Sunday, December 13, 2015
Bank of America Stadium
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The Atlanta Falcons matchup against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.
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Matt Ryan finished his last game with 269 yards through the air for Atlanta. He completed 30 passes out of 45 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. Devonta Freeman led the Falcons in rushing with 47 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Julio Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 93 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Atlanta totaled 319 yards by way of 66 plays. They rushed the ball 18 times for a total of 64 yards on the game and the Falcons totaled 21 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 14 passing and 1 by penalty.
Cam Newton finished his last game with 331 yards through the air for Carolina. He completed 28 passes out of 41 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. Jonathan Stewart led the Panthers in rushing with 82 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Greg Olsen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 129 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Carolina totaled 497 yards by way of 76 plays. They rushed the ball 34 times for a total of 175 yards on the game and the Panthers totaled 33 first downs by getting 9 rushing, 18 passing and 6 by penalty.
Atlanta is averaging 23 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 26 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 65% percent completion percentage and average 278 yards in the passing department per game. The Falcons are running for an average of 109 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They run 68 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 387 total yards each outing. The Falcons get 23 first downs per game and they average 68.3 penalty yards via 6.8 penalties each contest.
Atlanta gives up an average of 240 passing yards and 21 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 23 completions per game on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Falcons allow an average of 103 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for a 3.8 average. Atlanta gives up 343 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties per game that total 43.4 yards as a unit.
Carolina is putting 31 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 18 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 58% percent completion percentage and average 219 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Panthers run for an average of 142 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season. They run 67 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 361 total yards per game. The Panthers are averaging 22 first downs per outing and accumulate 55.5 penalty yards via 6.6 penalties each game.
Carolina gives up 227 passing yards per outing and 20 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 24 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59%. The Panthers allow an average of 87 rushing yards per game on 22 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Carolina gives up 314 total yards per game including an average of 4.8 per play. They create an average of 2.4 turnovers per game and 6.5 penalties for 53 yards each game.
Atlanta Betting Trends
Atlanta is 2-9-1 against the over/under so far this season
Atlanta has an ATS record of 4-8-0 this season
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 8-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 9-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 K Matt Bryant Quad "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
12/05/15 WR Leonard Hankerson Hamstring IR
10/21/15 FB Collin Mooney Arm IR
09/10/15 G Jon Asamoah Undisclosed IR
12/06/15 CB Charles Tillman Knee "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
12/06/15 DE Mario Addison Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/26/15 G Amini Silatolu Knee IR
10/27/15 TE Richie Brockel Hamstring IR
09/17/15 T Nate Chandler Knee IR
08/23/15 DE Frank Alexander Achilles IR
08/19/15 WR Kelvin Benjamin ACL IR
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina
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