Chargers vs. Giants Prediction

NFL Predictions: Los Angeles Chargers vs. New York Giants 10/8/17

Will the New York Giants handle being a favorite at home when they host the Los Angeles Chargers today at 1PM ET?

According to oddsmakers at, New York is favored at home in this game, as the Giants are getting odds of -3 points against the Chargers. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 45 points. The Chargers have won and covered the spread in their last three meetings with the Giants. Today’s game takes place from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey and will air live on CBS.

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New York fell to 0-4 with a 25-23 loss at Tampa Bay last week. The Giants are also 2-2 against the spread, covering in their last two games on the road. The Giants are averaging just 15 points and 337.5 yards per game on offense. Their rushing attack is amongst the worst in the league, averaging just 59.3 yards per game. Paul Perkins is actually the leading rusher with just 61 yards and he is questionable to play today due to a rib injury. Eli Manning has thrown for 1,113 yards and six touchdowns while Odell Beckham Jr. has caught 20 passes for 205 yards and two scores. Beckham is still battling his ankle injury while also dealing with a finger injury he suffered last week. Defensively, New York is giving up 23.8 points and 367.3 yards per game. Their run defense is allowing 142.8 yards per game.

Los Angeles fell to 0-4 last week with a 26-24 loss to the Eagles at home. The Chargers have yet to cover this season, posting an 0-3-1 record against the spread. L.A. is giving up 23.3 points and 375 yards per game right now, including 163.5 rushing yards per game. On offense, the Chargers are putting up 18 points and 344.3 yards per game, but averaging just 67.5 yards per game on the ground. Melvin Gordon has just 168 rushing yards to go with two touchdowns while Philip Rivers has thrown for 1,107 yards and six touchdowns. Keenan Allen has 24 catches for 334 yards.

Bet on Chargers vs. Giants

Someone has to win today and I think it will be the Giants. New York has played better in recent weeks while on the road. The Chargers have been losing games at home and just don’t seem to have much chemistry on offense right now. The Giants still have a respectable defense and a big playmaker in Beckham Jr. Look for their run game to get a spark against this L.A. defense, which should open up some passes downfield.




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