LA Chargers (10-7 last season) vs LA Rams (5-12 last year)
Los Angeles Chargers vs Los Angeles Rams August 12, 2023 — The Chargers gained 6,108 yards more than the season before. Los Angeles earned 635 yards through 81 penalties and 232 first downs. The LA Chargers scored 26 aerial touchdowns and 15 on the ground. They fumbled the ball 19 times (nine fumbles and 10 picks). They ranked thirty in the NFL with a team average of 89.6 yards per run. The Los Angeles Chargers averaged 23.5 points per game at the end zone.
The Los Angeles Rams’ 280.5 yards per game average ranked them 32nd in the league. They rated 97.7 run yards per game while rushing for 1,661 yards. The LA Chargers’ offense finished 31st in the league with 76 infractions for 655 yards in penalties. Despite throwing 15 interceptions and allowing opponents to recover 8 fumbles, they managed to gain 181 first downs. With 3,108 passing yards total and an average of 182.8 passing yards per game, the Rams ended the 2017 NFL season in 27th place in the league.
Los Angeles Chargers vs Los Angeles Rams Game Info
Time: 7:00 PM ET.
Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023
Location: SoFi Stadium, CA
Chargers QB Justin Herbert and Rams QB Baker Mayfield
The Chargers’ last outing lost 31-30 to the Jaguars. Justin Herbert hit 25 of his 43 targets for 273 yards and one score. He completed the contest without throwing an interception and ended with an 84.7 quarterback rating. Gerald Everett averaged 18.2 yards per grab while accumulating 109 yards on 6 catches. Austin Ekeler, the leading rusher for the Chargers, gained 35 yards on 13 attempts for an average of 2.7 yards. For a total of 320 yards, they played 69 times. 23 times for a total of 67 yards and an average of 2.9 yards per attempt, the Los Angeles Chargers ran the ball.
The Rams lost 19-16 to the Seahawks in their most recent game. Baker Mayfield capped the game with 147 yards on 13 of 26 passes for a quarterback rating 51.3. He threw an interception and averaged 5.7 yards per carry. Van Jefferson was a crucial target for the Rams, hauling in 3 passes for 61 yards (20.3 yards per catch). Cam Akers carried the ball 21 times for 104 yards, averaging 5.0 yards per carry. Throughout the game, the Rams ran 59 plays for an average of 4.6 yards.
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles Chargers +3, Total Odds: 33.5
Their youthful lineup will help the Chargers win this game. The Rams won’t likely start many of their top players, though that may change in a regular-season game. The Chargers’ youth has drawn attention over the past several years, and a successful spring draft comes with a wealth of talent eager to play. The Chargers will cover the spread and win this exhibition game, largely thanks to their youth.
Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 matches.
The LA Chargers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 outings.
The Chargers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games over the Los Angeles Rams.
The team is 4-2 SU in their last 6 matches against the Rams.
The LA Chargers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road matches
Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The LA Rams are 2-9 SU in their last 11 outings.
The total went OVER in 4 of the Rams’ last 5 home defenses.
The Rams are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home matches with the LA Chargers.
The LA Rams are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 matches against an AFC rival.
Los Angeles Chargers vs Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
Los Angeles Chargers vs Los Angeles: The fate of this game will only be determined by the presence of key players. The Los Angeles Chargers will have an offensive advantage in this game if they play their stars; otherwise, the Los Angeles Rams will win on defense. Since the preseason has only begun, it is unlikely that the Chargers would exhaust their key players in this game. Consequently, anticipate a game with very few goals.
Free Pick and Prediction: Los Angeles Rams will win 19-17.