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The Raiders Have Been Money on the Road

If you had the Raiders pegged as a candidate for regression this season, you were dead wrong. At 2-0 SU and ATS, the silver and black have outscored opponents 71-36 and will look to beat up on another opponent Sunday night in Washington as the betting favorite. Betting the Raiders on the road has been a very profitable spot going back to the 2015 season, as they’ve rattled off a 10-3 ATS record in their last 13 road games.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of the Raiders’ last 23 games after a win.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of the Redskins’ last 11 games when hosting a West Coast team.
  • Kirk Cousins has thrown for 300 or more yards in four of his last five games after a win.

While the Raiders are solidifying themselves as a serious contender, the Redskins are anything but a prime-time player and their record in night games proves it. They’ve gone 3-11 SU and ATS in their last 14 prime-time games which is a fair indicator that they struggle when the pressure gets turned up. One thing Skins’ backers can count on, however, is their team’s ability to cover as a dog, as they’re on a run which has seen them go 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games when getting points.

If you’re picking against the Raiders, don’t let the cross-country road trip be a reason to fade them. They’ve gone 7-2 ATS in their last nine trips to the East Coast and haven’t had any issues putting up points on the right coast as they’ve gone OVER in three straight East Coast games.

Lots of scoring is expected with the game having the biggest total on the Week 3 board — 54 points. It’s a small sample size, but Oakland leads the league in points per game so far this season at 35.5 points, while the Skins defense has been one of the worst in the league, allowing 25 points per game.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Redskins were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 53.5.

OddsShark prediction models picked the Raiders to win this game on Sunday 21-20. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Oakland Raiders vs Washington Redskins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Redskins sit at 1-1 (1-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Oakland Raiders are currently 2-0 (2-0 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Washington is 0-1-1 OU, and Oakland is 1-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Oakland injuries news.

The Redskins-Raiders odds would favor the Raiders if the betting lines were set according to power ranks. Washington is rated No. 13 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Raiders sit at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 22 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 11 this week at 18 PPG. The Redskins aerial game is averaging 178 yards per game, less than the Raiders secondary allows through the air, 200 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Oakland Raiders own the league's No. 15-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 95 yards per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 24 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland comes off a game where it received a 3-TD performance from Derek Carr in defeating the Jets 45-20.

Chris Thompson scored twice in Washington's most recent game, earning a 27-20 win over Los Angeles at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Oakland is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 13 games
  • Oakland is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Washington is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Washington's last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games at home
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Denver, Sunday, October 1
Washington at Kansas City, Monday, October 2