Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/5/2017
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium
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Hard Rock Stadium is the venue for the game between the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oakland as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.5. The Dolphins are 3-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-5-0. The Raiders are 3-5-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-4-0.
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Valuable Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 3-3-1 against the spread
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
10/30/17 CB Gareon Conley Foot is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs. Miami
10/30/17 RB Marshawn Lynch Suspension Served is probable Sunday vs. Miami
10/29/17 CB David Amerson Foot is "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/29/17 FB Jamize Olawale Hamstring injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/29/17 S Karl Joseph Groin is "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/29/17 LB Marquel Lee Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/18/17 S Obi Melifonwu Knee IR (designated return, eligible to play week 9)
10/15/17 CB Antonio Hamilton Knee IR
10/09/17 DT Darius Latham Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 11/19 vs. New England)
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
10/30/17 WR DeVante Parker Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Oakland
10/29/17 DE Andre Branch Groin is "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/29/17 C Anthony Steen Foot is "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/29/17 QB Jay Cutler Ribs is probable Sunday vs. Oakland
10/29/17 S Nate Allen Calf is "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
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
08/06/17 S T.J. McDonald Suspension 8-game suspension (eligible to return 11/05 vs Oakland)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 704 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in the league. They've run 166 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 49 times for 449 yards so far this year, which has them 18th in the NFL in penalties. They are 13th in the National Football League in points scored with 169. They have run 462 plays this year for 2,542 yards, which ranks them 14th in the NFL in total offense. The Raiders average 5.5 yards per play, which is 15th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 146 1st downs this season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr has completed 155 throws while attempting 240 passes for a completion percentage of 64.6%. He has passed for 1,654 yards this year. He averages 10.7 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 90.9.
The Raiders rush defense has given up 239 attempts for 963 yards this season, putting them in 25th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 50 penalties for 453 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 43.9% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL. Oakland is 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 190. They have given up a total of 2,855 yards on D, which is 27th in the league. The Raiders are 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 7.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 171 throws on 246 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, ranking them 24th and 12th in the league. The Oakland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,892 yards in the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have tried 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 22nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 83.3%. Oakland Raiders kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,721 yards on 34 punts, averaging 50.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is 19th in the NFL in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 66 punt return yards and are averaging 4.7 yards per return, which is 29th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 13 yards. They have returned 18 kicks for 409 yards on special teams, placing them 6th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 22.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 49 yards this season. They are 13th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,098.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins are 32nd in the NFL in points scored with 92. They have run 432 plays this season for 1,767 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the league in total offense. The Dolphins average 4.1 yards per play, which is 32nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 118 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 535 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in the NFL. They've run 168 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 49 times for 348 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the league in penalties. Jay Cutler has thrown for 995 yards this season. He has completed 113 passes on 180 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 78.8. He averages 5.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 yards per completion.
Miami is 12th in the league in points allowed on defense with 152. They have surrendered a total of 2,144 yards on D, which is 5th in the NFL. The Dolphins are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 18th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 153 passes on 219 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 13th and 1st in the National Football League. The Dolphins pass defense has also given up a total of 1,476 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 177 attempts for 668 yards this year, putting them in 7th place in the league against the run. The Miami Dolphins have committed 58 penalties for 535 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 31.3% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is ranked 5th in the league in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 136 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 22nd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 16 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 281 yards on special teams, ranking 18th in kick return yardage. The Dolphins average 21.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this year. They are 32nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,311. The Miami Dolphins have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 8, which is 26th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.9%. Miami kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 8 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,860 yards on 41 punts, averaging 45.4 yards per punt. That places them 17th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dolphins +2.5
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