Los Angeles
Chargers
Stadium Dignity Health Sports Park
5-11-0 Overall | 0-6 AFC WEST 4th
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense90.8290.521.1
Defense112.8212.121.6
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Sun  8/16
vs
Cowboys
8:00pm
Week 3Sat  8/22
vs
Rams
10:00pm
Week 4Thu  8/27
@
Seahawks
10:00pm
Week 5Thu  9/3
@
49ers
10:00pm
Regular season
Week 1Sun  9/13
@
Bengals
CBS4:05pm
Week 2Sun  9/20
vs
Chiefs
CBS4:25pm
Week 3Sun  9/27
vs
Panthers
CBS4:05pm
Week 4Sun  10/4
@
Buccaneers
CBS1:00pm
Week 5Mon  10/12
@
Saints
ESPN8:15pm
Week 6Sun  10/18
vs
Jets
CBS4:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

There are 6 teams who have 40/1, 2.4% odds to win the Super Bowl. They are not a good bet to win the Super Bowl. Their 0.4% chance is #20 in the league. In simulations, they win the AFC 1.2% of the time and are not a good value at 20/1, 4.8%. The Chargers are averaging 8 wins per sim which makes them a decent bet to win over 7.5 games. At -190 the Chargers are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 42.4% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 1/0, 0%. They win the division in 7.2% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the AFC.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 5-11 record last season was very disappointing. Their game-by-game odds projected record was 8.8-7.2. They were not good against the spread going 4-9-3 (-590 loss). More of their games came in under (9) than went over (7). The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are a below average scoring team based on points per game, despite having a much better yards per play rank. They are an above average scoring defense, which make sense given their strong yards per play allowed rank.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team this season led by Austin Ekeler who was the #7 Runningback. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the position rankings. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
24 Adderley, Nasir SAF6-019505/31/19972Delaware
13 Allen, Keenan WR6-221104/27/19928California
82 Anderson, Stephen TE6-323001/30/19933California
4 Badgley, Mike K5-1018307/28/19953Miami (FL)
57 Bilal, Asmar LB6-22300Notre Dame
97 Bosa, Joey DE6-528007/11/19955Ohio State
34 Bradwell, Darius RB6-02350Tulane
91 Broughton, Cortez DT6-229109/02/19962Cincinnati
75 Bulaga, Bryan T6-531403/21/198911Iowa
37 Campbell, Tevaughn CB6-020006/14/19931Regina (Canada)
50 Christiansen, Cole LB6-12300Army West Point
8 Cotton, Jeff WR6-22060Idaho
43 Davis, Michael CB6-219501/06/19954BYU
62 Dunlop, Joshua G6-731504/10/19970Texas-San Antonio
51 Egbule, Emeke LB6-224510/13/19962Houston
30 Ekeler, Austin RB5-1020005/17/19954Western State (Colo.)
28 Facyson, Brandon CB6-219709/08/19943Virginia Tech
66 Feeney, Dan G6-431005/29/19944Indiana
68 Fehoko, Breiden DT6-330010/15/19960LSU
47 Finley, Romeo LB6-02250Miami (FL)
92 Gaziano, Joe DE6-428009/27/19960Northwestern
63 Gilliam, Nathan G6-431007/06/19970Wake Forest
38 Gore, Derrick RB5-1021212/13/19941Louisiana-Monroe
88 Green, Virgil TE6-525508/03/198810Nevada
72 Groy, Ryan G6-532009/30/19907Wisconsin
15 Guyton, Jalen WR6-121206/07/19971North Texas
25 Harris, Chris CB5-1019906/18/198910Kansas
26 Hayward, Casey CB5-1119209/09/19899Vanderbilt
86 Henry, Hunter TE6-525012/07/19945Arkansas
41 Holly, Bobby RB5-1124006/04/19970Louisiana Tech
54 Ingram, Melvin DE6-224704/26/19899South Carolina
22 Jackson, Justin RB6-019904/22/19963Northwestern
33 James, Derwin FS6-221508/03/19963Florida State
46 Jefferson, Malik LB6-224011/15/19963Texas
23 Jenkins, Rayshawn SAF6-222001/25/19944Miami (FL)
11 Jennings, Darius WR5-1018006/28/19924Virginia
94 Johnson, P.J. DT6-332006/14/19961Arizona
83 Johnson, Tyron WR6-119301/08/19961Oklahoma State
93 Jones, Justin DT6-330908/28/19963NC State
95 Joseph, Linval DT6-432910/10/198811East Carolina
20 King, Desmond DB5-1020012/14/19944Iowa
77 Lamp, Forrest G6-431002/20/19944Western Kentucky
90 Lemonier, Jessie DE6-22400Liberty
1 Long, Ty P6-22050Alabama-Birmingham
65 Martin, Koda G6-730008/21/19952Syracuse
45 Mazza, Cole LS6-223502/14/19952Alabama
31 McGill, Kevin CB6-02000Eastern Michigan
29 Meeks, Quenton CB6-120906/20/19962Stanford
89 Moore, Jason WR6-221306/23/19952Findlay
47 Nabers, Gabe RB6-32350Florida State
74 Norton, Storm T6-831005/16/19944No College
42 Nwosu, Uchenna LB6-225112/28/19963USC
48 Parham, Donald TE6-824008/16/19971Stetson
16 Patton, Andre WR6-220005/28/19942Rutgers
52 Perryman, Denzel MLB5-1124012/05/19926Miami (FL)
79 Pipkins, Trey T6-630409/05/19962Sioux Falls
53 Pouncey, Mike C6-529807/24/198910Florida
61 Quessenberry, Scott C6-431003/23/19953UCLA
40 Rice, Jared TE6-523512/28/19950Fresno State
67 Roberts, Ryan T6-630510/03/19960Florida State
98 Rochell, Isaac DE6-428004/22/19953Notre Dame
6 Schoen, Dalton WR6-120610/13/19960Kansas State
78 Scott, Trent T6-532001/25/19943Grambling State
65 Smith, T.J. DT6-32930Arkansas
71 Square, Damion DE6-229302/06/19898Alabama
73 St. Louis, Tyree T6-531508/05/19971Miami (FL)
2 Stick, Easton QB6-121709/15/19952North Dakota State
5 Taylor, Tyrod QB6-121708/03/198910Virginia Tech
36 Teamer, Roderic SAF5-1118705/12/19972Tulane
69 Tevi, Sam T6-531511/15/19944Utah
99 Tillery, Jerry DT6-629510/08/19962Notre Dame
64 Toner, Cole C6-531003/13/19943Harvard
49 Tranquill, Drue LB6-222808/15/19952Notre Dame
70 Turner, Trai G6-331506/14/19937LSU
39 Vaughn, Donte CB6-22100Notre Dame
59 Vigil, Nick OLB6-223508/20/19935Utah State
87 Vollert, Andrew TE6-524503/15/19952Weber State
44 White, Kyzir OLB6-221803/24/19963West Virginia
81 Williams, Mike WR6-422010/04/19944Clemson