Written by National Football League Point Spread Analyst Greg Nelson.
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The (13-4) SU, (10-7) ATS San Diego Chargers advanced with a 23-17 wildcard round victory over Baltimore as 2′ point ROAD UNDERDOGS ATS. Los Angeles continued their winning ways last Sunday, and they’ll be flying about three states North of Maryland this times, but it’s still a 10:00 AM PST start. The Chargers were benefices of four Michael Badgley field goals to take a 12-0 lead into the half before letting the Ravens back into the contest late.
- Los Angeles is 9-1 ATS their previous ten on the road.
- The Chargers are 0-4 AGAINST THE POINT SPREAD the last four between the teams.
- The UNDER has cashed in Los Angeles last four playoff games.
- UNDER bettors have made profits 5 of the last six times the teams have played.
The (11-5) SU, (9-7) ATS New England Patriots last played on December 30, 2018, taking down the New York Jets as 14′ point home FAVORITES ATS. As a result, the Patriots earned a first-round bye. Everyone knows how prolific New England is around this time of year and the BETTING public believes the Chargers a great play ATS. New England hasn’t lost a home game since October 2017.
- New England is 3-1 ATS their last four at home.
- The favorite is 4-1 AGAINST THE SPREAD the last five times the teams have played.
- The UNDER is 4-0 New England last four at home.
- OVER bettors have made profits in 8 of the Patriots last nine divisional playoff games.
Kickoff will be Sunday, January 13, 2019. Game time is at 1:05 PM EST at the Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The CBS Television Network will be broadcasting. The Betting Line has New England at 4 point home FAVORITES AGAINST THE POINT SPREAD. The TOTAL is 47 points for Sunday’s contest.
Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn watched his team give up two fourth-quarter touchdowns to a rookie quarterback last Sunday in Baltimore. It was the second time in three week’s they would face Raven’s signal caller Lamar Jackson.
Film study was instrumental in holding the rookie in check most of the game after a 22-10 loss to the same team on December 22nd. However, they know it’ll be a different outcome by allowing Brady equal opportunity. The Goat has gotten the best of the Chargers the last two meeting in the postseason including a 21-12 AFC Championship game loss in 2008. Phillip Rivers is undoubtedly a Hall of Famer and like he said after Sunday win Why not us which is an attitude of confidence.
Running Back Melvin Gordon has been in a walking cast due to a minor knee injury suffered in Baltimore. On the other side of the Football, the Chargers are much better than their 22nd NFL ranking. Pass Rushers Melvin Ingram and Joey Bosa can take over a game anytime their own the field. Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley understands his unit must improve covering out of the backfield. They allowed opponents (973) yards.
Safety Derwin James will be asked to cover a lot of ground both against the run and pass; the former Florida State product is already a star and will be the X-Factor Sunday.
Bovada.Lv, list the Los Angeles Chargers at +1,800 to win the 2019 NFL Title.
Bill Belichick remembers the taste of defeat last year in Minneapolis as the Philadelphia Eagles took the Lombardi Trophy home. The quest is on to reclaim what fans in the Northeast believe is theirs. Snow is in the forecast Sunday which the Patriots welcome but also understand how much talent Los Angeles has on their roster.
New England is (12-2) SU in the postseason with weather condition below 32 degrees. The high powered Patriots offense will get tested by a defense that is better on the field than on paper, and the coaching staff knows this as a fact. They’ll have to dink and dunk to running back Sony Michel, James White, and Rex Burkhead. New England is a team that can never be counted out, especially in January and February.
Belichick is friends with University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban who’s Crimson Tide got destroyed in the 2019 BCS title game. This Sports Handicapper believes the long-standing dynasty in New England is on shaky ground.
The organization will pay down the road for trading backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco; Sunday’s game will be the most anticipated as the Los Angeles Chargers have an excellent shot at dethroning the reigning AFC Champions.
Bovada.Lv, list the New England Patriots at +650 to win the 2019 Superbowl.
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