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Las Vegas Raiders vs Los Angeles Chargers 12/4/22 NFL Picks, Predictions, Odds

Los Angeles Chargers (6-5) vs. Las Vegas Raiders (4-7)
December 4, 2022 4:25 pm EDT
The Line: Las Vegas Raiders +1.5 / Los Angeles Chargers -1.5; Over/Under: +48
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The Los Angeles Chargers and Las Vegas Raiders meet Sunday in week 13 NFL action at Allegiant Stadium. The Los Angeles Chargers have split their last 10 games. The Las Vegas Raiders have split their last 8 games.

The Los Angeles Chargers have won 4 of their last 5 road games. Justin Herbert is completing 67.4 percent of his passes for 3,004 yards, 19 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Joshua Palmer and Mike Williams have combined for 1,062 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns, while Austin Ekeler has 80 receptions. The Los Angeles Chargers ground game is averaging 85.8 yards per contest, and Ekeler leads the way with 554 yards and 7 touchdowns. Defensively, Los Angeles is allowing 25.6 points and 368.7 yards per game. Derwin James Jr. leads the Los Angeles Chargers with 100 tackles, Khalil Mack has 7 sacks and Bryce Callahan has 2 interceptions.

The Las Vegas Raiders have split their last 4 home games. Derek Carr is completing 63 percent of his passes for 2,730 yards, 18 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Davante Adams and Mack Hollins have combined for 1,530 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns, while Josh Jacobs has 40 receptions. The Las Vegas Raiders ground game is averaging 122.8 yards per contest, and Jacobs leads the way with 1,159 yards and 9 touchdowns. Defensively, Las Vegas is allowing 25.1 points and 370.6 yards per game. Divine Deablo leads the Las Vegas Raiders with 74 tackles, Maxx Crosby has 10.5 sacks and Duron Harmon has 2 interceptions.

The Chargers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. AFC. The Raiders are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. AFC West and 5-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The over is 12-5 in Chargers last 17 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Raiders last 5 home games. The Chargers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Las Vegas.

You can make a case for either team here, as there’s talent on both sides, and they’ve been a bit underachieving. The Los Angeles Chargers are probably the better team, and they’re starting to get healthy, but all of their games come down to the wire and I don’t like them in the favorite role if we’re being honest. The Raiders still have issues, but they’re coming off back to back overtime wins, and that could do wonders for their confidence. The Raiders are at home. I’ll grab the free points in the Raiders could easily win outright.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Las Vegas Raiders +1.5

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