Sunday, September 18, 2016
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The Jacksonville Jaguars take on the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48. The Jaguars are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Chargers have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Blake Bortles finished with 320 yards through the air for Jacksonville last week. He completed 24 passes out of 39 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led in rushing by T.J. Yeldon, who finished with 39 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Allen Hurns was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Jacksonville got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 68 total plays for 348 yards for the game. The Jaguars ran for 48 yards on 26 attempts.
Philip Rivers finished with 243 yards through the air for San Diego last week. He completed 25 passes out of 36 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. The Chargers were led in rushing by Danny Woodhead, who finished with 89 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Tyrell Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 71 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. San Diego got a total of 25 first downs in that game. 10 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 69 total plays for 388 yards for the game. The Chargers ran for 155 yards on 32 attempts.
Jacksonville scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 14th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 39 attempts for a 62% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 300 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 9th in the league. The Jaguars run for an average of 48 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 1.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 32nd in the league. They also run 68 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 348 yards per game, ranking their offense 15th overall this season. The Jaguars average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 17th in the NFL. They accumulate 79 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, which ranks 3rd in the league.
Jacksonville allows 199 passing yards per game, ranking 10th, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 22nd. They give up 20 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59%. The Jaguars allow 95 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 17th in the NFL. Jacksonville allows 294 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 6th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5 penalties for 24 yards per game, ranking them 11th among NFL teams.
San Diego averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 10th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. They throw for 233 yards through the air per game, ranking them 18th. The Chargers run for an average of 155 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 3rd on the ground. They also run 69 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 388 yards per game, ranking them 8th in the league on offense. The Chargers get an average of 25 first downs per game, which ranks 7th. They average 30 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 21st in the NFL.
San Diego allows an average of 330 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 29th in the league. Their defense overall allows 33 points per contest, which has them ranked 27th. They give up 34 completions on 48 attempts for a completion percentage of 71% per game. The Chargers allow 83 rushing yards per contest on 19 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 13th in the NFL. San Diego allows 413 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 27th in the league. They force 6 penalties for 46 yards in each contest, ranking 19th.
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/12/16 CB Jalen Ramsey Ankle "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/12/16 TE Julius Thomas Ankle "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/12/16 CB Prince Amukamara Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/11/16 RB Chris Ivory Illness "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/05/16 T Josh Wells Thumb IR
08/31/16 DE Jonathan Woodard Achilles PUP
08/31/16 C Luke Bowanko Hip PUP
08/11/16 CB Aaron Colvin Suspension expected to miss first 5 games
09/13/16 DE Joey Bosa Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/11/16 WR Keenan Allen Knee IR
09/02/16 DT Damion Square Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/02/16 WR Javontee Herndon Knee IR
09/02/16 TE Jeff Cumberland Achilles IR
09/02/16 NT Sean Lissemore Undisclosed IR
08/31/16 G Chris Watt Knee PUP
08/31/16 G Donavon Clark Knee IR
08/30/16 RB Branden Oliver Achilles IR
08/11/16 WR Stevie Johnson Knee IR
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego
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