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    The Los Angeles Chargers (1-2) host an AFC West clash against the Las Vegas Raiders (1-2) on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at SoFi Stadium.

    While the Chargers rank second-worst in the NFL in total defense with 450.7 yards allowed per game, it’s been a different story on offense, as they rank second-best in the NFL (416.7 yards per game). The Raiders rank 23rd with 287.7 total yards per contest on offense, and they rank 17th with 347.7 total yards allowed per game on the defensive side of the ball.

    Chargers vs. Raiders Picks

    Splash Inc. users are split on the Sunday NFL matchup between the Chargers and the Raiders. At the moment, 13.5% of users think the Raiders will earn an upset victory, while 69.4% of users think the Chargers will cover as 6.5-point favorites.

    Game Info: Chargers vs. Raiders

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Inglewood, California
    • Stadium: SoFi Stadium

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    Before making a wager on Sunday’s Los Angeles-Las Vegas spread (Los Angeles -6.5) or over/under (48 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • The Chargers is 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • Los Angeles has hit the over in two of three games with a set total (66.7%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • The Chargers have struggled defensively, ranking second-worst in the NFL (450.7 yards allowed per game) this season. However, they rank second-best on offense, totaling 416.7 yards per game.
    • While the Chargers rank fifth-worst in the NFL in scoring defense with 29 points allowed per game, it’s been a different story on offense, as they rank fifth-best in the NFL (28.7 points per game).
    • The Chargers have struggled on defense against the pass, ranking worst in the NFL (337 passing yards allowed per game) this season. However, they rank third-best on the offensive side of the ball, totaling 308.7 passing yards per game.
    • The Chargers rank 13th in run offense (108 rushing yards per game) and 15th in run defense (113.7 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • The Chargers are averaging a 40% third-down percentage offensively this year (15th in NFL), and they are surrendering a 38.9% third-down percentage (18th) on defense.
    • The Chargers own the third-best offense this season in terms of yards per play (6.4), but they rank second-worst defensively (6.9 yards per play allowed).
    • With four forced turnovers (13th in NFL) against one turnover committed (first in NFL), the Chargers (+3) own the seventh-ranked turnover margin in the league.

    Best Players for Chargers

    • Justin Herbert: 939 PASS YDS / 313 YPG / 74.4% / 6 TD / 0 INT
    • Joshua Kelley: 40 CAR / 142 YDS / 47.3 YPG / 1 TD / 1 REC / 5 YDS / 1.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Austin Ekeler: 16 CAR / 117 YDS / 117 YPG / 1 TD / 4 REC / 47 YDS / 47 YPG / 0 TD
    • Keenan Allen: 32 REC / 402 YDS / 134 YPG / 2 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 11 REC / 98 YDS / 32.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Josh Palmer: 8 REC / 83 YDS / 27.7 YPG / 1 TD
    • Derwin James: 24 TKL / 1 TFL / 2 PD

    Game Trends for Raiders

    • The Raiders are 1-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • The Raiders are winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs.
    • In Raiders three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Raiders

    • From an offensive standpoint, the Raiders are generating 287.7 total yards per game (23rd-ranked). They rank 17th in the NFL on defense (347.7 total yards allowed per game).
    • The Raiders have not been getting things done on offense, ranking fourth-worst in the NFL with 15 points per game. They have been more effective on defense, allowing 25.7 points per contest (24th-ranked).
    • In terms of passing, the Raiders rank 14th in the NFL (226 passing yards per game) and 16th on the other side of the ball (220.3 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • The Raiders’ rushing offense has been bottom-five this season, generating 61.7 rushing yards per game, which ranks worst in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 21st with 127.3 rushing yards surrendered per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Raiders are posting a 38.7% third-down conversion percentage (17th-ranked). They rank 26th in the NFL on the other side of the ball (46.2% third-down rate allowed).
    • In terms of yards per play, the Raiders rank 11th in the NFL (5.6) and 16th defensively (5.6 yards allowed per play).
    • The Raiders have struggled in terms of turnovers, as their turnover margin of -7 is second-worst in the NFL.

    Best Players for Raiders

    • Jimmy Garoppolo: 709 PASS YDS / 236.3 YPG / 68.1% / 5 TD / 6 INT
    • Josh Jacobs: 45 CAR / 108 YDS / 36 YPG / 0 TD / 10 REC / 92 YDS / 30.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Tre Tucker: 1 CAR / 34 YDS / 34 YPG / 0 TD
    • Davante Adams: 25 REC / 322 YDS / 107.3 YPG / 3 TD
    • Jakobi Meyers: 16 REC / 166 YDS / 83 YPG / 2 TD
    • Robert Spillane: 28 TKL / 2 TFL / 1 SACK
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