The Weekly Showstopper: Texans vs. Raiders, Chiefs vs. 49ers and UCLA vs. Oregon

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Colton Pool @CPoolReporter Oct 19, 2022, 3:25 PM

With Andy Reid leading the Chiefs and Kyle Shanahan coaching the 49ers, these two teams could have moments of offensive brilliance when they face each other.

If you want to bet on NFL games, here are online sports betting insights for the Houston Texans taking on the Las Vegas Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs matching up with the San Francisco 49ers, as well as UCLA playing Oregon in college football.

NFL

Houston Texans vs. Las Vegas Raiders

Sunday, Oct. 23 | TV: CBS | 4:05 p.m. ET

The Texans and Raiders are playing to keep any semblance of their playoff hopes alive. The Raiders have a football betting line of -7.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has 1,279 passing yards, eight touchdowns and four interceptions on a 61.4% completion rate. Josh Jacobs leads the team with 490 rushing yards on 91 attempts. Davante Adams has 414 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 29 catches.

For the Texans, Davis Mills has thrown for 1,048 yards, five touchdowns and four picks while completing 62.7% of his passes. Dameon Pierce has rushed for 412 yards on 86 attempts. Nico Collins (15 catches and 272 yards) and Brandin Cooks (24 catches and 235 yards) are Houston’s receiving leaders.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers

Sunday, Oct. 23 | TV: FOX | 4:25 p.m. ET

This won’t be an easy game for either team, but the Chiefs are NFL betting favorites at -3.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is tied for the league lead with 17 touchdown passes and has recorded 1,736 yards and a 65.9% completion rate. Clyde Edwards-Helaire has rushed for a team-high 256 yards on 59 carries. Travis Kelce has a league-leading seven touchdown receptions to go with 455 yards on 41 receptions.

After taking over for an injured Trey Lance, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has thrown for 1,153 yards, seven touchdowns and three picks while completing 63.5% of his passes. Jeff Wilson Jr. has 400 yards rushing. Deebo Samuel is the team’s leading wideout with 345 yards on 27 catches.

The difference in this game could be the defenses. The 49ers have allowed a league-low 255.8 yards per game on defense and are second with 14.8 points allowed per contest. The Chiefs, however, have allowed 356.5 yards and 24.8 points per game.

College Football

UCLA Bruins vs. Oregon Ducks

Saturday, Oct. 22 | TV: FOX | 3:30 p.m. ET

A pair of top-10 ranked Pac-12 teams will face off this weekend. No. 10 Oregon has college football odds of -225 to win against No. 9 UCLA.

For the Ducks, Bo Nix has thrown for 1,526 yards, 12 touchdowns and three interceptions with a 70.4 completion percentage to go with 331 yards rushing. Bucky Irving has 429 yards on the ground with 60 rushes. Troy Franklin has a team-high 429 yards on 27 receptions.

UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has recorded 1,510 yards, 15 touchdowns and two picks while completing 74.8% of his passes and running for 231 yards. Zach Charbonnet has a team-high 615 yards on 87 attempts. Jake Bobo is the team’s leader in receiving yards with 385 on 24 catches.

 

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Colton Pool

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Colton Pool is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM living in Bozeman, Montana, focusing on the NFL and NBA. Previously, he covered Montana State football at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and worked at newspapers in his home state of North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State in 2015.

Colton Pool is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM living in Bozeman, Montana, focusing on the NFL and NBA. Previously, he covered Montana State football at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and worked at newspapers in his home state of North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State in 2015.