Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders - 5/28/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders - 5/28/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs

Madden20 Sim: Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

The Line: Kansas City Chiefs -7.5 -- Over/Under: 52 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs meet Thursday afternoon in a Madden20 simulation game. 

The Oakland Raiders aren’t all that fun to play with in this game, as their highest rated player is their center in Rodney Hudson, who is a 93 overall rating with a 90 strength rating. Richie Incognito and Trent Brown are the Raiders next highest rated players, which makes for a strong offensive line but really thin on the difference makers. Running back Josh Jacobs is rated 85 overall with a 91 acceleration rating while tight end Darren Waller is rated 85 overall with an 89 speed rating. Quarterback Derek Carr is rated 80 overall with an 87 acceleration rating and Tyrell Williams is his top ranked receiver with an 82 overall rating and 95 agility rating. The Oakland Raiders have one of the better offensive lines in the game, but the defense can get gashed and the offense can struggle to produce the big play that really opens the game up.

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The Kansas City Chiefs are the defending Super Bowl champs and have six players ranked in the 90s overall. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes is damn near a cheat code with his 99 rating overall, 97 awareness rating and 87 acceleration rating. Wide receiver Tyreek Hill has a 96 rating overall and his acceleration and speed ratings are 99, and he’s an easy touchdown once he gets off press coverage. Defensive end Frank Clark is a speedy pass rusher who gets to the pass rusher regularly and tight end Travis Kelce is a beast across the middle with his 96 rating. Like most teams that win the title, Madden shows love to a lot of the players and it’s been no different for the Kansas City Chiefs.

You're playing a risky game win laying more than a touchdown in these simulations, but the Oakland Raiders don't scare anybody on the offensive side and their defense isn't any better. The Kansas City Chiefs are obviously one of the more explosive offensive teams in this game and their defense can get after the quarterback. On paper, this should be a comfortable Chiefs victory. 

I don't want any parts of the Raiders in this spot. I'll take the Chiefs in a double-digit win.

 

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Randy’s Pick Kansas City Chiefs -7.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.