Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday Night Football: Odds and Early Picks for Week 15

Written by on December 15, 2020

The Las Vegas Raiders (7-6) host the Los Angeles Chargers (4-9) on Thursday, December 17, 2020 in matchup between AFC West foes at Allegiant Stadium. The Chargers are 3.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 53.0 for the outing.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, December 17, 2020
  • Game Time: 8:20 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX/NFL
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Stadium: Allegiant Stadium
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Betting Information

Raiders vs Chargers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Raiders -3.5 -110 -110 53.0 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Raiders Betting Insights

  • Las Vegas’ games have hit the over in 10 out of 13 outings this season (76.9%).
  • Las Vegas has put together a 7-6 record against the spread this season.
  • The Raiders are just 0-2 ATS when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites.
  • The Chargers defense has allowed 27.8 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 26.9 the Raiders have scored.
  • In games where Las Vegas score at least 26.9 points this season, they are 6-2 overall and 6-2 against the spread.
  • Los Angeles is 2-3 overall and 3-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 27.8 points.
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Chargers Betting Insights

  • Los Angeles’ games have hit the over in seven out of 13 opportunities this season (53.8%).
  • Los Angeles has a losing 6-7 record against the spread.
  • The Chargers are just 1-2 ATS when an underdog by at least 3.5 points.
  • The average points per game output for the Chargers this season, 22.8, is 7.3 fewer than the 30.1 the Raiders have given up in each contest.
  • In games where Los Angeles scores at least 22.8 points this season, they are 2-4 overall and 3-3 against the spread.
  • Las Vegas is 6-1 overall and 5-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 30.1 points.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Raiders vs Chargers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Raiders (-3.5) Over (53) Raiders 31 Chargers 23

Total Facts

  • The average total the Raiders have had set in matchups this year is 4.0 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total for Chargers games this year is 2.3 fewer points than the point total of 53.0 in this outing.
  • The Raiders and their opponents have scored no less than 53.0 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 10 of 13 games (76.9%) this year.
  • The Chargers have played in six games this year (out of 13 total matchups — 46.2% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 53.0 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 49.7 points per game, 3.3 less points than the total of 53.0 set for this game.
  • The Raiders and the Chargers have seen their opponents average a combined 4.9 more points per game than the over/under of 53.0 set in this matchup.
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Raiders vs Chargers: Last 5 Meetings

In the past five meetings between these two squads, Las Vegas has a 3-2 advantage over Los Angeles. In those games against the Chargers, the Raiders have a 3-0 record against the spread. Los Angeles outscored Las Vegas 113-97 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Raiders vs Chargers: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
11/8/2020 Raiders Chargers -1.00 53.00 -120 +105 440-320 LAC 31-26 LV
12/22/2019 Chargers Chargers -7.5 45 -345 +290 366-284 OAK 24-17 OAK
11/7/2019 Chargers Raiders -1.5 49 -121 +106 315-278 LAC 26-24 OAK
11/11/2018 N/A Raiders N/A N/A N/A N/A 335-317 LAC 20-6 LAC
10/7/2018 N/A Chargers N/A N/A N/A N/A 412-289 LAC 26-10 LAC

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • The Raiders total over the last three games is 6.7 points more than the 53.0 total listed for this matchup.
  • Las Vegas has gone 0-3 against the spread and 1-2 overall in their last three outcomes.
  • Las Vegas has hit the over two times in the last three contests.
  • The Chargers have averaged a total of 42 combined points over their last three games, 11.0 less than this matchup’s total of 53.0.
  • Los Angeles has struggled to cover lately, going 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three games.
  • Los Angeles has gone under the total three times in their last three outcomes.

Injury Report

Raiders: OT Sam Young: Questionable (Knee), G Richie Incognito: Out (Achilles), C Rodney Hudson: Questionable (Knee), SS Jeff Heath: Out (Concussion), G Gabe Jackson: Questionable (Knee), TE Nick O’Leary: Out (Heart), OL Denzelle Good: Questionable (Knee), WR Tyrell Williams: Out (Shoulder), DT David Irving: Questionable (Knee), DT Maliek Collins: Out (Hamstring), DE Takkarist McKinley: Out (Groin), OLB Nicholas Morrow: Questionable (Concussion), DT Maurice Hurst: Questionable (Calf), FS Johnathan Abram: Questionable (Concussion), DE Clelin Ferrell: Questionable (Shoulder), RB Josh Jacobs: Questionable (Ankle), LB Tanner Muse: Out (Toe/covid-19), CB Damon Arnette: Questionable (Concussion)

Chargers: OT Bryan Bulaga: Questionable (Concussion), TE Virgil Green: Out (Ankle), CB Chris Harris Jr.: Questionable (Foot), C Mike Pouncey: Out (Hip), DE Melvin Ingram III: Out (Knee), WR Keenan Allen: Questionable (Hamstring), OL Ryan Groy: Out (Illness), G Trai Turner: Questionable (Concussion), ILB Denzel Perryman: Questionable (Back), TE Hunter Henry: Questionable (Hip), RB Troymaine Pope: Questionable (Neck), WR Mike Williams: Questionable (Back), RB Austin Ekeler: Questionable (Quadriceps), SS Derwin James: Out (Meniscus), OLB Uchenna Nwosu: Questionable (Back), CB Brandon Facyson: Out (Illness), FS Nasir Adderley: Questionable (Shoulder), ILB Drue Tranquill: Out (Ankle), LS Cole Mazza: Questionable (Knee), OT Trey Pipkins III: Out (Illness), WR Joe Reed: Questionable (Ribs)


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