Mims' Monday Night Football Pick: Raiders vs Chiefs – Patrick Mahomes, Derek Carr prop bets, over/under
The Monday Night Football Game has the Los Angeles Raiders against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs are 3-1 and the Raiders are 1-3. Kansas City is favored by 7 and the total is 51.0. The money line is Chiefs -345 and the Raiders +270.
The Chiefs have won 3 of the last 4 meetings against the Raiders. Each of those games has gone over the total.
Head Coach Match Up: Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid gets the edge over Raiders Josh McDaniels. Reid and McDaniels have only met one time as head coaches. Reid was with the Eagles at the time.
Player Props: Patrick Mahomes under 278.5 0.5 is priced at -117. Mahomes has averaged 248 yards passing in his last 3 games. The pattern continues and he goes under. Derek Carr under 0.5 interceptions. Carr has thrown 2 interceptions this season. The price is -123.Take him under.
The Consensus: 53% of the money is being wagered on Kansas City. 75% of the action is on the over.
The Selection: The Chiefs have scored an average of 41 points against the Raiders in their last three meetings and have averaged 37 points in their 3 wins. On defense, the Chiefs are eighth in the league in quarterback hits. Kansas City has one of the best run defenses in the league and allows 65.8 yards rushing per game. Raiders will not be able to run the ball. Add Clyde Edwards-Helaire to the Raiders problems to contain along with the many weapons at the Chiefs disposal. Take Chiefs money line and the over.
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