Chargers vs. Raiders Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Week 1
AFC West opponents meet when the Los Angeles Chargers (0-0) and the Las Vegas Raiders (0-0) square off on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at SoFi Stadium. Find more below on the Chargers vs. Raiders betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
The Raiders are 3.5-point underdogs against the Chargers (the game has an over/under of 52.5 points).
Chargers vs. Raiders Spread and Betting Line
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Chargers vs. Raiders Game Info
- Game Day: Sunday, September 11, 2022
- Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS
- Location: Inglewood, California
- Stadium: SoFi Stadium
Chargers vs. Raiders Prediction and Computer Picks
Prediction for Chargers vs Raiders
Chargers 31, Raiders 21
Chargers vs. Raiders Betting Trends
The Chargers were 8-9-0 against the spread last season.
The Chargers’ ATS record as 3.5-point favorites or more was 3-4 last season.
Out of 17 Chargers games last year, 10 hit the over.
The Raiders allowed 25.8 points per game last season, close to the same amount as the 27.9 the Chargers scored.
The Chargers were 8-3 overall when scoring over 25.8 points last year.
The Chargers’ offense held a 53.0-yard advantage in yards gained per game versus yards allowed by the Raiders’ defense last season (390.2 to 337.2). The Chargers averaged 6.1 yards per play, while the Raiders gave up 5.4.
In contests where the Chargers offense totaled more than the Raiders’ average yard allowance last year (337.2), they were 9-6.
Los Angeles Chargers Leaders
Justin Herbert’s previous season stat line: 5,014 passing yards (294.9 per game), 443-for-672 (65.9%), 38 touchdowns and 15 picks. He also ran for 302 yards on 63 carries with three rushing TDs.
Austin Ekeler took 206 rushing attempts for 911 yards (53.6 per game) and scored 12 touchdowns last year. When it comes to receiving, he caught 70 passes for 647 yards (38.1 per game) and eight TDs.
Mike Williams amassed 76 receptions for 1,146 yards and nine touchdowns last season. He was targeted 129 times, and averaged 67.4 yards per game.
Joey Bosa stacked up 10.5 sacks, 5.0 TFL and 51 tackles last season.
Last season Derwin James averaged 118 tackles, 7.0 TFL, two sacks, and two interceptions.
Last season J.C. Jackson had a huge stat line of eight interceptions, 58 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 23 passes defended.
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Raiders vs. Chargers Betting Trends
The Raiders’ record against the spread last season was 8-9-0.
As 3.5-point underdogs or greater, the Raiders went 5-2 against the spread last year.
The Raiders had eight of its 17 games hit the over last season.
The Raiders averaged 5.0 fewer points per game last year (22.0) than the Chargers gave up (27.0).
When they exceeded what the Chargers gave up last season (27.0 points per game), the Raiders were 6-0.
The Raiders’ offense gained 363.8 yards per game last season, within 3.7 yards of the 360.1 the Chargers’ defense allowed. The Raiders picked up 5.9 yards per play and the Chargers gave up 5.8.
The Raiders’ record last year when they accumulated more than the Chargers’ season average in total yards allowed (360.1): 6-1.
Las Vegas Raiders Leaders
Derek Carr averaged 282.6 yards passing per outing and completed 23 touchdowns last season.
Josh Jacobs tallied 872 rushing yards and nine touchdowns on the ground in addition to 348 receiving yards through the air during last year’s campaign.
Davante Adams averaged 91.4 yards on 7.2 receptions per game and compiled 11 receiving touchdowns in 2021.
Last year Chandler Jones put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 10.5 sacks, and added 12.0 TFL and 41 tackles.
Denzel Perryman had an impressive defensive performance last season with 154 tackles and 5.0 TFL.
Anthony Averett collected three interceptions in addition to 53 tackles and 11 passes defended a year ago.
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Chargers and Raiders Injury Report
Chargers and Raiders’ Recent Performance
The Chargers went 9-8 a season ago and failed to make the postseason. They scored 27.9 points per game (fifth in the league) while allowing 27.0 (29th). The Raiders went 10-7 in 2021 and were knocked out of the playoffs in the Wild Card round. They gave up 25.8 points per game (to rank 26th in the NFL) while scoring 22.0 per game (18th).
Betting Tips for Chargers vs. Raiders
The Chargers (-3.5) is our best bet after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will be under the total of 52.5 points, with a final score of Chargers 31, Raiders 21.
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