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Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders Early NFL Football Betting Outlook

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders NFL Week 1 Betting Odds and Analysis

The NFL football betting season is a couple months away. To help pass the time, we’ve been taking an extensive early look at the Week 1 matchups. Today we break down the Monday Night Football Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders matchup. Let’s check on the online sports betting odds to see what kind of bets sportsbook players should make.

Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders – Monday, September 10th            

When: 10:20 pm ET

Where: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California


Stream: Watch ESPN, NFL Game Pass

NFL Football Betting Odds:

Rams -3 (-120) 48½ (-110) TBP
Raiders +3 (EV) 48½ (-110) TBP
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Los Angeles Rams 

The Rams were one of 2017’s biggest surprises. After a disappointing season that saw Jeff Fisher get fired, the Rams brought in Sean McVay. McVay became the youngest coach in NFL history but his youth ended up working to his advantage. The results speak for themselves as Los Angeles turned in an 11-5 record last season to claim the NFC West. Although they were eliminated in the Wild Card round by the Atlanta Falcons 13-26, 2017 was still a great season for the franchise. Moving forward, the club is hopeful that they can build on last year’s success. Considering how young and talented this team is, they should have no problems doing so.

Players to Watch: Jared Goff (3,804 passing yards, 28 TD, 7 INT), Todd Gurley II (1,305 rushing yards, 13 TD, 5 F), and Cooper Kupp (869 receiving yards, 5 TD, 1 F).

Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders turned in a disappointing 6-10 record last season to finish 3rd in the AFC West. Although they had tremendous talent, the Raiders were crippled by their inconsistency. That, and an injury to starting quarterback Derek Carr. Nevertheless, the Raiders still have plenty of talent to be considered a threat in the AFC West. Granted, they’ll have to topple the Broncos and Chiefs if they are to win the division. As for this matchup, the Raiders might have a hard time containing the Rams this early in the season.

Players to Watch: Derek Carr (3,496 passing yards, 22 TD, 13 INT), Marshawn Lynch (891 rushing yards, 7 TD, 1 F), and Jared Cook (688 receiving yards, 2 TD, 1 F).

Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders Betting Predictions


  • Los Angeles went 7-1 SU on the road last season
  • Los Angeles posted a 5-3 ATS record on the road last season
  • The TOTAL went OVER in 7 of Los Angeles’ 8 road games last season
  • Oakland went 4-4 SU at home last season
  • Oakland posted a 3-4-1 record ATS at home last season
  • The TOTAL went UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s 8 home games last season
Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet on NFL games take in this Los Angeles Rams vs. Oakland Raiders pairing? All in all it might be better to stick with the Rams here. They’re coming off a highly successful season and should be able to pick up right where they left off. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 28-17 Los Angeles.