|2013 NFL Week 8 Odds, Spread & Over/Under Total: Browns vs. Chiefs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:00|
Browns vs. Chiefs Odds
Kansas City is 7-0 overall, 4-0 at home and 5-2 against the spread. Cleveland is 3-4 overall, 1-2 on the road and 3-4 against the spread. Cleveland has won three of its last four against Kansas City.
Trends show that the Browns are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 after a loss. Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on grass.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Kansas City is the favorite at home, as the Chiefs have odds of -7.5 points against the Browns. The over/under total for the game has been set at 39.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Kansas City favored by 9.5 points. The spread quickly fell to 7.5. The over/under total opened at 39 points and since added the hook.
The Chiefs improved to 7-0 on the season with a 17-16 win over the Texans last week. Kansas City has been led all season by its impressive defense, which is holding opponents to just 304.6 yards per game. Kansas City has also not allowed more than 17 points in a single game while racking up 35 sacks and 19 turnovers. Justin Houston has 10 sacks on the year while Tamba Hali has added nine. Jamaal Charles is leading the Kansas City offense with 561 rushing yards and six scores while catching 36 passes for 337 yards and two scores.
Cleveland is coming off a 31-13 loss at Green Bay last week. The Browns have allowed 31 points in two straight games while averaging 15 points in the two back-to-back losses. The offense is posting just 315.7 yards per game, while allowing 318.9 yards per contest. Brandon Weeden has thrown for 1,154 yards and five touchdowns this season, but also has six interceptions. Jordan Cameron has added 45 catches for 515 yards and six scores. T.J. Ward has 47 tackles with two interceptions to lead the defense.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas City defensive tackle Jaye Howard (undisclosed) and linebacker Dezman Moses (toe) are both questionable for the game. Cleveland linebacker Brandon Magee (oblique) and defensive lineman Billy Winn (quad) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Kansas City, as the Chiefs are getting 65% of the wagers with odds of -7.5 points against the Browns on Sunday.