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    The Los Angeles Chargers (5-7) host an AFC West showdown against the Denver Broncos (6-6) on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at SoFi Stadium.

    The Chargers are totaling 22.9 points per game offensively this season (11th in NFL), and they are allowing 21.5 points per game (20th) on defense. The Broncos have sputtering defensively, ranking second-worst with 385.3 total yards surrendered per game. They have been more productive on offense, putting up 299.0 total yards per contest (23rd-ranked).

    Chargers vs. Broncos Picks

    Splash Inc. users project the underdog Broncos will win straight up against the Chargers on Sunday, with 58.5% of users picking them to emerge with a victory. On the other hand users are split 50-50 on who is the right choice in terms of the 2.5-point spread.

    Game Info: Chargers vs. Broncos

    • Game Day: Sunday, December 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Inglewood, California
    • Stadium: SoFi Stadium

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    Here’s a look at some betting trends and insights for Los Angeles (-2.5) versus Denver on Sunday. The total is set at 43 points for this game.

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • So far this season, the Chargers have compiled a 5-7-0 record against the spread.
    • The Chargers are 4-3 against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
    • Chargers games have gone over the point total on three of 12 occasions (25%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • Despite having a bottom-five defense that ranks fourth-worst in the NFL (379.5 yards allowed per game), the Chargers have had more success on the other side of the ball, ranking 15th in the NFL by averaging 338.6 yards per game.
    • The Chargers rank 11th in scoring offense (22.9 points per game) and 20th in scoring defense (21.5 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-five pass defense that ranks second-worst in the NFL (265.8 passing yards allowed per game), the Chargers have put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 10th in the NFL by totaling 240.9 passing yards per game.
    • The Chargers rank 25th in run offense (97.7 rushing yards per game) and 17th in run defense (113.8 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • The Chargers sport the 11th-ranked offense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (42.6% percentage), and they’ve been better on defense, ranking third-best with a 34.6% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-five defense in terms of yards per play that ranks fourth-worst in the NFL (6.0 yards per play allowed), the Chargers have put up better results offensively, ranking 15th in the NFL by averaging 5.5 yards per play.
    • The Chargers have forced 16 total turnovers (16th in NFL) this season and have turned it over 12 times (sixth in NFL) for a turnover margin of +4, 10th-ranked in the NFL.

    Best Players for Chargers

    • Justin Herbert: 3,038 PASS YDS / 253.2 YPG / 65.6% / 20 TD / 6 INT / 52 CAR / 228 RUSH YDS / 3 TD
    • Austin Ekeler: 126 CAR / 446 YDS / 49.6 YPG / 4 TD / 31 REC / 295 YDS / 32.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Joshua Kelley: 94 CAR / 376 YDS / 31.3 YPG / 2 TD / 7 REC / 26 YDS / 2.2 YPG / 0 TD
    • Keenan Allen: 102 REC / 1,175 YDS / 97.9 YPG / 7 TD
    • Gerald Everett: 29 REC / 254 YDS / 25.4 YPG / 3 TD
    • Kenneth Murray: 88 TKL / 7.0 TFL / 2.0 SACK / 1 INT / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Broncos

    • The Broncos have a 4-7-1 record against the spread this season.
    • The Broncos are 2-3 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this year.
    • Five of the Broncos’ 12 games with a set total have hit the over (41.7%).

    Stats & Insights for Broncos

    • The Broncos have not been getting things done defensively, ranking second-worst with 385.3 total yards allowed per game. They have been more productive on offense, regstering 299.0 total yards per contest (23rd-ranked).
    • The Broncos have been sputtering defensively, ranking fourth-worst with 25.2 points surrendered per game. They have been more productive on the other side of the ball, generating 21.9 points per contest (15th-ranked).
    • The Broncos are generating 183.3 passing yards per game on offense this season (26th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 235.6 passing yards per contest (24th-ranked) on defense.
    • The Broncos’ defense has been a bottom-five unit in run defense this season, allowing 149.7 rushing yards per game, which ranks worst in the NFL. On offense, they rank 12th with 115.8 rushing yards per contest.
    • The Broncos’ defense has been keeping opposing offenses in check on third down, giving up a 35.0% third-down conversion percentage (fourth-best). On offense, they rank 23rd in the NFL with a 35.8% third-down rate.
    • The Broncos’ defense has been struggling in terms of yards surrendered per play, ranking second-worst at 6.3. They have been better on offense, generating 5.4 yards per play (17th-ranked).
    • With 22 forced turnovers (first in NFL) and 17 turnovers committed (18th in NFL) this season, the Broncos rank sixth in the NFL with a turnover margin of +5.

    Best Players for Broncos

    • Russell Wilson: 2,385 PASS YDS / 198.8 YPG / 67.5% / 21 TD / 7 INT / 63 CAR / 310 RUSH YDS / 2 TD
    • Javonte Williams: 153 CAR / 584 YDS / 53.1 YPG / 0 TD / 29 REC / 155 YDS / 14.1 YPG / 2 TD
    • Courtland Sutton: 50 REC / 637 YDS / 53.1 YPG / 9 TD
    • Jerry Jeudy: 40 REC / 491 YDS / 44.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Samaje Perine: 35 REC / 342 YDS / 28.5 YPG / 0 TD
    • Alex Singleton: 120 TKL / 4.0 TFL / 1.0 SACK / 2 PD
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