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Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers point spread

 NFL Week 14 will begin with the Thursday football game Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, here you will find the latest point spread and odds on the match-up. Looking at the records of the Oakland Raiders (3-9) and the San Diego Chargers (4-8) it's hard to imagine that these two NFL franchises are actually battling for a spot on this season's playoffs, but this year is hardly short from surprises. The Chargers are currently at the second spot on the AFC West standings, right above the Oakland Raiders, with the Broncos (7-5) already secured playoffs participation. A victory by the Raiders on Thursday will put the playoff wildcard at this regional division up for grabs by either team, with the Chiefs (2-10) still in the picture, although only statistically. Obviously a must win game for either team, but let's see how the odds makers are viewing the AFC West battle.

 At the online sportsbook Bookmaker, the San Diego Chargers are the ultimate favorite, listed with odds -420 to win the game outright. Just as expected, considering the Chargers beat the Raiders in their visit to Oakland in September by 10 points (28-18). The Oakland Raiders meanwhile are sitting on long odds +350 to upset San Diego on Thursday. The Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers point spread is currently at -9 points chalk the Chargers with the total expected by the sportsbook set at 42.5 points. When wagering on these betting numbers, keep in mind that Oakland is 2-4 against the spread in its last 6 games and has won only 4 of its last 25 games on the road. Meanwhile San Diego is 9-4 against the spread in its last 13 games at home, but 10-1 against the spread in its last 11 games when playing Oakland. Also, the total has gone UNDER in 7 of the Chargers last 8 games when playing at home against the Raiders.

 Published on 12/03/2008

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