The Week 16 NFL slate ends Monday night in Indianapolis. The Los Angeles Chargers will face the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football in Game 15 of both teams’ 2022 campaigns. The Chargers are 8-6 overall and 4-3 on the road this season. The Colts are 4-9-1 overall after his four straight losses. The Charge is 8-5-1 and Indianapolis is 6-8 against the 2022 spread. Nick Foles becomes the starting quarterback for Indianapolis.
Kickoff will take place at 8:15 PM ET at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Caesars Sportsbook lists Los Angeles as a 4-point road his favorite, but the latest Chargers-to-Colts odds show him 45.5 total points over/under, or what he thinks Vegas will score. Before making the Colts vs. Chargers pick, check out his NFL predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s advanced computer models.
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Currently, the model has its sights set on Chargers vs. Colts, locking its picks and MNF predictions. Here are the Colts vs Chargers NFL odds and betting lines and trends:
- Colts vs. Chargers Spread: Chargers -4
- Colts vs. Chargers Over/Under: 45.5 points
- Colts vs. Chargers moneyline: Chargers -210, Colts +175
- LAC: Chargers are 8-5-1 to spread this season
- IND: Colts are 6-8- to spread this season
- Colts vs. Chargers Picks: Here’s Our Picks
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Why the charger can cover
The Chargers have been playing much better on defense in recent weeks. Los Angeles has conceded only 31 total points (15.5 yards per game) in the last two games, but he has given up only 251.5 total yards per game and 4.8 yards per play in those contests. The Chargers have been above average in passing yards allowed and first downs allowed this season, producing 18 turnovers. Opponents Red are turning only 53.5% of his moves into his zone into touchdowns against the Chargers, and Los Angeles faces a melee attack from Indianapolis.
The Colts are 29th in the NFL, averaging less than 18 points per game, and Indianapolis are 24th in the league in all-out offense. The Colts have committed more turnovers (27) and more fumbles (13) than any team in the league, Indianapolis third in his downing efficiency, where he is 27th, and red in his zone on offense. In efficiency he ranks 31st.
Why the Colts Can Cover You
Indianapolis has strong defensive properties. The Colts put him in the top five in the NFL in yards allowed per drive (27.5) and ranked among the top 12 in total defense, with only 329.3 yards per game he gains. In Indianapolis, he could only convert 36.8% of his down chances against the opponent in the third, and the Colts are stingy with passes, gaining only 205.6 passing yards per game.
Indianapolis gives up the net 6.0 yards per pass attempt, allowing only 4.1 yards per carry to an opponent. The Colts have veteran linebacker Zaire his Franklin, who is one of the best tacklers in the NFL. Zaire Franklin has scored at least 10 tackles in five straight games. Franklin is also in the top five in his solo tackles (85) and total tackles (141) in the league this season.
How to make a Chargers vs. Colts pick
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