|NFL Week 8 Raiders vs. Chiefs Odds, Spread & Over/Under Totals|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 26 October 2012 18:00|
Raiders vs. Chiefs Week 8 Odds
KANSAS CITY, MO (The Spread) – AFC West rivals will battle on Sunday when the Raiders visit the Chiefs at 4:05PM ET.
OAKLAND: The Raiders staged a comeback against the Jaguars on Sunday when they beat Jacksonville 26-23 as a 6-point home favorite. Carson Palmer completed 26-of-46 passes for 298 yards with one touchdown and one interception, while Darren McFadden rushed for 53 yards on 19 carries. Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey caught four passes for 85 yards and Marcel Reece hauled in four passes for 58 yards. The win improved Oakland’s record to 2-4 and 2-4 against the spread, while the under has covered in two of the Raiders’ last three games.
KANSAS CITY: The Buccaneers crushed the Chiefs 38-10 as Brady Quinn completed just 22-of-38 passes for 180 yards with two interceptions. Jamaal Charles was also held to 40 yards on 12 carries and Dwayne Bowe caught three passes for 25 yards with no touchdowns. The loss dropped Kansas City’s record to 1-5 and 2-4 against the spread as the Chiefs failed to cover as a 5-point underdog versus the Bucs. The over has also hit in four the Chiefs’ first six games.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Chiefs are 1-point favorites over the Raiders, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 42.5 points. The Raiders enter this game with a straight up record of 2-4 and are 2-4 against the spread, while the Chiefs are 1-5 straight up and 2-4 ATS.
TRENDS: The under is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams in Kansas City and 12-2 in the last 14 meetings overall. The Raiders are also 6-0 against the spread in their last six trips to Kansas City, while the underdog is 18-7-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings. The road team, meanwhile, is 20-5-1 against the spread in the last 26 meetings.
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