Chargers vs. Jaguars Free Pick
JACKSONVILLE, FL (The Spread) – One week after covering a massive 26.5-point spread in Denver, the Jaguars return home and once again are a sizable dog. Will the Jags cover again when they host the Chargers at 1:00PM ET?
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Chargers are 9.5-point favorites over the Jaguars, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 45.5 points. San Diego is 3-3 overall and 1-2 on the road, while Jacksonville is 0-6 overall and 0-2 at home.
Line Movement: The Chargers opened as 7-point favorites but the spread has been bet up to 7.5 at most sports books, while the over/under total opened at 44.5 and has been bet up to 45.5 points.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 69% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Chargers. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Free Pick: Take San Diego. According to latest NFL trends, the Chargers are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games overall and 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games versus AFC opponents. On the other side, the Jaguars are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus AFC opponents, 1-6 ATS in their last seven games overall and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games. The Jaguars did cover against the Broncos last week but they were also 26.5-point dogs and were still beaten soundly by 16 points. The Chargers, meanwhile, are getting an MVP-like performance out of quarterback Philip Rivers, although thanks to Peyton Manning nobody has really noticed how good the San Diego signal caller has been. Lay the points with the road team.
2013 NFL WEEK 7 FREE PICK: SAN DIEGO CHARGERS -9.5