Raiders battle Chiefs in Week 15 odds
Kansas City Chiefs vs Oakland Raiders Odds
The Oakland Raiders will try to snap a six-game SU and ATS losing streak this Sunday when they host the Kansas City Chiefs at the O.co Coliseum. Oakland is 0-4 SU and ATS at home over the course of their six-game skid.
Oakland is 7-3 SU and ATS in its last 10 games against Kansas City. The UNDER is 7-1-1 in the last nine games between the Raiders and the Chiefs.
Bettors looking to side with the Raiders in this one found them as 1.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Sportsbook.ag, while the total was sitting at 42.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 26-rated Chiefs taking on the No. 31-rated Raiders in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 13-11 win for the Raiders on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 19.1 PPG, against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 27 this week at 27.1 PPG. The Raiders aerial game is averaging 277.7 yards per game, more than the Chiefs secondary allows through the air, 218.2 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Chiefs feature the league's No. 26-rated road run defense, allowing 133.5 yards per game. Oakland, meanwhile, ranks No. 29 in rushing offense at home.
The Chiefs were a 30-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Browns. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (37) made winners of UNDER bettors. Jamaal Charles tore up the turf for 165 rushing yards in the latest Chiefs game, a 30-7 loss to the Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 26-13 loser as they battled the Broncos at home. The Raiders failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Rod Streater hauled in 4 passes for 100 yards against the Denver defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 26-13 loss against the Broncos on Thursday.
Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the division are 3-7
Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the division are 4-6
A few Chiefs at Raiders trends to consider:
Kansas City is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas City's last 15 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 15 games when playing Kansas City
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
Kansas City home to Indianapolis, Sunday, December 23
Oakland at Carolina, Sunday, December 23