|2013 Monday Night Football Week 6 Odds & Spread: Colts vs. Chargers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 14 October 2013 13:30|
Colts vs. Chargers Odds
Indianapolis is 4-1 overall, 2-0 on the road and 3-2 against the spread. San Diego is 2-3 overall, 1-1 at home and 3-1-1 against the spread. San Diego has won five of its last six against the Colts.
Trends show that the Colts are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 against the Chargers while the underdog has covered in 8 straight between these two. The two have hit the under in 4 of their last 6 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Indianapolis is the slight favorite on the road, as the Colts have odds of -1 point at San Diego tonight. The over/under total has been set at 50.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had it even. The spread slowly made its way to favoring Indy, holding strong at Indy -1. The over/under total opened at 47.5 points and made the steady climb to 50.5.
The Colts are coming off a 34-28 win over Seattle at home, which was the first loss of the season for the Seahawks. The Colts have now won three straight and have scored at least 20 points in every game this year, averaging 362.4 yards per game on offense. The defense has held opponents to 330.4 yards per contest. Quarterback Andrew Luck has thrown for 1,144 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the offense, while Reggie Wayne has 28 catches for 365 yards and two scores. Robert Mathis is leading the defense with 9.5 sacks.
San Diego is coming off a 27-17 loss at Oakland. The Chargers have alternated wins and losses all season and two of their losses have been by 3 points. The offense is moving the ball well, averaging over 400 yards per game thanks to the third-best passing attack in the league. Defensively, San Diego is not doing well, giving up 406 yards per game. Philip Rivers has thrown for 1,610 yards and 13 touchdowns while season to lead the team. Antonio Gates has caught 32 passes for 438 yards and two scores.
In terms of Injuries, Indianapolis safety LaRon Landry (ankle) is out while linebacker Erik Walden (elbow) is questionable. San Diego linebacker Jarret Johnson (hamstring) and running back Ryan Mathews (concussion) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Indianapolis, as the Colts are getting 72% of the wagers with odds of -1 point at San Diego tonight.