|2013 NFL on CBS Week 12 Odds & Point Spread: Chiefs -4 vs. Chargers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 21 November 2013 15:00|
Chargers vs. Chiefs Odds
Kansas City is 9-1 overall, 5-0 at home and 6-4 against the spread. San Diego is 4-6 overall, 2-4 on the road and 5-4-1 against the spread. San Diego has won four of its last five meetings with Kansas City.
Trends show that the home team is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series while San Diego is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in its last 4 games in November.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Chiefs are favored at home, as they have odds of -4 points against the Chargers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 41.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Chiefs favored by 5 points. The spread slowly worked its way down to 4 points. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 41.5 points.
Kansas City is coming off its first loss of the year, 27-17 at Denver. The Chiefs haven’t had much success on offense this year, as they post just 320 yards per game. The defense has been the strong point, as they allow just 336.9 yards per game. Justin Houston is leading the defense with 43 tackles and 11 sacks, while Tamba Hali has added nine sacks. Alex Smith is leading the offense with 2,149 yards and 11 touchdowns while Jamaal Charles has 803 rushing yards and six scores.
San Diego is coming off a 20-16 loss at Miami last week. The Chargers have lost three straight since a bye week. The Chargers are slowing down on offense, scoring an average of just 20 points in the last three games. For the season, San Diego is producing 399.4 yards per game, while the defense is giving up 389 yards per contest. Philip Rivers has thrown for 2,989 yards and 19 touchdowns this season to lead the team, while Antonio Gates has caught 56 passes for 664 yards and three touchdowns. Eric Weddle is leading the defense with 77 tackles, one sack and seven pass deflections.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas City tackle Eric Fisher (shoulder) and defensive end Tyson Jackson (abdominal) are both questionable. San Diego receiver Keenan Allen (knee) and tackle King Dunlap (concussion) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Chiefs, as Kansas City is getting 66% of the wagers with odds of -4 points against San Diego on Sunday.