Sunday, September 18, 2016
Sports Authority Field
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The Indianapolis Colts take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Sports Authority Field. The opening line for this game has Denver as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44. The Colts are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Andrew Luck finished with 385 yards through the air for Indianapolis last week. He completed 31 passes out of 47 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Colts were led in rushing by Frank Gore, who finished with 59 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Phillip Dorsett was the team leader in receiving with a total of 94 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. As a team in that game Indianapolis got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 68 total plays for 450 yards for the game. The Colts ran for 82 yards on 19 attempts.
Trevor Siemian finished with 178 yards through the air for Denver last week. He completed 18 passes out of 26 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by C.J. Anderson, who finished with 92 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Emmanuel Sanders was the team leader in receiving with a total of 49 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Denver got a total of 21 first downs in that game. 9 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 57 total plays for 307 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 148 yards on 29 attempts.
Indianapolis scores 35 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 31 passes on 47 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 368 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 2nd in the league. The Colts run for an average of 82 yards per game on 19 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 22nd in the league. They also run 68 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 450 yards per game, ranking their offense 3rd overall this season. The Colts average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 5th in the NFL. They accumulate 45 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 20th in the league.
Indianapolis allows 332 passing yards per game, ranking 30th, and they allow 39 points per contest on defense, which ranks 32nd. They give up 31 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 79%. The Colts allow 116 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 22nd in the NFL. Indianapolis allows 448 total yards per game including 7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 29th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8 penalties for 70 yards per game, ranking them 28th among NFL teams.
Denver averages 21 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 20th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 26 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. They throw for 159 yards through the air per game, ranking them 29th. The Broncos run for an average of 148 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 6th on the ground. They also run 57 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 307 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the league on offense. The Broncos get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 13th. They average 22 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 25th in the NFL.
Denver allows an average of 176 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 7th in the league. Their defense overall allows 20 points per contest, which has them ranked 11th. They give up 18 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 55% per game. The Broncos allow 157 rushing yards per contest on 32 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the NFL. Denver allows 333 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 14th in the league. They force 8 penalties for 85 yards in each contest, ranking 26th.
Indianapolis Betting Trends
Indianapolis is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Indianapolis has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Denver has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 S Clayton Geathers Foot "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/11/16 CB Darius Butler Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/11/16 DT Henry Anderson Knee "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/11/16 T Joe Haeg Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/11/16 CB Patrick Robinson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/11/16 S T.J. Green Knee "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/02/16 DT Arthur Jones Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
08/22/16 CB Vontae Davis Ankle out indefinitely
09/11/16 WR Bennie Fowler Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/11/16 LB Brandon Marshall Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/11/16 WR Demaryius Thomas Hip injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/11/16 TE Jeff Heuerman Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/11/16 WR Jordan Norwood Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/11/16 T Ty Sambrailo Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/02/16 S Shiloh Keo Suspension expected to miss first 2 games
08/31/16 TE Garrett Graham Shoulder IR
Guy's Pick: Take Indianapolis
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