If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers meet at Qualcomm Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Broncos listed as 7-point favorites versus the Chargers, while the game's total is sitting at 55½.
The Broncos were a 45-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Redskins. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites, while the total score (66) made winners of OVER bettors.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 30-24 result against the Redskins on November 3. The Chargers failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 54 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Denver: 7-1 SU, 4-4 ATS
San Diego: 4-4 SU, 5-2-1 ATS
DENVER MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 9-1
SAN DIEGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 5-5
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 5 games
Denver is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
Denver is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of San Diego's last 23 games at home
Denver home to Kansas City, Sunday, November 17
San Diego at Miami, Sunday, November 17