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Chargers vs Texans Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 4 NFL Game

Devon Platana
Chargers vs. Texans expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 4 game.
Chargers vs. Texans expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 4 game. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The 2022 NFL season is finally here and the Week 4 schedule is chock full of exciting showdowns. One of the most interesting matchups of the week is a meeting between the Los Angeles Chargers and Houston Texans.

The Chargers lost an ugly one in Week 3, getting blown out, 38-10, by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Texans couldn't snag a victory either last week, suffering a 23-20 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Can the Chargers prove that last week's upset was a fluke with a much-needed road win? Or will the Texans take advantage of their opponent's situation by scoring their first victory of the season?

Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Chargers vs Texans Week 4 matchup.

Chargers vs Texans Projections

ESPN FPIChargers (70.7%)
numberFireChargers (65.2%)
FiveThirtyEightChargers (62%)
Betting FavoriteChargers (-5.5)

Projected Winner: Chargers (4)

Chargers vs Texans Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Chargers (6), Texans (1)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsChargers (5)
CBS Sports ExpertsTexans (6), Chargers (2)

Expert Totals: Chargers (13), Texans (7)

As far as the projections go, all four sources back the Chargers. While it isn't as much of a landslide, 65% of highlighted experts are also in favor of Justin Herbert's squad.

The Texans' best projection comes in at 38% on FiveThirtyEight — hardly a vote of confidence.

The Chargers must re-establish themselves as one of the NFL's best teams and a win against the Texans would be a step in the right direction.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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