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Raiders vs Panthers Game Preview

Oakland RaidersCarolina Panthers
Dec 23, 1:00 PM | Grass of Bank of America Stadium

Oakland Raiders vs Carolina Panthers Odds

4-10TEAM RECORD5-9

The Carolina Panthers are just 1-5 SU and ATS in their last five games at home, but they'll try to improve on those marks this Sunday when they host the Oakland Raiders at Bank of America Stadium. Oakland is 1-5 SU and 2-4 ATS in its last six games on the road.

Carolina is 3-1 SU and ATS over its last four games since starting the season off 2-8 SU and 4-6 ATS. Oakland is 1-6 SU and ATS over its last seven games after beating the Chiefs last Sunday.

View Oakland vs Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag, had set the Panthers as 9.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was hovering around 45.5 earlier in the week (check for the current over-under lines).

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 13-rated Panthers and the No. 30-rated Raiders in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 21-13 win for the Panthers on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 22-ranked offense (21.1 PPG) against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 31 at 28.7 PPG. The Panthers passing attack has averaged 233.4 yards per game, less than the Raiders give up through the air (248.3 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Raiders feature the league's No. 29-rated road run defense, allowing 145.7 yards per game. Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 14 in rushing offense at home.

Oakland was a 15-0 winner in its last match at home against the Chiefs. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 15 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. In their last game, Oakland got a 110-yard performance from Darren McFadden as a key part of its 15-0 win over Kansas City.

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 31-7 winner as they battled the Chargers on the road. The Panthers covered in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 38 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 2-8

Carolina Panthers Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 4-6

A few Raiders at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games
Carolina is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Carolina is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at San Diego, Sunday, December 30
Carolina at New Orleans, Sunday, December 30