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Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers Free NFL Football Picks

by Frank Carnevale on Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers Free NFL Football Picks: The Miami Dolphins will try to dust themselves off as they travel to the West coast to take on the San Diego Chargers at 4:15 PM ET after losing a heartbreaker on Monday night to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football. Miami outplayed the Chargers only to be defeated 23-27 as +3 point home dogs. San Diego lost a hard fought 26-31 game to Baltimore last week as -1 home favs last week. The ‘Phins have shown that they give their all no matter what and are still in search of their first win. The Chargers are coping with a weakened defense and want to prove that they are worthy of being considered Superbowl contenders. Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers Free NFL Football Picks NFL odds have San Diego at -5.5 after opening at -6 at Sportsbetting.com.

San Diego Chargers Offense vs. Miami Dolphins Defense: The Chargers will try and test the Dolphins suspect pass-defense with QB Phillip Rivers after last week’s 436 yard passing display. Miami’s run defense should have the edge with Chargers stud RB LaDanian Tomlinson on the sidelines but Phillip Rivers has shown that he can torch D’s without his boy L.T. Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers Free NFL Football Picks NFL odds Over\Under is at 43.5 points.

Miami Dolphins Offense vs. San Diego Chargers Defense: Miami can do damage against the Chargers weakened interior defense with their slicing and dicing short attack. Miami should hold an advantage in the trenches with their young talented O-line blocking out of the Wildcat formation. Miami QB Chad Pennington knows what to do with the ball and should be able to hold the edge on offense over San Diego’s D.

Intangibles: San Diego is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 as the favorite. San Diego has a slew of injuries on both sides of the ball. San Diego will hold a slight edge on special teams. Miami is coming off a short week after playing on Monday night. Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers Free NFL Football Picks NFL odds Moneyline has San Diego -240.