Denver at Los Angeles Chargers prediction, game preview, how to watch: Sunday, January 2
Denver at Los Angeles Chargers How To Watch
Date: Sunday, January 2
Game Time: 4:05 ET
Venue: SoFi Stadium, Baltimore, MD
How To Watch: FOX
Record: Denver (7-8), Los Angeles Chargers (8-7)
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Denver at Los Angeles Chargers Game Preview
Why Denver Will Win
Drew Lock wasn’t awful – sort of.
He didn’t didn’t do much of anything down the field in the loss to the Raiders last week, but he didn’t make a whole lot of mistakes and he didn’t get any help from the rest of the offense.
He’s likely about to get the call this week, and as long as he doesn’t make mistakes and throw big turnovers, Denver should stay in this.
The Chargers are having big problems with turnovers, and the run defense is getting rumbled on lately. They didn’t show up against a Houston running game that didn’t work against anyone – and they lost.
Why Los Angeles Chargers Will Win
Does Denver have anyone left?
Along with the injury problems, COVID has ripped through the team with 13 players are least questionable going into the. The secondary and lines are taking the biggest hit, and Justin Herbert is about to take advantage.
It might have been a brutal loss to a bad Texan team last week, but Herbert was able to throw for well over 300 yards to try keeping up after the defense collapsed.
That shouldn’t be an issue this week. The Charger defense isn’t anything special, but the run defense can load up and force Lock to try pulling this off.
What’s Going To Happen
Denver’s defense is too good to have not keep the Chargers in check for a little while, but the team is hammered too hard with COVID issues to pull this off.
Los Angeles will give up plenty of points, but after losing the last two weeks the offense will stop screwing up and the defense will finally hold firm in the red zone once in a while.
Denver at Los Angeles Chargers Prediction, Line
Los Angeles Chargers 27, Denver 17
Line: Los Angeles Chargers -7.5, o/u: 45
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3
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Must See Rating: 3
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