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    The Los Angeles Chargers (5-7) and the Denver Broncos (6-6) square off on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at SoFi Stadium in a battle of AFC West foes.

    The Chargers own the 15th-ranked offense this year (338.6 yards per game), and they’ve been worse on defense, ranking fourth-worst with 379.5 yards allowed per game. The Broncos have not been getting things done on defense, ranking second-worst with 385.3 total yards given up per game. They have been better on offense, posting 299 total yards per contest (24th-ranked).

    Chargers vs. Broncos Picks

    The Broncos are picked by Splash Inc. users to both cover the spread and win straight up as underdogs against the Chargers on Sunday. At the moment, 55.2% of users are picking them to win the game and 60.1% are picking the Broncos to cover 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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    Before you wager on Sunday’s Los Angeles-Denver spread (Los Angeles -2.5) or over/under (44 points), take a look at the betting insights and trends below.

    Game Trends for Chargers

    • The Chargers have gone 5-7-0 ATS this season.
    • The Chargers have a 4-3 record against the spread in games they were favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
    • The Chargers have gone over in three of their 12 games with a set total (25%).

    Stats & Insights for Chargers

    • With 379.5 yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks fourth-worst in the NFL, the Chargers have been forced to lean on their 15th-ranked offense (338.6 yards per contest) to keep them in games.
    • Offensively, the Chargers rank 11th in the NFL with 22.9 points per game. Meanwhile, they rank 19th in points allowed (379.5 points allowed per contest).
    • Despite having a bottom-five pass defense that ranks second-worst in the NFL (265.8 passing yards allowed per game), the Chargers have played better on offense, ranking 11th in the NFL by putting up 240.9 passing yards per game.
    • Offensively, the Chargers rank 25th in the NFL with 97.7 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 17th in rushing yards allowed per contest (113.8).
    • The Chargers have the 11th-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (42.6% conversion rate), and they’ve been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best with a 34.6% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Despite having a bottom-five defense in terms of yards per play that ranks fourth-worst in the NFL (6 yards per play allowed), the Chargers have had more success offensively, ranking 15th in the NFL by totaling 5.5 yards per play.
    • The Chargers have the 10th-ranked turnover margin in the league at +4, forcing 16 turnovers (16th in NFL) while turning it over 12 times (sixth in 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 TFL / 2 SACK / 1 INT / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Broncos

    • The Broncos have gone 4-7-1 ATS this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 2.5-point underdogs this year, the Broncos are 2-3 against the spread.
    • Out of the Broncos’ 12 games with a set total, five 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 offensively, generating 299 total yards per contest (24th-ranked).
    • The Broncos rank 15th in points per game (21.9), but they’ve been worse defensively, ranking fourth-worst in the NFL with 25.2 points surrendered per contest.
    • The Broncos are putting up 183.3 passing yards per game on offense this season (26th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 235.6 passing yards per game (24th-ranked) on defense.
    • The Broncos rank 12th in rushing yards per game (115.8), but they’ve been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking worst in the NFL with 149.7 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • The Broncos’ defense has been thriving on third down, allowing a 35% third-down conversion percentage (fourth-best). On offense, they rank 23rd in the NFL with a 35.8% third-down rate.
    • The Broncos rank 17th in yards per play (5.4), but they’ve been less effective defensively, second-worst in the NFL with 6.3 yards conceded per play.
    • The Broncos have a +5 turnover margin this season, which ranks sixth in the NFL.

    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 TFL / 1 SACK / 2 PD
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