Atlanta Falcons at Washington Redskins Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/4/2018
Sunday, November 4, 2018
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FedExField is the venue for the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Washington Redskins on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 47.5.
The Redskins are 5-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-5-0. The Falcons are 2-5-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-2-0.
Valuable Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
The Atlanta Falcons are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Falcons are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 5-2-0 against the spread
Key Atlanta Falcons Injuries
10/28/18 K Matt Bryant Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Washington
10/24/18 G Brandon Fusco Ankle IR
10/16/18 RB Devonta Freeman Foot IR
09/25/18 S Ricardo Allen Achilles IR
09/19/18 G Andy Levitre Triceps IR
09/11/18 LB Deion Jones Foot IR
09/09/18 S Keanu Neal ACL IR
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
10/30/18 RB Chris Thompson Ribs is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/29/18 CB Adonis Alexander Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/28/18 WR Jamison Crowder Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/28/18 S Troy Apke Hamstring injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/28/18 CB Quinton Dunbar Shin is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/28/18 LB Ryan Anderson Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/28/18 T Trent Williams Thumb injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
09/19/18 RB Rob Kelley Toe IR
09/12/18 WR Cam Sims Ankle IR
09/12/18 WR Trey Quinn Ankle IR
09/04/18 G Arie Kouandjio Quad IR
09/04/18 G Tyler Catalina Shoulder IR
08/15/18 WR Robert Davis Knee IR
08/11/18 RB Derrius Guice ACL IR
08/11/18 TE Manasseh Garner ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Atlanta Falcons have run for 583 yards as a unit, which ranks 13th in the league. They've run 157 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 49 times for 444 yards so far this year, which has them 20th in the NFL in penalties. They are 15th in the National Football League in points scored with 190. They have run 447 plays this year for 2,807 yards, which ranks them 8th in the NFL in total offense. The Falcons average 6.3 yards per play, which is 5th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 158 1st downs this season, ranking them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Matt Ryan has completed 187 throws while attempting 263 passes for a completion percentage of 71.1%. He has passed for 2,335 yards this year. He averages 12.5 yards per completion and 8.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 114.2.
The Falcons rush defense has given up 164 attempts for 789 yards this season, putting them in 9th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 50 penalties for 461 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in the league. They've allowed a score on 47.9% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the NFL. Atlanta is 8th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 212. They have given up a total of 2,936 yards on D, which is 9th in the league. The Falcons are 13th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Their pass defense has allowed 7.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 10th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 196 throws on 278 attempts against the Atlanta Falcons defense this season, ranking them 25th and 16th in the league. The Atlanta pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,147 yards in the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Atlanta Falcons have tried 12 field goals this season and made 12, which is 8th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. Atlanta Falcons kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,152 yards on 28 punts, averaging 41.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 16th in the NFL in punting average. Atlanta is 30th in the NFL in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 43 punt return yards and are averaging 4.8 yards per return, which is 21st in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 14 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 304 yards on special teams, placing them 6th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 23.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 53 yards this season. They are 5th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,285.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins are 16th in the NFL in points scored with 146. They have run 451 plays this season for 2,385 yards, which ranks them 16th in the league in total offense. The Redskins average 5.3 yards per play, which is 15th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 896 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the NFL. They've run 210 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 46 times for 425 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the league in penalties. Alex Smith has thrown for 1,561 yards this season. He has completed 144 passes on 228 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 91.3. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 yards per completion.
Washington is 28th in the league in points allowed on defense with 134. They have surrendered a total of 2,257 yards on D, which is 21st in the NFL. The Redskins are ranked 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 15th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 173 passes on 261 attempts against the Washington defense this season, placing them 4th and 12th in the National Football League. The Redskins pass defense has also given up a total of 1,696 yards through the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 146 attempts for 561 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in the league against the run. The Washington Redskins have committed 57 penalties for 475 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 29.9% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Washington is ranked 23rd in the league in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 40 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 27th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 12 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 162 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 16.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 26 yards this year. They are 17th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,659. The Washington Redskins have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 14, which is 21st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87.5%. Washington kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,350 yards on 32 punts, averaging 42.2 yards per punt. That places them 13th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Redskins -2.5
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