Los Angeles Chargers vs Las Vegas Raiders NFL Betting Odds, Lines & Predictions for Week 18

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  • The Chargers (9-7) are -3 favorites vs the Raiders (9-7)
  • Sunday, January 9, 2022 8:20pm EST on NBC
  • Total (Over/Under): 49.5 points

The Las Vegas Raiders (9-7) play the Los Angeles Chargers (9-7) on Sunday, January 9, 2022 8:20pm EST at Allegiant Stadium.

The Chargers are betting favorites in this matchup, with the spread sitting at -3 (-115).

The total (Over/Under) is 49.5 points for the game.

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Where & How to Watch Las Vegas Raiders vs. Los Angeles Chargers, Week 18

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:20pm EST
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV at Allegiant Stadium

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders Betting Odds & Spread, Week 18

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Los Angeles Chargers-3 -11549.5 -110-160
Las Vegas Raiders +3 -10549.5 -110135

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Los Angeles Chargers: Keys to the Game vs. the Las Vegas Raiders

The Chargers are 6-0 (1.000) when not throwing an interception this season — tied for best in NFL. The Raiders have intercepted 5 passes this season — tied for fewest in NFL.

The Chargers are 9-1 (.900) when allowing an average of less than 5 yards on first down plays since last season — best in NFL; League Avg: .578.

The Chargers are 7-3 (.700) when passing for more than 250 yards this season — tied for 4th-best in NFL; League Avg: .537.

The Chargers are undefeated (6-0) when not throwing an interception this season — tied for best in NFL; League Avg: .651.

Las Vegas Raiders: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Chargers

The Raiders are 7-4 (.636) when sacking the QB less than 3 times this season — tied for 3rd-best in NFL; League Avg: .415.

The Raiders are 5-1 (.833) when converting 55% or more of its red zone chances into touchdowns this season — 3rd-best in NFL; League Avg: .562.

The Raiders are 7-3 (.700) when passing for more than 250 yards this season — tied for 4th-best in NFL; League Avg: .537.

The Raiders are 7-7 (.500) when the opposing team rushes more than 30 times since the 2019 season — 2nd-best in NFL; League Avg: .170.

Additional Matchup Notes for Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders, Week 18

The Raiders have gained at least 5 yards on 46.1% of first down plays this season — fifth-best in NFL. The Chargers have allowed at least 5 yards on 46.9% of first down plays this season — second-worst in NFL.

Raiders TEs have 74.9 receiving yards per game since the 2020 season — second-best in NFL. The Chargers have allowed an average of58.2 receiving yards per game to TEs since last season — tied for third-worst in NFL.

The Raiders are averaging 4.9 yards per carry on rushes to the right side of the field this season — tied for fifth-best in NFL. The Chargers have allowed 5.5 yards per carry when defending on rushes to the right this season — second-worst in NFL.

The Chargers have scored on 48.1% of their drives in the second half this season — third-best in NFL. The Raiders defense has allowed scores on 46.9% of opponent drives in the second half this season — third-worst in NFL.

The Chargers have a third down conversion rate of 46.1% since the 2020 season — fifth-best in NFL. The Raiders defense has allowed a third down conversion rate of 45.3% since last season — tied for third-worst in NFL.

The Chargers have scored on 49% of their drives in the fourth quarter this season — fourth-best in NFL. The Raiders defense has allowed scores on 56.6% of opponent drives in the 4th quarter this season — worst in NFL.

Key Injuries for the Las Vegas Raiders vs. Los Angeles Chargers Game, Week 18

  • Las Vegas Raiders - No Injuries Reported
  • Los Angeles Chargers - No Injuries Reported

Los Angeles Chargers Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Chargers have converted first downs on 31 of 82 plays (38%) on 3rd and long this season — best in NFL; League Avg: 25%.

The Chargers gained at least 5 yards on 35% of first down plays last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 43%

The Chargers have started 4 drives inside their own 20 yard line in the 4th quarter this season — fewest in NFL.

The Chargers have converted first downs on 103 of 297 plays (35%) in the 4th quarter this season — 2nd-best in NFL; League Avg: 29%.

Las Vegas Raiders Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Raiders had a third down conversion rate of 37% on third and 10+ yards to go last season — best in NFL; League Avg: 21%

The Raiders had 17 TDs that were 20+ yards last season — tied for most in NFL

The Raiders ran 18% of their plays in the red zone last season — 2nd-best in NFL; League Avg: 15%

The Raiders have converted first downs on just 34 of 69 plays (49%) on 3rd and short this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 62%.

Los Angeles Chargers Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Chargers defense allowed successful plays on 39% of pass attempts in the 1st half last season — best in NFL; League Avg: 49%

The Chargers defense has allowed a third down conversion rate of 49% this season — 2nd-worst in NFL; League Avg: 40%.

The Chargers defense have forced three and outs on 10% of opponent drives in the 2nd half this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 18%.

The Chargers defense has allowed a third down conversion rate of 54% in the 2nd half since last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 40%.

Las Vegas Raiders Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Raiders defense has intercepted 5 of 542 attempts (108.4 pass attempts per int.) this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 42.2.

The Raiders defense has allowed 6 TD passes when the opposing QB has scrambled this season — most in NFL.

The Raiders defense has allowed first downs on 82% of pass attempts on 3rd and short this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 59%.

The Raiders defense has allowed scores on 57% of opponent drives in the 4th quarter this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 37%.

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