Kansas City Chiefs vs. Las Vegas Raiders: Best Odds and Preview for Week 10


By Ed Winchester | November 8, 2021, 8:42 pm

The Kansas City Chiefs (5-4) are small favorites (-2.5) versus the Las Vegas Raiders (5-3) in a matchup of two division rivals. The expected point total for the game is 52.

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Today, we are looking at the NFL matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Las Vegas Raiders in which the Raiders are currently the clear pick among bettors to cover the spread.

Chiefs Vs. Raiders Spread Betting Action

Chiefs vs Raiders Moneyline Action
Chiefs Raiders
Bet % 19% 81%
Stake % 18% 82%

Kansas City stats and betting info

Betting trends for Kansas City

  • Kansas City is only 2-7-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Chiefs have a 2-7 record against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
  • In Kansas City’s nine games with a set total, four have hit the over (44.4%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 289.4 (2605) 6
Rush yards 112.3 (1011) 15
Points scored 24.6 (221) 12
Pass yards against 270.1 (2431) 20
Rush yards against 121.8 (1096) 21
Points allowed 25.2 (227) 24

Key players for Kansas City

  • Patrick Mahomes II leads Kansas City with 2,523 yards (280.3 ypg) on 236-of-362 passing with 20 touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season. He also has 227 rushing yards on 37 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
  • Darrel Williams has carried the ball 84 times for a team-high 300 yards on the ground and has found the end zone four times as a runner. He’s also tacked on 22 catches for 170 yards (18.9 per game).
  • Tyreek Hill’s team-leading 772 yards as a receiver have come on 68 receptions (out of 101 targets) with six touchdowns.
  • Travis Kelce has hauled in 54 receptions totaling 628 yards, finding the end zone five times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Mecole Hardman has been the target of 53 passes and hauled in 38 receptions for 372 yards, an average of 41.3 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone one time through the air this season.

Kansas City injuries

Chiefs: No Injuries Listed

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Las Vegas stats and betting info

Betting trends for Las Vegas

  • So far this year, Las Vegas has compiled a 4-4-0 record against the spread.
  • The Raiders are 3-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in four of Las Vegas’ eight games with a set total.
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 320.6 (2565) 2
Rush yards 89.4 (715) 27
Points scored 24.5 (196) 17
Pass yards against 220.8 (1766) 4
Rush yards against 133.5 (1068) 28
Points allowed 23.6 (189) 15

Key players for Las Vegas

  • Derek Carr has compiled 2,565 yards on 67.3% passing while tossing 13 touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season.
  • Josh Jacobs has run for 280 yards on 73 carries so far this year while scoring five times on the ground. He’s also added 18 catches, totaling 129 yards.
  • Kenyan Drake has compiled 190 yards on 46 carries with two touchdowns, while also catching 24 passes for 257 yards and one score.
  • Darren Waller has totaled 40 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 470 (58.8 yards per game). He’s been targeted 64 times and has and two touchdowns.
  • Hunter Renfrow has put up a 448-yard season so far with three touchdowns. He’s caught 45 passes on 60 targets.
  • Bryan Edwards’ 35 targets have resulted in 18 receptions for 346 yards and one touchdown.

Las Vegas injuries

Raiders: No Injuries Listed

Pick for Chiefs vs. Raiders

Our in-depth statistical analysis paired with the betting split data from regulated betting sites favors the Raiders to cover the spread against the Chiefs.

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