Thursday, September 29, 2016
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Miami Dolphins take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Paul Brown Stadium. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. The Dolphins are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Bengals have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Ryan Tannehill finished with 319 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 25 passes out of 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Dolphins were led in rushing by Kenyan Drake, who finished with 37 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jarvis Landry was the team leader in receiving with a total of 120 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 426 yards for the game. The Dolphins ran for 115 yards on 25 attempts.
Andy Dalton finished with 206 yards passing for Cincinnati last week. He went 21 for 31, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Bengals were led on the ground by Jeremy Hill, who finished with 97 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. A.J. Green led the team in receiving with 77 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Cincinnati had 20 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 332 yards for the contest. The Bengals ran for 143 yards on 29 carries as a team.
Miami scores 21 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 21st in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 38 attempts for a 63% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 283 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 10th in the league. The Dolphins run for an average of 83 yards per game on 20 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the league. They also run 60 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 366 yards per game, ranking their offense 18th overall this season. The Dolphins average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They accumulate 52 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 22nd in the league.
Miami allows 268 passing yards per game, ranking 18th, and they allow 22 points per contest on defense, which ranks 16th. They give up 25 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64%. The Dolphins allow 147 rushing yards per game on 34 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 31st in the NFL. Miami allows 415 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 28th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 9.3 penalties for 75 yards per game, ranking them 30th among NFL teams.
Cincinnati averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 25th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. They throw for 293 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th. The Bengals run for an average of 82 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 27th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 375 yards per game, ranking them 11th in the league on offense. The Bengals get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 17th. They average 48 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 26th in the NFL.
Cincinnati allows an average of 247 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 13th in the league. Their defense overall allows 25 points per contest, which has them ranked 20th. They give up 20 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 56% per game. The Bengals allow 109 rushing yards per contest on 30 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 18th in the NFL. Cincinnati allows 356 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 14th in the league. They force 5.7 penalties for 63.3 yards in each contest, ranking 12th.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 T Branden Albert Ankle injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/26/16 C Anthony Steen Ankle injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/26/16 RB Arian Foster Groin doubtful Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/26/16 LB Jelani Jenkins Thigh injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/26/16 TE Jordan Cameron Concussion expected to miss Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/26/16 LB Koa Misi Neck injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/25/16 C Mike Pouncey Hip "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/25/16 LB Spencer Paysinger Neck "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
09/14/16 DT Earl Mitchell Calf IR
09/01/16 CB Chris Culliver Knee PUP
08/31/16 LB Zach Vigil Back PUP
08/30/16 DE Dion Jordan Knee PUP
09/27/16 TE Tyler Eifert Ankle doubtful Thursday vs. Miami
09/25/16 K Mike Nugent Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Miami
09/25/16 S Shawn Williams Knee injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Miami
09/25/16 LB Vontaze Burfict Suspension Served probable Thursday vs. Miami
08/31/16 DT Andrew Billings Knee IR
08/31/16 DT Brandon Thompson Knee PUP
08/31/16 HB Cedric Peerman Forearm out indefinitely
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