Sunday, September 25, 2016
Lucas Oil Stadium
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The San Diego Chargers take on the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Lucas Oil Stadium. The opening line for this game has Indianapolis as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 50.5. The Chargers are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Colts have an over/under record of 2-0-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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Philip Rivers finished with 220 yards through the air for San Diego last week. He completed 17 passes out of 24 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Chargers were led in rushing by Melvin Gordon, who finished with 102 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Travis Benjamin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 115 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Diego got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 357 yards for the game. The Chargers ran for 150 yards on 35 attempts.
Andrew Luck finished with 197 yards passing for Indianapolis last week. He went 21 for 40, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Colts were led on the ground by Frank Gore, who finished with 44 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. T.Y. Hilton led the team in receiving with 41 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Indianapolis had 19 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 66 total plays for 253 yards for the contest. The Colts ran for 83 yards on 21 carries as a team.
San Diego scores 33 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 2nd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 31 attempts for a 68% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 220 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 25th in the league. The Chargers run for an average of 153 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 3rd in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 373 yards per game, ranking their offense 12th overall this season. The Chargers average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 2nd in the NFL. They accumulate 26.5 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 30th in the league.
San Diego allows 325 passing yards per game, ranking 29th, and they allow 24 points per contest on defense, which ranks 19th. They give up 33 completions on 49 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67%. The Chargers allow 76 rushing yards per game on 15 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the NFL. San Diego allows 401 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 23rd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 10 penalties for 69.5 yards per game, ranking them 31st among NFL teams.
Indianapolis averages 28 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 11th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 44 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. They throw for 269 yards through the air per game, ranking them 14th. The Colts run for an average of 83 yards per game on 20 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 22nd on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 352 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the league on offense. The Colts get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 12th. They average 69.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 13th in the NFL.
Indianapolis allows an average of 299 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 25th in the league. Their defense overall allows 37 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd. They give up 27 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 75% per game. The Colts allow 125 rushing yards per contest on 28 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 29th in the NFL. Indianapolis allows 424 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 30th in the league. They force 8 penalties for 62 yards in each contest, ranking 26th.
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Indianapolis Betting Trends
Indianapolis is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Indianapolis has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/16 RB Danny Woodhead Knee IR
09/19/16 S Jahleel Addae Collarbone out indefinitely
09/18/16 DE Joey Bosa Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/18/16 G Orlando Franklin Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
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
09/19/16 S Clayton Geathers Foot injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/19/16 T Denzelle Good Back injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/19/16 WR Donte Moncrief Shoulder injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/19/16 DT Hassan Ridgeway Concussion "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/18/16 CB Darius Butler Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/18/16 DT Henry Anderson Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/18/16 CB Patrick Robinson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/18/16 S T.J. Green Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/18/16 LB Trent Cole Back "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
09/02/16 DT Arthur Jones Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
08/22/16 CB Vontae Davis Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego
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