|2013 NFL on CBS Week 5 Odds, Point Spread & Total: Chiefs vs. Titans|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 02 October 2013 15:00|
Chiefs vs. Titans Odds
Kansas City is 4-0 overall, 2-0 on the road and 3-1 against the spread. Tennessee is 3-1 overall, 2-0 at home and 3-0-1 against the spread. The road team has won three of the last four in this series.
Trends show that the road team has covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 in this series. Tennessee has covered the spread in 5 of its last 6 AFC games. These two have hit the over in their last four meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Chiefs are favored on the road, as they have odds of -1 point at Tennessee on Sunday. The over/under total for this game has been set at 38.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Chiefs as a 3-point favorite. The spread never was greater than that, and is at its low currently with KC favored by 1. The over/under total opened at a peak of 40.5 points and has since been making the drop to 38.5.
Kansas City is 4-0 thanks to a 31-7 win over the Giants at home last week. Three of the four wins for Kansas City have come by at least 10 points this season. The Chiefs are averaging 347.3 yards per game on offense while holding opponents to 306.3 yards per contest. Alex Smith has thrown for 957 yards and seven touchdowns while Jamaal Charles has rushed for 289 yards and two scores while catching 23 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns. On defense, Justin Houston has picked up an impressive 7.5 sacks and 19 tackles in four games. As a team, Kansas City already has 18 sacks.
Tennessee is 3-1 following a 38-13 win over the Jets last Sunday. Tennessee is now averaging 312.8 yards per game on offense, while the defense is holding opponents to 313.3 yards per game. Jake Locker has thrown for 721 yards and six touchdowns this season, but he will miss the next handful of games due to a hip injury. Stepping in is Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has thrown for 108 yards on 3 of 8 passing this season. Receiver Nate Washington has caught 19 passes for 332 yards while the defense is being led by Alterraun Verner, who has four interceptions in four games.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas City tight end Anthony Fasano (ankle) and tackle Eric Fisher (concussion) are questionable for the game. Tennessee receiver Kenny Britt (ribs) and defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill (ankle) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Chiefs, as Kansas City is getting 85% of the wagers with a point spread of -1 at Tennessee on Sunday.