New England Patriots at Denver Broncos Week 10 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Sports Authority Field
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The New England Patriots travel to Sports Authority Field to take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has New England as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.5. The Patriots have an ATS record of 4-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 2-5-1 against the spread.
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Valuable New England Patriots Betting Trends
The New England Patriots are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The New England Patriots are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 2-5-1 against the spread
Key New England Patriots Injuries
11/06/17 CB Stephon Gilmore Concussion is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Denver
11/05/17 OL Marcus Cannon Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/31/17 WR Chris Hogan Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/29/17 DB Eric Rowe Groin is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/29/17 DL Malcom Brown Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/26/17 LB Dont'a Hightower Pectoral IR
09/22/17 DT Vincent Valentine Knee IR
09/06/17 WR Malcolm Mitchell Knee IR
09/05/17 WR Julian Edelman ACL IR
09/04/17 LB Shea McClellin Undisclosed IR
09/01/17 CB Cyrus Jones ACL IR
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
11/06/17 QB Chad Kelly Wrist IR
11/06/17 TE Jake Butt Knee IR
11/05/17 T Donald Stephenson Calf is "?" Sunday vs. New England
11/05/17 LB Todd Davis Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. New England
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New England Patriots are 7th in the NFL in points scored with 216. They have run 551 plays this season for 3,289 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Patriots average 6 yards per play, which is 4th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 197 1st downs this year, placing them 1st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New England has run for 872 yards as a team, which ranks 18th in the NFL. They've run 221 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Patriots have been penalized on offense 59 times for 543 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the league in penalties. Tom Brady has thrown for 2,541 yards this season. He has completed 206 passes on 309 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating is 106.5. He averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 12.3 yards per completion.
New England is 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 179. They have surrendered a total of 3,336 yards on D, which is 29th in the NFL. The Patriots are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Their pass defense has given up 7.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 30th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 196 passes on 298 attempts against the New England Patriots defense this season, placing them 29th and 24th in the National Football League. The New England pass defense has also given up a total of 2,364 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 192 attempts for 972 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in the league against the run. The Patriots have committed 62 penalties for 523 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.5% of possessions on defense, which is 17th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
New England is ranked 21st in the league in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 157 punt return yards and average 10.5 yards per return, which is 6th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 282 yards on special teams, ranking 20th in kick return yardage. The Patriots average 23.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 71 yards this year. They are 3rd in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,852. The New England Patriots have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 20, which is 5th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87.0%. New England Patriots kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 20 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,337 yards on 31 punts, averaging 43.1 yards per punt. That places them 29th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 899 yards as a unit, which ranks 16th in the league. They've run 216 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 63 times for 514 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the NFL in penalties. They are 24th in the National Football League in points scored with 150. They have run 533 plays this year for 2,618 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 4.9 yards per play, which is 22nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. Brock Osweiler has completed 21 throws while attempting 42 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. He has passed for 226 yards this year. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 5.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 54.3.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 205 attempts for 707 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 53 penalties for 515 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 34.3% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the NFL. Denver is 22nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 198. They have given up a total of 2,246 yards on D, which is 1st in the league. The Broncos are 4th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Their pass defense has allowed 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 149 throws on 249 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in the league. The Broncos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,539 yards in the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos have tried 18 field goals this season and made 13, which is 18th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 72.2%. Denver kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,635 yards on 36 punts, averaging 45.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NFL in punting average. Denver is 2nd in the NFL in punt returns with 25. They've totaled 247 punt return yards and are averaging 9.9 yards per return, which is 9th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 44 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 472 yards on special teams, placing them 3rd in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 23.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 61 yards this season. They are 11th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,513.
Who will win tonight's Patriots/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Patriots -7
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