Internet Sportbook: Chargers vs. Raiders

The final game of Week 1 of the 2012 NFL regular season kicks off on Monday night, as the Chargers leave San Diego for a short trip to Oakland to face the Raiders. Kickoff is scheduled for 10:15 PM ET in Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, CA. The game will be televised on ESPN.

The Chargers come into the regular season off of a 3-1 showing in exhibition play, losing their one game on the road in Week 4. In that one, they could only manage one field goal in the fourth quarter, losing to the 49ers by a score of 35-3. In the 2011 regular season, the Chargers went 6-10 ATS, and 3-5 ATS on the road. Check the Internet Sportsbook Odds for Chargers at Raiders Game.

The Raiders had a more difficult time in the preseason, going 1-3, losing both games on the road and splitting at home. They were routed by the Seahawks in Week 4 in Seattle, losing 21-3, with their only score coming by a field goal in the fourth quarter.

During 2011, the Raiders were 9-6 ATS overall, and 3-4 ATS in Oakland. Over the last three years, the Raiders are 12-1 ATS in division games where they are the underdog. The underdog has covered in the last 7 straight games involving Oakland.

These two teams have met 22 times since 2001, with the Chargers leading the series 15-7. Interestingly, the underdog has covered the spread in six of the last six matchups between these two. In January 2012, the Chargers pulled off a mild upset in the playoffs, winning 38-26 in a game where the Raiders were favored by 3. In November 2011, Oakland won 24-17 when the Chargers were 7 point favorites. Start your Sportsbooks Action on Chargers at Raiders Game.

Oakland is a very slight 1 point favorite. As the favorite, the Raiders were 1-3 ATS in 2011, and 1-3 ATS as home favorites. As the underdog, the Chargers went 2-5 ATS in 2011, and were 1-4 ATS as the road dog. The over/under is set at 46 ½ points.

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