Chargers vs. Broncos Week 8 Prediction
AFC West rivals clash in Denver on Sunday where the Broncos are a 3.5-point home dog versus the visiting Chargers at 4:05 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at 44.5, what’s the best play for bettors when it comes to this matchup?
275 Los Angeles Chargers (-3.5) at 276 Denver Broncos (+3.5); o/u 44.5
4:05 p.m. ET, Sunday, November 1, 2020
Venue: Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, CO
Los Angeles Chargers DFS Spin
Chargers RB Joshua Kelley led the team's backfield in snaps against the Jaguars. Kelley played 38 snaps to Justin Jackson's 31 in the Chargers' Week 7 win. The rookie rushed 12 times for 29 yards while Jackson notched five carries for 12 yards. Jackson, who saw six targets against Jacksonville, remains the primary pass-catching back with Austin Ekeler (hamstring) out. For now, Kelley looks like he'll get a decent number of carries when the Chargers have game script on their side.
Denver Broncos DFS Spin
Phillip Lindsay (concussion) is questionable for Week 8 against the Chargers. As is WR Tim Patrick (hamstring). Lindsay brought his helmet and jersey to the field mid-week but was unable to get cleared prior to Sunday. Assuming he's removed from the league's protocol on Saturday, he'll again be used as a RB3 in a timeshare with Melvin Gordon.
Chargers vs. Broncos Betting Prediction
The road team is 13-5-2 against the spread in the last 20 meetings between these two teams while the Chargers are 9-3-5 against the number in their last 17 trips to Mile High. The Bolts are also 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games overall, are 4-0-1 against the number in their last five road games and are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games played in the month of November. On the other side, the Broncos are 7-19-1 against the spread in their last 27 divisional games, is 2-5 against the number in their last seven games coming off a double-digit loss at home and are 1-8 ATS in their last nine games after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game.
NFL WEEK 8 BETTING PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES CHARGERS -3.5