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Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos - 10/6/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos
Date & Time Sunday October 6, 2019, 4:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Dignity Health Sports Park
Carson, CA
The Line
LAC -6.5 Total 44.5
TV Channel
CBS
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On Sunday, the Denver Broncos visit Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California to play the Los Angeles Chargers. Denver fell to 0-4 on the season following its 26-24 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Broncos also lost linebacker Bradley Chubb to a partially torn ACL. The Broncos defense gave up 225 yards rushing to Jacksonville’s Leonard Fournette. Denver squandered a 14-point lead at home for the first time since 2006.

 Joe Flacco leads the Broncos in passing with 1,076 yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions. The leading rusher for the Broncos is Phillip Lindsay with 213 yards and two touchdowns. Courtland Sutton leads Denver in receiving with 309 yards and two touchdowns. Josey Jewell leads Denver in tackles with 27.

Los Angeles improved to 2-2 on the season following a 30-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Philip Rivers threw for 310 yards, a pair of touchdowns and no interceptions. The win was the Chargers first in the last nine played in Miami. Austin Ekeler scored one rushing touchdown and one receiving. Melvin Gordon was dressed and on the Chargers sideline but did not play after reporting during the week and ending his holdout.

Philip Rivers has thrown for 1,254 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions. Austin Ekeler leads the Chargers in rushing with 220 yards and three touchdowns. Kennan Allen leads all Chargers receivers with 452 yards and three touchdowns. Thomas Davis leads the Chargers in tackles with 38. 

Denver is 8-21-1 ATS in its last 30 versus AFC opponents

The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Broncos last 7 versus AFC West opponents

Los Angeles is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 versus AFC West opponents

The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Chargers last 6 in October

Denver has had problems holding onto leads and now faces the loss of one of its top linebackers. The Broncos have failed to cover the number in 7 of their last 8 overall and in each of their last 4 played on the road. Philip Rivers is leading a balanced offensive attack on the ground and through the air for the Chargers with Keenan Allen already surpassing 450 yards in receiving. Final Score Prediction, San Diego Chargers win and cover ATS 28-17

Pick:
Los Angeles Chargers -6.5
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