Thursday, October 29, 2015
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The Miami Dolphins take on the New England Patriots on Thursday at Gillette Stadium. The opening line for this game has New England as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.5.
Ryan Tannehill finished his last game with 282 yards through the air for Miami. He completed 18 passes out of 19 attempts for a 95% completion percentage. The Dolphins were led in rushing by Lamar Miller, who finished with 175 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 13 yards per carry. Jarvis Landry was the team leader in receiving with a total of 83 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 21 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 11 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 59 total plays for 503 yards for the game. The Dolphins ran for 248 yards on 35 attempts.
Tom Brady finished his last game with 355 yards through the air for New England. He completed 34 passes out of 54 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Patriots were led in rushing by Brady, who finished with 15 yards on 4 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Rob Gronkowski was the team leader in receiving with a total of 108 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. New England got a total of 20 first downs by way of 3 rushing, 17 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 66 total plays for 353 yards for the game. The Patriots ran for 16 yards on 9 attempts.
Miami is scoring 25 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 23 passes on 37 attempts for a 62% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 249 yards per game through the air as well. The Dolphins are running for an average of 118 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. They also run 61 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 366 yards per game. The Dolphins are averaging 20 first downs per game and they accumulate 69.3 penalty yards per game via 8.5 penalties.
Miami allows 241 passing yards per game and 23 points per contest on defense. They give up 21 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The Dolphins allow 129 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for a 4 average per play. Miami allows 370 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.2 penalties for 76.5 yards per game.
New England averages 36 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 29 passes per game on 42 attempts for a 69% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 327 yards through the air per game thus far. The Patriots run for an average of 84 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They also run 66 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 411 yards per game. The Patriots get an average of 25 first downs per game and they average 64.7 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties.
New England allows an average of 249 passing yards and 21 points per contest. They give up 24 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The Patriots allow 110 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4.4 average per rush. New England allows 359 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 8.5 penalties for 85.5 yards in each contest.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Miami has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
New England Betting Trends
New England is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
New England has an ATS record of 3-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/27/15 DT A.J. Francis Back "?" Thursday vs. New England
10/25/15 CB Bobby McCain Knee "?" Thursday vs. New England
09/07/15 RB Jay Ajayi Ribs IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 10)
09/07/15 S Louis Delmas ACL IR
09/04/15 DE Dion Jordan Suspension out for season
10/25/15 RB Brandon Bolden Hamstring "?" Thursday vs. Miami
10/25/15 RB Dion Lewis Abdominal "?" Thursday vs. Miami
10/25/15 LB Jabaal Sheard Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Miami
10/25/15 T Marcus Cannon Toe "?" Thursday vs. Miami
10/25/15 TE Rufus Johnson Illness "?" Thursday vs. Miami
10/25/15 OL Shaquille Mason Knee "?" Thursday vs. Miami
10/18/15 CB Tarell Brown Foot IR
10/14/15 T Nate Solder Bicep out for season
09/10/15 C Bryan Stork Concussion IR - designated to return
08/29/15 FB James Develin Tibia IR
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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