Recap - Chargers Defeat Kansas City 31-13
|Recap - Chargers Defeat Kansas City 31-13|
The Chargers got a 2-TD performance from Philip Rivers as San Diego handed Kansas City a 31-13 defeat on Thursday at Qualcomm Stadium.
San Diego was a favorite by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 67 yards, while Ronnie Brown added 38 yards in the win. Danario Alexander and Malcom Floyd added 61 and 48 receiving yards respectively.
Jamaal Charles rushed for 39 yards for Kansas City, while Matt Cassel added 37 yards. Matt Cassel threw for 181 yards for the Chiefs, while receivers Dwayne Bowe and Jamaal Charles had 79 and 27 yards respectively.
Kansas City was outgained by San Diego 339-289 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Chiefs.
The time of possession battle favored Kansas City as their offense was on the field for 31:31, longer than the 28:29 of their opponents.
San Diego looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Buccaneers. The Chiefs will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.