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Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders Pick & Prediction DEC 17TH 2020

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301Los Angeles Chargers
302Las Vegas Raiders

OP
55
-2.5
CU
54.5o -105
-3 -120
ML
155
-175
Partials
1 2 3 4
7 10 7 0
3 7 7 7
Score
30
27
Recap

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Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders Recap DEC 17TH 2020

Josh Jacobs' 18-yard touchdown run with 1:02 left Thursday night lifted the Oakland Raiders to a 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers at RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland.

On third-and-1, Jacobs burst through a huge hole blown open by center Rodney Hudson and left guard Richie Incognito, then broke an arm tackle near the 10 for the score. Daniel Carlson missed the ensuing extra-point attempt, but the Raiders hung on to improve to 5-4. Los Angeles fell to 4-6, seriously damaging its playoff hopes.

Philip Rivers completed 17 of 31 passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns, including a 6-yard pass to Austin Ekeler with 4:02 remaining in the game for a 24-20 lead. But the Chargers' final possession ended with Karl Joseph intercepting Rivers at the Oakland 35 on a fourth-and-10 heave with 20 seconds left, Rivers' third pick of the game.

Derek Carr hit on 21 of 31 passes for 218 yards with a touchdown for Oakland, which was outgained 315-278 and had the ball for only 25:50. But the Raiders sacked Rivers five times and played a turnover-free game.

Melvin Gordon rushed 22 times for 108 yards and a score for Los Angeles, his first 100-yard game of the year.

Rivers came out of the gate in shaky fashion. Erik Harris intercepted him twice in the first nine minutes, the first one leading to a field goal and the second becoming a 56-yard touchdown return for a 10-0 Oakland lead.

But Los Angeles finally found footing offensively with two second-quarter touchdowns in a 4:10 span. Rivers flipped a 2-yard scoring strike to tight end Hunter Henry, and Gordon gave the Chargers a 14-10 lead on a 3-yard run with 4:14 left in the half.

The Raiders' offense then put together its first good drive to close the half. Oakland marched 76 yards in 10 plays, taking a 17-14 halftime lead when Carr found Alec Ingold for a 9-yard touchdown pass with 20 seconds remaining.

The teams exchanged short field goals in the third quarter, setting the stage for a dramatic ending.

--Field Level Media

Justin Herbert scored on a 1-yard plunge with 1:29 remaining in overtime as the visiting Los Angeles Chargers dealt a severe blow to the host Las Vegas Raiders' playoff hopes with a 30-27 victory on Thursday night.

Herbert barely stretched the ball into the end zone on a third-and-goal dive off left tackle as the Chargers (5-9) snapped a nine-game division losing streak with their second consecutive victory.

Herbert, who hit Jalen Guyton with a 53-yard pass to help set up the winning score, completed 22 of 32 passes for 314 yards and two touchdowns, tying Baker Mayfield's NFL rookie touchdown record of 27 in the process.

The winning touchdown came after Daniel Carlson had put Las Vegas (7-7) ahead with a 23-yard field goal with 3:18 left and spoiled a big night off the bench by Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota.

Las Vegas, which lost for the fourth time in five-game, lost starting quarterback Derek Carr to a left groin injury suffered on a scramble late in the first quarter. But Mariota, the No. 2 overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans, was outstanding in his Raiders' debut, completing 17 of 28 passes for 226 yards, one touchdown and an interception while also rushing for a game-high 88 yards and a touchdown on nine carries.

Darren Waller had nine receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown and Josh Jacobs rushed for 76 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries for Las Vegas.

Guyton had four catches for 91 yards and Hunter Henry and Tyron Johnson each had touchdown catches for the Chargers. Keenan Allen, who saw limited action because of a hamstring injury, caught one pass to give hit the 100-catch mark for the third time in his career.

The Chargers took a 24-17 lead on a one-yard touchdown run by Kalen Ballage late in the third quarter. But the Raiders responded with a 19-play, 75-yard drive that chewed up 10:52 --- the team's longest since 2007 - with Mariota diving in from 2 yards out to make it 24-24.

Michael Badgley had two chances to win it in the final four minutes but his 47-yard field goal try missed as did his 51-yarder with 53 seconds left in regulation. Both were wide left.

--Field Level Media

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Los Angeles Chargers

Las Vegas Raiders

Player Position Lineup
Keenan Allen primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Austin Ekeler primary: Runningback Starter
Dan Feeney primary: Center Starter
Jalen Guyton primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Casey Hayward Jr. primary: Right Cornerback Starter
Hunter Henry primary: Tight End Starter
Rayshawn Jenkins primary: Safety Starter
Justin Jones primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Forrest Lamp primary: Left Guard Starter
Isaac Rochell primary: Defensive End Starter
Sam Tevi primary: Left Tackle Starter
Jerry Tillery primary: Defensive End Starter
Kyzir White primary: Linebacker Starter
Mike Williams primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Trai Turner primary: Right Guard Starter
Chris Harris Jr. primary: Cornerback Starter
Nick Vigil primary: Left Cornerback Starter
Linval Joseph primary: Nose Tackle Starter
Storm Norton primary: Right Tackle Starter
Justin Herbert primary: Quarterback Starter
Kenneth Murray Jr. primary: Linebacker Starter
Jaylen Watkins primary: Safety Starter
Michael Badgley primary: Kicker Substitution
Joey Bosa primary: Defensive End Substitution
Cortez Broughton primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
Michael Davis primary: Cornerback Substitution
Brandon Facyson primary: Defensive Back Substitution
Tyron Johnson primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Ty Long primary: Kicker Substitution
Cole Mazza primary: Long Snapper Substitution
Uchenna Nwosu primary: Defensive End Substitution
Scott Quessenberry primary: Center Substitution
Stephen Anderson primary: Tight End Substitution
Tevaughn Campbell primary: Cornerback Substitution
Cole Toner primary: Center Substitution
Donald Parham Jr. primary: Tight End Substitution
Joshua Kelley primary: Runningback Substitution
Alohi Gilman primary: Safety Substitution
KJ Hill Jr. primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Jessie Lemonier primary: Defensive End Substitution
Gabe Nabers primary: Fullback Substitution
Damion Square primary: Nose Tackle Substitution
Malik Jefferson primary: Linebacker Substitution
Jahleel Addae primary: Safety Substitution
B.J. Bello primary: Linebacker Substitution
Kalen Ballage primary: Runningback Substitution
Nasir Adderley primary: Safety Not active
Emeke Egbule primary: Linebacker Not active
Justin Jackson primary: Runningback Not active
Denzel Perryman primary: Linebacker Not active
Easton Stick primary: Quarterback Not active
Tyrod Taylor primary: Quarterback Did not play
Tyree St. Louis primary: Guard Did not play
Bryan Bulaga primary: Offensive Tackle Not active
Joe Reed primary: Wide Receiver Not active
Player PositionLineup
Trent Brown primary: Right Tackle Starter
Derek Carr primary: Quarterback Starter
Maxx Crosby primary: Defensive End Starter
Denzelle Good primary: Left Guard Starter
Johnathan Hankins primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Erik Harris primary: Free Safety Starter
Rodney Hudson primary: Center Starter
Maurice Hurst primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Gabe Jackson primary: Right Guard Starter
Josh Jacobs primary: Runningback Starter
Zay Jones primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Lamarcus Joyner primary: Strong Safety Starter
Kolton Miller primary: Left Tackle Starter
Foster Moreau primary: Tight End Starter
Trayvon Mullen primary: Left Cornerback Starter
Keisean Nixon primary: Right Cornerback Starter
Darren Waller primary: Tight End Starter
Nelson Agholor primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Cory Littleton primary: Weak Linebacker Starter
Carl Nassib primary: Defensive End Starter
Nick Kwiatkoski primary: Middle Linebacker Starter
Daryl Worley primary: Strong Linebacker Starter
Daniel Carlson primary: Kicker Substitution
Derek Carrier primary: Tight End Substitution
AJ Cole primary: Punter Substitution
Alec Ingold primary: Fullback Substitution
Andre James primary: Offensive Linesman Substitution
Isaiah Johnson primary: Cornerback Substitution
Arden Key primary: Defensive End Substitution
Dallin Leavitt primary: Safety Substitution
Hunter Renfrow primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Jalen Richard primary: Runningback Substitution
Kyle Wilber primary: Linebacker Substitution
Kendal Vickers primary: Defensive End Substitution
Marcus Mariota primary: Quarterback Substitution
Jason Witten primary: Tight End Substitution
Trent Sieg primary: Long Snapper Substitution
Bryan Edwards primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Amik Robertson primary: Cornerback Substitution
Javin White primary: Linebacker Substitution
Sam Young primary: Offensive Tackle Substitution
Devontae Booker primary: Runningback Substitution
Theo Riddick primary: Runningback Substitution
Chris Smith primary: Defensive End Substitution
Raekwon McMillan primary: Linebacker Substitution
Rashaan Gaulden primary: Defensive Back Substitution
Vic Beasley Jr. primary: Defensive End Substitution
Johnathan Abram primary: Safety Not active
Clelin Ferrell primary: Defensive End Not active
Nevin Lawson primary: Cornerback Not active
Nicholas Morrow primary: Linebacker Not active
Brandon Parker primary: Offensive Tackle Not active
Nathan Peterman primary: Quarterback Not active
Damon Arnette primary: Cornerback Not active
John Simpson primary: Offensive Linesman Did not play

Los Angeles Chargers

Las Vegas Raiders

  • Match Start
  • Period 1
  • MIN 0
    • scoring-play
    • Field Goal
    • 23 Yards
    • FG Kicker: Daniel Carlson
  • MIN 5
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 10 Yards
    • Passer: Justin Herbert
    • Pass Receiver: Hunter Henry
    • Conv Kicker: Michael Badgley
  • Period 2
  • MIN 0
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 26 Yards
    • Passer: Justin Herbert
    • Pass Receiver: Tyron Johnson
    • Conv Kicker: Michael Badgley
  • MIN 1
    • scoring-play
    • Field Goal
    • 22 Yards
    • FG Kicker: Michael Badgley
  • MIN 9
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 35 Yards
    • Passer: Marcus Mariota
    • Pass Receiver: Darren Waller
    • Conv Kicker: Daniel Carlson
  • Period 3
  • MIN 2
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 1 Yards
    • Conv Kicker: Michael Badgley
    • Rusher: Kalen Ballage
  • MIN 7
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 1 Yards
    • Rusher: Josh Jacobs
    • Conv Kicker: Daniel Carlson
  • Period 4
  • MIN 6
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 2 Yards
    • Rusher: Marcus Mariota
    • Conv Kicker: Daniel Carlson
  • Period 5
  • MIN 1
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 1 Yards
    • Rusher: Justin Herbert
  • MIN 3
    • scoring-play
    • Field Goal
    • 23 Yards
    • FG Kicker: Daniel Carlson
  • Match End

GAMES

Last 10

W 50% L 50%
5 5
  • @Kansas City W 38 - 21
  • Denver W 16 - 19
  • @Las Vegas W 30 - 27
  • Atlanta W 17 - 20
  • New England L 45 - 0
  • @Buffalo L 17 - 27
  • N.Y. Jets W 28 - 34
  • @Miami L 21 - 29
  • Las Vegas L 31 - 26
  • @Denver L 30 - 31
W 50% L 50%
5 5
  • @Denver W 32 - 31
  • Miami L 26 - 25
  • L.A. Chargers L 30 - 27
  • Indianapolis L 44 - 27
  • @N.Y. Jets W 31 - 28
  • @Atlanta L 6 - 43
  • Kansas City L 35 - 31
  • Denver W 12 - 37
  • @L.A. Chargers W 31 - 26
  • @Cleveland W 16 - 6

Last Meetings

  • Chargers @ Raiders 30-27
  • Raiders @ Chargers 31-26
  • Raiders @ Chargers 24-17
  • Chargers @ Raiders 24-26
  • Chargers @ Raiders 20-6
  • Raiders @ Chargers 10-26
  • Raiders @ Chargers 10-30
  • Chargers @ Raiders 17-16
  • Raiders @ Chargers 19-16
  • Chargers @ Raiders 31-34

American Football Conference

AFC EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Buffalo Bills133 0.8130.00.00.0 7-16-29-0-1
Miami Dolphins106 0.6253.00.00.0 5-35-37-0-3
New England Patriots79 0.4386.00.00.0 5-32-65-0-5
New York Jets214 0.12511.00.00.0 1-71-72-0-8
AFC NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Pittsburgh Steelers124 0.7500.00.00.0 7-15-36-0-4
Baltimore Ravens115 0.6881.00.00.0 5-36-26-0-4
Cleveland Browns115 0.6881.00.00.0 6-25-37-0-3
Cincinnati Bengals411 1.2677.50.00.0 3-51-63-1-7
AFC SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Indianapolis Colts115 0.6880.00.00.0 6-25-37-0-3
Tennessee Titans115 0.6880.00.00.0 5-36-26-0-4
Houston Texans412 0.2507.00.00.0 2-62-63-0-7
Jacksonville Jaguars115 0.06310.00.00.0 1-70-81-0-10
AFC WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Kansas City Chiefs142 0.8750.00.00.0 6-28-09-0-1
Las Vegas Raiders88 0.5006.00.00.0 2-66-25-0-5
Los Angeles Chargers79 0.4387.00.00.0 4-43-55-0-5
Denver Broncos511 0.3139.00.00.0 2-63-53-0-7

National Football Conference

NFC EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Washington Football Team79 0.4380.00.00.0 3-54-46-0-4
New York Giants610 0.3751.00.00.0 3-53-55-0-5
Dallas Cowboys610 0.3751.00.00.0 4-42-64-0-6
Philadelphia Eagles411 1.2672.50.00.0 3-41-73-1-7
NFC NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Green Bay Packers133 0.8130.00.00.0 7-16-28-0-2
Chicago Bears88 0.5005.00.00.0 3-55-33-0-7
Minnesota Vikings79 0.4386.00.00.0 3-54-46-0-4
Detroit Lions511 0.3138.00.00.0 1-74-42-0-8
NFC SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
New Orleans Saints124 0.7500.00.00.0 6-26-28-0-2
Tampa Bay Buccaneers115 0.6881.00.00.0 5-36-27-0-3
Carolina Panthers511 0.3137.00.00.0 2-63-52-0-8
Atlanta Falcons412 0.2508.00.00.0 2-62-63-0-7
NFC WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Seattle Seahawks124 0.7500.00.00.0 7-15-37-0-3
Los Angeles Rams106 0.6252.00.00.0 6-24-46-0-4
Arizona Cardinals88 0.5004.00.00.0 4-44-44-0-6
San Francisco 49ers610 0.3756.00.00.0 1-75-33-0-7

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