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Broncos and Chargers Best Prop Bets and Odds: Russell Wilson, Courtland Sutton and Mike Williams

It’s another all-AFC West matchup on "Monday Night Football" this week, this time between the Broncos and Chargers.

It’s another all-AFC West matchup on "Monday Night Football" this week, this time between the Broncos and Chargers.

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Los Angeles is favored by 4.5 points at home and is in the midst of a two-game winning streak that has the team back up over .500. Meanwhile, Denver has lost two in a row and its early-season struggles continued last week when it was held out of the end zone in a home loss. The point total in this contest is a modest 45.5 in a matchup between one team with a top-10 offense and bottom-10 defense (Chargers) and another with a bottom-10 offense and a top-10 defense.

Here are three player prop bets I like in this game.

Russell Wilson Over 13.5 Rush Yards (-120)

Wilson has been more inclined to take off and run over the last three games than his first two as a Bronco. He ran four times for 22 yards last week, including a season-long 18-yard rush. The week before, Wilson gained 29 yards on four carries and scored a touchdown, and in Week 3 he logged six carries and gained 17 yards. The increased frequency with which he’s running, of course, is a plus but Wilson can—and has—hit the over on this prop on just a single scramble. The Chargers don’t defend the run well at all and Jacoby Brissett gained 32 yards on three carries a week ago.

Courtland Sutton Over 4.5 Receptions (-133)

Sutton is by far Wilson’s favorite target with a 28 percent target share on the year. Sutton leads the team in receptions (29) and targets (46) by a wide margin and he’s gone over this prop with consistency. He has five or more catches in his last four games and has seen 10 or more targets in three of those contests. Sutton is the unquestioned No. 1 option in this offense and five catches feel like an easy enough bar to clear in a game that Denver will likely be playing from behind.

Mike Williams Over 68.5 Receiving Yards (-125)

Despite how stout the Broncos’ pass defense has been this season, I still like Williams’ over. He’s hit 100-plus yards in three of five games this season, easily clearing this prop. With Keenan Allen (hamstring, doubtful) likely out once again, Williams is Justin Herbert’s go-to receiver and his high target totals and yardage outputs reflect as much. Williams is coming off his best game of the season against Cleveland (10 receptions for 134 yards) and the 6’4” target doesn’t need many opportunities to make a handful of big plays that can quickly send him over this total.