Kansas City Chiefs Are Early Favorites Over Las Vegas

  • The 5-4 Kansas City Chiefs have +140 odds to win the AFC West.
  • Every team in the AFC West has five wins, some with four losses and some with three.
  • The Chiefs, favored by 2.5 points, visit Las Vegas to take on the Raiders in a divisional matchup.

LAS VEGAS - The AFC West has tightened up, as every team in the division has five wins on the season.

The Kansas City Chiefs have been struggling, barely beating the New York Giants and the Aaron-Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers, while the Los Angeles Chargers have been stop-and-start as well.

A hot start for the Las Vegas Raiders and Denver Broncos has stalled out, as both teams started 3-0 and are now 5-3 and 5-4 respectively.

AFC West Division Winner Odds

  • Kansas City Chiefs +140
  • Los Angeles Chargers +150
  • Las Vegas Raiders +400
  • Denver Broncos +1500

The Kansas City Chiefs visit Las Vegas to take on the Las Vegas Raiders in a game that could determine the future of this suddenly even division.

The Chiefs are one of the worst teams in the NFL against the spread this year, with a 2-7 ATS record. The Raiders have been pegged correctly by the NFL betting markets, with a 4-4 record against the spread this season.

The Raiders are 2-2 ATS at home, and 2-2 ATS on the road, while both of KC’s covers have come on the road, and none have come at home. Since 2020, the Raiders have been home underdogs seven times, and they’ve covered the spread four times.

Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Las Vegas Raiders Spread Odds

  • Kansas City Chiefs -2.5 (-120)
  • Las Vegas Raiders +2.5 (+100)

The Chiefs are 5-7 against the spread as away favorites since 2020, and they have a 2-2 ATS record as away favorites in 2021.

The Chiefs have struggled to cover the spread against conference opponents recently, with a 1-10 record ATS in conference games.

In addition, they’ve struggled in AFC West divisional games, with an 0-4 ATS record against the members of the AFC West in their last four attempts.

Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Las Vegas Raiders Moneyline Odds

  • Kansas City Chiefs -145
  • Las Vegas Raiders +125

Kansas City has been favored in every game they’ve played so far this season, and their 5-4 record is thus also their straight up record when favored.

Las Vegas have been underdogs in half of their games, and they have a 3-1 straight up record when they are underdogs this season.

The Las Vegas Raiders host the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:20 p.m. EST on Sunday Night Football. The game will be broadcast on NBC.

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