Chargers vs. Dolphins Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Chargers at Dolphins Betting Odds, Picks & Predictions

  • Spread: Chargers -14.5
  • Total: 43.5
  • Time: 1 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: CBS

Odds as of Sunday and via PointsBet, where Action Network users get an exclusive 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150).

Our analysts and experts break down the most important angles of this game.

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The Dolphins are awful against the run, and because they forfeit so many points, teams run against them at will. They are No. 30 with 5.32 running back yards and No. 31 with 5.62 adjusted line yards allowed per run. They’re also No. 31 overall with an 18.4% run defense DVOA (per Football Outsiders).

And in terms of raw volume, no team has allowed more production to opposing backfields than the Dolphins have — 101-535-4 rushing and 10-105-1 receiving) — and that shouldn’t be a surprise: Gone from last year’s front seven are edge defenders Cameron Wake and Robert Quinn as well as tackle Akeem Spence and linebacker Kiko Alonso. Year over year, this defense has just been demolished.

See our full betting breakdown for Chargers-Dolphins here.

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Sean Koerner’s Projected Chargers-Dolphins Odds

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Pick ‘Em Confidence Rating

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See where the Chargers and Dolphins rank.

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