Chiefs vs. Raiders: Spread Info, Line and Predictions

The Oakland Raiders (3-10) and the Kansas City Chiefs (2-11) are the scourge of the AFC West. Why stop there? Both teams have been walked all over in 2012. 

Let's call it like we see it.

Offensively, the Chiefs have been atrocious this season. Factor in the team losing Dwayne Bowe this week and things could get ugly. That isn't a testament to the prowess of the equally struggling Oakland Raiders defense, either.

When two teams are struggling as badly as they are, they tend to come out and play inspired football down the stretch. It says a lot about the character of a team to keep battling and fighting until the final whistle in Week 17.

Which one of these struggling teams will put together four quarters of football and come away with a win in California on Dec. 16?

Take a look at some predictions and analysis of this Week 15 matchup.


Where: Coliseum, Oakland, Calif.

When: Sunday, Dec. 16, 4:25 p.m. ET

Watch: CBS

Listen: Chiefs Radio Network, Raiders Radio Network

Live Stream: NFL Game Pass


Spread: Oakland -3 (via Covers)

The Raiders should be able to add to their win total with a convincing win over the Chiefs in Week 15. Kansas City will be without Dwayne Bowe, arguably its biggest impact player on offense.

The Chiefs will be limited in what they can do offensively and won't be able to keep up with veteran Carson Palmer and the wide array of speedy options he has to throw the ball to.


Over/Under: 44 (via Covers)

No Dwayne Bowe for the Chiefs will make it hard for them to move the football. Oakland's defense may be bad, but it's aggressive. It should be able to disrupt the Chiefs enough to keep things interesting if it can put pressure on and get to Brady Quinn.

Still, the last ti...

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