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New York Jets vs. San Diego Chargers: Odds and point spread

 Nothing better the start the week than going for the last game of the NFL football week, the Monday night football game New York Jets vs. San Diego Chargers. The NY Jets (1-1) will travel to San Diego sitting on third spot in the AFC East Standings, after giving in to the Patriots last week in a good 19-10 game. Meanwhile the Chargers (0-2) have struggled to find the balance in the team and will face the Jets in a must-win game Monday, after losing by a point to the Broncos 38-39 last week.

 As usual we will compare the odds and point spread on the NY Jets vs. San Diego Chargers game from two different online bookmakers. First, we take a look at the betting numbers by the popular online sportsbook BodogLife, where the Chargers are a big favorite to win the Monday night football game with odds -460, while the Jets will come out underdog with odds to win posted at long +330. At BodogLife the Jets vs. Chargers point spread is sitting at -8.5 points chalk the San Diego Chargers and the total expected by the odds makers is currently at 44 points. At the other online sportsbook, Bookmaker, the Chargers are also favorite, holding odds of -420 and the NY Jets will pay out on odds +350 for a victory on Monday. At this betting website the NY Jets vs. San Diego Chargers point spread is also -8.5 points Chargers and the total is at 44.5 points.

 Betting trends on this Monday night football game indicate that the NY Jets are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games on the road, while San Diego is 7-1 against the spread in its last 8 games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Jets last 5 games on the road and the total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games. Statistically, the Jets will have the better offence this Monday, posting 386 yards per game (NFL 5th) to score 31 points on average per game, compared to the Chargers' 274.5 yards resulting in just 15 points scored on average per game. But San Diego is edging out the Jets defensively, allowing only 268.5 yards a game for 16.5 points (NFL 8th), while the NY Jets defense is one of the worst in the NFL, allowing on average 437 yards for 32.5 points.

 Both football teams are dealing with some injuries in Week 3, Jets wide receiver David Clowney is out for Week 3 with shoulder issues, while another wide receiver, Laveranues Coles, remains questionable for Monday night football with thigh injury. Cornerbacks David Barrett and Justin Miller are also listed as questionable for the game tomorrow. Meanwhile questionable for the Chargers remain running back LaDainian Tomlinson, as well as T Marcus McNeill, but LBs Marques Harris and Shaun Phillips, as well as DT Jamal Williams have all been upgraded to probable.

 Published on 09/21/2008

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