Chargers Playoff Chances, Odds & Prediction for 2022 NFL Season
The Los Angeles Chargers have one of the brighter young teams in the NFL. They showed a lot of their potential last season, but some defensive shortcomings left them missing the playoffs. Nevertheless, offseason changes have been made and additions like Khalil Mack should help yield better results.
The Chargers have it tough playing in the Thunderdome known as the AFC West and making the playoffs will be difficult. Fortunately, the latest betting odds can give fans a better idea of how their team's 2022 campaign may unfold.
Let's break down Los Angeles' playoff chances in 2022 using odds provided by FanDuel Sportsbook.
Chargers Playoff Chances 2022
Los Angeles is available at -155 to make the postseason. That equates to an implied probability of 60.1%, suggesting that the Chargers will likely make the playoffs, but it won't be easy.
Chargers Playoff Odds 2022
FanDuel Sportsbook is giving Los Angeles +240 odds to win the AFC West in 2022, putting them only behind the Kansas City Chiefs (+155). The division rounds out with the Denver Broncos at +260 and the Las Vegas Raiders at +700.
Chargers 2022 Schedule
- Week 1: vs. Las Vegas Raiders
- Week 2: @ Kansas City Chiefs
- Weeks 3: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
- Week 4: @ Houston Texans
- Week 5: @ Cleveland Browns
- Week 6: vs. Denver Broncos
- Week 7: vs. Seattle Seahawks
- Week 8: BYE
- Week 9: @ Atlanta Falcons
- Week 10: @ San Francisco 49ers
- Week 11: vs. Kansas City Chiefs
- Week 12: @ Arizona Cardinals
- Week 13: @ Las Vegas Raiders
- Week 14: vs. Miami Dolphins
- Week 15: vs. Tennessee Titans
- Week 16: @ Indianapolis Colts
- Week 17: vs. Los Angeles Rams
- Week 18: @ Denver Broncos
Chargers Win Total Over/Under 2022
The Chargers' win total has been set at 10, with even -110 odds on the over and under.
The Chargers currently have the third-best odds (+850) to win the AFC outright, trailing only the Buffalo Bills (+350) and Chiefs (+500).
Chargers Super Bowl Odds 2022
As for the Super Bowl odds, Los Angeles is tied with the San Francisco 49ers at +1600 for the sixth-best odds to hoist the Lombardi Trophy.
Chargers 2022 Season Prediction
The Chargers are certainly a playoff-quality team. Now that the team has more experience under its belt and the defense is looking much stronger, the Chargers will be a threat against any team they face. The only question is whether or not the Chargers can achieve postseason results.
I could certainly see the Chargers making the playoffs and, assuming the team is as good on the field as it is on paper, just hitting the over on their projected win total.
Chargers 2022 Record Prediction: 11-6
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