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    The Dallas Cowboys (3-2) visit the Los Angeles Chargers (2-2) at SoFi Stadium on Monday, October 16, 2023.

    The Cowboys are averaging 26.8 points per game on offense, which ranks them eighth in the NFL. On defense, they rank seventh, surrendering 16.6 points per contest. In terms of points scored the Chargers rank seventh in the NFL (27.5 points per game), and they are 24th defensively (26 points allowed per game).

    Cowboys vs. Chargers Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Cowboys will win straight up and also cover against the Chargers, with 63.4% of users picking them to win and 100.0% picking them to cover the 2-point spread on Monday.

    Game Info: Cowboys vs. Chargers

    • Game Day: Monday, October 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC/ESPN
    • Location: Inglewood, California
    • Stadium: SoFi Stadium

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    Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before placing a bet on Monday’s Dallas-Los Angeles spread (Dallas -2) or over/under (51 points).

    Game Trends for Cowboys

    • The Cowboys have posted a 3-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 2-point favorites this season, the Cowboys are 3-1 against the spread.
    • The Cowboys have hit the over in three of their five games with a set total (60%).

    Stats & Insights for Cowboys

    • The Cowboys rank 17th in total offense this year (327.4 yards per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in the NFL with 292 yards allowed per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Cowboys rank eighth in the NFL with 26.8 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank seventh in points allowed (292 points allowed per contest).
    • The Cowboys sport the 20th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (203 passing yards per game), and they’ve been better on defense, ranking second-best with just 168.6 passing yards allowed per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Cowboys rank 10th in the NFL with 124.4 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 21st in rushing yards allowed per contest (123.4).
    • The Cowboys sport the eighth-ranked defense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (35% third-down percentage allowed), and they’ve been better on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best with a 49.3% third-down percentage.
    • This season, the Cowboys are gaining 5.2 yards per play (22nd in the league), while allowing 5.4 per play on the defensive side of the ball (12th in the NFL).
    • With 11 forced turnovers (second in NFL) against five turnovers committed (eighth in NFL), the Cowboys’ +6 turnover margin is the third-best in the league.

    Best Players for Cowboys

    • Dak Prescott: 1,061 PASS YDS / 212.2 YPG / 69.4% / 5 TD / 4 INT
    • Tony Pollard: 81 CAR / 340 YDS / 68 YPG / 2 TD / 19 REC / 96 YDS / 19.2 YPG / 0 TD
    • Rico Dowdle: 25 CAR / 95 YDS / 19 YPG / 0 TD / 5 REC / 50 YDS / 10 YPG / 1 TD
    • CeeDee Lamb: 27 REC / 358 YDS / 71.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Michael Gallup: 15 REC / 180 YDS / 36 YPG / 0 TD
    • Jake Ferguson: 20 REC / 175 YDS / 35 YPG / 1 TD
    • Leighton Vander Esch: 30 TKL / 1 TFL

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • The Chargers have covered the spread twice in four opportunities this year.
    • The Chargers have gone over in two of four games with a set total (50%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • While the Chargers’ defense has been stuck in neutral, ranking second-worst by giving up 404 total yards per game, their offense ranks fifth-best with 388.8 total yards per contest.
    • In terms of points scored the Chargers rank seventh in the NFL (27.5 points per game), and they are 24th defensively (26 points allowed per game).
    • The Chargers’ defense has been bottom-five in pass defense this season, ceding 299.8 passing yards per game, which ranks worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank sixth with 269 passing yards per contest.
    • The Chargers rank 14th in the NFL with 119.8 rushing yards per game on offense, and they rank 14th with 104.3 rushing yards surrendered per game on defense.
    • The Chargers’ defense has been keeping opposing offenses in check on third down, allowing a 31.9% third-down conversion percentage (fourth-best). On offense, they rank 17th in the NFL with a 38.9% third-down rate.
    • The Chargers are third-worst in yards per play allowed on defense (6.3), but at least they’ve been playing well on offense, fifth-best in yards per play (6.1).
    • The Chargers have fared really well in terms of turnovers, as their turnover margin of +5 ranks fifth-best in the NFL, with seven forced turnovers (11th in league) and two turnovers committed (second in league).

    Best Players for Chargers

    • Justin Herbert: 1,106 PASS YDS / 276.5 YPG / 71% / 7 TD / 1 INT / 20 CAR / 55 RUSH YDS / 3 TD
    • Joshua Kelley: 57 CAR / 207 YDS / 51.8 YPG / 1 TD / 1 REC / 5 YDS / 1.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Austin Ekeler: 16 CAR / 117 YDS / 117 YPG / 1 TD / 4 REC / 47 YDS / 47 YPG / 0 TD
    • Keenan Allen: 35 REC / 434 YDS / 108.5 YPG / 3 TD
    • Josh Palmer: 11 REC / 160 YDS / 40 YPG / 1 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 13 REC / 107 YDS / 26.8 YPG / 0 TD
    • Kenneth Murray: 26 TKL / 3 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT / 2 PD
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