Pittsburgh Steelers vs Los Angeles Chargers 10/13/2019 NFL Odds and Picks
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Pittsburgh Steelers vs Los Angeles Chargers 10/13/2019- The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-4) are getting ready to stand against the Los Angeles Chargers (2-3). Top 10 betting sites are pushing for a Chargers sure win.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Los Angeles Chargers 10/13/2019
The Steelers are reeling from a near-win against the Baltimore Ravens. They still succumbed to a 26-23 scoreboard, however. Mason Rudolph tossed 1 touchdown, going 13/20 with 131 passing yards. James Conner took care of the rushing end with 14 carries and was rewarded with 55 yards and 1 TD. Juju Smith-Schuster received 7 balls for 75 yards. The Steelers tested their run tactics 19 times out of 51 total plays. All that rushing gave them 77 yards from their total gain of 269 yards. The Steelers implemented 18 first downs, but racked up 11 penalties which cost them 76 yards. Pittsburgh Steelers had decent defense, allowing their opponent to connect for 19-of-28 attempts for a 68% completion rate. The Steelers let go of 40 carries at 138 yards, which is one of the reasons why they lost. Overall, the Steelers conceded 277 yards and 3 forced turnovers.
Players to watch:Mason Rudolph 94 ATT 63 CMP 646 YDS 7 TD; James Conner 58 CAR 194 YDS 3.3 AVG 2 TD 19 REC 153 YDS 8.1 AVG Jaylen Samuels 18 CAR 50 YDS 2.8 AVG 1 TD; JuJu Smith-Schuster 24 REC 333 YDS 13.9 AVG 2 TDS; Diontae Johnson 18 REC 198 YDS 11 AVG 2 TDS; James Washington 9 REC 140 YDS 15.6 AVG 0 TDS
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers challenged the Denver Broncos but were soundly defeated 20-13. Melvin Gordon took charge of 12 carries for 31 yards, while Austin Ekeler received the 15 times for 86 yards. QB Philip Rivers had 211 passing yards at 32/48, but didn’t get to throw a TD. Instead, he did 2 picks for the game. The Chargers ran 16 times out of their 64 plays. Rushing is clearly not their go-to offensive option. The Chargers plugged down 19 first downs but had 4 penalties putting them back for 43 yards.
For the defensive angle, the Chargers gave up a total of 350 yards and 2 forced turnovers. They held their opponent to a completion rate of 70%. The Chargers don’t have anything to brag about in the offense department. They have low offense stats, especially in scoring and rushing. To be able to be perceived as a threat, the Chargers need to perform better.
Players to watch:Philip Rivers 194 ATT 133 CMP 1465 YDS 7 TD; Austin Ekeler 59 CAR 227 YDS 3.8 AVG 3 TD 39 REC 356 YDS 9.1 AVG Justin Jackson 18 CAR 142 YDS 7.9 AVG 0 TD; Keenan Allen 38 REC 470 YDS 12.4 AVG 3 TDS; Mike Williams 14 REC 231 YDS 16.5 AVG 0 TDS; Dontrelle Inman 8 REC 132 YDS 16.5 AVG 0 TDS
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Los Angeles Chargers
Chargers is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Los Angeles Chargers Betting Picks
Las Vegas sports betting sites are banking on a predicted score of 14.2 versus 29.6. The Chargers will win, cover the spread, with a total going over.