Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Chargers Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Buffalo Bills travel to StubHub Center to take on the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44. The Bills have an ATS record of 5-3-1 while their over/under record is 5-4-0. The Chargers have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 4-4-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bills are 5-3-1 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Chargers are 4-4-1 against the spread
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
11/12/17 T Cordy Glenn Foot is "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers11/12/17 CB E.J. Gaines Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers11/12/17 DE Jerry Hughes Shin left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers11/12/17 WR Zay Jones Knee is "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers11/03/17 RB Taiwan Jones Arm IR10/15/17 S Colt Anderson Arm IR09/07/17 QB T.J. Yates Concussion IR
Key Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
11/13/17 T Joe Barksdale Foot is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs. Buffalo11/13/17 QB Philip Rivers Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo11/12/17 LB Hayes Pullard Neck is "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo10/24/17 C Matt Slauson Bicep IR09/23/17 CB Jason Verrett Knee IR09/20/17 T Chris Hairston Illness IR09/05/17 G Forrest Lamp ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills are 21st in the NFL in points scored with 184. They have run 557 plays this season for 2,628 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Bills average 4.7 yards per play, which is 30th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 152 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Buffalo has run for 1,004 yards as a team, which ranks 17th in the NFL. They've run 265 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bills have been penalized on offense 68 times for 574 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the league in penalties. Tyrod Taylor has thrown for 1,684 yards this season. He has completed 163 passes on 254 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating is 91.4. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 10.3 yards per completion.
Buffalo is 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 196. They have surrendered a total of 3,239 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The Bills are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 19th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 211 passes on 327 attempts against the Buffalo Bills defense this season, placing them 26th and 25th in the National Football League. The Buffalo pass defense has also given up a total of 2,186 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 250 attempts for 1,053 yards this year, putting them in 21st place in the league against the run. The Bills have committed 56 penalties for 509 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 13th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.9% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Buffalo is ranked 26th in the league in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 133 punt return yards and average 9.5 yards per return, which is 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 267 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Bills average 22.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this year. They are 31st in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,167. The Buffalo Bills have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 17, which is 14th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89.5%. Buffalo Bills kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,161 yards on 47 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Chargers have run for 798 yards as a unit, which ranks 26th in the league. They've run 209 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Chargers have been penalized on offense 68 times for 550 yards so far this year, which has them 8th in the NFL in penalties. They are 25th in the National Football League in points scored with 167. They have run 543 plays this year for 2,984 yards, which ranks them 21st in the NFL in total offense. The Chargers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 13th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 170 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Philip Rivers has completed 194 throws while attempting 323 passes for a completion percentage of 60.1%. He has passed for 2,263 yards this year. He averages 11.7 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 87.8.
The Chargers rush defense has given up 260 attempts for 1,216 yards this season, putting them in 31st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 70 penalties for 626 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.7% of possessions on defense, which is 11th in the NFL. Los Angeles is 8th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 172. They have given up a total of 3,094 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Chargers are 13th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has allowed 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 6th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 201 throws on 313 attempts against the Los Angeles Chargers defense this season, ranking them 19th and 16th in the league. The Chargers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,878 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Los Angeles Chargers have tried 12 field goals this season and made 7, which is 32nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 58.3%. Los Angeles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,520 yards on 51 punts, averaging 49.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NFL in punting average. Los Angeles is 19th in the NFL in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 166 punt return yards and are averaging 8.7 yards per return, which is 14th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 65 yards. They have returned 18 kicks for 319 yards on special teams, placing them 21st in kick return yardage. The Chargers average 17.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 27 yards this season. They are 23rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,546.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bills +4
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