LA Chargers Betting Guide: Odds And Predictions

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The Chargers lost their third straight game Sunday night, falling to 4-7 with the 20-10 loss to the Ravens. The Chargers will now head to New England for a Sunday afternoon contest between two disappointing teams. NFL Week 13 odds show the Chargers as home underdogs. Below, you can find more LA Chargers odds for 2023. Included is a weekly outlook, odds for every game this season, futures, and more.

LA Chargers odds

The Chargers were -4 on the Week 13 look-ahead line and after re-opening at -4.5 the spread is up to -6 in the early betting. Shop around top NFL betting sites for the best Chargers odds in their matchup against the Patriots below.

LA Chargers at New England Patriots

As hard as it is to watch the Chargers at times, it’s much more painful to watch the New England Patriots. The Pats are now in the running for the number one overall pick and this is a get right spot for LAC, who aren’t going to give up despite a 4-7 record. It would be surprising to see this number get to -7. But it might get there, as there should be no appetite for the Patriots at anything under a touchdown.

The total opened at 42.5 and is down to 40.5 as of Monday afternoon. The number currently sits at .

On the moneyline, the Chargers are home dogs, while the Patriots are road favorites.

Chargers Super Bowl odds

The Los Angeles Chargers had the tenth shortest odds to win the Super Bowl heading into the regular season with a consensus number of around +2500.

Chargers AFC west odds

The Chargers began the season with +340 odds to win the AFC West. Those were the second-shortest odds in the division.

Justin Herbert’s crew currently has odds to win the division.

Chargers prop bets

Search below for Los Angeles Chargers odds, team, or player props currently being offered at sportsbooks. You can also look around at other teams and players using this tool. Happy shopping!

Chargers roster

Key signings: LB Eric Kendricks

Re-signings: DL Morgan Fox, P JK Scott, OT Trey Pipkins, K Cameron Dicker

Trades: None

Key losses: LB Drue Tranquill

Key draft picks: WR Quentin Johnston (TCU), EDGE Tuli Tuipulotu (USC), LB Daiyan Henley (Washington State), WR Derius Davis (TCU), G Jordan McFadden (Clemson), DT Scott Matlock (Boise State), QB Max Duggan (TCU)

Here is a look at the Chargers current roster.

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Chargers schedule

Here is the Chargers schedule for the 2023 – 2024 season. Included are betting odds for each game.

Here is what LA Chargers odds looked like for each game when the schedule was released in May.

Week DateOpponentStart TimeOpening Odds
Week 1Sunday, September 10Miami Dolphins4:25 p.m. ET-2.5
Week 2Sunday, September 17at Tennessee Titans1:00 p.m. ET-3
Week 3Sunday, September 24at Minnesota Vikings1:00 p.m. ET-1.5
Week 4Sunday, October 1Las Vegas Raiders4:05 p.m. ET-4.5
Week 5BYE
Week 6Monday, October 16Dallas Cowboys8:15 p.m. ET-1
Week 7Sunday, October 22at Kansas City Chiefs4:25 p.m. ET+5.5
Week 8Sunday, October 29Chicago Bears8:20 p.m. ET-5.5
Week 9Monday, November 6at New York Jets8:15 p.m. ET+2
Week 10Sunday, November 12Detroit Lions4:05 p.m. ET-2.5
Week 11Sunday, November 19at Green Bay Packers1:00 p.m. ET-2.5
Week 12Sunday, November 26Baltimore Ravens8:20 p.m. ET-2
Week 13Sunday, December 3at New England Patriots1:00 p.m. ET-1.5
Week 14Sunday, December 10Denver Broncos4:25 p.m. ET-3
Week 15Thursday, December 14at Las Vegas Raiders8:15 p.m. ET-1.5
Week 16Saturday, December 23Buffalo Bills8:00 p.m. ET+1
Week 17Sunday, December 31at Denver Broncos4:25 p.m. ET+1
Week 18TBDKansas City ChiefsTBD+2

How to bet on the Los Angeles Chargers


The moneyline is the simplest of bets, decided by the straight-up winner and loser of each game. Consider the following example:

  • Chargers -105
  • Cowboys +100

The Chargers are considered slight favorites in this matchup (indicated by -105), requiring a $105 bet to win $100 (plus the initial bet back). The Cowboys are the underdog in this matchup, paying out $200 total for a $100 bet ($100 in winnings). How much either team wins or loses by does not matter in moneyline betting, the payout remains the same.

Point spread

Betting on the point spread is determinant on how many points a team wins or loses by. Take the following example:

  • Chargers +6.5 (-110)
  • Bills -6.5 (-110)

In this example, Los Angeles is the underdog by 6.5 points, indicated by “-6.5.” If the Chargers keep the game within seven points or win outright, the Chargers (+6.5) win the bet and would have a total payout of $19.09 on a $10 bet ($9.09 in profit). If the Bills win the game 27-20 or by more than 6 points, then Bills (-6.5) would win and the payout would be the same as listed above.

Point total (over/under)

The point total refers to the over/under line set by books. This number projects the total number of points scored in a game and, like prop betting, is bet whether one thinks the score will go over or under the set point total. For example, the Chargers’ Week 7 matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars had a point total of 54.5 points. L.A. won that game 39-29, totaling 68 points. Those that bet over the point total in the matchup would have cashed out.

The Chargers’ offense and defense were very middle-of-the-pack despite their prolific rookie quarterback, resulting in average point totals for their games. Projected point totals typically sat between 49 and 53 points in games involving the Chargers and were reliant on opponents. If L.A. was hosting the Chiefs– an explosive, high scoring offense– their point total would rise while if they were playing the Bears– a stout defensive team with a methodical offense– the point total would be lower.

In-play and live betting

Sometimes, the most thrilling and rewarding bets are bets made while games are being played. These are referred to as live bets or in-play bets. Odds are ever-changing during games, which would prove to be fruitful for sharp and prepared bettors. For example, if the Chargers (-225) were heavily favored against the Lions (+190) before kickoff, a payout on a $10 bet on the Chargers to win would win just $4.44.

However, say the Chargers fell to a big 17-3 deficit in the first half despite controlling the overall game (due to a costly turnover or special teams gaffe). Odds may swing in favor of the Lions, who may be a -110 favorite at halftime. Taking the Chargers to come back and win the game could present plus-odds (say, +130). Should a bettor take Los Angeles (+130) at halftime and the Chargers pull off the comeback, winners would win $13 instead of $4.44 (plus the initial $10 bet).

This could also be an effective way to “hedge” your bet; say a bettor took the Lions (+190) in that game, but L.A. jumps out to a 24-0 first quarter lead and is controlling the overall feel of the game, bettors could hedge by throwing some money down on the Chargers (-270) to return some of the inevitably-lost bet.

Parlays and teasers

You can always string bets together in the form of parlays or teasers. Usually during busy Sundays, bettors can parlay several teams to win or cover against the spread and if all bets are successful, the payouts are multiplied. Teasers function similarly, except they allow bettors to move each point spread to a more favorable line in exchange for diminished odds.


Futures are long-term bets that can range from an offseason to a full season (or beyond). Team win totals, award winners, and player performance are common futures.

Chargers 2022 recap

The Chargers finished second in the AFC West and made the playoffs as a Wild Card team. However, L.A. ended up being on the wrong side of one of the greatest comebacks in NFL Playoff history.

Record: 10-7

Record ATS: 11-5-1

Over/under record: 6-10-1