Los Angeles Chargers Odds
The Los Angeles Chargers are primed to make their mark on the AFC West and climb into the upper echelons of the AFC. To do so, they have to rack up some key wins in one of the NFL’s toughest divisions.
Below, find this week’s most popular Chargers game odds so you can bet on NFL games, Super Bowl odds and AFC Championship odds, Justin Herbert MVP odds, plus key betting insights for this week’s matchup.
Today’s Chargers spread
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Chargers Super Bowl, AFC odds
With our odds feed below, you can track the most current lines for the Chargers’ AFC title and Super Bowl chances. Go right to the sportsbook of your choice by clicking on any odds.
Justin Herbert MVP, prop odds
Below is an odds feed dedicated to star QB Justin Herbert and various odds on his performance. Odds are from legal online sportsbooks in California and update automatically.
Chargers player props and futures
There are a lot more players to bet on besides Justin Herbert. From Defensive and Offensive Player of the Year candidates to the season’s best rookie, options abound for futures markets and NFL prop bets at any online sportsbook.
Some of the futures bets you might come across in California sportsbooks include:
- NFL Most Valuable Player: Justin Herbert +1000
- NFL Comeback Player of the Year: Derwin James +1500
- NFL Coach of the Year: Brandon Staley +1400
- Defensive Player of the Year: Joey Bosa +3000
While futures bets are based on what players might achieve during the season, prop bets focus on their performance throughout the year. You’ll find a lot of individual prop bets to consider for your betting strategy.
Some Chargers prop bets you might find for individuals include:
- NFL Rushing Leader: Austin Ekeler +2500
- NFL Passing Leader: Justin Herbert +750
- Justin Herbert over/under 4,450 passing yards: O -115 / U -115
- Keenan Allen over/under 1,000 receiving yards: O -110 / U -125
Beyond individual players, you can also place bets on how the Chargers are going to perform this season, such as in their division skewing the Raiders odds for making the playoffs, or during individual games. Below are a couple of examples of some team prop wagers you might come across at top CA betting apps, such as FanDuel Sportsbook and the DraftKings mobile app:
- Over/under 8 Los Angeles Chargers wins for the season O +135 / U +175
- Over/under 4 Los Angeles Chargers field goals in a game O -110 / U -115
- AFC champions: Los Angeles Chargers +250
- AFC West Division Champions: Los Angeles Chargers +1000
- First player to score in a game: Austin Ekeler +700
- First team to score in a game: Los Angeles Chargers +115
Los Angeles Chargers coaches
The Chargers have had their fair share of quality coaches throughout the years, with current coach Brandon Staley being the 19th in franchise history.
- Head Coach: Brandon Staley
- Defensive Coordinator: Renaldo Hill
- Offensive Coordinator: Joe Lombardi
- Special Teams Coordinator: Ryan Ficken
The Chargers’ head coaching history includes the following:
- Brandon Staley (2021-current)
- Anthony Lynn (2017-2020)
- Mike McCoy (2013-2016)
- Norv Turner (2007-2012)
- Marty Schottenheimer (2002-2006)
- Mike Riley (1999-2001)
- Kevin Gilbride (1997-1998)
- Bobby Ross (1992-1996)
- Dan Henning (1989-1991)
- Al Saunders (1987-1988)
- Don Coryell (1979-1986)
- Tommy Prothro (1974-1978)
- Ron Waller (1973)
- Harland Svare (1972)
- Sid Gillman (1960-1969, 1971)
- Charlie Waller (1970)
Where do the Chargers play home games?
When the Chargers elected to leave San Diego in 2016, part of their stated reason was needing a new stadium. The construction of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood created a home field for both the Chargers and the NFC’s Los Angeles Rams.
The stadium is located at 1001 South Stadium Drive, Inglewood, California 90301
Below are some more facts about SoFi Stadium:
- Owner: StadCo LA, LLC and Hollywood Park Land Company, LLC
- Operator: StadCo LA, LLC
- Capacity: 70,240, but expandable up to 100,240
- Acreage: 298 for the entire complex
- Opened: September 8, 2020
- Construction cost: Estimated $5-$6 billion
- Other events: Los Angeles Rams home games, NCAA LA Bowl
How to watch and listen to Los Angeles Chargers games
If you’re looking to catch some Chargers action this season, you’ll have plenty of options. According to the team’s website, you can consume all the games through these various methods:
- Over the air, cable and satellite: Chargers.com (in-market fans only and only Safari mobile web), CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, NFL Network, NFL Red Zone, DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket
- Mobile streaming: Chargers app, CBS All Access, Fox Sports, NBC Sports, ESPN, Amazon Prime Video, DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL mobile app, NFL Game Pass
- Listen via online, mobile and radio: Chargers app, NFL Game Pass, Westwood One, Sirium XM
A brief history of the Los Angeles Chargers
Compared to other NFL organizations, the Chargers are still on the younger side, though not as young as some of the most recent expansion teams. That being said, they’ve managed a nice little history for themselves.
- 2019: Chargers play their home games in StubHub Center as they await the construction of their new home in SoFi Stadium
- 2017: Spanos family moves the Chargers back to Los Angeles
- 1994: Chargers lose Super Bowl XXIX to the San Francisco 49ers, 49-26
- 1994: Chargers defeat the Pittsburg Steelers to win the AFC Championship Game
- 1992: Bobby Ross becomes head coach and leads a playoff berth for the first time since 1982
- 1984: Klein sells Chargers to Alex G. Spanos
- 1979: Chargers win the AFC West Division
- 1970: Chargers join the NFL via the AFL-NFL merger
- 1967: Chargers move into new stadium, most recently called Qualcomm Stadium
- 1966: Chargers sold to Eugene V. Klein
- 1963: Chargers win the AFL Championship Game against the Boston Patriots
- 1961: Chargers move to San Diego
- 1960: Chargers founded and begin AFL play in Los Angeles (owned by Barron and Conrad Hilton)
Los Angeles Chargers FAQ
Chargers ticket prices fluctuate depending on the popularity of the matchup that week. The average ticket price in 2021 was $346 with the lowest price coming in at about $46 and climbing much higher for premium seating.
The Chargers organization is owned by Dean Spanos, whose family has owned the team since 1984.
In 2021, the Los Angeles Chargers were valued at approximately $2.92 billion.
Chargers fans aren’t thrilled with this, of course, but the team has been to only one Super Bowl. They took a blowout loss in that particular appearance. In 1994, the Chargers lost Super Bowl XXIX to the San Francisco 49ers, 49-26.
According to the official Pro Football Hall of Fame website, the name stems from inaugural Chargers general manager Frank Leahy. He picked the Chargers, saying, “I liked it because they were yelling ‘charge’ and sounding the bugle at Dodger Stadium and at USC games.”
Philip Rivers set the season record with 34 touchdowns during the 2008-09 season. The previous record was held by Dan Fouts with 33 touchdowns in 1981.