The Los Angeles Chargers will travel to Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday afternoon to take on the Denver Broncos in an AFC West matchup. The Chargers are second in the division with a 6-4 record and are coming off a 41-37 home win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Justin Herbert went 30-of-41 for 382 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. The Broncos are last in the division with a 5-5 record and are coming off a 30-13 home loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Teddy Bridgewater finished 22-of-36 for 226 yards.
Chargers at Broncos Betting Preview
Los Angeles Chargers Preview: Top 10 WR
Wide receiver Keenan Allen has been playing extremely well for the Los Angeles Chargers this season as he has 74 catches on 106 targets for 810 yards (10.9 yards per reception) with two receiving touchdowns. In his last game against the Steelers, Allen finished with nine receptions on 13 targets for 112 yards (12.4 yards per catch).
The Los Angeles Chargers have been struggling a bit on the defensive side of the field as they are giving up 26.5 points per game. In their previous game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, they allowed 37 points on 300 total yards of offense (245 passing, 55 rushings). Pittsburgh moved the ball pretty well as they went 8-of-15 on third-down tries but failed to convert on either of their fourth-down attempts. The Steelers did not have huge plays as they averaged 4.6 yards per play throughout the game.
Denver Broncos Preview: Locked in as a Bronco
Wide receiver Courtland Sutton has been playing very well this season for the Broncos as e has recorded 43 receptions on 67 targets for 617 yards (14.3 yards per catch) with two touchdowns. In his last game against the Eagles, Sutton finished with two catches on three targets for 29 yards (14.5 yards per reception).
The Denver Broncos have been playing extremely well defensively this season, allowing 18.3 points per game. In their previous game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Denver gave up 30 points on 308 total yards of offense (212 passing, 96 rushings). The Broncos could force a turnover (one interception) throughout the game and limited the Eagles to just 6.8 passing yards per pass thrown.
Who to Bet on Chargers vs Broncos
As of this writing, the top sportsbook across the United States are listing this game as the Los Angeles Chargers being under a field goal road favorites, and it makes a lot of sense. The Chargers are averaging 28 points in their previous four games, while the Broncos score 19.6 points in their last five games. Justin Herbert has been playing well, specifically as in his previous three games. He is 82-of-113 (72.6 percent) for 933 yards with six touchdowns and two interceptions. All in all, go with the Los Angeles Chargers to cover the spread on the road here.