Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders odds, picks and best bets

The Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) visit the Oakland Raiders (1-0) in a 4:05 p.m. ET battle of AFC West unbeatens. Oakland defeated Denver, 24-16, in a Week 1 home game. The Chiefs downed the Jaguars, 40-26, in Jacksonville.

Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders: Betting trends and tips

  • New faces on both sides of the football have improved Oakland’s outlook with regard to protecting the quarterback and getting to opposing signal-callers. A Raiders defense that had 13 sacks in all of 2018 had three in the team’s win over Denver. A new-look offensive line kept QB Derek Carr upright, not allowing a sack while Carr went 22-of-26 passing.
  • A year ago, KC was a plus-3 in turnovers in a 35-3 win at home. In Oakland, the Chiefs prevailed by seven (40-33). The game was within 10 for the final 10:41. Yardage and first downs were near-even; the Chiefs were a plus-2 in turnovers.
  • The Chiefs have won three of their last four games in Oakland.

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  • A fresh-legged Josh Jacobs ran for 85 yards and two touchdowns against Denver.
  • The Chiefs are 1-4-1 against the spread over their last six games following a straight-up victory.
  • Oakland is 5-1 ATS in their last six games on grass.
  • With last week’s win over the Broncos, the Raiders are 4-0 ATS in their last four tilts at home.
  • The over is 7-2 in the Chiefs’ last nine games and 4-0-1 in Oakland’s last five.
  • The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last five meetings between Kansas City and Oakland.
  • Both teams exhibited some solid game control in Week 1. The Chiefs scored on each of their first seven drives. The KC defense struggled a bit – adding that to Oakland’s better-looking offense will likely make for a lofty OU figure. The Raider offense took a 14-0 lead against Denver and Carr picked apart the Broncos the rest of the way.

Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders: Odds, betting lines and picks

Sep 8, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars defensive back D.J. Hayden (25) dives to try and tackle Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) during the second half at TIAA Bank Field. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 8, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars defensive back D.J. Hayden (25) dives to try and tackle Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) during the second half at TIAA Bank Field. (Photo Credit: Reinhold Matay – USA TODAY Sports)

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Lines last updated Thursday at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Prediction

Kansas City 31, Oakland 24

Moneyline ( ?)

Oakland (+260) lands as a layoff. A move back to +300-310 makes the Raiders a secondary play to investigate

Against the Spread ( ?)

The Chiefs may be road-weary in anticipating a week-three home game against the Ravens. Oakland is 4-0 ATS (with outright upsets) over its last four contests as a home ‘dog. The Raiders (+7.5, -125) have some upside expected value.

Over/Under ( ?)

At 53.5, the OVER (-105) still makes sense. Two offenses that got off to a good start against defenses with question marks.

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