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

    The Cowboys are totaling 26.8 points per game on offense this year (eighth in NFL), and they are allowing 16.6 points per game (seventh) on defense. 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.

    Cowboys vs. Chargers Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Cowboys will win straight up and also cover against the Chargers, with 58.7% of users picking them to win and 51.4% picking them to cover the 2.5-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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    Dallas is a 2.5-point favorite against Los Angeles on Monday and the over/under has been set at 51 points. Here are some betting trends and insights before you decide to wager on the game.

    Game Trends for Cowboys

    • The Cowboys have a 3-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Cowboys have a 3-1 record against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
    • Cowboys games have hit the over on three of five occasions (60%).

    Stats & Insights for Cowboys

    • The Cowboys are totaling 327.4 yards per game on offense (16th in NFL), and they rank sixth defensively with 292 yards allowed per game.
    • The Cowboys rank eighth in scoring offense (26.8 points per game) and seventh in scoring defense (16.6 points allowed per game) this year.
    • The Cowboys own the 19th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (203 passing yards per game), and they’ve been better defensively, 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 rank eighth in third-down defense this year (35% third-down conversion rate allowed), but they’ve been shining on the offensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with a 49.3% third-down conversion rate.
    • The Cowboys are accumulating 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) this season.
    • The Cowboys have the third-best turnover margin in the NFL at +6, forcing 11 turnovers (second in NFL) while turning it over five times (eighth in NFL).

    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 hit the over in two of four games with a set total (50%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • The Chargers rank second-worst in total yards allowed per game on defense (404), but at least they’ve been getting things done on the offensive side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in total yards per contest (388.8).
    • 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 contest).
    • The Chargers rank sixth in passing yards per game (269), but they’ve been worse defensively, ranking worst in the NFL with 299.8 passing yards conceded per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, the Chargers rank 13th in the NFL on offense (119.8 rushing yards per game) and 14th on defense (104.3 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • The Chargers rank 17th in the NFL with a 38.9% third-down conversion rate, but they’ve been led by their defense, which ranks fourth-best by surrendering a 31.9% third-down rate.
    • Defensively, the Chargers are a bottom-five unit in terms of yards per play, allowing 6.3 (third-worst). On the bright side, they are thriving on offense, accumulating 6.1 yards per play (fifth-best).
    • The Chargers have produced seven forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over two times, resulting in a +5 turnover margin, which ranks fifth-best in the NFL.

    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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