Raiders vs Chiefs Game Preview

Oakland RaidersKansas City Chiefs
Oct 28, 4:05 PM | Grass of Arrowhead Stadium

Oakland Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds

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The Kansas City Chiefs will stick with Brady Quinn at quarterback when they host the Oakland Raiders this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Matt Cassell era is over in Kansas City as the Chiefs have opted to start Quinn in his place out of the bye week and moving forward.

Oakland is 6-3 SU and ATS in its last nine games against the Kansas City Chiefs and a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS in its last five games against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

View Oakland vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Chiefs and the No. 27-ranked Raiders, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 14-11 result in favor of the Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 29-ranked offense (17.3 PPG) against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 27 at 28.5 PPG. The Chiefs passing attack has averaged 214.7 yards per game, less than the Raiders give up through the air (254.7 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Raiders own the league's No. 29-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 157.7 yards per game when on the road. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 4 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Oakland won its last outing, a 26-23 result against the Jaguars on October 21. The Raiders failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 49 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, the Raiders were Week 7 winners, coming out on top of the Jaguars by a score of 26-23.

Kansas City lost its last outing, a 38-10 result against the Buccaneers on October 14. The Chiefs failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 48 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 5-5

Kansas City Chiefs Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the division are 4-6

A few Raiders at Chiefs trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas City's last 17 games

Next up:
Oakland home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, November 4
Kansas City at San Diego, Thursday, November 1

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