The Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers tangle in a Week 1 contest at SoFi Stadium. Kickoff for the Sept. 11 game is slated for 4:25 p.m. ET (CBS). Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook‘s lines around the Raiders vs. Chargers odds and lines; check back for our NFL picks and predictions.
The Raiders went 10-7 a year ago and placed 2nd in the AFC West while earning a playoff berth that led to a 26-19 defeat to the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card round. QB Derek Carr returns for his 9th NFL season. Carr started all 17 games last season and was 5th in the NFL with 4,804 passing yards.
The Chargers went 9-8 last season. Los Angeles scored 30 points or more in 7 of its games and ranked 5th in the NFL with 27.9 points scored per game. QB Justin Herbert paced that Charger offense; he ranked 2nd in the league with 5,014 passing yards and threw 38 touchdown passes.
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Raiders at Chargers odds, spread and lines
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated Monday, Aug. 29 at 12:15 p.m. ET.
Money line: Raiders +155 (bet $100 to win $155) | Chargers -190 (bet $190 to win $100) Against the spread (ATS): Raiders +3.5 (-108) | Chargers -3.5 (-112) Over/Under (O/U): 52.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)
2021 betting stats (including postseason):
ML: Raiders 10-8 | Chargers 9-8 ATS: Raiders 8-10 | Chargers 8-9 O/U: Raiders 8-10 | Chargers 10-7
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Raiders vs. Chargers head-to-head
These two longtime AFC West foes split a pair of games last season. The Raiders’ win was in a 35-32 overtime affair in Week 18. Since 2019, Las Vegas is 4-2 — both straight-up and ATS — against the Chargers.
The Raiders lead an all-time series that was launched in 1960. They’ve won 67 games to the Chargers’ 56. The series includes 2 ties.
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