Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins Preseason NFL Picks & Parlay 8/10/2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium
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Hard Rock Stadium is the venue for the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 2 point favorites. The total has been set at 39. The Dolphins were 9-7-1 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 12-5-0. The Falcons were 12-6-0 ATS and their over/under record was 15-2-1.
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Valuable Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
The Atlanta Falcons were 15-2-1 against the over/under last season
The Atlanta Falcons were 12-6-0 against the spread last year
Important Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins were 12-5-0 against the over/under last season
The Miami Dolphins were 9-7-1 against the spread last year
Key Atlanta Falcons Injuries
07/30/17 WR Devin Fuller ACL out for season
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Atlanta Falcons ran for 1,928 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 5th in the league. They ran 421 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons were penalized on offense 104 times for 848 yards last season, which had them 19th in the NFL in penalties. They were 1st in the National Football League in points scored with 540. They ran 995 plays last year for 6,653 yards, which ranked them 2nd in the NFL in total offense. The Falcons averaged 6.7 yards per play, which was 1st in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 379 1st downs last season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Matt Ryan completed 373 throws while attempting 534 passes for a completion percentage of 69.9% last year. He passed for 4,944 yards. He averaged 13.3 yards per completion and 9.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 117.1 and his QBR was 83.3.
The Falcons rush defense gave up 370 attempts for 1,672 yards last season, putting them in 17th place in the NFL against the run. They had 113 penalties for 974 yards on defense last year. That placed them 24th in the league. They allowed a score on 39.2% of possessions on defense, which was 23rd in the NFL. Atlanta was 27th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 406. They gave up a total of 5,939 yards on D, which was 25th in the league. The Falcons were 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 422 throws on 655 attempts against the Atlanta Falcons defense last season, ranking them 31st and 32nd in the league. The Atlanta pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,267 yards in the air, which was 28th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins were 17th in the NFL in points scored with 363 last season. They ran 913 plays last year for 5,324 yards, which ranked them 24th in the league in total offense. The Dolphins averaged 5.8 yards per play, which was 7th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 278 1st downs last year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami ran for 1,824 yards as a team, which ranked 9th in the NFL. They ran 406 times last year, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Dolphins were penalized on offense 125 times for 1142 yards last season, which had them 4th in the league in penalties.
Miami was 18th in the league in points allowed on defense with 380 last year. They surrendered a total of 6,122 yards on D, which was 29th in the NFL. The Dolphins were ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense gave up 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 11th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 368 passes on 591 attempts against the Miami defense last season, placing them 18th and 24th in the National Football League. The Miami Dolphins pass defense also gave up a total of 3,875 yards through the air, which was 15th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 464 attempts for 2,247 yards last year, putting them in 30th place in the league against the run. The Dolphins committed 109 penalties for 919 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 13th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 35.1% of possessions on defense, which was 15th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Dolphins -2 and over 5 total points
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