NFL Picks: Los Angeles Chargers vs New York Jets 11/22/20 NFL Predictions, Odds

NFL Picks: Los Angeles Chargers vs New York Jets 11/22/20 NFL Predictions, Odds Photo by Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

New York Jets (0-9) at Los Angeles Chargers (2-7)

NFL Football: Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 4:05 pm (SoFi Stadium)

The Line: Los Angeles Chargers -8.5 -- Over/Under: 47 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Los Angeles Chargers host the New York Jets for their meeting on Sunday in week 11 NFL action at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.

The New York Jets are coming off a bye week and are still looking for their first win since December 29 of last year. The New York Jets have lost four straight road games. Sam Darnold is completing 58.6 percent of his passes for 1,045 yards, three touchdowns and six interceptions. Darnold and Joe Flacco have combined for seven touchdowns and eight interceptions. Jamison Crowder and Braxton Berrios have combined for 632 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Breshad Perriman has 16 receptions. The New York Jets ground game is averaging 98.9 yards per contest, and Frank Gore leads the way with 386 yards on 108 carries. Defensively, New York is allowing 29.8 points and 402.7 yards per game. Neville Hewitt leads the New York Jets with 74 tackles, Quinnen Williams has three sacks and Pierre Desir has three interceptions.

The Los Angeles Chargers look for a feel good win to snap a three-game losing streak. The Los Angeles Chargers have lost three of their last four home games. Justin Herbert is completing 66.8 percent of his passes for 2,333 yards, 19 touchdowns and six interceptions. Herbert has two or more touchdown passes in six straight games. Keenan Allen and Mike Williams have combined for 1,121 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while Hunter Henry has 37 receptions. The Los Angeles Chargers ground game is averaging 131.6 yards per contest, and Joshua Kelley leads the way with 313 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Los Angeles is allowing 27.2 points and 349.8 yards per game. Kyzir White leads the Los Angeles Chargers with 68 tackles, Joey Bosa has 4.5 sacks and Melvin Ingram III has one interception.

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The Jets are 8-20-1 ATS in their last 29 road games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games as an underdog and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Chargers are 16-34-1 ATS in their last 51 home games, 4-9-2 ATS in their last 15 vs. AFC and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games as a favorite. The under is 4-1 in Jets last 5 games overall. The over is 6-0 in Chargers last 6 games overall. The Jets are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 meetings.

The New York Jets have had an extra week to prepare for this game, but I'm not sure it matters much. Adam Gase is the worst head coach in the history of the NFL and the Jets are in complete tank mode. We saw it against the Patriots in week 9 when the Jets did everything they could in the fourth quarter to lose a game they had complete control of. The Los Angeles Chargers can't play 60 minutes of football and find ways to collapse in the fourth quarter, but they're still one of the best offensive teams in the league and this feels like a game where they can get busy. I'm not backing the Jets until they fire Gase into the sun.

Give me the Chargers in a comfortable home victory.

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Randy’s Pick Los Angeles Chargers -8.5

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