Chiefs enter Week 13 as slight favorites over new-look Raiders

Alex Smith leads the Chiefs against an improved underdog this weekend.
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The Raiders are at the three-quarters pole of their winningest season since 2011.

But Vegas oddsmakers expect that winning to stop when the red-hot Kansas City Chiefs come to town. They've installed the visitors as three-point favorites for their showdown at O.Co Coliseum on Sunday.

That's actually semi-surprising. The Raiders have always played the Chiefs close; they topped them at home for one of their three wins last season.

And they're much more competive now. So, despite the Chiefs' five-game win streak, maybe the Raiders can hang with their rivals again in Week 13.

(h/t Arrowhead Pride)

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