Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/24/2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
New Era Field
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The Buffalo Bills host the Denver Broncos at New Era Field on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Denver as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41. The Bills have an over/under record of 0-2-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread. The Broncos have an ATS record of 1-0-1 while their over/under record is 2-0-0.
Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 1-0-1 against the spread
Important Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bills are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
09/18/17 T Garett Bolles Leg out indefinitely
09/17/17 WR Bennie Fowler III Concussion left game "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
09/17/17 CB Brendan Langley Knee "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
09/17/17 RB Devontae Booker Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
09/17/17 DE Zach Kerr Knee "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
09/15/17 DE Jared Crick Back IR
09/05/17 WR Carlos Henderson Thumb IR
09/05/17 QB Chad Kelly Wrist PUP
09/03/17 LB Shane Ray Wrist IR
09/02/17 QB Paxton Lynch Shoulder out indefinitely
08/12/17 DL Billy Winn Knee out for season
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
09/17/17 T Cordy Glenn Ankle left game "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/17/17 DT Jerel Worthy Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/07/17 QB T.J. Yates Concussion IR
09/07/16 T Seantrel Henderson Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
07/30/17 S Colt Anderson Foot PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 318 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the NFL. They've run 75 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 11 times for 123 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the league in penalties. They are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 66. They have run 141 plays this season for 701 yards, which ranks them 11th in the league in total offense. The Broncos average 5 yards per play, which is 14th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 48 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. Trevor Siemian averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.5 yards per completion. He has completed 39 passes on 60 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. His quarterback rating is 106.9. He has thrown for 450 yards this season.
The Broncos rush defense has allowed 36 attempts for 104 yards this year, putting them in 3rd place in the league against the run. Denver has committed 12 penalties for 109 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 25% of possessions on defense, which is 6th in the league. They are 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 38. They have surrendered a total of 517 yards on D, which is 6th in the NFL. The Broncos are ranked 4th in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Their pass defense has given up 4.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 6th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 52 passes on 83 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, placing them 29th and 31st in the National Football League. The Denver pass defense has also given up a total of 413 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 1, which is 30th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33.3%. Denver Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 273 yards on 6 punts, averaging 45.5 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average. Denver is ranked 11th in the league in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 68 punt return yards and average 13.6 yards per return, which is 4th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 31 yards. They have returned 2 kicks for 36 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 18 yards per kick return and have a long of 36 yards this year. They are 7th in the league in all-purpose yards with 872.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills are 24th in the National Football League in points scored with 24. They have run 123 plays this year for 584 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL in total offense. The Bills average 4.7 yards per play, which is 22nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 33 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Buffalo has run for 259 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in the league. They've run 65 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Bills have been penalized on offense 11 times for 94 yards so far this year, which has them 24th in the NFL in penalties. Tyrod Taylor has passed for 349 yards this year. He's completed 33 throws while attempting 53 passes for a completion percentage of 62.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 86.1. He averages 10.6 yards per completion and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
Buffalo is 5th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 21. They have given up a total of 469 yards on D, which is 4th in the league. The Bills are 2nd in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Their pass defense has allowed 4.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 4th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 46 throws on 71 attempts against the Buffalo defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 23rd in the league. The Bills pass defense has also surrendered a total of 354 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 43 attempts for 115 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. The Buffalo Bills have had 11 penalties for 102 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league. They've allowed a score on 27.3% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Buffalo is 5th in the NFL in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 37 punt return yards and are averaging 6.2 yards per return, which is 19th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 19 yards. They have returned 1 kick for 23 yards on special teams, placing them 28th in kick return yardage. They are 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 668. The Buffalo Bills have tried 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 29th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 50.0%. Buffalo kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this season. Their punters have accumulated 554 yards on 12 punts, averaging 46.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 9th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos -1
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