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    The Los Angeles Chargers (1-2) visit the Houston Texans (0-2-1) at NRG Stadium on Sunday, October 2, 2022.

    The Chargers are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-5), against the Texans. The over/under for this matchup is 44.5 points.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Los Angeles Chargers vs. Houston Texans

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: NRG Stadium
    Chargers vs Texans Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Chargers -5 -111 -110 44.5 -111 -109 -237 +196

    Betting Insights for Chargers

    • The Chargers have covered the spread twice in three opportunities this season.
    • The Chargers are winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 5-point favorites.
    • The Chargers have combined with their opponent to hit the over in one of three games with a set total (33.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • The Chargers rank 11th in total offense (356 yards per game) and 19th in total defense (350.7 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • The Chargers sport the 17th-ranked scoring offense this season (19.3 points per game), and they’ve been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-worst with 28 points allowed per game.
    • The Chargers rank 20th in pass defense this year (248 passing yards allowed per game), but they’ve been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with 297 passing yards per game.
    • The Chargers rank worst in rushing offense (59 rushing yards per game), but they’ve been better on defense, ranking 11th with 102.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • The Chargers are averaging a 37.2% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (15th in NFL), and they are allowing a 44.7% third-down conversion rate (23rd) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • This season, the Chargers are accumulating 5.5 yards per play (18th in the league), while surrendering 5.9 per play on the defensive side of the ball (19th in the NFL).
    • With three forced turnovers (18th in NFL) against three turnovers committed (ninth in NFL), the Chargers’ even turnover margin ranks 14th in the league.

    Chargers’ Best Players

    • Justin Herbert: 910 PASS YDS / 303.3 YPG / 66.1% / 7 TD / 2 INT
    • Austin Ekeler: 32 CAR / 80 YDS / 26.7 YPG / 0 TD / 21 REC / 139 YDS / 46.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Sony Michel: 16 CAR / 47 YDS / 15.7 YPG / 0 TD / 2 REC / 15 YDS / 5 YPG / 0 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 11 REC / 150 YDS / 50 YPG / 1 TD
    • DeAndre Carter: 9 REC / 150 YDS / 50 YPG / 1 TD
    • Khalil Mack: 13 TKL / 4 TFL / 4 SACK
    • Derwin James: 24 TKL / 2 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 PD
    • Bryce Callahan: 11 TKL / 1 TFL / 1 INT / 2 PD

    Betting Insights for Texans

    • The Texans is 2-0-1 against the spread this season.
    • The Texans are 2-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 5-point underdogs.
    • In Texans three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Texans

    • The Texans have lots of room to get better, as they rank fourth-worst in total yards per game (287.3) and fourth-worst in total yards surrendered per game (410).
    • The Texans rank 26th in the NFL with 16.3 points per contest on offense, and they rank 13th with 19.7 points ceded per contest on defense.
    • The Texans are posting 204.3 passing yards per contest on offense this season (24th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 207.7 passing yards per game (11th-ranked) on defense.
    • The Texans rank 27th in rushing yards per game (83), but they’ve been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking worst in the NFL with 202.3 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • The Texans rank second-worst in third-down conversion rate (25%), but they’ve been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 15th in the NFL with a 36.6% third-down rate allowed.
    • The Texans rank 27th in the NFL with 5 yards per play on offense, and they rank 19th with 5.9 yards allowed per play on defense.
    • The Texans have registered five forced turnovers (seventh in NFL) and committed three turnovers (ninth in NFL) this season for a +2 turnover margin that ranks sixth in the NFL.

    Best Players for Texans

    • Davis Mills: 662 PASS YDS / 220.7 YPG / 57.9% / 3 TD / 2 INT
    • Dameon Pierce: 46 CAR / 182 YDS / 60.7 YPG / 1 TD / 4 REC / 35 YDS / 11.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Rex Burkhead: 17 CAR / 49 YDS / 16.3 YPG / 0 TD / 11 REC / 60 YDS / 20 YPG / 0 TD
    • Brandin Cooks: 13 REC / 158 YDS / 52.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Nico Collins: 8 REC / 125 YDS / 41.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Chris Moore: 8 REC / 108 YDS / 36 YPG / 0 TD
    • Jerry Hughes: 8 TKL / 3 TFL / 4 SACK / 1 INT / 1 PD
    • Jonathan Owens: 36 TKL / 1 PD
    • Jalen Pitre: 23 TKL / 2 TFL / 1 SACK / 2 INT / 2 PD
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