Jacksonville Jaguars vs Los Angeles Chargers Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Los Angeles Chargers
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -7
Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers (1-4) play the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Jacksonville opens this matchup as 7-point dogs. The over/under opens at 51.5.
The Jacksonville Jaguars come into this matchup with a record of 1-5 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Detroit Lions and took the defeat by a score of 34-16. Gardner Minshew II went 25/44 with 243 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick in the game. James Robinson led the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 8 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 29 yards via 12 carries which had him averaging 2.4 yards per run. Keelan Cole Sr. was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 143 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 23.8 yards per reception for the game. The Jacksonville Jaguars ran the ball a total of 16 times and racked up a total of 44 yards which gave them an average of 2.8 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they finished with a total of 61 plays which added up to 275 yards. On the day, the Jaguars racked up 16 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 56 yards. When discussing the defense, Jacksonville gave up 19 catches on 31 attempts totaling 223 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. On the ground, the Jaguars gave up 180 yards on 39 attempts which means they had an average of 4.6 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they allowed 403 yards and earned 1 turnover.
The Jaguars have tallied 2,107 total yards for the year. Offensively they're holding an average of 89.3 yards on the ground ranking this team at 29th in the league. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Jacksonville has earned 11 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Jacksonville Jaguars are sitting at 20.8 points per game. Concerning passing yardage, the Jaguars have allowed 1,624 yards which ranks them 28th in the league. In total, they are conceding 414.5 yards per game which ranks them 29th in football. The Jaguars are ranked 25th in the NFL in terms of team defense, conceding 30.2 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per run and 143.8 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 6 games played this season, they are giving up 270.7 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 73.4%. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 863 yards via the ground game in 6 outings.
The Chargers head into this game 1-4 for this year. The last time they took the field they played the New Orleans Saints and were defeated 30-27. Justin Jackson paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 36 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 71 yards by way of 15 carries which meant he was running for 4.7 yards per carry. Mike Williams was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 109 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 21.8 yards per reception for that contest. Justin Herbert went 20/34 with 264 yards through the air and completed 4 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Los Angeles Chargers ended up running the ball 32 times and racked up 111 yards which gave them an average of 3.5 yards per rush. For the contest, the Chargers earned 19 first downs and they had a total of 1 penalty for 10 yards. On the day, they ran 69 plays for 350 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles allowed 33 catches on 48 attempts for a total of 313 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. For this contest, they conceded a total of 408 yards and forced 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Chargers allowed 95 yards on 25 tries which means they had an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Chargers have a total of 1,339 yards through the air as well as an average of 267.8 passing yards per contest, ranking them 8th in the NFL. The Los Angeles Chargers maintain an average of 390.2 yards per game which ranks them 9th in the league. They maintain an average of 122.4 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 612 yards overall. Regarding their ability to score points, the Chargers currently rank 24th out of all teams in football holding an average of 22.0 points per outing. The Chargers are sitting in 14th in the league in relation to team defense, conceding 25.0 points per game. They are giving up 4.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 107.6 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During the season, they have allowed 538 rushing yards through 5 outings. In terms of passing yards, the Chargers have surrendered 1,365 yards which ranks them 18th in the league. In their 5 games played, they are allowing 273.0 yards per outing through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 65.9%. Overall, they are allowing 380.6 yards/game putting them at 22nd in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chargers -7
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