Playoff contenders will hit the gridiron together at Qualcomm Stadium for Sunday Night Football this week as the New England Patriots try to bounce back from a disappointing lost when they pay a visit to the San Diego Chargers.
The Patriots, who fell 26-21 to the Packers on the road last week, won their two recent meetings against the Chargers both SU and ATS in 2010 and 2011 and are still sitting comfortably atop the AFC East standings at 9-3 SU and 7-5 ATS on the season. The Chargers will enter Sunday’s game on a three-game SU winning streak that has them at 8-4 SU and 6-6 ATS on the season and holding down the top AFC Wild Card spot.
New England Patriots vs San Diego Chargers Opening Odds and Betting Line
The New England Patriots were listed as -3-point favorites at sportsbooks such as TopBet, with the total listed at 50.5.
Computer Prediction: New England Patriots vs San Diego Chargers Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 36-27 win for the Patriots. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
New England Patriots vs San Diego Chargers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
San Diego battles the New England Patriots, currently with a 9-3 mark (7-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 6-6 for the Chargers and 8-4 for the Patriots. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs New England injuries news.
It’s a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated San Diego Chargers and the No. 2-ranked New England Patriots, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
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How New England Patriots vs San Diego Chargers Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the San Diego Chargers No. 14-ranked offense (23.25 PPG) against a New England Patriots defense that ranks No. 13 at 21.08 PPG. The Chargers passing attack has averaged 258.92 yards per game, more than the Patriots give up through the air (250.92 YPG on average).
Defensively, the New England Patriots feature the league’s No. 17-rated road run defense, allowing 111.5 yards per game. The San Diego Chargers, meanwhile, ranks No. 21 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out, New England got 2 scoring strikes from Tom Brady in a 26-21 loss against Green Bay.
Philip Rivers dusted the Ravens secondary for 3 TDs last time out as the Chargers defeated Baltimore 34-33 at M&T Bank Stadium.
New England Patriots vs San Diego Chargers Betting Odds Trends
New England is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
New England is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New England’s last 9 games
New England is 5-11-1 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
San Diego is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
San Diego is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
San Diego is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
San Diego is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing New England
Next Betting Matchups
New England home to Miami, Sunday, December 14th
San Diego home to Denver, Sunday, December 14th