Jan 022016
 

Oakland Raiders (7-8) at Kansas City Chiefs (10-5)

This is another one I don’t have a good feel for. The Chiefs are favored by a touchdown, which I think is a little much, considering the Chiefs rank 10th in rate of moving the chains differential, while the Raiders rank 15th. The Chiefs could also be missing outside linebackers Justin Houston and Tamba Hali, huge parts of their defense, for the 5th and 2nd straight game respectively. It’s not enough for me to have any sort of confidence in Oakland, but they’re my pick here.

Kansas City Chiefs 23 Oakland Raiders 17

Pick against the spread: Oakland +7

Confidence: None

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