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Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos 12/01/2019 Picks, Game Analysis and Odds

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Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos 12-01-2019 Picks Game Analysis and Odds

Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos 12/01/2019 – The Los Angeles Chargers (4-7) are brawling against the Denver Broncos (3-8). Top sports betting sites are still keeping an eye on this cellar-dwellers’ matchup. Let’s see which teams garnered better stats in their previous game.

Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos 12/01/2019

When: Sunday, December 01, 4:25 PM ET
Where: Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
TV: CBS
Stream: SofaScore

Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos 12/01/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chargers +1.5 (-110) 38.5 o (-111) +107
Broncos -1.5 (-110) 38.5 u (-111) -132
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Los Angeles Chargers

The Chargers last tested their game plan against the Kansas City Chiefs, and it didn’t work out well. They were defeated with a 24-17 scoreboard. QB Philip Rivers was going for 28/52 with 353 passing yards. He managed to throw in 1 TD and earned 4 picks. Melvin Gordon took up the ground game by enabling 14 carries. He scored 69 yards even though he didn’t connect any rushing TDs. Austin Ekeler received the ball 8 times, increasing the team’s territory by 108 yards.

The Los Angeles Chargers ironically rushed the ball only 19 times out of 73 plays. They couldn’t live out their name because of their opponent’s tight anti-rush defense. The Chargers tried to adjust by switching to a predominantly throw-based offense. As a result, they won the yardage gain battle, accumulating a total of 438 yards. In contrast, their opponent managed to chalk in only 310 yards.

The Chargers tried to do a rebound by clamping down on throw defense. They were able to reduce the opponent’s throw completion rate to only 59%. However, they did not have any solutions for the relentless rush attempts. The opponent got through with 27 runs. The Chargers need to reevaluate their playing style and plug up the holes in their game plan.

Players to watch:

P. Rivers QB (11 GP 268 CMP 416 ATT 64.4 CMP% 3169 YDS 7.6 AVG 290.3 YDS/G 56 LNG 15 TD 14 INT 23 SACK 130 SYL 47.1 QBR 85.5 RTG), M. Gordon RB (7 GP 100 ATT 369 YDS 3.7 AVG 24 LNG 2 BIG 4 TDS 52.7 YDS/G 2 FUM 1 LST 22 FD), A. Ekeler RB (11 GP 95 ATT 364 YDS 3.8 AVG 19 LNG 0 BIG 3 TDS 33.1 YDS/G 1 FUM 1 LST 23 FD), K. Allen WR (11 GP 70 REC 107 TGTS 796 YDS 11.4 AVG 4 TD 34 LNG 12 BIG 72.4 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 209 YAC 40 FD), A. Ekeler RB (11 GP 65 REC 74 TGTS 667 YDS 10.3 AVG 6 TD 55 LNG 6 BIG 60.6 YDS/G 1 FUM 1 LST 617 YAC 30 FD).

Denver Broncos

The Broncos didn’t have a fighting chance against the Buffalo Bills. They floundered with a 20-3 endgame scoreboard. QB Brandon Allen was going for 10/25 with a mere 82 passing yards. He didn’t score a thrown TD, but he ended the game with an interception. Phillip Lindsay was equally low-performing, carrying only 13 balls across 57 yards. Courtland Sutton caught only 2 balls, chalking in a measly 27 yards.

The stats of the players already hinted in a very hostile field. The Broncos ran the ball only 17 times out of 46 plays. Both the rush percentage as well as the number of plays were abysmally low. The Broncos implemented only 9 first downs, and their small gains were almost nullified by 7 penalties. The defense was sub-par, with Denver allowing a 60% throw completion rate and a whopping 47 rush attempts.

With a rush defense full of holes, it’s not difficult to imagine what happened to the Broncos. They were only able to gain 134 yards as opposed to their opponent’s 244 yards. They were overwhelmed by the sheer number of rush attempts and resulting points that their opponents reaped. The Broncos better shape up if they want to make a comeback in the stats of their last games for the season.

Players to watch:

J. Flacco QB (8 GP 171 CMP 262 ATT 65.3 CMP% 1822 YDS 7 AVG 230.3 YDS/G 70 LNG 6 TD 5 INT 26 SACK 194 SYL 48.4 QBR 85.1 RTG), P. Lindsay RB (11 GP 147 ATT 708 YDS 4.8 AVG 40 LNG 6 BIG 5 TDS 64.4 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 28 FD), R. Freeman RB (11 GP 103 ATT 425 YDS 4.1 AVG 26 LNG 1 BIG 2 TDS 38.6 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 18 FD), C. Sutton WR (11 GP 50 REC 84 TGTS 832 YDS 16.6 AVG 4 TD 70 LNG 14 BIG 75.6 YDS/G 1 FUM 0 LST 249 YAC 36 FD), N. Fant TE (11 GP 30 REC 52 TGTS 374 YDS 12.5 AVG 2 TD 75 LNG 6 BIG 34 YDS/G 1 FUM 1 LST 256 YAC 17 FD).

Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Chargers’ last 10 games.
LA Chargers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Los Angeles is 4-13 SU in their last 17 games against Denver.
LA Chargers are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games on the road

Denver Broncos

Broncos are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Denver’s last 20 games.
Broncos are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games against LA Chargers.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Denver’s last 12 games at home.

Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos Betting Picks

If you know how to bet on sports online, pin your money on a Denver win. The estimated score is 19.3 against 20.6 in favor of Denver. The score will cover the spread, with a total going over.