Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 17 [2023]

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 17 [2023]

The Denver Broncos will take on the Los Angeles Chargers in NFL Week 17 action at Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday, beginning at 4:25PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth betting preview for this week's Chargers vs. Broncos matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Chargers vs. Broncos Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Sunday's NFL matchup between the Chargers and Broncos 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NFL picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Broncos a 67% chance of beating the Chargers in Week 17 of the NFL season, and our predicted final score has the Broncos winning 20-16.

According to our model, the bookmakers have got it right, and both the Chargers and Broncos have a 50% chance of covering the spread, while the 36.5-point Over/Under also has a 51% chance of going over.

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Chargers vs. Broncos Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Chargers Broncos
Spread +3.5 (-110) -3.5 (-110)
Moneyline +156 -185
Total o36.5 (-110) u36.5 (-110)
  • The Broncos are currently -3.5 favorites against the Chargers, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Chargers (+3.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on offer at -110.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Broncos at -185. That means you can risk $185 to win $100 for a total payout of $285 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Chargers at +156, where you can bet $100 to profit $156, earning a total payout of $256 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored sits at 36.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -110.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all the legal sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NFL odds and lines.

Chargers vs. Broncos Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Chargers +3.5 -110
Moneyline Broncos -185
Total Over 36.5 -110


Dimers' NFL best bets are based on detailed simulations and wagering intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every week of the season.

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Chargers vs. Broncos TD Scorers

Who will score the first touchdown in Chargers vs. Broncos?

According to our model, Denver's Courtland Sutton is most likely to score the first TD in Chargers vs. Broncos.

Our projections give Sutton a 15.9% chance of scoring the first TD at Empower Field at Mile High, while the Broncos WR is a 52.0% chance of reaching the end zone at any point in the game.

First Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Los Angeles Chargers

Player First TD Probability
Austin Ekeler 10.6%
Keenan Allen 7.5%
Joshua Palmer 6.6%
Quentin Johnston 4.2%
Gerald Everett 3.8%

Denver Broncos

Player First TD Probability
Courtland Sutton 15.9%
Javonte Williams 11.7%
Jerry Jeudy 6.5%
Adam Trautman 3.5%
Jarrett Stidham 3.2%

Anytime Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Los Angeles Chargers

Player Anytime TD Probability
Austin Ekeler 37.5%
Keenan Allen 27.4%
Joshua Palmer 24.4%
Quentin Johnston 16.1%
Gerald Everett 14.3%

Denver Broncos

Player Anytime TD Probability
Courtland Sutton 52.0%
Javonte Williams 41.6%
Jerry Jeudy 24.5%
Jarrett Stidham 14.0%
Adam Trautman 13.6%

Chargers vs Broncos Player Props

Here, you will find detailed projections for all of the key offensive players from the Chargers and Broncos, including passing, rushing and receiving yards.

Chargers vs. Broncos Quarterbacks

Of the starting quarterbacks, the Chargers' Easton Stick is projected for 194 passing yards. The Broncos' Jarrett Stidham is expected to throw for 220 yards.

Player Proj. Pass Yards
Easton Stick (LAC) 194 yds
Jarrett Stidham (DEN) 220 yds

Chargers Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Austin Ekeler 48 yds
Isaiah Spiller 23 yds
Easton Stick 18 yds

Broncos Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Javonte Williams 56 yds
Jarrett Stidham 19 yds
Jaleel McLaughlin 13 yds

Chargers Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Keenan Allen 66 yds
Joshua Palmer 36 yds
Quentin Johnston 27 yds
Austin Ekeler 27 yds
Gerald Everett 26 yds

Broncos Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Courtland Sutton 52 yds
Jerry Jeudy 42 yds
Marvin Mims 23 yds
Lucas Krull 21 yds
Adam Trautman 21 yds

Remember, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting insights before the Chargers vs. Broncos on Sunday December 31, 2023.

Chargers vs. Broncos Game Information

The NFL Week 17 matchup between the Broncos and Chargers at Empower Field at Mile High is scheduled to commence at 4:25PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Chargers vs. Broncos includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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