San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos betting tips & free picks for Sunday October 30, 2016, from Sports Authority Field, Denver, Colorado. Denver is favored by 4 points with the total set at 43.5 points.
Against the Spread
The Chargers are coming off back-to-back wins which includes a 21-13 triumph against AFC West rivals the Broncos home in San Diego on October 13. They’ve covered the spread in each of their last three games and 9-1 against the spread in their last 10 on the road. Quarterback Philip Rivers threw for a season-best 371 yards to help San Diego erase a 17-point deficit in a 33-30 overtime win over Atlanta last week, and he has 13 TDs vs. four picks on the season.
San Diego has a 3-4 record straight up, but they’ve been outscored by a grand total of eight points during regulation in their four setbacks.
The Broncos headed into their last game off a bye week and bounced back from their setback against San Diego in Week 5 with a 27-9 win against Houston. They held former Broncos’ QB Brock Osweiler to 22-of-41 passing for just 131 yards. Denver’s own QB Trevor Siemian didn’t fare much better and threw for only 157 yards at the Texans expense but C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker churned out 190 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.
The Broncos are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven home games but 1-5 ATS in their last six games after allowing less than 15 points in their previous game.
Denver ranks third in the NFL allowing only 291.6 yards per game and it has the sixth best mark in surrendering 16.7 points per game. Each of its last four games have gone under the total. San Diego ranks in the bottom third for both yardage and points allowed. Three of its last four games have gone over the total.
Chargers are 8-1-4 ATS in their last 13 meetings in Denver.
Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
Over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Denver.
Road team is 15-6-5 ATS in their last 26 meetings.