The Saints got a 2-TD performance from Taysom Hill as New Orleans handed Los Angeles a 19-17 defeat on Sunday at Dignity Health Sports Park.
New Orleans won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -2.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Taysom Hill completed 11 of 15 pass attempts for 136 yards and 2 TDs for the Saints in the win.
Justin Jackson rushed for 33 yards for Los Angeles, while Detrez Newsome added 17 yards. Cardale Jones threw for 111 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Artavis Scott and Andre Patton had 64 and 62 yards respectively.
New Orleans outgained Los Angeles 324-304 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Saints.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 31:34-28:26, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New Orleans heads into a Pre-Season Week 3 battle against the Jets. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.