Raiders vs. Chargers Pick

Raiders, Chargers to light up scoreboard for bettors in Week 15? 12/18/16

Will it be a high-scoring game between the Raiders and Chargers on Sunday when the two AFC West rivals collide at 4:25PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Chargers are 3-point home underdogs versus the Raiders after opening as a 2.5-point dog earlier in the week. As for the total, the number hit the board at 49.5 after opening at 51.

Bet NFL Week 15 Games

The Raiders had their six-game losing streak by the same team that beat them before they won those six consecutive games. After beating the Raiders 26-10 in Oakland in mid-October, the Chiefs topped their AFC West rivals against last Thursday, 21-13. With that loss, the Raiders are now 10-3, fell to second place in the division, and are now the fifth-seed in the conference instead of owning one of the top two spots. After failing to cover as a 3.5-point underdog, the Raiders are also 8-5 against the spread in 2016.

The Chargers have now lost back-to-back games and three of four following their 28-16 loss to the Panthers in Charlotte last Sunday. San Diego has dropped to 5-8 and remain in the basement of the tough AFC West. The failed cover as a 1-point underdog also dropped the Chargers' ATS record to 7-6.

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

OUR PREDICTION: Now that Derek Carr doesn't have to worry about playing with a bad finger in cold Midwest weather, this should be a high-scoring game on Sunday. The over is 6-1 in the Raiders' last seven games overall, is 4-1 in their last five games versus AFC opponents, and is 14-3 in their last 17 games after accumulating less than 150 yards passing in their previous game. The over is also 4-1-1 in the Chargers' last six home games and is 4-1 in their last five divisional games.

 

NFL WEEK 15 PREDICTION: RAIDERS/CHARGERS OVER 49.5

Recent NFL Discussions

Loading...

NFL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Falcons vs. Panthers Spread Prediction The Panthers look to get back to .500 with a win over the struggling Falcons on Thursday night in a matchup of NFC South rivals. That said, will Atlanta pull...
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Panthers Total Prediction NFC South rivals square in Charlotte on Thursday night when the Panthers host the Falcons at 8:20 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at 51, will these teams score...
Thumbnail MNF Bears vs. Rams Spread Prediction The Rams opened as 7-point home favorites versus the Bears for the teams’ Monday Night Football matchup at 8:15 p.m. ET tonight but the line dropped a full...
Thumbnail Bears vs. Rams MNF Total Prediction The total for Monday Night Football’s matchup between the Bears and Rams sits at 44.5 points after opening as high as 47 at some books. Is the under the best play...
Thumbnail NFL Week 8 Openign Line Report Week 7 isn’t completely in the books yet, as the Rams still need to host the Bears on Monday Night Football. That said, here’s an early look at the point spreads,...

NFL Headlines