Sunday, November 27, 2016
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The Carolina Panthers take on the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at O.co Coliseum. The opening line for this game has Oakland as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 50.5. The Panthers are 2-7-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Raiders have an over/under record of 8-2-0 and they are 7-3-0 against the spread.
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Cam Newton finished with 192 yards through the air for Carolina last week. He completed 14 passes out of 33 attempts for a 42% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by Jonathan Stewart, who finished with 31 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Kelvin Benjamin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 56 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Carolina got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 223 yards for the game. The Panthers ran for 50 yards on 27 attempts.
Derek Carr finished with 295 yards passing for Oakland last week. He went 21 for 31, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Raiders were led on the ground by Latavius Murray, who finished with 33 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Jamize Olawale led the team in receiving with 90 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. Oakland had 16 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 51 total plays for 325 yards for the contest. The Raiders ran for 30 yards on 20 carries as a team.
Carolina scores 24 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 12th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 36 attempts for a 58% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 245 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 20th in the league. The Panthers run for an average of 108 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 15th in the league. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 352 yards per game, ranking their offense 15th overall this season. The Panthers average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 13th in the NFL. They accumulate 53.9 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, which ranks 21st in the league.
Carolina allows 272 passing yards per game, ranking 27th, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 22nd. They give up 26 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Panthers allow 82 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 2nd in the NFL. Carolina allows 354 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 15th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 64.7 yards per game, ranking them 20th among NFL teams.
Oakland averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 5th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 276 yards through the air per game, ranking them 5th. The Raiders run for an average of 118 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 6th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 394 yards per game, ranking them 5th in the league on offense. The Raiders get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 11th. They average 82.1 penalty yards per game via 9.8 penalties, ranking them 1st in the NFL.
Oakland allows an average of 278 passing yards per game, which ranks 29th in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 20th. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Raiders allow 116 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 26th in the NFL. Oakland allows 394 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play, which ranks 29th in the league. They force 7.6 penalties for 74 yards in each contest, ranking 28th.
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 2-7-1 this season
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 8-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/21/16 LB Luke Kuechly Concussion out indefinitely
11/20/16 LB A.J. Klein Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/20/16 DE Mario Addison Foot "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/20/16 OT Michael Oher Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/20/16 C Ryan Kalil Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/20/16 S Colin Jones Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/20/16 C Gino Gradkowski Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/20/16 CB Leonard Johnson Chest "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/28/16 CB Teddy Williams Knee IR
10/07/16 CB Bene Benwikere None has been released
09/23/16 S Dean Marlowe Hamstring IR
08/31/16 WR LaRon Byrd Concussion IR
10/05/16 LB Ben Heeney Ankle IR
10/03/16 TE Lee Smith Leg out indefinitely
09/01/16 DE Mario Jr. Edwards Hip out indefinitely
08/17/16 TE Gabe Holmes Foot out indefinitely
08/11/16 OLB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oakland -4.5
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