NFL Week 6 Betting: Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers

NFL Week 6 Betting: Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers

The Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers will get together on Sunday in Week 6 of the National Football League season. The Denver Broncos are 2-3 on the season, and coming off a tough loss to New England last weekend. The Chargers are also coming off a loss; Sunday Night against the New Orleans Saints. These two teams will be battling all season for the AFC West crown. This is the first of two games these two teams will play against each other. The next time they play will be in Denver, on November 18th.

Norv Turner and the San Diego Chargers need a win in a bad way. After the loss to New Orleans, the Chargers lead in the division was just one game. San Diego has an opportunity to really open the gap between them and the rest of the division. San Diego has outscored opponents 124 – 102 on the season. Ryan Matthews has been sharp as of late for San Diego after missing a couple games. On the season, the running back has 185 yards and a touchdown. Phillip Rivers, the Chargers quarterback has tossed 8 touchdowns on just over 1,250 yards on the year. San Diego will head into their bye week following this game, and then take on Cleveland, Kansas City and Tampa Bay.

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos fell to 2-3, as they were unable to put enough points on the board against the Patriots. The Broncos two wins came over the Pittsburgh Steelers in week one, and then a blow-out win over Oakland. Denver ranks 5th in the NFL with 288.8 passing yards per game. Manning’s top target has been Demaryius Thomas was 30 catches; including 2 of them for touchdowns. The Broncos running back Willis McGahee has rushed 83 times for 376 yards and 3 touchdowns on the season.

Odds and Sports Betting Line

Denver Broncos +2

San Diego Chargers -2

Free Prediction

This should be a back and forth game, as most of the Chargers and Broncos games have been in the history of this rivalry. Look for both teams to look to establish the run game, because they both know they can pass. Phillip Rivers will not want to be outdueled by Peyton Manning, while Denver knows they cannot afford to fall two games back after six weeks. We like the Denver Broncos to go on the road and win this game at San Diego.

Prediction: Denver Broncos 31-28

Free Pick

The Denver Broncos are a two point underdog in this game. The total for this game was set at 50. With our prediction, folks can see that we are going to be riding the Denver Broncos +2 train, and also taking the over 50 points. We would be very surprised if this game was not close throughout.

Pick: Denver Broncos +2