Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders Week 12 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Denver Broncos head to Oakland Coliseum to play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oakland as 5.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 44. The Broncos are 2-7-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4-0. The Raiders are 3-6-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-5-0.
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Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 2-7-1 against the spread
Important Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 3-6-1 against the spread
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
11/19/17 TE Jeff Heuerman Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
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 Oakland Raiders Injuries
11/19/17 CB David Amerson Foot is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/19/17 OL Marshall Newhouse Hip is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/13/17 CB Gareon Conley Shin IR
10/15/17 CB Antonio Hamilton Knee IR
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos are 24th in the National Football League in points scored with 183. They have run 673 plays this year for 3,298 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 4.9 yards per play, which is 27th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 191 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Denver has run for 1,129 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the league. They've run 278 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 73 times for 592 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the NFL in penalties. Brock Osweiler has passed for 701 yards this year. He's completed 62 throws while attempting 117 passes for a completion percentage of 53%. His quarterback rating this season is 65.5. He averages 11.3 yards per completion and 6 yards per pass attempt.
Denver is 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 259. They have given up a total of 2,832 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 13th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 192 throws on 311 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 1st in the league. The Denver pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,977 yards in the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 260 attempts for 855 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. The Broncos have had 57 penalties for 534 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36.4% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Denver is 2nd in the NFL in punt returns with 29. They've totaled 260 punt return yards and are averaging 9 yards per return, which is 11th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 44 yards. They have returned 27 kicks for 606 yards on special teams, placing them 4th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 22.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 61 yards this season. They are 7th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,365. The Denver Broncos have tried 23 field goals this season and made 17, which is 17th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 73.9%. Denver Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,952 yards on 44 punts, averaging 44.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 897 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the NFL. They've run 214 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 67 times for 620 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the league in penalties. They are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 204. They have run 591 plays this season for 3,265 yards, which ranks them 21st in the league in total offense. The Raiders average 5.5 yards per play, which is 10th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 187 1st downs this year, placing them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 10.7 yards per completion. He has completed 204 passes on 319 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.9%. His quarterback rating is 88.2. He has thrown for 2,191 yards this season.
The Raiders rush defense has allowed 277 attempts for 1,138 yards this year, putting them in 17th place in the league against the run. Oakland has committed 63 penalties for 570 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 16th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 46.1% of possessions on defense, which is 32nd in the league. They are 21st in the league in points allowed on defense with 247. They have surrendered a total of 3,670 yards on D, which is 26th in the NFL. The Oakland Raiders are ranked 31st in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 7.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 32nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 235 passes on 325 attempts against the Oakland defense this season, placing them 27th and 10th in the National Football League. The Raiders pass defense has also given up a total of 2,532 yards through the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 12, which is 25th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.7%. Oakland kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,999 yards on 40 punts, averaging 50 yards per punt. That places them 2nd in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is ranked 25th in the league in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 87 punt return yards and average 5.4 yards per return, which is 28th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 13 yards. They have returned 21 kicks for 486 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 23.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 49 yards this year. They are 22nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,926.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Raiders -5.5
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