Chargers vs Dolphins Prediction NFL Picks 9/10

Chargers vs Dolphins Prediction NFL Picks 9/10

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Los Angeles Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins - NFL Predictions


An exciting AFC showdown awaits as the Los Angeles Chargers welcome the Miami Dolphins to SoFi Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Both teams made the playoffs last season, but now they're eager to start the new season with a strong performance. The Chargers aim to rebound from a heartbreaking second-half collapse, while the Dolphins look to overcome injuries and set the tone for the year. Last season, these teams clashed in a memorable game, and the rematch promises to be equally entertaining.


Team Analysis

Los Angeles Chargers


The Chargers enter this matchup with optimism, fueled by their strong offensive performance last season. Quarterback Justin Herbert, who threw for over 4,700 yards and 25 touchdowns, leads the way. With talented receivers like Keenan Allen, Mike Williams, and rookie Quentin Johnston, the Chargers' passing attack is poised for success. Austin Ekeler adds depth to the backfield, making this offense a potent threat.


On the defensive side, the Chargers face challenges, especially with the departure of leading tackler Drue Tranquill. The pressure falls on Derwin James Sr. to anchor the defense. The secondary must be alert against Miami's passing threats, Jaylen Waddle and Tyreek Hill. However, the pass rush will be crucial in determining the defense's success in this opener.

Injury Report

The Chargers have a relatively shorter injury report, with a few players listed as questionable or ruled out. While they may miss some players, the core offensive and defensive units remain intact, giving them an advantage.


Miami Dolphins


The Dolphins bring optimism to this rematch, with a healthy Tua Tagovailoa leading the offense. Supported by Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle, Miami's passing game looks promising. However, questions linger in the running game, and establishing balance will be essential for success.


Defensively, the Dolphins face challenges in the secondary, especially against the Chargers' dangerous passing attack. Injuries have affected key players like Jalen Ramsey, Nik Needham, and Justin Bethel. The pass rush must step up to ease the pressure on the secondary and prevent the Chargers from making big plays.

Injury Report

Miami's injury report is longer, with several players listed as questionable or out. While they have key pieces like Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle available, the overall health of the team is a concern.



The Chargers have the upper hand heading into this game, with a more favorable injury report and a potent offense. Justin Herbert and his receiving corps have the potential to exploit Miami's weakened secondary. The Chargers' strong home record and the memory of their previous win over the Dolphins at SoFi Stadium give them the edge. Expect the Chargers to secure a victory in this AFC showdown.

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Get ready for an action-packed game as the Chargers take on the Dolphins, with the home team aiming for a triumphant start to the season.


Pick: Los Angeles Chargers to Win

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