Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/16/2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Mile High Stadium
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The Oakland Raiders travel to Mile High Stadium to take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Denver as 4 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.5.
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The Raiders have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-0-1 against the spread.
Valuable Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 0-0-1 against the spread
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
09/10/18 RB DeAndre Washington Knee is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/10/18 QB Derek Carr Ankle injured last game, is probable Sunday vs Denver
09/10/18 S Marcus Gilchrist Concussion left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/04/18 DT Ahtyba Rubin Biceps IR
09/04/18 K Eddy Pineiro Groin IR
08/31/18 CB Daryl Worley Suspension 4 game suspension (eligible to return 10/7 vs LA Rams)
08/03/18 T Donald Penn Foot PUP
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
09/04/18 LB Deiontrez Mount Achilles IR
09/04/18 S Jamal Carter Hamstring IR
09/04/18 LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 S Su'a Cravens Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Troy Fumagalli Hernia IR
08/03/18 WR Jordan Taylor Hip IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders are 23rd in the NFL in points scored with 13. They have run 64 plays this season for 395 yards, which ranks them 17th in the league in total offense. The Raiders average 6.2 yards per play, which is 12th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 20 1st downs this year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oakland has run for 95 yards as a team, which ranks 25th in the NFL. They've run 23 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 11 times for 155 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the league in penalties. Derek Carr has thrown for 303 yards this season. He has completed 29 passes on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.5%. His quarterback rating is 62.8. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 yards per completion.
Oakland is 20th in the league in points allowed on defense with 33. They have surrendered a total of 373 yards on D, which is 23rd in the NFL. The Raiders are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Their pass defense has given up 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 27th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 18 passes on 33 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, placing them 24th and 11th in the National Football League. The Oakland pass defense has also given up a total of 233 yards through the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 26 attempts for 140 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in the league against the run. The Raiders have committed 8 penalties for 70 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 60% of possessions on defense, which is 32nd in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 146 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 32 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 7 times for 60 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the NFL in penalties. They are 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 27. They have run 72 plays this year for 470 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 6.5 yards per play, which is 29th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Case Keenum has completed 25 throws while attempting 39 passes for a completion percentage of 64.1%. He has passed for 329 yards this year. He averages 13.2 yards per completion and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 84.2.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 16 attempts for 64 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 7 penalties for 45 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 26.7% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL. Denver is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 24. They have given up a total of 306 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 19 throws on 33 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Broncos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 242 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Raiders +4
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