Despite having a better record, the Chargers will play the Ravens on the road in a wild card game on Sunday, kick off time at 1:05 PM ET. Chargers vs Ravens odds and point spread is at -2.5 Baltimore. Ravens vs Chargers tv channel is on CBS. Chargers vs Ravens live stream is on NFL Game Pass.
The Los Angeles Chargers (12-4) have won five of their last six games and the only loss was against the Ravens in Week 16. The Chargers are coming from a 23-9 win over the the Broncos to tie with the Chiefs in the AFC but because of losing the tie breaker, they will play as a wild card.
Philip Rivers has completed 68.3 percent of his passes for 4,308 yards and 32 touchdowns against 12 interceptions. Rivers has been playing the best year of his career.
In rushing, Melvin Gordon finished with 885 yards and 10 touchdowns in 175 attempts while Ausin Ekeler added 554 yards and three touchdowns. Justin Jackson contributed for 206 yards and two touchdowns.
In receiving, Keenan Allen caught for 1,196 yards and six touchdowns while Mike Williams added 664 yards and 10 touchdowns in 43 catches. Tyreell Williams had 653 yards and five touchdowns in 41 catches while Gordon and Ekeler each had 400 plus receiving yards.
Offensively, the Chargers are averaging 26.8 points and 372.6 total yards (255.6 in passing and 117.1 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Chargers are yielding 20.6 points and 333.7 total yards (227.9 in passing and 105.8 in rushing) per game.
The Baltimore Ravens (10-6) have captured the AFC North and they are riding in a three-game winning streak including a 26-24 win over the Cleveland Browns. Lamar Jackson has the source of the resurgence of the Ravens. Jackson’s speed is one of the reasons while other teams have difficulties in stopping the Ravens’ offense.
In rushing, Gus Edwards ran for 718 yards and two touchdowns in 137 attempts while Jackson added 695 yards and five touchdowns in 147 carries. Alex Collins had 411 yards and seven touchdowns in 114 runs.
In receiving, John Brown caught for 715 yards and five touchdowns in 42 receptions while Willie Snead IV added 651 yards and a touchdown in 62 receptions. Micheal Crabtree contributed 607 yards and three touchdowns in 54 catches while Mark Andrews added 552 yards.
Offensively, the Ravens are averaging 24.3 points and 374.9 total yards (222.4 in passing and 152.6 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Ravens are yielding 17.9 points and 292.9 total yards (210.0 in passing and 82.9 in rushing).
Ravens vs Chargers game schedule info:
Date: January 6, 2018
Start Time: 1:05 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: CBS
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -2.5 Baltimore
Prediction: The Ravens have the defense to shut down the offensive attacks of the Chargers. Baltimore will cover the spread