Denver Broncos at Miami Dolphins Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium
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The Miami Dolphins host the Denver Broncos at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Denver as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 38. The Dolphins have an over/under record of 6-5-0 and they are 3-6-2 against the spread. The Broncos have an ATS record of 2-8-1 while their over/under record is 6-5-0.
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Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 2-8-1 against the spread
Important Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 3-6-2 against the spread
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
11/27/17 CB Aqib Talib Suspension 2-game suspension (eligible to return 12/14 vs Indianapolis)
11/27/17 QB Paxton Lynch Ankle is out indefinitely
11/27/17 QB Trevor Siemian None has been named the starter Sunday vs. Miami
11/27/17 DE Derek Wolfe Neck is "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/27/17 NT Domata Peko Sr. Knee left last game, is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs. Miami
11/26/17 TE Jeff Heuerman Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Miami
11/08/17 T Menelik Watson Foot IR
11/06/17 QB Chad Kelly Wrist IR
11/06/17 TE Jake Butt Knee IR
10/20/17 LB Corey Nelson Elbow IR
10/17/17 G Billy Turner Undisclosed IR
09/15/17 DE Jared Crick Back IR
09/05/17 WR Carlos Henderson Thumb IR
08/12/17 DL Billy Winn Knee IR
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
11/27/17 RB Damien Williams Shoulder is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/17 DE William Hayes Knee is out for season
11/26/17 QB Jay Cutler Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/26/17 G Jermon Bushrod Foot is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/26/17 S Maurice Smith Illness is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/26/17 DE Terrence Fede Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/11/17 T Ja'Wuan James Hamstring IR
10/31/17 C Anthony Steen Foot IR
10/31/17 S Nate Allen Calf IR
10/03/17 T Eric Smith Knee IR
09/05/17 LB Raekwon McMillan ACL IR
09/05/17 QB Ryan Tannehill ACL IR
09/04/17 C Ted Larsen Bicep IR
08/15/17 CB Tony Lippett Achilles IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 1,188 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the NFL. They've run 295 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 82 times for 667 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. They are 26th in the NFL in points scored with 197. They have run 730 plays this season for 3,517 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the league in total offense. The Broncos average 4.8 yards per play, which is 29th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 203 1st downs this year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Trevor Siemian averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 11.2 yards per completion. He has completed 163 passes on 268 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.8%. His quarterback rating is 79.2. He has thrown for 1,818 yards this season.
The Broncos rush defense has allowed 297 attempts for 959 yards this year, putting them in 4th place in the league against the run. Denver has committed 64 penalties for 602 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 11th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 35.3% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the league. They are 27th in the league in points allowed on defense with 280. They have surrendered a total of 3,180 yards on D, which is 3rd in the NFL. The Broncos are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has given up 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 17th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 210 passes on 335 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, placing them 4th and 1st in the National Football League. The Denver pass defense has also given up a total of 2,221 yards through the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 17, which is 21st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73.9%. Denver Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,311 yards on 52 punts, averaging 44.4 yards per punt. That places them 23rd in the NFL in punting average. Denver is ranked 3rd in the league in punt returns with 30. They've accumulated 268 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 12th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 44 yards. They have returned 28 kicks for 620 yards on special teams, ranking 4th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 22.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 61 yards this year. They are 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,636.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins are 30th in the National Football League in points scored with 174. They have run 667 plays this year for 3,144 yards, which ranks them 30th in the NFL in total offense. The Dolphins average 4.7 yards per play, which is 31st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 191 1st downs this season, ranking them 26th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 871 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in the league. They've run 241 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 90 times for 687 yards so far this year, which has them 2nd in the NFL in penalties. Jay Cutler has passed for 1,602 yards this year. He's completed 175 throws while attempting 271 passes for a completion percentage of 64.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 82.7. He averages 9.2 yards per completion and 5.9 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 30th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 289. They have given up a total of 3,809 yards on D, which is 21st in the league. The Dolphins are 26th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 26th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 235 throws on 349 attempts against the Miami defense this season, ranking them 16th and 4th in the league. The Dolphins pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,514 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 302 attempts for 1,295 yards this season, putting them in 25th place in the NFL against the run. The Miami Dolphins have had 90 penalties for 829 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.3% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 26. They've totaled 161 punt return yards and are averaging 6.2 yards per return, which is 24th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 16 yards. They have returned 27 kicks for 581 yards on special teams, placing them 6th in kick return yardage. The Dolphins average 21.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this season. They are 28th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,076. The Miami Dolphins have tried 13 field goals this season and made 12, which is 26th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 92.3%. Miami kickers have made 84% of their extra points, going 16 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,562 yards on 57 punts, averaging 44.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Broncos -1
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