Chargers vs. Panthers - Is There Any Value Found Here?

Nikki Adams

Thursday, December 8, 2016 3:56 PM UTC

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 3:56 PM UTC

With the playoffs out of the question for both the Chargers and Panthers, how should bettors approach this week 14 clash? Here’s our take complete with NFL picks.

  San Diego Chargers vs Carolina Panthers


Point Spread Value

The Chargers are 7-5-0 ATS with a 1.2 winning margin on average and +1.5 differential versus the spread. On the road, they are 4-2-0 ATS with a -1.2 losing margin and +1.2 differential versus the spread. The Panthers are a woeful 3-8-1 ATS on the season with a -3.2 losing margin and -5.9 differential versus the spread. There’s really not a whole lot to recommend the Panthers at the betting exchange. As such, we’re tickling the Chargers in this week 14 NFL betting matchup.


Free NFL Pick: Chargers PK (+100)Best Line Offered: at 5Dimes

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The Survivor

The Panthers have been a complete and utter disappointment this season behind a 4-8-0 SU mark that includes a -3.2 losing margin. Home form isn’t anything to cheer about even though it stands on a 3-3-0 SU mark that includes a 2.3 winning margin. Consider last week Cam Newton was benched and the team doesn’t appear to care about anything anymore. To be fair, it’s never a good idea to react to the previous account alone. It’s possible Cam Newton and the Panthers will play with a face-saving victory next Sunday. But when the Chargers never look to have lost their pride despite their misfortunes, not to mention playing hard for their coach, it’s hard not to tickle the Chargers for the mini upset on week 14 NFL picks.


Free NFL Pick: Chargers +105Best Line Offered: at BetOnline

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Game Total

The Chargers are 8-3-1 in Over/Under betting with a +6.2 differential versus the total. Once again, Philip Rivers has been doing his thing and littering the stat sheets. The Panthers are 7-5-1 in O/U betting but, not all those OVERs are down to the offensive might of the Panthers. The defense has been soft, allowing opponents to ride roughshod.

Free NFL Pick: Over 48 (-110)Best Line Offered: at WilliamHill

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