Rams vs. Raiders Preseason Pick

NFL Preseason Week 2 Predictions: Will Raiders handle Rams? 8/19/17

Will the Raiders handle the Rams tonight in Oakland when the teams meet at 10:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Raiders are 3-point home favorites versus the Rams, while the over/under currently sits at 40 points. The point spread hasn't moved off the 3-point figure, but the total has climbed a half-point from 39.5 up to 40.

Bet NFL Week 2 Preseason Games

LOS ANGELES RAMS: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald is threatening to extend his holdout into the regular season. While it's still unlikely that Donald holds out the entire year, the situation remains a mess. He's the team's best player and from the outside, it's inexcusable that Les Snead would allow the fiasco to continue as long as it has. Perhaps Snead shouldn't have given as much money to Tavon Austin when he did.

OAKLAND RAIDERS: In news that only matters in peseason, ESPN's Paul Gutierrez reports that E.J. Manuel has taken a lead over Connor Cook in the Raiders' backup quarterback competition. Derek Carr obviously remains the starter, but for purposes tonight, Manuel could see extended playing time over Cook.

NFL Quick Links: Free Matchup Reports|Injuries|Odds Comparison|Scoreboard|Betting Trends

OUR PREDICTION: Jack Del Rio's career preseason record in Oakland is 2-7. Clearly he's one of those coaches that doesn't play to win and while you might suggest that that's every coach in the NFL, that's not the case. Sean McVay, meanwhile, is trying to start his L.A. tenure off on the right foot. The Rams have been losing for over a decade but they won last week and I wouldn't be surprised if they pulled off another upset tonight despite having one of the worst collections of offense talents in the league.



Recent NFL Discussions

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Predicting where Cousins will Land Kirk Cousins will be one of the most coveted free agents this NFL offseason and oddsmakers have posted odds for which teams he could land with next season. Here's...
Thumbnail 49ers Lock up Jimmy Garoppolo On Thursday the San Francisco 49ers locked up quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a long-term deal. With that, here's a look at their current Super...
Thumbnail 2019 Super Bowl Futures Odds Following their loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, are the Patriots still favored to win in 2019?
Thumbnail Super Bowl 52 Prediction Will the Philadelphia Eagles pull off yet another upset this postseason when they take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52?
Thumbnail Super Bowl MVP Award Prediction Will Tom Brady win Super Bowl 52 MVP? Unsurprisingly, he is the favorite but is he the best bet on the board?

NFL Headlines

NFL Team Pages