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    The Detroit Lions (6-2) and the Los Angeles Chargers (4-4) play at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, November 12, 2023.

    The Lions have been making things happen on both sides of the ball this year, as they rank second-best in total offense (390.6 yards per game) and fifth-best in total defense (296.9 yards allowed per game). The Chargers have sputtering on defense, ranking third-worst with 375.8 total yards allowed per game. They have been better on offense, putting up 341 total yards per contest (15th-ranked).

    Lions vs. Chargers Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Lions will win straight up against the Chargers on Sunday, with 79.3% of users picking them to come out on top. On the other hand 26.9% of users have picked the Chargers to cover the 3-point spread.

    Game Info: Lions vs. Chargers

    • Game Day: Sunday, November 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Inglewood, California
    • Stadium: SoFi Stadium

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    Detroit is a 3-point favorite over Los Angeles on Sunday and the total has been set at 48.5 points. Here’s a few betting insights and trends if you plan to place a wager on the matchup.

    Game Trends for Lions

    • So far this season, the Lions have compiled a 6-2-0 record against the spread.
    • In games this season they were favored by 3 points or more, the Lions have a 4-1 record against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of the Lions’ eight games with a set total.

    Stats & Insights for Lions

    • The Lions have been thriving on both offense and defense, ranking second-best in total offense (390.6 yards per game) and fifth-best in total defense (296.9 yards allowed per game).
    • The Lions are totaling 25 points per game offensively this year (ninth in NFL), and they are allowing 20.6 points per game (14th) on defense.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Lions rank sixth in the NFL with 259.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 15th in passing yards allowed per contest (220.1).
    • The Lions rank sixth in rushing yards this year (131.4 rushing yards per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with 76.8 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • The Lions rank 13th in third-down percentage this year (40.7%), but they’ve been thriving on defense, ranking second-best in the NFL with a 32.6% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • The Lions rank sixth in offensive yards per play (5.8) and 17th in yards per play allowed (5.5) this season.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (20th in NFL) against 10 turnovers committed (ninth in NFL), the Lions’ even turnover margin ranks 12th in the NFL.

    Best Players for Lions

    • Jared Goff: 2,174 PASS YDS / 271.8 YPG / 68.3% / 12 TD / 5 INT
    • Jahmyr Gibbs: 76 CAR / 399 YDS / 66.5 YPG / 2 TD / 28 REC / 165 YDS / 27.5 YPG / 0 TD
    • David Montgomery: 94 CAR / 385 YDS / 77 YPG / 6 TD / 6 REC / 66 YDS / 13.2 YPG / 0 TD
    • Amon-Ra St. Brown: 57 REC / 665 YDS / 95 YPG / 3 TD
    • Sam LaPorta: 43 REC / 434 YDS / 54.3 YPG / 4 TD
    • Josh Reynolds: 22 REC / 397 YDS / 56.7 YPG / 3 TD
    • Alex Anzalone: 57 TKL / 5 TFL / 3 SACK / 4 PD

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • The Chargers’ ATS record is 4-4-0 this year.
    • The Chargers are winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 3-point underdogs.
    • The Chargers have gone over in two of eight games with a set total (25%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • The Chargers’ defense has been a bottom-five unit in total defense this season, surrendering 375.8 total yards per game, which ranks third-worst. Offensively, they rank 15th with 341 total yards per contest.
    • The Chargers are accumulating 25.1 points per contest on offense this season (eighth-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 21.8 points per game (21st-ranked) on defense.
    • The Chargers’ defense has been bottom-five in pass defense this season, surrendering 286 passing yards per game, which ranks worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank 10th with 239.9 passing yards per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, the Chargers rank 21st in the NFL on offense (101.1 rushing yards per game) and sixth on defense (89.8 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • From an offensive perspective, the Chargers are generating a 41.4% third-down conversion rate (12th-ranked). They rank sixth in the NFL on defense (34.3% third-down rate allowed).
    • The Chargers’ defense has been struggling in terms of yards allowed per play, ranking fourth-worst at 6. They have been better on offense, compiling 5.6 yards per play (11th-ranked).
    • At +9, the Chargers own the best turnover margin in the NFL this season.

    Best Players for Chargers

    • Justin Herbert: 2,026 PASS YDS / 253.3 YPG / 67% / 13 TD / 4 INT / 32 CAR / 98 RUSH YDS / 3 TD
    • Joshua Kelley: 74 CAR / 323 YDS / 40.4 YPG / 2 TD / 3 REC / 11 YDS / 1.4 YPG / 0 TD
    • Austin Ekeler: 73 CAR / 265 YDS / 53 YPG / 3 TD / 18 REC / 200 YDS / 40 YPG / 1 TD
    • Keenan Allen: 62 REC / 720 YDS / 90 YPG / 4 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 21 REC / 167 YDS / 23.9 YPG / 2 TD
    • Kenneth Murray: 60 TKL / 6 TFL / 2 SACK / 1 INT / 3 PD
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