|2013 NFL Week 2 Odds, Point Spread & Total: Cowboys vs. Chiefs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 13 September 2013 14:00|
Cowboys vs. Chiefs Odds
Dallas is 1-0 on the season, 1-0 against the spread and playing in its road opener. Kansas City is 1-0 overall, 1-0 against the spread and playing in its home opener. Dallas has won two straight over Kansas City.
Trends show that Dallas is just 4-14 against the spread in its last 18 games following a win. Kansas City is 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 games following a win and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 Week-2 games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Kansas City is actually the favorite at home, as the Chiefs have odds of -3 points against the Cowboys. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Chiefs favored by 1.5 points. The spread hit a low of 1 point before making the climb to Kansas City -3. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 46.5 points.
Dallas started the season with a 36-31 win over NFC rival, New York, 36-31. The Cowboys had just 331 yards of offense in the win, but forced six turnovers and scored twice as a defense. Tony Romo had 263 passing yards with two touchdowns while DeMarco Murray rushed for 86 yards on 20 carries.
The Chiefs started the season with an impressive 28-2 win at Jacksonville. Kansas City dominated the Jaguars, holding the Jags to just 178 total yards of offense while picking up six sacks and forcing two turnovers. Kansas City didn’t do anything too special on offense, totaling just 292 yards, but Jamaal Charles did rush for 77 yards and a touchdown while Alex Smith was 21 of 34 passing for 173 yards and two touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Dallas defensive end Anthony Spencer is questionable with a knee injury while linebacker Ernie Sims is questionable with an injured groin. Kansas City offensive lineman Jon Asamoah is questionable with a calf injury while linebacker Nico Johnson is questionable with an ankle issue.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Dallas, as the Cowboys are getting 65% of the wagers with odds of +3 points against Kansas City.