The Las Vegas Raiders and the Los Angeles Chargers are set to square off in an AFC West matchup at 4:05 p.m. ET on Sunday at SoFi Stadium. Los Angeles is 2-5 overall and 1-2 at home, while the Raiders are 4-3 overall and 3-1 on the road. The Raiders have won two of their past three games. The Chargers have lost five of their past six games.

The latest Raiders vs. Chargers odds from William Hill Sportsbook list this game as a pick’em. The over-under for total points is set at 52. Before entering any Chargers vs. Raiders picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up more than $7,600 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 15-8 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model also enters Week 9 on an incredible 111-73 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, the model has set its sights on Chargers vs. Raiders. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Raiders vs. Chargers:

  • Chargers vs. Raiders spread: PK
  • Chargers vs. Raiders over-under: 52 points
  • Chargers vs. Raiders money line: Los Angeles -110, Las Vegas -110

Latest Odds:

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Why the Chargers can cover

Los Angeles lost a heartbreaker to the Denver Broncos this past Sunday, 31-30 to Denver. Los Angeles was up 24-10 at the end of the third quarter but couldn’t hold on to the lead. Justin Jackson picked up 89 yards on the ground on 17 carries and caught three passes for 53 yards. The 142 scrimmage yards were a career high for Jackson. Troymaine Pope also had a career-high 95 scrimmage yards. 

Justin Herbert completed 29 of 43 passes for 278 yards and three TDs vs. two INTs last week, joining Deshaun Watson (2017) as the only rookies in NFL history with three-plus TD passes in four consecutive games. Herbert leads rookies with 15 TD passes. The Chargers enter the game with only five rushing touchdowns allowed, third best in the NFL. The Raiders are second worst in the league in rushing touchdowns allowed, with 12 on the season. Anthony Lynn has a 4-2 record vs. the Raiders. 

Why the Raiders can cover

Meanwhile, the Raiders were able to grind out a win over the Cleveland Browns this past Sunday, 16-6. Josh Jacobs rushed for a season-high 128 yards last week. He has 85-plus scrimmage yards in two of his past three games. Jacobs has 101 scrimmage yards and a rushing TD in his only career game vs. the Chargers. Jacobs is one of two running backs in the AFC with 500-plus rushing yards (522) and five-plus rushing TDs in 2020. Jacobs (knee/illness) is listed as questionable for this matchup.

Derek Carr has two-plus TD passes and a 95-plus rating in five of his last six games. He completed 26 of 30 passes (86.7 pct.) for 291 yards and a TD vs. 0 INTs for a 118.2 rating in the last meeting vs. the Chargers. Darren Waller is aiming for his fifth game in a row with five-plus catches. He ranks second among tight ends with 45 catches. Jon Gruden has a 9-5 record vs. the Chargers.  

How to make Chargers vs. Raiders picks

The model has simulated Chargers vs. Raiders 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Raiders vs. Chargers? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Chargers vs. Raiders spread to jump on Sunday, all from the model that enters Week 9 of the NFL season on an incredible 111-73 roll. 

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