Sunday, September 27, 2015
TCF Bank Stadium
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The San Diego Chargers take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5.
Philip Rivers finished his last game with 241 yards through the air for San Diego. He completed 21 passes out of 27 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. Melvin Gordon led the Chargers in rushing with 88 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Danny Woodhead was the team leader in receiving with a total of 68 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Diego got a total of 19 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 12 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 56 total plays for 354 yards for the game. The Chargers ran for 131 yards on 25 attempts.
Teddy Bridgewater finished his last game with 153 yards through the air for Minnesota. He completed 14 passes out of 18 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. Adrian Peterson led the Vikings in rushing with 134 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 29 rushing attempts for the game. Adrian Peterson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 58 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. Minnesota got a total of 20 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 7 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 61 total plays for 350 yards for the game. The Vikings ran for 199 yards on 42 attempts.
San Diego is averaging 26 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 28 passes per game on 34.5 attempts for a 81% percent completion percentage and average 305.5 yards in the passing department per game. The Chargers are running for an average of 113 yards per game on 27.5 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 418.5 yards per game. The Chargers are averaging 23.5 first downs per game and they accumulate 52 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
San Diego gives up an average of 223.5 passing yards and 26 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 17.5 completions per game on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. The Chargers give up 122 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4.7 average per carry. San Diego gives up 345.5 total yards per game including 6.3 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties per game that total 52 yards as a unit.
Minnesota is putting 14.5 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 18.5 passes per game on 25 attempts for a 74% percent completion percentage and average 164 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Vikings run for an average of 135 yards per game on 29.5 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They also run 57.5 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 299 yards per game. The Vikings get an average of 18.5 first downs per game and they average 61 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties.
Minnesota gives up 225 passing yards per outing and 18 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 24.5 completions on 39.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Vikings give up 134 rushing yards per game on 27.5 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Minnesota gives up 359 total yards per game including an average of 5.3 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 7 penalties for 48 yards each game.
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 0-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 WR Jacoby Jones Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/20/15 S Jahleel Addae Foot "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/20/15 LB Tourek Williams Foot "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/14/15 T D.J. Fluker Ankle out indefinitely
08/14/15 G Johnnie Troutman Arm out indefinitely
07/03/15 TE Antonio Gates Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
09/20/15 CB Jabari Price Suspension "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/10/15 C John Sullivan Back IR - designated to return
09/04/15 CB Josh Robinson Pectoral PUP
08/16/15 T Phil Loadholt Achilles IR
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego
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