Raiders vs. Chargers Odds

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SAN DIEGO, CA (The Spread) – The San Diego Chargers can keep their slim playoff hopes alive on Sunday when they host the Oakland Raiders at 4:25PM ET on CBS.

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San Diego is 7-7 overall, 4-4 on the road and 8-5-1 against the spread. Oakland is 4-10 overall, 1-6 on the road and 7-6-1 against the spread. San Diego has won three of the last four in this series.

Trends show that the road team is 5-1 against the spread in the last 6 games in this series and Oakland has covered in 4 straight trips to San Diego. These two have hit the under in 6 of the last 8 meetings in San Diego.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, San Diego is favored at home, as the Chargers have odds of -10 points against the Raiders. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had San Diego favored by 11.5 points. The spread slowly worked its way down to 10 points. The over/under total opened at 49.5 points and quickly bumped up to 50.5.

San Diego is coming off a 27-20 win at Denver last Thursday. The Chargers have won two straight and three of their last four to stay in the AFC Wild Card hunt. San Diego is averaging 396 yards per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 376.2 yards per contest. Philip Rivers has thrown for 4,048 yards and 28 touchdowns to lead the offense while Ryan Mathews has rushed for 1,012 yards and five scores. The defense is being led by Eric Weddle, who has 97 tackles and 9 pass deflections.

Oakland is coming off a 56-31 loss to Kansas City at home last week. The Raiders have lost four straight, with their last two coming by double figures. The offense is averaging 344.3 yards per game while the defense is allowing 358.3 yards per contest. Matt McGloin has thrown for 1,341 yards and eight touchdowns with seven interceptions to lead Oakland while Rashad Jennings has rushed for 679 yards and six touchdowns. The Oakland defense is being led by Nick Roach, who has 100 tackles and 5.5 sacks.

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In terms of Injuries, Oakland running back Darren McFadden (ankle) and defensive tackle Vance Walker (concussion) are both questionable. San Diego has no new injuries to report.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Chargers, as San Diego is getting 63% of the wagers with odds of -10 points against the Raiders on Sunday.

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