Through 1 Quarter
The experts predicted a win for the Los Angeles Chargers, but it’s no sure thing at this point. It’s anybody’s game after one quarter, but Los Angeles is ahead of the New York Jets 7-6.
Los Angeles’ lead doesn’t mean much since they have only won 25% games in which they are up at the end of the first quarter. In fact, this is — oddly enough — worse than their overall win percentage of 22%. We’ll see how things play out.
New York @ Los Angeles
Current Records: New York 0-9; Los Angeles 2-7
What to Know
The New York Jets have had a week off and are no doubt ready to get back on the field. They will square off against the Los Angeles Chargers at 4:05 p.m. ET Sunday at SoFi Stadium. Both teams have had a rocky road up to this point with nine consecutive losses for New York and three for Los Angeles.
The Jets were close but no cigar two weeks ago as they fell 30-27 to the New England Patriots. A silver lining for New York was the play of WR Breshad Perriman, who caught five passes for two TDs and 101 yards. That receiving effort made it the first game that Perriman has posted more than 100 yards receiving.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles came up short against the Miami Dolphins last week, falling 29-21. QB Justin Herbert put forth a good effort for the losing side as he passed for two TDs and 187 yards on 32 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown. Herbert ended up with a passer rating of 126.
New York is expected to lose this next one by 9.5. Those who got lucky with them against the spread two weeks ago might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the team has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
The Jets are now 0-9 while the Chargers sit at 2-7. Two offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: New York is stumbling into the game with the fewest overall offensive touchdowns in the league, having accrued only ten on the season. To make matters even worse for New York, Los Angeles comes into the contest boasting the third most yards per game in the NFL at 403.7.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 4:05 p.m. ET
- Where: SoFi Stadium — Inglewood, California
- TV: CBS
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Chargers are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Jets, according to the latest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Los Angeles won the only game these two teams have played in the last six years.
- Dec 24, 2017 – Los Angeles 14 vs. New York 7
Top Projected Fantasy Players
- Justin Herbert: 26.07 points
- Keenan Allen: 11.42 points
- Kalen Ballage: 10.2 points