- Austin Ekeler has the shortest odds by any Jaguar or Charger to score first, score anytime, or score two or more touchdowns on Saturday in Jacksonville.
- Ekeler has -115 odds to rush for over 51.5 yards and -115 odds to have over 36.5 receiving yards, which are both under his 2022 season average.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars are hosting the LA Chargers during Wild Card weekend and Austin Ekeler has both rushing and receiving props for the big game.
Austin Ekeler Rushing Yards Odds
- Over 51.5 –115
- Under 51.5 -115
During the 2022-23 season, Ekeler has averaged 58.8 yards per game and has averaged 70.25 yards in his last four games. He has rushed for 915 yards this season from 204 out of the entire team’s 404 total carries for the season and has averaged 12 carries per game.
While he may not lead the league in carries per game, Ekeler has recorded over nine games with a rush that resulted in 12 or more yards. Legal sportsbooks have odds for him to be in this same range for the longest run against the Jaguars.
Longest Run Odds
- Over 12.5 -102
- Under 12.5 -102
Betting on Ekeler’s Receiving Props
Ekeler has legal NFL betting value whether the Chargers are playing from behind or from ahead, as he is a threat for receiving and rushing. When the Chargers lost by 28 points to the Jaguars in week three (LAC’s biggest loss of the season, Ekeler only had four rush attempts but went eight for eight in the receiving game with 48 yards.
Ekeler Receiving Yards Odds
- Over 36.5 -115
- Under 36.5 -115
Ekeler has been targeted 127 times this season and has caught 107 total passes. With a total of 722 receiving yards, Ekeler has averaged 42.6 yards per game.
Betting on Ekeler’s Touchdown Props
Ekeler scored a touchdown in four of the Chargers’ last five games of the regular season with two total TDs in weeks 16 and 17 for LA and has +300 odds to score two on Saturday. He has 13 total rushing touchdowns on the season and five receiving touchdowns.
As a dual-threat running back, Ekeler can help bettors cash out in his scoring props because the TDs opportunities could come from the ground or the air.
Scoring Props for Ekeler
- Anytime Scorer -143
- First Half Scorer +150
- First Quarter Scorer +375
- First TD Scorer +475
Ekeler has the shortest odds for all four of these different scoring props for the Chargers’ Wild Card matchup against the Jaguars on Saturday night.
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