Jacksonville Jaguars vs Los Angeles Chargers News & Picks
Against the Spread (Devlin Duckett)
The Jaguars’ upset of the Colts in Week 1 is turning out to have been a fluke. Jacksonville has lost five straight as it travels to Los Angeles to face an electric Chargers team. The Jaguars were dominated by the Lions last week, and limped away from the 34-16 loss with more defensive injuries. LB Myles Jack, S Jarrod Wilson, and DLs Josh Allen and Abry Jones are all questionable to play Week 7. Meanwhile, LA is well-rested following a bye week, and has activated DLs Melvin Ingram and Justin Jones off the IR.
Chargers’ Rookie QB Justin Herbert has kept his team in contention vs. elite teams like the Chiefs and Saints, helping L.A. to take them both to overtime. Herbert also narrowly lost a shootout with Tom Brady and the Buccaneers, showing some real moxie in the process. This Week 7 game is an excellent opportunity for Herbet and the Bolts to showcase their potential. The Jaguars are toast. Chargers 44, Jaguars 20
Over/Under (Zack Robinson)
The Jacksonville Jaguars are looking into the No. 1 pick in the 2021 Draft.
QB Gardner Minshew is kind of good, but not good enough. The Jaguars average 20.8 points per game (fifth=worst in the league) but the total has gone over in seven of Jacksonville’s last 10 games against an opponent from the AFC.
The Los Angeles Chargers have found hope in rookie QB Justin Herbert.
Herbert has thrown for 300+ yards in two games and he threw four touchdown passes against the Saints in Week 5.
Now, the Chargers come well-rested and they average 22 points per game. The total has gone under in four of the Chargers’ last six games played on a Sunday.