Los Angeles Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers - 5/13/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Chargers
Madden20 Sim: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm
The Line: Los Angeles Chargers +3 -- Over/Under: 44.5
The San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Chargers meet Wednesday afternoon in a Madden20 simulation game.
The San Francisco 49ers have 10 different players who are ranked 85 overall or better. Tight end George Kittle leads the charge with a 97 overall rating and cornerback Richard Sherman has a 94 overall rating. Defensive end Nick Bosa, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and left tackle Joe Staley all have 89 ratings. The San Francisco 49ers are obviously one of the more balanced and highest rated teams in the game and have very little weakness. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has an 84 rating and an above-average acceleration to avoid pressure. On either side of the ball, you have to like the 49ers to show up and put together a consistent performance no matter who they play.
The Los Angeles Chargers are a really underrated team in the Madden game, as they have 11 different players ranked 81 or better overall. Wide receiver Keenan Allen, defensive end Joey Bosa and cornerback Casey Hayward are the highest rated players in the 90s, while defensive end Melvin Ingram and safety Derwin James come in at 88 overall. The Chargers have a relentless pass rush in this game and a strong front seven overall that limits big plays and forces the opposing offense to work hard for everything. Quarterback Philip Rivers is rated 84 overall and has an 88 awareness rating, so he’s not going to make the boneheaded play often that you see in these simulation games. The Los Angeles Chargers have a lot to offer in Madden and are a balanced team that you can make money on during these simulations.
The San Francisco 49ers aren't going to have many matchups where they're an underdog in these simulations, as they have one of the more balanced rosters in the game with 10 players ranked at last 85 overall. With that said, the Los Angeles Chargers are one of my favorite teams in this game and are pretty stacked as well with 11 players ranked at least 81 overall. Up there with the Saints and a couple of other teams, the Chargers are one of the more complete teams in this game.
Give me the Chargers and the free field goal.