NFL Week 6 Heroes and Villains

Every NFL Sunday there are players who capture and break hearts across America. BetAmerica's weekly Heroes and Villains feature highlights the players who made and lost money for NFL bettors.

Chargers heavily favored over Steelers in SNF clash

When the Steelers and Chargers met at Heinz Field last December, the visitors emerged with a 33-30 victory in what was a very exciting game. However, the encore at Dignity Health Sports Park on Sunday, October 13 promises to be different in at least one significant way.

Is Mahomes still a good bet to lead the NFL in passing yards?

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes is still the odds-on favorite to lead the NFL in passing yards in 2019, but is he really the best bet?

Chargers struggling for relevance in crowded L.A. sports scene

The Chargers have struggled to attract fans since moving to the City of Angels. But why is that so, and what can the team do to get out of second- or third-tier status in the crowded sports landscape of Los Angeles?

Early look NFL preview: Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers Head coach: Anthony Lynn (third year) Last year’s record: 12-4-0, lost in divisional round vs. New England Patriots, 41-28 First game: Sept. 8 vs. Indianapolis Colts Win total: Over/Under 9.5 (Over 9.5 -145, Under 9.5 +125) Super Bowl odds: +1350 In Anthony Lynn’s second season as head coach, he transformed a struggling franchise into a Super Bowl contender. The Chargers were nearly unbeatable on the road, as the team lost only once as a visitor, 35-23 to [...]

Scott Shapiro’s NFL Playoff Selections and Analysis- Sunday’s Divisional Round

The second doubleheader in the National Football League divisional round playoffs gets rolling at 1:05 p.m. EST on Sunday. Much like with Saturday’s twin bill, I am going to attempt to buck the trend of favorites doing well in this round by backing the two dogs. Los Angeles Chargers at New England Patriots -4.0 (1:05 PM EST) The #NFLPlayoffs continues Sunday w/ #fightforeachother traveling to #GoPats. @ScottShap34 discusses the battle of veteran cubes w/ @EJXD2 pic.twitter.com/S084jbkfUd — BetAmerica Sportsbook (@BetAmericaSport) [...]

Scott Shapiro’s Week 16 Saturday Night Analysis- Ravens at Chargers

Much like in Week 15, there are two games on tap on Saturday in the National Football League. Both contests have playoff implications, but in reality, only the AFC confrontation between the Baltimore Ravens and the Los Angeles Chargers is likely to have an impact on who we may see in the Super Bowl on Feb. 3 in New Orleans. Baltimore limped into its bye week off three straight losses, including a 23-16 defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers on November [...]

Scott Shapiro’s Week 15 Thursday Night Analysis- Chargers at Chiefs

A big one in the AFC West between two of the league’s best teams starts the antepenultimate week of action in the National Football League. The Los Angeles Chargers enter Week 15 with an 11-2 record, but will need things to go their way over the last three weeks to avoid a road game to start the playoffs. Los Angeles has won three in a row and 9 of 10 after losing 2 of 3 to start the season. Their [...]