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los angeles chargers vs dallas cowboys prediction & betting tips 10/16/2023 sport preview

Los Angeles Chargers vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction & Betting Tips 10/16/2023

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Los Angeles Chargers vs Dallas Cowboys 10/16/2023:
  • Take the Cowboys on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Chargers (+2.5)
  • Our NFL model projects 47 points, and we suggest taking the under


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On Monday, October 16th at 8:15 ET, the Los Angeles Chargers will host the Dallas Cowboys. Television coverage for this week 6 NFL matchup at SoFi Stadium will be on ABC.

Dallas is set to take on the Chargers in this non-conference matchup, and they are favored by 2.5 on the road. Read on for my analysis and betting angles. Check out BetCoco for Los Angeles Chargers – Dallas Cowboys odds


Los Angeles Chargers vs Dallas Cowboys Head-to-Head and Key Stats


The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Cowboys and Chargers have gone in favor of the Cowboys, putting together a record of 5-4. Against the spread, the Chargers have gone 2-1 the last three times they have faced off against the Cowboys as the underdog.

  • Across the Cowboys last ten road games, the team averaged 24 points per game while allowing 21. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-6, while going 4-6 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Los Angeles has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 26 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Cowboys have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 4-1.


Los Angeles Chargers vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction


With an overall record of 3-2, the Cowboys are 2nd in the NFC-East. This record also has them 7th in the NFC. On the road, Dallas is 1-2 compared to a record of 2-0 at home. The Cowboys have a 3-2 ATS record so far. As we enter week 6, their scoring margin per game is +10.2. Looking at their over/under lines, the Cowboys have seen an average line of 43 points. Their games have averaged 43.4 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 3-2.

With an average of 26.8 points per contest, the Dallas offense currently ranks 8th in the league. The Cowboys defense takes on the Chargers having given up an average of 16.6 points per game. So far, they are 13th in quarterback hits and are giving up 292.0 yards per contest.

As week 6 approaches, Los Angeles is in 2nd place in the AFC-West, coming in with an overall record of 2-2. In the AFC, they currently reside in 9th place. The Chargers’ scoring margin for the season is currently +1.5. This has contributed to their ATS record of 2-2. The average over/under line for the Chargers this season stands at 49.2 points. Their games have averaged 53.5 points per game so far, resulting in an over/under record of 2-2.

For this season, the Los Angeles offense has an average of 27.5 points per game, placing them at 7th in the league. On the defensive side of the ball, the Chargers give up an average of 299.8 passing yards and 104.2 rushing yards per game. Looking at their sack numbers, Los Angeles is currently ranked 4th in the league. So far, they are giving up 26 points per game and 404.0 yards.

Coming in as 2.5 point favorites, our projections have the Cowboys picking up a 24-23 win. In terms of win probabilities, our analytics gives Dallas 52% chance of taking down the Chargers.


Los Angeles Chargers vs Dallas Cowboys Betting Tips


  • Take the Cowboys on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Chargers (+2.5)
  • Our NFL model projects 47 points, and we suggest taking the under


Los Angeles Chargers Injury Report


  • Donald Parham Jr. – Wrist (Questionable)
  • Justin Herbert – Finger (Probable)
  • Jalen Guyton – Knee (Out)
  • Mike Williams – Knee (Out)
  • Austin Ekeler – Ankle (Probable)
  • Derwin James Jr. – Hamstring (Probable)
  • Joey Bosa – Hamstring/toe (Questionable)
  • Corey Linsley – Heart (Out)
  • Deane Leonard – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • JT Woods – Illness (Out)
  • Otito Ogbonnia – Kneecap (Out)
  • Alohi Gilman – Heel (Questionable)
  • Amechi Uzodinma – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Andrew Trainer – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Trey Pipkins III – Shoulder (Probable)
  • Rashawn Slater – Ankle (Probable)


Dallas Cowboys Injury Report


  • Donovan Wilson – Leg (Probable)
  • Leighton Vander Esch – Neck (Questionable)
  • C.J. Goodwin – Shoulder (Out)
  • Matt Waletzko – Shoulder (Out)
  • Nahshon Wright – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Josh Ball – Hip (Out)
  • Peyton Hendershot – Ankle (Out)
  • Trevon Diggs – Knee (Out)
  • KaVontae Turpin – Ankle (Questionable)
  • DeMarvion Overshown – Knee (Out)
  • David Durden – Knee (Out)
  • John Stephens Jr. – Knee (Out)
  • Tyler Biadasz – Ankle (Probable)
  • Neville Gallimore – Knee (Questionable)
  • Juanyeh Thomas – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Markquese Bell – Shoulder (Probable)
  • Damone Clark – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Tyron Smith – Knee/rest (Questionable)
  • Malik Hooker – Shoulder (Probable)
  • Tony Pollard – Shoulder (Questionable)


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