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Opening Week 8 Patriots vs. Chargers odds plus early movement

We’ve got an early look at the DraftKings Sportsbook betting lines for the Patriots-Chargers matchup in Week 8 as the NFL wraps up Week 8.

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) hands off the ball to running back Damien Harris (37) against the New York Jets in the first quarter at Gillette Stadium. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL is wrapping up its Week 7 Sunday slate and Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football remain. In the meantime, we’ve got some early odds to get you ready for Week 8. The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Chargers will face off this coming week, with kickoff set for 4:05 p.m. ET on Sunday.

The Patriots (3-4) are coming off a dominating 54-13 divisional win over the New York Jets in Week 7. New England has now won two out of their last three games after starting the year 1-3. The Chargers (4-2) had a bye last week, but will be looking to play better than they did in Week 6 where they lost 34-6 to the Baltimore Ravens.

DraftKings Sportsbook posted opening odds for this matchup earlier this week. Here’s a look at what the odds opened at and where they re-opened at the Patriots-Chargers Week 8 matchup.

Patriots vs. Chargers

Re-opened point spread: LAC -5.5
Point total: 47.5
Moneyline: NE +195, LAC -240

Opening point spread: Chargers -6
Opening point total: 47.5

Early pick: LAC -5.5

The Chargers are at home coming off a bye and the Patriots having to travel cross-country after a meaningless game vs. the Jets. This bodes well for LA. The Chargers have had a week to get healthy and that means Mike Williams should be at full-strength. This feels like a letdown spot for the Pats on the road against a Chargers team that should score at will.

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