Chargers vs. Broncos Odds and Computer Picks for Week 8

Written by on October 27, 2020

Oddsmakers give the Los Angeles Chargers (2-4) the edge when they visit the Denver Broncos (2-4) on Sunday, November 1, 2020 in a matchup between AFC West opponents at Empower Field at Mile High. Los Angeles is favored by 3.0 points. The contest’s point total is set at 45.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, November 1, 2020
  • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Stadium: Empower Field at Mile High
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Betting Information

Chargers vs Broncos Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Chargers -3.0 -110 -110 45.0 -110 -110 -168 147

Chargers Betting Insights

  • Los Angeles has played in three games this year that went over the point total (50% of its outings).
  • Los Angeles has put together a 5-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Chargers have an even ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 3.0-point favorites.
  • The Chargers average points scored this season (24.8) and the Broncos points allowed (25.5) are within 0.7 points of each other.
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, Los Angeles is 1-2 and 3-0 against the spread.
  • When the Denver defense allows 25.5 points or fewer this year, the Broncos have accumulated a 1-1 overall record and a 2-0 record against the spread.
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Broncos Betting Insights

  • Denver has put together a 4-2 record against the spread this season.
  • Denver’s games have gone over the point total in three out of six opportunities this season (50%).
  • The average points per game output for the Broncos this season, 19.3, is 6.4 fewer than the 25.7 the Chargers have given up in each contest.
  • Denver is 1-1 overall and 2-0 against the spread when they score at least 19.3 points this season.
  • Los Angeles is 1-2 overall and 2-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 25.7 points.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Chargers vs Broncos
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Chargers (-3) Over (45) Chargers 26 Broncos 21

Total Facts

  • The average point total in Chargers games this year is 5.5 more points than the over/under of 45.0 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Broncos this season is 0.2 points lower than this game’s over/under.
  • In 50% of their opportunities this season (three of six chances), the Chargers and their opponents have combined to put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 45.0 points.
  • The Broncos have played in three games this year (out of six total matchups — 50% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 45.0 points.
  • These teams average a combined 44.1 points per game, 0.9 fewer points than the over/under of 45.0 set for this matchup.
  • The Chargers and the Broncos have seen their opponents average a combined 6.2 more points per game than the point total of 45.0 set in this outing.
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Chargers vs Broncos: Last 5 Meetings

Denver holds a 3-2 advantage over Los Angeles in the last five meetings between these two squads. The Broncos have a 1-0 record against the spread in those games against the Chargers. Los Angeles outscored Denver 99-75 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Chargers vs Broncos: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
12/1/2019 Chargers Broncos -4.5 38.5 -220 +190 359-218 LAC 23-20 DEN
10/6/2019 N/A Chargers N/A N/A N/A N/A 350-246 DEN 20-13 DEN
12/30/2018 N/A Broncos N/A N/A N/A N/A 370-276 DEN 23-9 LAC
11/18/2018 N/A Chargers N/A N/A N/A N/A 479-325 LAC 23-22 DEN
10/22/2017 N/A Chargers N/A N/A N/A N/A 251-242 DEN 21-0 LAC

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Los Angeles has gone 3-0 against the spread and 1-2 overall over the last three contests.
  • Los Angeles has hit the over three times in their last three contests.
  • The Chargers total over the last three games is 19.7 points more than the 45.0 over/under listed for this matchup.
  • Denver has been excelling as of late, going 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 straight up over their last three contests.
  • Denver has hit the over two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Broncos have averaged a total of 51.3 combined points over their last three games, 6.3 greater than this matchup’s total of 45.0.

Injury Report

Chargers: OT Bryan Bulaga: Questionable (Back), QB Tyrod Taylor: Questionable (Chest), TE Virgil Green: Questionable (Ankle), CB Chris Harris Jr.: Out (Foot), C Mike Pouncey: Out (Hip), OL Ryan Groy: Questionable (Triceps), G Trai Turner: Questionable (Groin), OT Storm Norton: Questionable (Knee), RB Austin Ekeler: Out (Knee/hamstring), SS Derwin James: Out (Meniscus), ILB Drue Tranquill: Out (Ankle), WR K.J. Hill Jr.: Questionable (Hip), DT TJ Smith: Out (Undisclosed), LB Asmar Bilal: Out (Calf)

Broncos: DE Jurrell Casey: Out (Bicep), OLB Von Miller: Out (Ankle), ILB Mark Barron: Out (Hamstring), NT Mike Purcell: Out (Foot), OLB Jeremiah Attaochu: Questionable (Quadriceps), TE Jake Butt: Questionable (Hamstring), WR Tim Patrick: Questionable (Hamstring), OLB Austin Calitro: Out (Hamstring), OL Elijah Wilkinson: Out (Leg), WR Courtland Sutton: Out (Knee), RB Phillip Lindsay: Questionable (Concussion), WR Diontae Spencer: Questionable (Shoulder), TE Andrew Beck: Questionable (Hamstring), TE Austin Fort: Out (Knee), DE Jonathan Harris: Out (Illness), RB Levante Bellamy: Out (Knee), DE Derrek Tuszka: Questionable (Hamstring), LB Justin Strnad: Out (Wrist)

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