Sunday, November 20, 2016
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Miami Dolphins travel to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to play the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 41. The Dolphins are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 4-4-1 against the spread.
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Ryan Tannehill finished with 240 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 17 passes out of 24 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Dolphins were led in rushing by Jay Ajayi, who finished with 79 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. DeVante Parker was the team leader in receiving with a total of 103 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 0 first downs. Of those first downs, 0 came on the ground while 0 came through the air. They ran 0 total plays for 0 yards for the game. The Dolphins ran for 0 yards on 0 attempts.
Case Keenum finished with 165 yards passing for Los Angeles last week. He went 17 for 30, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Rams were led on the ground by Todd Gurley, who finished with 64 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Kenny Britt led the team in receiving with 109 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Los Angeles had 16 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 67 total plays for 280 yards for the contest. The Rams ran for 125 yards on 34 carries as a team.
Miami scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 19th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 19 passes on 30 attempts for a 63% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 28th in the league. The Dolphins run for an average of 120 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the league. They also run 57 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 340 yards per game, ranking their offense 22nd overall this season. The Dolphins average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 30th in the NFL. They accumulate 76.1 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 4th in the league.
Miami allows 236 passing yards per game, ranking 9th, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 16th. 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 29 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 30th in the NFL. Miami allows 364 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 20th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 57.9 yards per game, ranking them 17th among NFL teams.
Los Angeles averages 15 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 32nd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. They throw for 225 yards through the air per game, ranking them 26th. The Rams run for an average of 83 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 29th on the ground. They also run 62 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 308 yards per game, ranking them 31st in the league on offense. The Rams get an average of 17 first downs per game, which ranks 32nd. They average 71.3 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, ranking them 8th in the NFL.
Los Angeles allows an average of 224 passing yards per game, which ranks 8th in the league. Their defense overall allows 19 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Rams allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the NFL. Los Angeles allows 327 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 7th in the league. They force 5.9 penalties for 52.2 yards in each contest, ranking 6th.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 6-3-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Los Angeles Betting Trends
Los Angeles is 3-6-0 against the over/under this season
Los Angeles has an ATS record of 4-4-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/15/16 T Branden Albert Wrist probable Sunday vs. Los Angeles
11/15/16 DE Mario Williams Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
11/13/16 CB Chris Culliver Knee "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
11/13/16 CB Xavien Howard Knee "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
11/05/16 TE Jordan Cameron Concussion IR
10/24/16 RB Arian Foster Retired out for season
10/19/16 S Reshad Jones Rotator Cuff IR
10/12/16 LB Koa Misi Neck IR
08/31/16 LB Zach Vigil Back PUP
08/30/16 DE Dion Jordan Knee PUP
11/15/16 QB Jared Goff None expected to start Sunday vs. Miami
11/13/16 DT Michael Brockers Groin "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/13/16 WR Nelson Spruce Calf "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/09/16 DT Louis Trinca-Pasat Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Miami -1
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