The Kansas City Chiefs opened as underdogs for the fifth time in as many weeks, this time opening as 7-point underdogs against the visiting Baltimore Ravens. The Chiefs have been underdogs of more than three points twice this season, in week 3 against the Saints and now week 5 against the Ravens.
The line has not seen much movement as opposed to recent weeks. In fact, the Chiefs are listed anywhere between 6 to 7 point underdogs as of this moment, per Odds Shark. They are 1-3 against the spread.
The total points scored for Monday night's showdown opened at a combined 46 points. There hasn't been significant line movement on that end either, but various books have increase the combined total by at least 0.5 points.
The Ravens' quick-hit offense consists of several big-time skill players from quarterback Joe Flacco to running back Ray Rice. Those along with the emergence of wide receiver Torrey Smith as a deep threat have helped the Ravens average more than 30 points a game this season.