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    The Chicago Bears (2-5) visit the Los Angeles Chargers (2-4) at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

    With 406.8 yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks second-worst in the NFL, the Chargers have been forced to rely on their eighth-ranked offense (364.2 yards per contest) to keep them competitive. In terms of total yards, the Bears rank 18th in the NFL (324.3 total yards per game) and 18th on defense (339.4 total yards allowed per game).

    Chargers vs. Bears Picks

    Splash Inc. users project the Chargers will win straight up against the Bears on Sunday, with 87.0% of users picking them to come out on top. However 51.1% of users are picking the Bears to cover the 9-point spread.

    Game Info: Chargers vs. Bears

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:20 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBC
    • Location: Inglewood, California
    • Stadium: SoFi Stadium

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    Read these betting trends and insights before you wager on Sunday’s Los Angeles-Chicago spread (Los Angeles -9) or total (46 points).

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • The Chargers have covered the spread twice in six opportunities this season.
    • Los Angeles has gone over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • Despite having a bottom-five defense that ranks second-worst in the NFL (406.8 yards allowed per game), the Chargers have put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth in the NFL by averaging 364.2 yards per game.
    • The Chargers are putting up 24 points per game on offense (11th in NFL), and they rank 25th on the other side of the ball with 25.8 points allowed per game.
    • The Chargers own the eighth-ranked passing offense this year (252.3 passing yards per game), and they’ve been less effective on defense, ranking worst with 310 passing yards allowed per game.
    • The Chargers are totaling 111.8 rushing yards per game offensively this year (16th in NFL), and they are giving up 96.8 rushing yards per game (10th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Chargers are posting a 39% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 19th in the NFL. On defense, they rank 10th, allowing a 36.6% third-down conversion rate.
    • In addition to 6.5 yards per play allowed on defense, which ranks second-worst in the NFL, the Chargers have posted the sixth-ranked yards-per-play average on offense (5.9).
    • The Chargers own the seventh-ranked turnover margin in the league at +5, forcing 10 turnovers (10th in NFL) while turning it over five times (second in NFL).

    Best Players for Chargers

    • Justin Herbert: 1,592 PASS YDS / 265.3 YPG / 67% / 10 TD / 4 INT / 28 CAR / 80 RUSH YDS / 3 TD
    • Joshua Kelley: 65 CAR / 284 YDS / 47.3 YPG / 2 TD / 2 REC / 7 YDS / 1.2 YPG / 0 TD
    • Austin Ekeler: 44 CAR / 189 YDS / 63 YPG / 1 TD / 9 REC / 83 YDS / 27.7 YPG / 0 TD
    • Keenan Allen: 46 REC / 574 YDS / 95.7 YPG / 4 TD
    • Josh Palmer: 20 REC / 353 YDS / 58.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 19 REC / 149 YDS / 24.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Kenneth Murray: 43 TKL / 6 TFL / 2 SACK / 1 INT / 2 PD

    Game Trends for Bears

    • The Bears are 2-4-1 against the spread this year.
    • The Bears are 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 9 points or more this season.
    • Bears games have gone over the point total in six out of seven opportunities (85.7%).

    Stats & Insights for Bears

    • With 324.3 total yards per game on offense, the Bears rank 18th in the NFL in 2023. On defense, they rank 18th, allowing 339.4 total yards per contest.
    • The Bears rank 13th in points per game (22.6), but they’ve been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-worst in the NFL with 26.9 points surrendered per contest.
    • The Bears rank 27th in passing yards per game (183), but they’ve been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fourth-worst in the NFL with 257.1 passing yards conceded per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, the Bears have been productive on both sides of the ball this season, ranking fifth-best in rushing yards per game (141.3) and fifth-best in rushing yards surrendered per game (82.3).
    • The Bears rank ninth in third-down conversion rate (43.5%) on offense, but they’ve been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-worst in the NFL with a 47.8% third-down percentage allowed.
    • From an offensive angle, the Bears are posting 5.5 yards per play (16th-ranked). They rank 19th in the NFL defensively (5.6 yards allowed per play).
    • With eight forced turnovers (20th in NFL) and 11 turnovers committed (21st in NFL) this season, the Bears rank 23rd in the NFL with a turnover margin of -3.

    Best Players for Bears

    • Tyson Bagent: 245 PASS YDS / 122.5 YPG / 72.1% / 1 TD / 1 INT / 5 CAR / 28 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • Justin Fields: 47 CAR / 237 YDS / 39.5 YPG / 1 TD
    • D’Onta Foreman: 36 CAR / 170 YDS / 56.7 YPG / 2 TD / 6 REC / 41 YDS / 13.7 YPG / 1 TD
    • D.J. Moore: 40 REC / 636 YDS / 90.9 YPG / 5 TD
    • Cole Kmet: 25 REC / 240 YDS / 34.3 YPG / 3 TD
    • Darnell Mooney: 14 REC / 184 YDS / 30.7 YPG / 1 TD
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