Raiders vs Chiefs Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 5 NFL Game

By michael obermuller
Expert predictions for the NFL Week 5 Raiders-Chiefs matchup.
Expert predictions for the NFL Week 5 Raiders-Chiefs matchup. / Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
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The Las Vegas Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs both got off to hot starts at 2-0, but only one has continued that success and remained undefeated. You guessed it, the defending Super Bowl Champion Chiefs are 4-0 and looking as dominant as ever, while the Raiders have dropped to 2-2.

The two division rivals will face off in Week 5, as the Raiders travel to Kansas City. Here is what our experts think will occur in this AFC West matchup.

Raiders vs Chiefs Picks Week 5

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 5 NFL odds.

Winner:
CBS Sports: Chiefs (8)
numberFire: Chiefs
Sporting News: Chiefs
Betting Favorite: Chiefs -11.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Chiefs (6), Raiders (2)
Sporting News: Chiefs

It's hard to pick against the Chiefs at home right now, and as you can see, nobody is. Two writers do have the Raiders for the spread, but even with such a large number, most experts are going KC. It's a great time to be a Chiefs fan.


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Michael Obermuller is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Michael Obermuller also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username king_mizzard. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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