San Francisco vs San Diego Recap - 49ers Win 20-17
Anthony Dixon ran through the San Diego defense for 2 TDs as San Francisco handed the Chargers a 20-17 defeat on Thursday at Qualcomm Stadium.
San Francisco was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 37.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Josh McCown completed 4 of 4 pass attempts for 51 yards and 0 TDs for the 49ers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 78 yards for San Diego, while Jordan Todman added 46 yards. Scott Tolzien threw for 226 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Laurent Robinson and Seyi Ajirotutu had 120 and 41 yards respectively.
San Francisco was outgained by San Diego 339-284 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Chargers.
The time of possession battle favored San Francisco as their offense was on the field for 35:22, longer than the 24:38 of their opponents.
Next game, San Francisco takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For San Diego, they head home to face Minnesota.