The Las Vegas Raiders (6-9) play the San Francisco 49ers (11-4) at Allegiant Stadium. Going into this Week 17 matchup, the San Francisco 49ers sit first in the NFC West with 11 wins, leaving them five games clear of the Las Vegas Raiders, who lie third in the AFC West. The San Francisco 49ers’ quest for home-field advantage in the NFC is fading, but they can take one big step forward with a road win over the Las Vegas Raiders here.
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers Betting lines
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers Betting expert picks
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers Moneyline
While you could argue the Las Vegas Raiders have home-field advantage on their side, their record in this series is a bit of a letdown, which is why we’re favoring the San Francisco 49ers on the moneyline. The visitors are on a two-match winning streak against the Las Vegas Raiders and we’re backing them to continue this trend on Sunday.
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers Spread
The San Francisco 49ers open up as the 4.5-point favorites over the Las Vegas Raiders, according to the oddsmakers. This suggests a road win is possible, but it won’t be by much. In the last ten matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 12.4 points.
The Las Vegas Raiders tend to play well at home against the San Francisco 49ers. Over the past four games between the two teams at the Allegiant Stadium, the home side has won three games by an average margin of 13.0 points. The hosts are also 7-2 ATS in the past nine games at home and 5-5 ATS overall from their previous ten games.
The smart money is on the San Francisco 49ers, who have covered the spread in their last six games. They may be on the road, but they still look too good to pass up here. The visitors are 5-4 ATS from their nine most recent road trips, as well as 7-3 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers Total
The points total in matches between the Las Vegas Raiders and San Francisco 49ers tends to sway to the lower side, as they have averaged 38.2 points in their last ten meetings.
The oddsmakers have set the current total at 43.0 points, 10.2 points higher than the 32.8-point average these two squads saw from their past five contests.
The total has averaged 44.3 points in the Las Vegas Raiders’ ten most recent games, as well as 51.8 points in their last five at home. The Las Vegas Raiders have seen four of the past five home games going over. In fact, when looking back on their last 10 matches (both at home and away), they are 4-6 in the over and under betting line.
On average, the San Francisco 49ers have seen 43.6 points go on board during their past ten matches and 44.2 points in their last five contests on the road. Over was a winning bet three times in the past five road games for the San Francisco 49ers, who are 6-4 against the total in their last ten home and away games combined.
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers Betting trends
- Las Vegas Raiders have covered the spread in four of their last five games at Allegiant Stadium.
- San Francisco 49ers have covered the spread in their last six games.
NFL Power Rankings Week 17 2022, Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers
Las Vegas Raiders Form
The Las Vegas Raiders slipped to 6-9 for the season last week after falling to a 13-10 defeat against the Pittsburgh Steelers. They are 5-5 across their ten most recent games and 4-1 in the past five at home.
The Las Vegas Raiders have scored 23.2 points per game this season, which is pretty average compared to the other NFL offenses. The defense, meanwhile, has been just average. In its last five games, opponents have averaged 21.6 points points against them—right around the unit’s season average of 23.3 points points allowed per game.
Unsurprisingly, the Las Vegas Raiders are unlikely to make the NFL postseason as things stand. Few people expected the home side to go far, and given their 6-9 regular season record, it seems they had good reason.
San Francisco 49ers Form
Form is strong for the San Francisco 49ers, who beat Washington Commanders by a 37-20 scoreline last time out, thereby extending their winning streak to eight matches. Their overall regular season record is now 11-4 and 4-3 on the road.
The San Francisco 49ers rank up in eighth-place in the NFL’s offensive rankings, with 25.0 points per game this season and 23.0 points on the road. On the defensive side of the ball, there has been no letup whatsoever. The visitors boast one of the stingiest defenses in the entire country, allowing just 15.3 points per game for this season, and have remained formidable in the past five games, having only given up 11.4 points on average.
The San Francisco 49ers have clinched a playoff berth after winning their division. The NFC West champions now aim to improve their third seed in the NFC Conference going into the final weeks of the regular season.
Las Vegas Raiders VS San Francisco 49ers H2H history
The total reached 43.0 points in the most recent encounter between these teams in August 2021. The matchup ended in a 34-10 road victory for the San Francisco 49ers back then. In the past five matchups, the Las Vegas Raiders claimed one win against the San Francisco 49ers to go 1-4 in this series.
In their past ten head-to-head games, the Las Vegas Raiders pulled off 15.2 points on average per game, whereas San Francisco 49ers managed 23 points per match.