Jaguars vs Chargers Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 3 NFL Game
The 2022 NFL season is finally here and the Week 3 schedule is chock full of exciting showdowns. One of the most anticipated matchups of the week is a tilt between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Los Angeles Chargers.
The Jaguars are on top of the world following their 24-0 shutout victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Meanwhile, the Chargers are hoping to get a rebound win against the Jags after losing, 27-24, to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 2.
Was last week's victory for the Jaguars a sign of better things to come? Or will the Chargers bring them back down to reality in front of the hometown SoFi Stadium crowd?
Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Jaguars vs Chargers Week 3 matchup.
Jaguars vs Chargers Projections
ESPN FPI: Chargers (76.9%)
numberFire: Chargers (79.1%)
FiveThirtyEight: Chargers (70%)
Betting Favorite: Chargers (-7)
Projected Winner: Chargers (4)
Jaguars vs Chargers Expert Picks
ESPN Experts: Chargers (8)
Sports Illustrated Experts: Chargers (5)
CBS Sports Experts: Jaguars (5), Chargers (3)
Expert Totals: Chargers (16), Jaguars (5)
All four highlighted projections are locking in a Chargers victory this Sunday. On top of that, 76.2% of experts are also siding with Justin Herbert's crew.
It isn't much, but FiveThirtyEight gives the Jaguars their best chance of an upset by giving them a 30% shot at winning.
Even though the Jaguars' Week 2 victory was impressive, the Chargers are an entirely different test that might be too much for the Doug Pederson-led Jacksonville team to handle.
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