Sunday, January 3, 2016
Sports Authority Field
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The San Diego Chargers face the Denver Broncos on Sunday at Sports Authority Field. The opening line for this game has Denver as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 40.
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Philip Rivers finished his last game with 277 yards through the air for San Diego. He completed 31 passes out of 49 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. Danny Woodhead led the Chargers in rushing with 55 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 11 rushing attempts for the game. Dontrelle Inman led the team in receiving. He had a total of 82 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 10 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game San Diego had 343 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 19 first downs on the game. The Chargers rushed for 72 yards by way of 25 carries.
Brock Osweiler finished his last game with 299 yards through the air for Denver. He completed 27 passes out of 39 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. C.J. Anderson led the Broncos in rushing with 73 yards. He averaged 8 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. Owen Daniels led the team in receiving. He had a total of 70 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. Denver had 390 total yards on 63 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Broncos rushed for 113 yards by way of 21 carries.
San Diego is averaging 20 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 28 passes per game on 42 attempts for a 67% percent completion percentage and average 292 yards in the passing department per game. The Chargers are averaging 83 rushing yards per game on 24 attempts per contest for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. They are also running 69 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 375 yards per contest. The Chargers manage 22 first downs per contest and they average a total of 59.8 penalty yards on 7.3 penalties.
San Diego gives up 25 points per contest and an average of 233 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21 completed passes on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Chargers allow 120 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for a 4.6 average per play. San Diego gives up 353 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties per game that total 62.7 yards as a unit.
Denver is putting 22 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage and average 245 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Broncos rush for an average of 101 yards per contest on 25 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry for the season. They also run 66 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 346 yards in each contest. The Broncos are gaining 20 first downs per contest and they average 68.5 penalty yards on 7.3 penalties per game.
Denver surrenders 18 points per game and 199 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 61%. The Broncos allow 82 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 3.3 average per rush. Denver gives up 281 total yards per game including an average of 4.4 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 6.5 penalties for 48.5 yards each game.
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 5-10-0 against the over/under so far this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 7-8-0 this season
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 5-9-1 against the over/under so far this season
Denver has an ATS record of 8-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/29/15 S Eric Weddle Groin IR
12/29/15 TE Ladarius Green Ankle IR
12/27/15 CB Jason Verrett Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/27/15 T King Dunlap Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/27/15 LB Kyle Emanuel Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/27/15 NT Sean Lissemore Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/27/15 WR Stevie Johnson Groin "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/23/15 RB Melvin Gordon Knee out for season
12/12/15 CB Brandon Flowers Knee IR
12/12/15 DE Corey Liuget Foot IR
11/10/15 G Chris Watt Shoulder IR
11/04/15 RB Branden Oliver Toe IR
11/04/15 LB Tourek Williams Foot IR
11/02/15 WR Keenan Allen Kidney IR
10/18/15 DE Darius Philon Thigh IR - designated to return
09/30/15 G Johnnie Troutman Arm IR
12/28/15 S Darian Stewart Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
12/28/15 S Omar Bolden Groin "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
12/28/15 QB Peyton Manning Foot doubtful Sunday vs. San Diego
12/28/15 LB Todd Davis Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
12/23/15 S David Bruton Fibula IR
11/03/15 T Ty Sambrailo Shoulder IR
09/04/15 DT Marvin Austin Groin IR
05/29/15 OT Ryan Clady Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego
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