The Saints are coming off a 28-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers. While the rushing attack was held to just 45 yards on 19 carries, quarterback Drew Brees threw for 446 yards on 35-of-54 passing with three touchdowns. Wide receiver Marques Colston was the favored target, catching nine passes for 153 yards and a touchdown.
The Chargers are coming off a 37-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. In that game, quarterback Philip Rivers completed 18-of-23 passes for 209 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. On the ground, running back Ryan Mathews ran the ball 14 times for 61 yards, while Jackie Battle scored the lone rushing touchdown for the Chargers.
Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 7, 8:20 p.m. ET
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans.
Odds: Saints favored by 3.5 points