NFL Capsule: Raiders Narrow Favorites Over Visiting Chiefs - NBC Bay Area

NFL Capsule: Raiders Narrow Favorites Over Visiting Chiefs



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    NFL capsule: Raiders narrow favorites over visiting Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY (2-2) at OAKLAND (4-1)

    Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, CBS

    OPENING LINE - Raiders by 1 1/2

    RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 1-3, Oakland 3-2

    SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 60-52-2

    LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Raiders 23-17, Jan. 3, 2016

    LAST WEEK - Chiefs had bye, lost to Steelers 43-14 on Oct. 2 ; Raiders beat Chargers 34-31

    AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 12, Raiders No. 10

    CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (21), PASS (15).

    CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (29), PASS (13).



    STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Chiefs won three straight vs. Oakland and six straight in division. ... Kansas City QB Alex Smith is 7-1 in career vs. Oakland with 18 TDs, three INTs and 106.1 rating. ... Chiefs have five sacks, fewer than all but one team in NFL. ... Chiefs allowing 129.5 yards rushing per game, worse than all but three teams. ... Kansas City has NFL-best four red zone takeaways. ... Chiefs CBMarcus Peters, NFL Defensive Rookie of Year in 2015, leads NFL with four interceptions. He has 12 picks and two touchdown returns in 20 regular-season games. ... Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles needs 54 rushing attempts to pass Larry Johnson (1,375) for team record. He needs six receptions to pass Ed Podolak (288) for second most among Chiefs running backs. ... Raiders WR Amari Cooper had career-high 138 yards receiving last week and first TD catch of season. Oakland is 6-1 when Cooper tops 100 yards. ... Raiders WR Michael Crabtree has four TD catches past two weeks. ... Oakland QB Derek Carr has career highs in completion percentage (66.8), yards per attempt (7.2), and passer rating (102.3). ... Raiders DTStacy McGee had 1 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles last week. ... Oakland rookie S Karl Joseph had one INT and one fumble recovery last week. ... Fantasy Tip: Charles had two carries for 7 yards two weeks ago in first game back from torn ACL last year. He figures to get plenty more touches this week.