 yards. In all, they ran 55 plays for 323 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Kansas City conceded 20 catches on 37 tries totaling 172 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. For the game, they gave up 357 yards and forced 4 turnovers. In the running game, the Chiefs conceded 185 yards on 35 carries which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Chiefs have earned 1,106 passing yards in addition to an average of 276.5 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 6th out of all NFL teams. The Kansas City Chiefs are averaging 405.8 yards per contest which is good for 5th in the NFL. They are averaging 129.3 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 517 yards overall. When looking at how much they score, the Chiefs sit 9th in the NFL averaging 29.3 points per outing. When it comes to passing yards, the Chiefs have conceded 780 yards which puts them in 5th in the NFL. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 356 yards per outing which has them sitting 14th in the league. The Chiefs are ranked 2nd in the NFL in terms of team defense, conceding 17.5 PPG. The opposition is running for 5.3 yards per rushing attempt and 161 rushing yards per contest this year. Over the course of their 4 games played this season, they have relinquished 195 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 59.2%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 644 rushing yards through 4 outings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Chiefs -12.5 and over 53.5 total points
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