Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders, American Football Conference. The Raiders host the worst team in the AFC West this season. So far the Chargers have just four wins this season at the bottom of the division. The leaders of the division are the Chiefs, as the last year, the dominance is total by Kansas. The chances are slim for the Raiders, but winning is always good.
Los Angeles Chargers: Bad season.
The Chargers are having a lousy season. The team has only 4 wins in the last thirteen weeks. Just two wins in the last seven games, most recently against the Falcons 20-17. This is the second time the Chargers have played the Raiders this season. The first game was a 26-31 home loss. That loss was part of a losing streak of three weeks without a win. After this game the team plays the last two of the season against Broncos and Chiefs.
The team is scoring an average of 23.08 points per game, 29.67 rushes with 113.25 rush yards, 26 passes completed and 272.92 pass yards. Keenan Allen is doing a good job as a wide receiver with 975 yards, 99 receptions and 8 touchdowns. Ekeler is the number one running back with 86 rushes for 407 yards. The defense allows up to 28.75 points this season with 26.75 rushes and 124.17 rush yards.
Justin Herbert started the season in Week 2 with a 20-23 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at home. So far 331/499 passes completed, 66.33% effective, 3467 yards and 25 touchdowns with 10 interceptions, 94.7 overall rating. 41 personal rushes for 185 yards and 3 touchdowns. Herbert is still a rookie, but next season there are doubts about his return as a starter.
Las Vegas Raiders: Winning is better.
The Raiders have a positive record as 7-5-0. The team is second in the division. Five wins and only three losses in the last eight weeks. Last week the team lost to the Colts 44-27 in a tough home game. The most recent victory was against the Jets 34-28 on the road. The last games of the season will be against the Dolphins and Broncos. This season is one of the best since Gruden’s arrival as head coach.
The offense averages 26.92 points per game with 28.92 rushes and 121.08 rush yards, 22.67 passes completed and 243.50 pass yards. Attack is good in the second half with an average of 15.60 points at home. Josh Jacobs is an important part of the attack with 219 rushes, 831 yards and 9 touchdowns. The defense allows up to 29.20 points at home with 22.80 rushes and 86.80 rush yards. Defense is good at stopping running backs.
Derek Carr is playing good this season with 300/440 passes completed, 68.18% efficiency, 3343 yards, 24 touchdowns and only 7 interceptions. 102.1 overall rating. 35 personal rushes for 141 yards and 2 touchdowns. Carr is a little out of control, five interceptions in the last four weeks. Last week was costly, two interceptions against the Colts that ended in positive plays for the opponents.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders 12/15/2020 is: OVER 53 (TOTALS).
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