Raiders vs. Chiefs Week 8 Free Pick
KANSAS CITY, MO (ATS Consultants) – AFC West rivals square off in Kansas City when the Chiefs host the Raiders at 4:05PM ET today.
NFL 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 41.5 points. Oakland is 2-4 overall and 0-3 on the road, while Kansas City is 1-5 overall and 0-3 at home.
Line Movement: This game opened as a pick’em but the line has swung in the Chiefs’ favor and Kansas City is now –1. The total, meanwhile, opened at 42.5 and has been bet down to 41.5 or 41.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 68% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Raiders. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Playoff Free Pick: Take Oakland. According to latest NFL trends, Oakland is 3-1 ATS L4 on the road in series and 6-0 ATS L6 on the road in series. Last year: Kansas City (+3) over OAKLAND, 28-0; Oakland (+2’) over KANSAS CITY, 16-13. The Chiefs are going back to Brady Quinn, which basically means that they are looking for the first pick of the NFL Draft. At 1-5, the Chiefs are going nowhere. The Raiders have their own issues, but did overcome three turnovers to defeat Jacksonville, 23-20 in overtime at home on Sunday. The good news for the Raiders is that Darren McFadden was back on form, rushing for 164 yards with a TD. The better news for the Raiders is that the Chiefs are 22nd against the run (125ypg).
2012 NFL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: OAKLAND RAIDERS +1ATSSportsline.com has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!