NFL Week 14 Betting Preview: Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams

Written By Eli Hershkovich on December 7, 2022 - Last Updated on December 9, 2022
Raiders Rams Odds

The Las Vegas Raiders face off against the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 8:15 p.m. ET. This west coast affair, which is the first contest on NFL Week 14 odds board, showcases Raiders – Rams odds with a spread of Las Vegas and on the moneyline. The total is set at .

In this post, we’ll dive into everything you need to know before placing a bet on Thursday Night Football odds, including matchups, key metrics, and the best available odds.

Raiders – Rams Odds: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under

When using the Raiders – Rams odds table above, click the dropdown menu to switch to moneylines or over/unders. 

Betting on the point spread is when you wager on how many points a team will win or lose by. A “plus” sign in front of the spread is the underdog, and a “minus” sign is the favorite. The Raiders need to win by eight points or more if you bet on them against the spread, as they’re priced as a seven-point road favorite at most shops. Conversely, a spread bet on the Rams would need Los Angeles to lose by at most six points or win outright.

The total is the number of combined points that the two teams will score. Bettors can bet “over” or “under” on how many total points will be scored in the game.

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Raiders – Rams Odds: Player Props

In the props tool search bar, type in a team or player and hit enter. You’ll see the various proposition bets offered by leading online sportsbooks. 

This is a valuable tool that allows bettors to compare odds and stats when considering a prop bet.

Raiders at Rams: Betting News

As of Thursday, the Raiders have accrued 79% of the spread handle and 73% of the tickets, respectively. This data comes from BetMGM Sportsbook, which is trading Las Vegas at . Additional updates on the Raiders – Rams odds can be found below.

Raiders at Rams: Weather

A high temperature of 57 degrees Fahrenheit, with clear sky and 10 mph winds, are the expected conditions at SoFi Stadium on Thursday.

Raiders Vs. Rams Injury Report

Las Vegas Injuries

PlayerPos.InjuryStatusAvg. Snap Count
Andre JamesCQuadricepQuestionable64.6
Divine DeabloLBForearmQuestionable63.3
Rock Ya-SinCBKneeQuestionable60.5
Jayon BrownLBHandQuestionable54.9
Josh JacobsRBQuadQuestionable48.3
Andrew BillingsDTLower legQuestionable37.1
Tyler HallCBBackQuestionable25.5
Ameer AbdullahRBHamstringQuestionable21.7
Brandon BoldenRBCalfQuestionable21.0
Curtis BoltonLBAnkleQuestionable17.0
Jesper HorstedTEConcussionQuestionable16.9

Los Angeles Injuries

PlayerPos.InjuryStatusAvg. Snap Count
John WolfordQBNeckQuestionable59.0
Troy HillCBGroinQuestionable54.3
Ben SkowronekWRShoulderQuestionable53.3
Terrell LewisLBBackQuestionable31.5
David Long Jr.DBGroinQuestionable31.3
Travin HowardILBHipQuestionable24.0
Lance McCutcheonWRShoulderQuestionable18.8

Raiders Offense Vs. Rams Defense

Raiders OffenseStats (Rank)Rams Defense
24.3 (9)Points/Gm23.3 (21)
0.4 (1)Points/Play0.4 (14)
366.9 (8)Yards/Gm332.9 (14)
241.5 (9)Pass Yards/Gm236.3 (22)
125.4 (11)Rush Yards/Gm96.7 (4)
5.9 (5)Yards/Play5.5 (17)
6.8 (11)Yards/Pass6.9 (19)
5.2 (2)Yards/Rush3.9 (4)
38.5% (23)3rd Down %41.4% (23)
48.5% (28)Red Zone %43.2% (2)
11 (2)Turnovers12 (24)
23 (5)Sacks26 (19)

Rams Offense Vs. Raiders Defense

Rams OffenseStats (Rank)Raiders Defense
16.8 (29)Points/Gm24.7 (26)
0.3 (15)Points/Play0.4 (14)
283.1 (31)Yards/Gm371.9 (27)
195.8 (25)Pass Yards/Gm258.1 (30)
87.3 (30)Rush Yards/Gm113.8 (14)
4.7 (32)Yards/Play5.8 (26)
5.8 (29)Yards/Pass7.3 (28)
3.7 (30)Yards/Rush4.2 (8)
39.9% (15)3rd Down %44.0% (26)
53.1% (17)Red Zone %64.1% (28)
19 (28)Turnovers9 (31)
42 (30)Sacks21 (28)

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Raiders at Rams: Betting Insights

Why Raiders Can Cover The Spread

Not only did Las Vegas’ offense accrue 7.0 YPP against the Chargers in a 27-20 win on Sunday, but it’s also been clicking on all cylinders of late. Over their last five games, Derek Carr & Co. boast the sixth-ranked DVOA (per Football Outsiders). In short, this metric measures every single play amid the season and compares each one to a league-average standard — based on the circumstances.

On the flip side, Los Angeles is banged up across the line of scrimmage. That includes All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald, who will miss this game with a high-ankle sprain. Considering the Rams are already manufacturing the league’s second-lowest pressure rate (16.2%), Carr should have time to unveil the Raiders’ explosive passing attack.

A declining Jalen Ramsey will likely shadow Davante Adams, and the remainder of the Los Angeles’ secondary is a question mark. For context, it’s yielding the fourth-highest Dropback EPA — in front of only the Lions, these Raiders, and Bears.

Why Rams Can Cover The Spread

Per the information above, Los Angeles may be able to exploit Las Vegas’ defensive backfield. However, the defending Super Bowl champs are dealing with a slew of injuries — highlighted by a spinal cord contusion for QB Matthew Stafford.

While they claimed signal caller Baker Mayfield off of waivers, his status for this matchup is unknown. Whether he or John Wolford (neck) starts under center, one of them will need to deal with a blitz-heavy defensive front. Given the Rams’ struggles with pass protection, the Raiders could close the curtains on this contest early on if they hand over a negative game script to their opposition.

Overall, Sean McVay’s bunch has tallied the third-fewest EPA per play across the NFL. Neither Cooper Kupp nor Allen Robinson are set to return from the injured reserve list, either.

Final Thoughts

I won’t have a bet for this game, but join our aforementioned Discord betting channel to see which plays other bettors are eyeing. Good luck with your own wagers on Raiders – Rams odds.

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