Sunday, November 13, 2016
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The Miami Dolphins travel to Qualcomm Stadium to play the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, November 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Diego as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48. The Dolphins are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Chargers have an over/under record of 7-2-0 and they are 6-3-0 against the spread.
Ryan Tannehill finished with 149 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 17 passes out of 28 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Dolphins were led in rushing by Jay Ajayi, who finished with 111 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Dominique Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 42 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 274 yards for the game. The Dolphins ran for 137 yards on 32 attempts.
Philip Rivers finished with 275 yards passing for San Diego last week. He went 24 for 33, resulting in a 73% completion percentage. The Chargers were led on the ground by Melvin Gordon, who finished with 196 yards on 32 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Antonio Gates led the team in receiving with 75 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. San Diego had 31 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 476 yards for the contest. The Chargers ran for 208 yards on 39 carries as a team.
Miami scores 22 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 30 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 218 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 29th in the league. The Dolphins run for an average of 122 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the league. They also run 58 plays per contest and average 5.9 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 75.5 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 15th in the league.
Miami allows 229 passing yards per game, ranking 8th, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 15th. They give up 21 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Dolphins allow 136 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 30th in the NFL. Miami allows 365 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 18th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.6 penalties for 61.5 yards per game, ranking them 23rd among NFL teams.
San Diego averages 30 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. They throw for 271 yards through the air per game, ranking them 6th. The Chargers run for an average of 107 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 18th on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 378 yards per game, ranking them 9th in the league on offense. The Chargers get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 5th. They average 45.6 penalty yards per game via 6.1 penalties, ranking them 17th in the NFL.
San Diego allows an average of 279 passing yards per game, which ranks 26th in the league. Their defense overall allows 27 points per contest, which has them ranked 26th. They give up 26 completions on 42 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Chargers allow 85 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 5th in the NFL. San Diego allows 365 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 19th in the league. They force 8.7 penalties for 61.1 yards in each contest, ranking 31st.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 7-2-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 TE Dion Sims Concussion "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
11/06/16 LB Jelani Jenkins Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
11/06/16 WR Kenny Stills Illness left last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
11/06/16 CB Xavien Howard Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
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
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
11/07/16 WR Travis Benjamin Knee "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/07/16 G Orlando Franklin Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/06/16 CB Craig Mager Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/06/16 LB Denzel Perryman Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/06/16 LB Jerry Attaochu Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/06/16 TE Hunter Henry Knee "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/06/16 LB Jatavis Brown Knee "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/12/16 LB Nick Dzubnar Knee IR
10/05/16 CB Jason Verrett ACL IR
09/27/16 LB Manti Te'o Achilles IR
09/20/16 RB Danny Woodhead Knee IR
09/19/16 S Jahleel Addae Collarbone out indefinitely
09/11/16 WR Keenan Allen Knee IR
09/02/16 NT Sean Lissemore Undisclosed IR
09/02/16 WR Javontee Herndon Knee IR
09/02/16 TE Jeff Cumberland Achilles IR
08/31/16 G Chris Watt Knee PUP
08/31/16 G Donavon Clark Knee IR
08/30/16 RB Branden Oliver Achilles IR
08/11/16 WR Stevie Johnson Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego -4
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