New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Chargers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | NFL Week 14 Predictions


By Ed Winchester | December 6, 2021, 8:39 pm

The Los Angeles Chargers (7-5) are favored by 10.5 points versus the New York Giants (4-8) on December 12, 2021, starting at 4:05 PM ET. The expected point total for the matchup is set at 44.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NFL matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and New York Giants in which the Chargers are currently the clear pick among bettors to cover the spread.

Chargers Vs. Giants Spread Betting Action

Chargers vs Giants Moneyline Action
Chargers Giants
Bet % 90% 10%
Stake % 82% 18%

Los Angeles stats and betting info

Betting trends for Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles has a 6-6-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Out of Los Angeles’ 12 games with a set total, five have hit the over (41.7%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 295.6 (3547) 5
Rush yards 101.0 (1212) 22
Points scored 26.2 (314) 10
Pass yards against 225.1 (2701) 6
Rush yards against 141.2 (1694) 31
Points allowed 26.3 (315) 27

Key players for Los Angeles

  • Justin Herbert has thrown for 3,547 yards, completing 66.6% of his passes and tossing 27 touchdowns and 11 interceptions this season. He’s also run for 249 yards (20.8 ypg) on 44 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Austin Ekeler, has carried the ball 149 times for 663 yards (55.3 per game) and eight touchdowns. He’s proven to be a dual threat, racking up 518 receiving yards on 56 catches with seven touchdowns through the air.
  • Mike Williams’ team-high 854 yards as a receiver have come on 55 receptions (out of 93 targets) with seven touchdowns.
  • Jared Cook has been the target of 59 passes and compiled 36 receptions for 400 yards, an average of 33.3 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.

Los Angeles injuries

Chargers: Joe Reed: Questionable (Ribs), Troymaine Pope: Questionable (Neck), Denzel Perryman: Doubtful (Back)

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New York stats and betting info

Betting trends for New York

  • So far this season, New York has put together a 6-6-0 record against the spread.
  • The Giants are 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 10.5 points or more this season.
  • New York has hit the over in three of its 12 games with a set total (25%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 237.2 (2846) 20
Rush yards 90.8 (1090) 26
Points scored 17.6 (211) 28
Pass yards against 255.0 (3060) 16
Rush yards against 122.8 (1473) 25
Points allowed 22.8 (273) 18

Key players for New York

  • Daniel Jones leads New York with 2,428 yards on 232-of-361 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 298 rushing yards (24.8 ypg) on 62 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
  • Devontae Booker has run for 376 yards on 97 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground. He’s also tacked on 26 catches, totaling 201 yards and one touchdown in the passing game.
  • Saquon Barkley has collected 315 yards (on 84 carries) with two touchdowns, while also catching 30 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown.
  • Kenny Golladay paces his squad with 409 receiving yards on 26 receptions.
  • Kadarius Toney has 35 receptions (on 48 targets) for a total of 392 yards (32.7 yards per game) this year.
  • Evan Engram’s 52 targets have resulted in 35 receptions for 334 yards and two touchdowns.

New York injuries

Giants: Daniel Jones: Questionable (Hamstring), Blake Martinez: Questionable (Back), Darnay Holmes: Questionable (Knee), Madre Harper: Out (Knee), Matt Peart: Questionable (Ankle)

Pick for Chargers vs. Giants

Betting split data from regulated betting sites combined with an in-depth games analysis favors the Chargers to cover the spread against the Giants.

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