Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Redskins Preseason NFL Picks & Predictions 8/27/2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017
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The Washington Redskins host the Cincinnati Bengals at FedExField on Sunday, August 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5. The Redskins had an over/under record of 12-4-0 and they were 10-6-0 against the spread last year. The Bengals had an ATS record of 7-9-0 while their over/under record was 6-10-0.
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Valuable Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals were 6-10-0 against the over/under last season
The Cincinnati Bengals were 7-9-0 against the spread last year
Important Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins were 12-4-0 against the over/under last season
The Washington Redskins were 10-6-0 against the spread last year
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
07/21/17 CB Adam Jones Suspension expected to miss Sunday vs Baltimore.
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
08/12/17 S Su'a Cravens Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
07/30/17 S DeAngelo Hall Knee PUP
07/30/17 DE Trent Murphy Suspension expected to miss weeks 1-4
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals ran for 1,769 yards as a team last year, which ranked 13th in the NFL. They ran 446 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bengals were penalized on offense 88 times for 726 yards last season, which had them 30th in the league in penalties. They were 24th in the NFL in points scored with 325. They ran 1,050 plays last season for 5,711 yards, which ranked them 13th in the league in total offense. The Bengals averaged 5.4 yards per play, which was 18th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 341 1st downs last year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Andy Dalton averaged 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.6 yards per completion last season. He completed 364 passes on 563 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7%. His QBR last year was 58.3 while is quarterback rating was 91.8. He threw for 4,206 yards.
The Bengals rush defense allowed 412 attempts for 1,812 yards last year, putting them in 21st place in the league against the run. Cincinnati committed 105 penalties for 950 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 21st in the NFL. They gave up a score on 34.7% of possessions on defense, which was 13th in the league. They were 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 315. They surrendered a total of 5,612 yards on D, which was 17th in the NFL. The Bengals were ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense gave up 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 9th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 374 passes on 593 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense last season, placing them 22nd and 25th in the National Football League. The Cincinnati pass defense also gave up a total of 3,800 yards through the air, which was 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bengals attempted 35 field goals last season and made 28, which was 12th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 80.0%. Cincinnati Bengals kickers made 83% of their extra points, going 29 for 35 last year. Their punters totaled 3,613 yards on 78 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That placed them 9th in the NFL in punting average. Cincinnati was ranked 8th in the league in punt returns last season with 38. They accumulated 246 punt return yards and averaged 6.5 yards per return, which was 28th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 24 yards. They returned 39 kicks for 1,003 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Bengals averaged 25.7 yards per kick return and had a long of 84 yards last year. They were 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 7,224.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins were 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 396 last year. They ran 1,009 plays for 6,454 yards, which ranked them 3rd in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins averaged 6.4 yards per play, which was 2nd in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 345 1st downs last season, ranking them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington ran for 1,696 yards as a unit, which ranked 21st in the league. They ran 379 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins were penalized on offense 110 times for 909 yards last year, which had them 12th in the NFL in penalties. Kirk Cousins passed for 4,917 yards last year. He completed 406 throws while attempting 606 passes for a completion percentage of 67.0%. His quarterback rating last season was 97.2 and his QBR was 71.7. He averaged 12.1 yards per completion and 8.1 yards per pass attempt.
Washington was 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 383. They gave up a total of 6,046 yards on D, which was 28th in the league. The Redskins were 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 23rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 387 throws on 589 attempts against the Washington defense last season, ranking them 27th and 22nd in the league. The Washington Redskins pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,130 yards in the air, which was 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 423 attempts for 1,916 yards last season, putting them in 24th place in the NFL against the run. The Redskins had 100 penalties for 1,023 yards on defense last year. That placed them 28th in the league. They allowed a score on 38.5% of possessions on defense, which was 21st in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Washington was 18th in the NFL in punt returns with 29 last year. They totaled 344 punt return yards and averaged 11.9 yards per return, which was 4th in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 85 yards. They returned 27 kicks for 570 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Redskins averaged 21.1 yards per kick return and had a long of 45 yards last season. They were 3rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 7,558. The Washington Redskins tried 42 field goals last season and made 34, which was 4th in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 81.0%. Washington kickers made 92% of their extra points, going 36 for 39 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,210 yards on 49 punts, averaging 29 yards per punt. That ranked them 20th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bengals +3
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