Oakland Raiders vs San Diego Chargers NFL Week 8 Predictions: Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday at 4:05 PM ET when the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers meet at Qualcomm Stadium. Norv Turner should thank Washington, KC, St. Louis, and all of the struggling teams that the focus isn’t on him and his consistently underperforming team. And his lucky streak is continuing this week as they host the hapless Raiders who are really bad. My NFL Week 8 Predictions say give the big points the Raiders are in turmoil and stink, a feel good win for the Chargers big! The NFL Week 8 Predictions experts at online sportsbook Bodog.com have the San Diego Chargers -17 point favorites at home against the Oakland Raiders.
The Raiders lost to the Jets 0-0 as a 6-point underdog in Week 7. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (34). Bruce Gradkowski passed for 97 yards with an interception for Oakland and Justin Fargas rushed for 67 yards on eight carries. Will a quarterback change help? It can’t hurt, I’d take any top 25 college qb over Russell. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing on the road against San Diego. The NFL Week 8 Predictions experts at Bodog.com have the Raiders vs. Chargers Total set at 41.5 points.
The Chargers defeated Kansas City 37-7 as a 5.5-point favorite in Week 7. The combined score caused this game to be a PUSH on the posted over/under total (44). Philip Rivers passed for 268 yards with three touchdowns for San Diego, while Vincent Jackson caught five passes for 142 yards with a touchdown in the win.