Game Preview - Chiefs underdogs vs Ravens at Kansas City
Baltimore Ravens vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds
The Kansas City Chiefs will try to break out of a recent home slump when they host the Baltimore Ravens at Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday. Kansas City is just 1-6 SU in its last seven games at home.
Baltimore is 3-0 SU and ATS in its last three games against Kansas City and has won each game by at least 10 points.
The point spread was settled in at 7 favoring the host Chiefs earlier in the week, according to Sportsbook.ag. The over under line was hovering around 46, with movement expected during the week at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 20-rated Chiefs and the No. 13-rated Ravens in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 36-15 win for the Ravens on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 18-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a Ravens defense that ranks No. 10 at 20.8 PPG. The Chiefs passing attack has averaged 246 yards per game, less than the Ravens give up through the air (295.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Ravens feature the league's No. 26-rated road run defense, allowing 129 yards per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.
The Ravens were a 23-16 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Browns. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (39) made winners of UNDER bettors. Joe Flacco led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 356 yards Thursday as the Ravens downed the Browns 23-16 at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Chiefs were a 37-20 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Chargers. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (57) made winners of OVER bettors. Kansas City lost its last outing 37-20 against San Diego on Sunday, getting a 108-yard receiving performance from Dwayne Bowe in a losing cause at Arrowhead Stadium.
Baltimore Ravens Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 5-5
Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6
A few Ravens at Chiefs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Baltimore is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Baltimore is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 15 games
Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Baltimore home to Dallas, Sunday, October 14
Kansas City at Tampa Bay, Sunday, October 14