Oakland Raiders at Washington Redskins Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/24/2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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The Washington Redskins host the Oakland Raiders at FedExField on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oakland as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5. The Redskins have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread. The Raiders have an ATS record of 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
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Valuable Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
09/17/17 FB Jamize Olawale Leg "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/17/17 DB Keith McGill II Foot "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/17/17 CB Sean Smith Neck "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
09/05/17 S Obi Melifonwu Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
09/18/17 TE Jordan Reed Shoulder probable Sunday vs. Oakland
09/18/17 RB Rob Kelley Ribs expected to miss Sunday vs. Oakland
09/07/17 S Su'a Cravens Personal out for season
09/05/17 RB Keith Marshall Knee IR
09/05/17 DL Phil Taylor Sr. Quad IR
09/05/17 DE Trent Murphy Knee IR
07/30/17 S DeAngelo Hall Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 289 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in the NFL. They've run 56 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 14 times for 128 yards so far this season, which has them 14th in the league in penalties. They are 1st in the NFL in points scored with 71. They have run 118 plays this season for 769 yards, which ranks them 4th in the league in total offense. The Raiders average 6.5 yards per play, which is 2nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 43 1st downs this year, placing them 5th overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 10.9 yards per completion. He has completed 45 passes on 60 attempts for a completion percentage of 75%. His quarterback rating is 126.5. He has thrown for 492 yards this season.
The Raiders rush defense has allowed 46 attempts for 221 yards this year, putting them in 19th place in the league against the run. Oakland has committed 10 penalties for 96 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 9th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 42.1% of possessions on defense, which is 25th in the league. They are 11th in the league in points allowed on defense with 36. They have surrendered a total of 621 yards on D, which is 18th in the NFL. The Raiders are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 13th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 42 passes on 66 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, placing them 19th and 17th in the National Football League. The Oakland pass defense has also given up a total of 400 yards through the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 5th in the National Football League. Oakland Raiders kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 324 yards on 6 punts, averaging 54 yards per punt. That places them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is ranked 20th in the league in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 18 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 21st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 13 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 111 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 27.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 41 yards this year. They are 5th in the league in all-purpose yards with 910.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins are 13th in the National Football League in points scored with 44. They have run 129 plays this year for 649 yards, which ranks them 14th in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins average 5 yards per play, which is 15th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 37 1st downs this season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 293 yards as a unit, which ranks 4th in the league. They've run 56 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 6 times for 40 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the NFL in penalties. Kirk Cousins has passed for 419 yards this year. He's completed 41 throws while attempting 67 passes for a completion percentage of 61.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 82.9. He averages 10.2 yards per completion and 6.3 yards per pass attempt.
Washington is 27th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 50. They have given up a total of 688 yards on D, which is 27th in the league. The Redskins are 28th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has allowed 7.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 28th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 42 throws on 65 attempts against the Washington defense this season, ranking them 20th and 14th in the league. The Redskins pass defense has also surrendered a total of 538 yards in the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 45 attempts for 150 yards this season, putting them in 9th place in the NFL against the run. The Washington Redskins have had 15 penalties for 151 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in the league. They've allowed a score on 39.1% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Washington is 15th in the NFL in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 16 punt return yards and are averaging 4 yards per return, which is 26th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 13 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 93 yards on special teams, placing them 8th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 18.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 24 yards this season. They are 13th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 821. The Washington Redskins have tried 4 field goals this season and made 3, which is 21st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 75.0%. Washington kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 366 yards on 8 punts, averaging 45.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 13th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Raiders -2.5
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