Sunday, October 23, 2016
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The Oakland Raiders travel to EverBank Field to play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, October 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Jacksonville as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49. The Raiders are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
Derek Carr finished with 225 yards through the air for Oakland last week. He completed 22 passes out of 34 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Raiders were led in rushing by DeAndre Washington, who finished with 49 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Amari Cooper was the team leader in receiving with a total of 129 yards and 10 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oakland got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 53 total plays for 286 yards for the game. The Raiders ran for 65 yards on 17 attempts.
Blake Bortles finished with 271 yards passing for Jacksonville last week. He went 20 for 33, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led on the ground by Christopher Ivory, who finished with 32 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Allen Hurns led the team in receiving with 74 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Jacksonville had 20 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 55 total plays for 317 yards for the contest. The Jaguars ran for 54 yards on 20 carries as a team.
Oakland scores 25 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 11th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 38 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 264 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 11th in the league. The Raiders run for an average of 110 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 11th in the league. They also run 62 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 374 yards per game, ranking their offense 8th overall this season. The Raiders average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 19th in the NFL. They accumulate 68.5 penalty yards per game via 8.7 penalties, which ranks 3rd in the league.
Oakland allows 313 passing yards per game, ranking 32nd, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 24th. They give up 24 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67%. The Raiders allow 132 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 30th in the NFL. Oakland allows 445 total yards per game including 6.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 32nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 58.2 yards per game, ranking them 8th among NFL teams.
Jacksonville averages 20 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 22nd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. They throw for 249 yards through the air per game, ranking them 15th. The Jaguars run for an average of 71 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 31st on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 320 yards per game, ranking them 29th in the league on offense. The Jaguars get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 25th. They average 88.4 penalty yards per game via 9.2 penalties, ranking them 2nd in the NFL.
Jacksonville allows an average of 218 passing yards per game, which ranks 8th in the league. Their defense overall allows 25 points per contest, which has them ranked 21st. They give up 25 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Jaguars allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the NFL. Jacksonville allows 321 total yards per game for an average of 4.8 yards per play, which ranks 8th in the league. They force 6.6 penalties for 54 yards in each contest, ranking 16th.
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/17/16 RB Latavius Murray Toe probable Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/16/16 RB Jalen Richard Head injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/16/16 OL Matt McCants Knee "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/16/16 T Menelik Watson Calf "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/16/16 G Vadal Alexander Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
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
10/16/16 RB Corey Grant Toe "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/16/16 TE Neal Sterling Foot "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/16/16 WR Rashad Greene Achilles "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/05/16 T Luke Joeckel ACL IR
09/05/16 T Josh Wells Thumb IR
08/31/16 DE Jonathan Woodard Achilles PUP
08/31/16 C Luke Bowanko Hip PUP
Tony's Pick: Take Jacksonville
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