Washington Redskins at Los Angeles Chargers Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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StubHub Center is the venue for the game between the Washington Redskins and the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 46. The Chargers are 6-5-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-8-0. The Redskins are 5-7-0 ATS and their over/under record is 8-4-0.
Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 8-4-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 5-7-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 4-8-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Chargers are 6-5-1 against the spread
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
12/03/17 C Chase Roullier Hand is "?" Sunday vs LA Chargers
12/03/17 TE Jordan Reed Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs LA Chargers
12/03/17 DL Terrell McClain Toe is "?" Sunday vs LA Chargers
12/03/17 S Montae Nicholson Concussion is "?" Sunday vs LA Chargers
12/03/17 T Morgan Moses Ankle is "?" Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/21/17 C Spencer Long Quad IR
11/21/17 G Shawn Lauvao Stinger IR
11/20/17 RB Chris Thompson Fibula IR
11/20/17 WR Terrelle Pryor Sr. Ankle IR
11/14/17 LB Will Compton Foot IR
11/14/17 RB Rob Kelley Ankle IR
11/01/17 S Stefan McClure Hamstring IR
10/27/17 LB Mason Foster Shoulder IR
10/19/17 DL Jonathan Allen Foot IR
10/17/17 K Dustin Hopkins Hip IR
09/07/17 S Su'a Cravens Personal out for season
09/05/17 RB Keith Marshall Knee IR
09/05/17 DE Trent Murphy Knee IR
09/05/17 DL Phil Taylor Sr. Quad IR
Key Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
12/04/17 TE Hunter Henry Knee is probable Sunday vs Washington
12/03/17 DT Corey Liuget Toe is "?" Sunday vs Washington
12/03/17 LB James Onwualu Quad is "?" Sunday vs Washington
12/03/17 WR Mike Williams Knee is "?" Sunday vs Washington
12/02/17 K Nick Novak Back IR
10/24/17 C Matt Slauson Biceps IR
09/23/17 CB Jason Verrett Knee IR
09/20/17 T Chris Hairston Illness IR
09/05/17 G Forrest Lamp ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins have run for 1,204 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the league. They've run 315 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 71 times for 533 yards so far this year, which has them 27th in the NFL in penalties. They are 15th in the National Football League in points scored with 272. They have run 763 plays this year for 4,197 yards, which ranks them 12th in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins average 5.5 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 226 1st downs this season, ranking them 21st overall as an offensive unit. Kirk Cousins has completed 275 throws while attempting 413 passes for a completion percentage of 66.6%. He has passed for 3,289 yards this year. He averages 12 yards per completion and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 99.6.
The Redskins rush defense has given up 330 attempts for 1,412 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 81 penalties for 721 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.6% of possessions on defense, which is 23rd in the NFL. Washington is 30th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 314. They have given up a total of 4,081 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Redskins are 19th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 20th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 239 throws on 390 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, ranking them 5th and 9th in the league. The Washington pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,669 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Redskins have tried 22 field goals this season and made 19, which is 19th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 86.4%. Washington Redskins kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 29 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,457 yards on 55 punts, averaging 44.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NFL in punting average. Washington is 26th in the NFL in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 99 punt return yards and are averaging 5 yards per return, which is 31st in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 18 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 404 yards on special teams, placing them 26th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 20.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this season. They are 12th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,996.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Chargers are 17th in the NFL in points scored with 268. They have run 751 plays this season for 4,357 yards, which ranks them 9th in the league in total offense. The Chargers average 5.8 yards per play, which is 6th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 246 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 1,119 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They've run 302 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chargers have been penalized on offense 79 times for 681 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the league in penalties. Philip Rivers has thrown for 3,292 yards this season. He has completed 272 passes on 431 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 96. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 4th in the league in points allowed on defense with 212. They have surrendered a total of 4,025 yards on D, which is 17th in the NFL. The Chargers are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 3rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 257 passes on 411 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, placing them 17th and 18th in the National Football League. The Chargers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,468 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 324 attempts for 1,557 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. The Los Angeles Chargers have committed 87 penalties for 758 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 30.8% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is ranked 20th in the league in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 177 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 19th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 65 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 433 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Chargers average 18.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 44 yards this year. They are 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,054. The Los Angeles Chargers have attempted 24 field goals this season and made 16, which is 24th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 66.7%. Los Angeles kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 28 for 31 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,666 yards on 55 punts, averaging 48.5 yards per punt. That places them 4th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chargers -6
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