NFL Week 10 Thursday Night Betting Preview
The Los Angeles Chargers look to continue their recent domination of the Oakland Raiders when the AFC West rivals kick off Week 10 in the NFL on Thursday Night Football.
At Bovada Sportsbook, the Chargers are a 1-point road favorite.
The Chargers are on a short two-game winning streak both straight up and against the spread following last week’s 26-11 upset win over the Green Bay Packers as a 4-point underdog. Philip Rivers passed for 294 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions, while Melvin Gordon rushed for 80 yards and a pair of scores on 20 carries.
Raiders are 5-1 ATS in last 6 as home underdog
The Chargers have been a rough road bet lately at 2-3 SU and ATS in their last five, but in their last 12 road games they’re a solid 9-3 SU and ATS. When listed as a road favorite, the Chargers have been money at 6-1 SU and ATS in their last seven.
The Raiders improved to 4-1 ATS in their last five games by getting past the Detroit Lions 31-24 as a 2.5-point favorite last week. Derek Carr passed for 289 yards with a pair of touchdowns and Josh Jacobs rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries.
At home the Raiders are a surprising 5-1 SU in their last six and 6-1 ATS in their last seven. As a home underdog, the Raiders are 5-1 ATS in their last six.
Trends point to score going UNDER total
Last season the Chargers won both games against the Raiders SU and ATS. Overall Los Angeles has won four in a row against Oakland SU and ATS, and is 6-1 ATS in their last seven matchups. On the road the Chargers have also won four straight against Oakland SU and ATS, and they’re 11-4 SU and ATS in their last 15 road games against the Raiders.
For totals bettors, the Chargers have paid well as an UNDER bet lately. Los Angeles is 9-1 UNDER in its last 10 and 12-2 UNDER in the last 14. The last five matchups between the Chargers and Raiders have all gone UNDER the posted total. The Raiders are 5-1 OVER in their last six, but in their last six night games, they are 6-0 UNDER.