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Los Angeles Chargers vs Cincinnati Bengals 09/13/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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Los Angeles Chargers vs Cincinnati Bengals 09/13/2020 –Two teams at the bottom half of the American Football Conference is set to do battle as they both start the season with high hopes. Los Angeles Chargers will be visiting the Cincinnati Bengals on opening weekend. The event will take place this Sunday, September 13 at the Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. CBS will be putting the game on television and they will go live at 4:05 PM Eastern Time. For those who want to catch the live stream coverage, it will be made available through SofaScore. This is going to be a tight battle according to NFL Online but the Los Angeles Chargers made key changes in the off-season to be picked above the Cincinnati Bengals.
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers have struggled last season and they finished at the bottom half of the AFC with a 5-11 record. In the 2020 NFL draft, they look to improve their offense with a new quarterback. It goes to Justin Herbert at the sixth overall pick. Keenan Allen is the face of the Chargers. This wide receiver hopes to get some better passes from their rookie quarterback. Casey Hayward has been a steady cornerback for the team. He is also considered one of the best in his position in the league. At Safety, Derwin James should be a steady contributor to every game and will be a vocal ladder as well.
Players to watch:
P. Rivers QB GP 16 CMP 390 ATT 591 CMP% 66 YDS 4615 AVG 7.8 YDS/G 290.3 LNG 84 TD 23 INT 20 SACK 34, T. Taylor QB GP 8 CMP 4 ATT 6 CMP% 66.7 YDS 33 AVG 5.5 YDS/G 5 LNG 14 TD 1 INT 0 SACK 0, M. Gordon RB GP 12 ATT 162 YDS 612 AVG 3.8 LNG 24 BIG 2 TDS 8 YDS/G 51 FUM 3 LST 2 FD 39, A. Ekeler RB GP 16 ATT 132 YDS 557 AVG 4.2 LNG 35 BIG 4 TDS 3 YDS/G 34.8 FUM 1 LST 1 FD 32, K. Allen WR GP 6 REC 104 TGTS 149 YDS 1199 AVG 11.5 TD 6 LNG 45 BIG 15 YDS/G 74.9 FUM 0 LST 0.
The Cincinnati Bengals finished as the worst team in the AFC winning just two games in 16 matches. They earned the top pick in the 2020 NFL Draft and they hope to get some good production with Joe Burrow who is expected to run the offense at the quarterback position. Joe Mixon is the team’s running back and will be one of the main options for Burrows in the offensive line. A.J. Green has had a great season last year and he is expected to step up after another year of experience in his career. Anghoting the defense is defensive tackle Geno Atkins who is also expected to be one of the team leaders on that end.
Players to Watch:
A. Dalton QB GP 13 CMP 314 ATT 528 CMP% 59.5 YDS 3494 AVG 6.6 YDS/G 274.1 LNG 66 TD 16 INT 14 SACK 37, R. Finley QB GP 3 CMP 41 ATT 87 CMP% 47.1 YDS 474 AVG 5.4 YDS/G 183.7 LNG 47 TD 2 INT 2 SACK 11, J. Mixon RB GP 16 ATT 278 YDS 1137 AVG 4.1 LNG 41 BIG 6 TDS 5 YDS/G 71.1 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 56, G. Bernard RB GP 16 ATT 53 YDS 170 AVG 3.2 LNG 25 BIG 1 TDS 0 YDS/G 10.6 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 10, T. Boyd WR GP 16 REC 90 TGTS 148 YDS 1046 AVG 11.6 TD 5 LNG 47 BIG 12 YDS/G 65.4 FUM 2 LST 2.
Los Angeles Chargers vs Cincinnati Bengals Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Chargers
LA Chargers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
Los Angeles Chargers vs Cincinnati Bengals Betting Picks
Much excitement is placed on the Cincinnati Bengals camp. Their fans are excited to see how top pick Joe Burrows will pan out in the NFL. Online Sportsbook already has the Chargers still above the Bengals as they will give the rookie quarterback a baptism of fire and is expected to win by a small margin.