|2013 NFL Week 4 Odds, Point Spread & Total: Giants vs. Chiefs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 14:00|
Giants vs. Chiefs Odds
Kansas City is 3-0 on the season, 1-0 at home and 2-1 against the spread. New York is 0-3 on the season, 0-2 on the road and 0-3 against the spread. New York has won its last four against Kansas City.
Trends show that the Giants have covered the spread in their last 5 meetings with the Chiefs and the two teams have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Kansas City is favored at home in this game, as the Chiefs have odds of -4.5 points against the Giants. The over/under total for the game has been set at 44 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Chiefs favored by 4.5 points as well. The spread dropped to 3.5 points during the week before moving back to 4.5. The over/under total opened at 44.5 points and has since dropped the hook.
Kansas City is off to a 3-0 start, having beating Philadelphia on the road last week. The Chiefs have had an impressive defensive showing thus far, holding opponents 11.3 points and 309 yards per game. The defense is being led by Justin Houston, who has 7.5 sacks already on the year. Offensively, the Chiefs could be better, averaging just 333 yards per game, but they have been steady. Quarterback Alex Smith has thrown for 669 yards and four touchdowns without an interception in three games. Jamaal Charles has added 224 rushing yards and 151 receiving yards.
The Giants fell to 0-3 on the season after an embarrassing 38-0 loss at Carolina last week. The Giants allowed 402 total yards to Carolina while amassing just 150 yards on their own. New York also had three turnovers, putting their season total at 11. The defense has given up at least 36 points in all three games this year and Eli Manning has thrown for 931 yards, but has eight interceptions to just five touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, New York cornerback Corey Webster (hip) is doubtful for the game while tackle Brandon Mosley (back) is questionable. Kansas City tight end Anthony Fasano and linebacker Nico Johnson are both questionable with ankle injuries.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Kansas City, as the Chiefs are getting 69% of the wagers with odds of -4.5 points against the Giants on Sunday.