Check out our free Chargers vs Texans prediction for the NFL week 4 game in Houston. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Chargers vs Texans Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 4
On Sunday, October 2nd, the Los Angeles Chargers travel to take on the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.
Heading into Sunday’s game, Los Angeles is a strong favorite to come away with the win. But, can Houston take advantage of playing at home and pull off the upset? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Chargers vs Texans prediction.
- Spread: LAC -5.0 | HOU +5.0
- MoneyLine: LAC +-234 | HOU 196
- Total: 44.0
Chargers vs Texans Prediction: Spread
Heading into week 4, the Chargers have played all of their games against AFC opponents. So far, they have a record of 1-2. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -8.67 points per game. So far, the Chargers have been favored in 2 of their 3 games. The average point spread in these matchups is (-5.0, 2).
Through their last 5 road games, Los Angeles has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 27.8 points per game. Going back to their previous 5 games as the favorite, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
Heading into this week 4 contest vs Los Angeles, the Texans have an overall record of 0-2-1. This includes going 0-1-1 in the AFC. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -3.33 points per game. Through 3 games, the Texans have been the underdog in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is 6.67.
Through their last 5 home games, Houston has an ATS record of just 3-2. However, their overall record was 1-3-1 while averaging 19.8 points per game. The Texans have a straight up record of 0-4-1 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 3-1-1.
In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Chargers on the spread as -5.0 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 2nd ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.
Free Spread Prediction: Los Angeles Chargers -5.0
Chargers vs Texans Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Chargers have an over-under record of 1-2. This season, the Chargers are averaging 19.33 points per contest, placing them 17th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 29th in points allowed per game. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Texans have an over-under record of 1-2. On the season, Houston is ranked just 26th in points per game at 16.33. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 19.67 points per contest.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 50 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 44.0
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