NFL football gambling respect is growing for the Oakland Raiders as they have a shot at a .500 season while showing improved betting on NFL football value.
The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Oakland Raiders on Sunday with a telecast on CBS and start time of 1:05 PM ET. Sports-Gambling will have the side and over under lines on this AFC West rivalry matchup so be sure and open your account now for action. Oakland beat Kansas City in a comeback overtime thriller 23-20 as 1 point home dogs on November 7 as the game went over the total of 41.
Oakland has a record of 7-8 straight up and 8-7 with the football odds while going over the total in 10 of 15 games this season. The Raiders can avoid a losing season for the first time since 2002 with a win in this game.
Oakland is coming off a 31-26 home loss to Indianapolis which was their 4th loss in 6 games both straight up and against the spread. The Raiders have shown significant improvement on both sides of the line as they rank 10th for total offense and 13th for total defense.
Kansas City was picked for last place in the preseason AFC West rankings but has won the division with solid play on both sides of the line as they are 10-5 straight up and 9-6 with the odds NFL. The Chiefs went over the total in 7 games this season. Kansas City has jumped to 9th overall in the NFL for total offense and 11th for total defense.
The Chiefs boast the top ranked rushing attack in the NFL with Jamaal Charles leading the way with 1380 yards and 6.4 yards per carry average with 4 TD’s. Matt Cassel has shown phenomenal growth at quarterback with a 98.8 rating and a 27/5 TD/INT ratio. Top target Dwayne Bowe has 1094 yards receiving and a 16.3 yards per catch average with 15 TD’s.
The big NFL football gambling question in this one is how much playing time KC’s starters will actually see as they are already assured a playoff spot and don’t want to risk losing key performers to injury.