Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
New Era Field
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The Indianapolis Colts head to New Era Field to play the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 4 point favorites. The total has been set at 43. The Colts are 6-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6-0. The Bills are 6-5-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-6-0.
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Valuable Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
The Indianapolis Colts are 6-6-0 against the over/under
The Indianapolis Colts are 6-6-0 against the spread
Important Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills are 6-6-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bills are 6-5-1 against the spread
Key Indianapolis Colts Injuries
12/04/17 DB Pierre Desir Shoulder IR
12/03/17 TE Darrell Daniels Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs Buffalo
12/03/17 DT Hassan Ridgeway Shoulder is "?" Sunday vs Buffalo
12/03/17 C Ryan Kelly Concussion is "?" Sunday vs Buffalo
11/30/17 TE Erik Swoope Undisclosed IR
11/27/17 CB Rashaan Melvin Hand is out indefinitely
11/08/17 DT Henry Anderson Throat IR
11/07/17 WR Quan Bray Undisclosed IR
11/02/17 QB Andrew Luck Shoulder IR
10/23/17 S Malik Hooker Knee IR
10/18/17 RB Robert Turbin Wrist IR
10/14/17 T Jack Mewhort Knee IR
10/04/17 G Deyshawn Bond Quad IR
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
12/04/17 DE Shaq Lawson Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 T Conor McDermott Chest is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 T Cordy Glenn Foot is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 G John Miller Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 CB Leonard Johnson Knee injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 FB Mike Tolbert Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 TE Nick O'Leary Back is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 CB Tre'Davious White Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/03/17 QB Tyrod Taylor Knee left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Indianapolis
11/26/17 WR Kelvin Benjamin Knee is out indefinitely
11/03/17 RB Taiwan Jones Arm IR
10/15/17 S Colt Anderson Arm IR
09/07/17 QB T.J. Yates Concussion IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indianapolis Colts are 28th in the National Football League in points scored with 205. They have run 750 plays this year for 3,552 yards, which ranks them 27th in the NFL in total offense. The Colts average 4.7 yards per play, which is 30th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 199 1st downs this season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indianapolis has run for 1,189 yards as a unit, which ranks 24th in the league. They've run 323 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Colts have been penalized on offense 80 times for 681 yards so far this year, which has them 15th in the NFL in penalties. Jacoby Brissett has passed for 2,542 yards this year. He's completed 217 throws while attempting 359 passes for a completion percentage of 60.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 83.1. He averages 11.7 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Indianapolis is 32nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 330. They have given up a total of 4,560 yards on D, which is 29th in the league. The Colts are 31st in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has allowed 7.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 32nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 253 throws on 409 attempts against the Indianapolis Colts defense this season, ranking them 14th and 16th in the league. The Indianapolis pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,259 yards in the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 332 attempts for 1,301 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the NFL against the run. The Colts have had 76 penalties for 673 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in the league. They've allowed a score on 41% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Indianapolis is 19th in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 99 punt return yards and are averaging 4.5 yards per return, which is 32nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 20 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 517 yards on special teams, placing them 13th in kick return yardage. The Colts average 22.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 60 yards this season. They are 29th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,475. The Indianapolis Colts have tried 23 field goals this season and made 22, which is 15th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 95.7%. Indianapolis Colts kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 17 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,023 yards on 67 punts, averaging 45.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills have run for 1,464 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the NFL. They've run 350 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bills have been penalized on offense 83 times for 706 yards so far this season, which has them 12th in the league in penalties. They are 23rd in the NFL in points scored with 227. They have run 751 plays this season for 3,557 yards, which ranks them 26th in the league in total offense. The Bills average 4.7 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 28th overall as an offensive unit. Tyrod Taylor averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 10.1 yards per completion. He has completed 206 passes on 326 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating is 88.6. He has thrown for 2,090 yards this season.
The Bills rush defense has allowed 339 attempts for 1,445 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in the league against the run. Buffalo has committed 72 penalties for 638 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38.4% of possessions on defense, which is 28th in the league. They are 19th in the league in points allowed on defense with 283. They have surrendered a total of 4,339 yards on D, which is 27th in the NFL. The Buffalo Bills are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 19th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 280 passes on 430 attempts against the Buffalo defense this season, placing them 29th and 27th in the National Football League. The Bills pass defense has also given up a total of 2,894 yards through the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bills have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 22, which is 14th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.0%. Buffalo kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,763 yards on 61 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average. Buffalo is ranked 21st in the league in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 197 punt return yards and average 9.4 yards per return, which is 10th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 22 kicks for 479 yards on special teams, ranking 17th in kick return yardage. The Bills average 21.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this year. They are 30th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,425.
Who will win tonight's Colts/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bills -4
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