By The Associated Press
Oct. 18, 2017
KANSAS CITY (5-1) at OAKLAND (2-4)
Thursday, 8:25 p.m. EDT, CBS/NFL Network
OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 2 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Kansas City 5-1, Oakland 2-4
SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 62-52-2
LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Raiders 21-13, Dec. 8, 2016
LAST WEEK — Chiefs lost to Steelers 19-13; Raiders lost to Chargers 17-16
AP PRO32 RANKING — Chiefs No. 2, Raiders No. 24
CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (2), RUSH (4), PASS (7).
CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (27) PASS (24).
RAIDERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (30), RUSH (24), PASS (27).
RAIDERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (23), RUSH (20), PASS (21).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Chiefs have won five straight in series. ... Raiders are third defense in NFL history with no INTs through six games. Chiefs QB Alex Smith has no INTs in past 202 passes dating to last season. ... Smith has 9-1 career record vs. Raiders with 105.9 career passer rating. ... Kansas City has won 12 straight in division. ... Chiefs can set franchise record with 10th straight road win. ... Kansas City has not turned over ball since fumble on first play from scrimmage this season. ... Chiefs last lost back-to-back games Oct. 11-18, 2015. ... Raiders lost four straight for first time since 0-10 start in 2014. Oakland snapped that skid with Thursday night home win vs. Kansas City. ... Raiders held to 17 points or fewer in four straight for first time since first four games in 2014. Last streak longer in one season for Oakland was six games in 2012. ... Oakland WR Amari Cooper has one catch on 12 targets thrown at least 10 yards downfield. ... Raiders QB Derek Carr has 68.1 career passer rating vs. Chiefs, his lowest vs. any team he has faced more than once. ... Fantasy Tip: Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt is only player to start career with six straight games with at least 100 yards from scrimmage. Oakland has struggled covering backs in passing game and allowed Chargers Melvin Gordon to gain 150 yards from scrimmage last week.
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