Sunday, October 9, 2016
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The San Diego Chargers travel to O.co Coliseum to play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, October 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oakland as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 52.5. The Chargers are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Raiders have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
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Philip Rivers finished with 321 yards through the air for San Diego last week. He completed 28 passes out of 43 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Chargers were led in rushing by Melvin Gordon, who finished with 36 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Dontrelle Inman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 120 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Diego got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 346 yards for the game. The Chargers ran for 38 yards on 21 attempts.
Derek Carr finished with 199 yards passing for Oakland last week. He went 25 for 35, resulting in a 71% completion percentage. The Raiders were led on the ground by DeAndre Washington, who finished with 30 yards on 5 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Michael Crabtree led the team in receiving with 88 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Oakland had 13 first downs total. 1 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 54 total plays for 261 yards for the contest. The Raiders ran for 62 yards on 19 carries as a team.
San Diego scores 30 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 266 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 8th in the league. The Chargers run for an average of 95 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 17th in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 361 yards per game, ranking their offense 14th overall this season. The Chargers average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 7th in the NFL. They accumulate 44.8 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, which ranks 21st in the league.
San Diego allows 290 passing yards per game, ranking 27th, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 24th. They give up 28 completions on 43 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Chargers allow 82 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the NFL. San Diego allows 372 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 9.2 penalties for 59.8 yards per game, ranking them 31st among NFL teams.
Oakland averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 7th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. They throw for 266 yards through the air per game, ranking them 9th. The Raiders run for an average of 127 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 4th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 392 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the league on offense. The Raiders get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 15th. They average 87.5 penalty yards per game via 10.8 penalties, ranking them 1st in the NFL.
Oakland allows an average of 326 passing yards per game, which ranks 32nd in the league. Their defense overall allows 27 points per contest, which has them ranked 22nd. They give up 26 completions on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Raiders allow 135 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the NFL. Oakland allows 460 total yards per game for an average of 6.8 yards per play, which ranks 32nd in the league. They force 8 penalties for 75.2 yards in each contest, ranking 24th.
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/16 G Orlando Franklin Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/02/16 TE Antonio Gates Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/02/16 CB Brandon Flowers Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/02/16 T King Dunlap Migraine "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/02/16 DE Joey Bosa Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/27/16 LB Manti Te'o Achilles IR
09/20/16 RB Danny Woodhead Knee IR
09/19/16 S Jahleel Addae Collarbone out indefinitely
09/11/16 WR Keenan Allen Knee IR
09/02/16 DT Damion Square Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/02/16 NT Sean Lissemore Undisclosed IR
09/02/16 WR Javontee Herndon Knee IR
09/02/16 TE Jeff Cumberland Achilles IR
08/31/16 G Chris Watt Knee PUP
08/31/16 G Donavon Clark Knee IR
08/30/16 RB Branden Oliver Achilles IR
08/11/16 WR Stevie Johnson Knee IR
10/03/16 TE Lee Smith Leg out indefinitely
10/02/16 T Austin Howard Ankle "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/02/16 OL Matt McCants Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/02/16 T Menelik Watson Leg "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/02/16 S Nate Allen Quad "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/02/16 RB Taiwan Jones Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/01/16 DE Mario Jr. Edwards Hip out indefinitely
08/17/16 TE Gabe Holmes Foot out indefinitely
08/11/16 OLB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oakland
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