Carr to light up SD?
In Charles Woodson’s final game at home, will Derek Carr lead a motivated Oakland Raiders past the San Diego Chargers tonight?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Oakland is favored at home tonight, as the Raiders are getting odds of -5.5 points against the Chargers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46.5 points. These two meet tonight at 8:25PM ET on the NFL Network.
Carr has had a solid second season for the Raiders (6-8, 7-7 ATS), as he has thrown for 3,589 yards and 30 touchdowns with just 11 interceptions. Both totals have already surpassed his rookie season in 2014. Tonight, Carr leads the Oakland offense against a San Diego defense that, despite allowing a lot of yards this season, ranks 11th in the NFL in pass defense. The Chargers are giving up just 237 yards per game.
Oddsmakers like Carr’s chances to have a big game tonight, as he has been given an over/under of 265.5 passing yards and 2 touchdown passes against the Chargers. San Diego has given up just 20 touchdown passes this season, which isn’t a bad total. They have allowed multiple TD passes in seven games this year. Carr has thrown for at least 266 yards in nine games this season, including the Oct. 25 game at San Diego. Carr was 24 of 31 passing in that game for 289 yards and three touchdowns.