Oddsmakers listed the Bengals as the favorite to beat the Raiders on Sunday. It’s important to note that the betting line has noting to do with who oddsmakers think is going to win the game, and everything to do with getting bettors to place money evenly on both teams. In terms of where the teams
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."