NFL football gambling handicappers are also taking notice of the recent success of the Oakland Raiders as they have emerged as a surprise betting on NFL football challenger.
The Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs will renew one of the great rivalries in all of sports on Sunday with a CBS telecast set for 4:20 PM Eastern. Sports-Gambling opened with Oakland as a 2.5 point home favorite and with an over/under of 40.5.
Kansas City has a NFL betting record of 5-2 both straight up and against the spread with 4 of their games going under the total. The Chiefs are coming off a 13-10 overtime home win over Buffalo as 7 point chalks.
The Chiefs are using an old fashioned recipe for success as they are 1st in the NFL for rushing while ranking 5th overall for points allowed on defense. The passing attack ranks dead last in the NFL. Jamaal Charles has 666 yards rushing to lead KC.
Oakland has a NFL gambling record of 4-4 straight up and 5-3 against the spread while going over the total 5 times. The Raiders have the hot hand and are coming off a 33-3 home blowout over Seattle that followed a 59-14 thrashing and road payout at Denver. Jason Campbell has played better in his second stint as starting quarterback.
Kansas City has paid out in 6 of their last 7 games as an underdog while the Raiders have paid out in just 17 of their last 53 home games and in just 3 of their last 10 games that follow a payout.
The Chiefs have gone over the total in 6 of their last 8 games after failing to cover the spread in their previous game while Oakland has gone over the total in just 20 of their last 65 games versus teams with a winning record.
These two teams have gone under the total in their last 5 meetings in Oakland while the Chiefs have covered the spread in their last 7 NFL football gambling matchups at Oakland. The host has paid out in just 6 of the last 26 matchups in this series and the dog has covered 6 straight between the teams.