Raiders vs Chargers Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 9 NFL Game

Max Staley
Expert predictions for the Week 9 Raiders-Chargers matchup.
Expert predictions for the Week 9 Raiders-Chargers matchup. / Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

The 4-3 Las Vegas Raiders will take on the Los Angeles Chargers in an AFC West matchup that could be crucial for Vegas' playoff hopes. The Raiders are currently slim 1.5-point road favorites according to FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 9 NFL betting odds.

With that in mind, let's take a look at what some of the experts believe will happen in this one.

Raiders vs Chargers Picks Week 9

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 9 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Raiders (2), Chargers (2)
numberFire: Raiders
Sporting News: Raiders
Betting Favorite: Raiders -1.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Raiders (2), Chargers (2)
Sporting News: Raiders

In a game with just a 1.5-point spread, it should come as no surprise that there's a lot of disagreement from the experts. The Raiders have a slight edge, but this one is shaping up to be a close one.

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Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.