Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/23/2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
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The Miami Dolphins host the Oakland Raiders at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, September 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44.5.
The Dolphins have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread. The Raiders have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0.
Valuable Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
09/16/18 RB DeAndre Washington Knee is questionable Sunday vs Miami
09/16/18 WR Dwayne Harris Foot is questionable Sunday vs Miami
09/16/18 DT P.J. Hall Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Miami
09/13/18 DT Justin Ellis Foot IR
09/11/18 LS Andrew DePaola Knee is out indefinitely
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)
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
09/16/18 WR DeVante Parker Finger is questionable Sunday vs Oakland
09/15/18 G Josh Sitton Shoulder IR
09/06/18 TE MarQueis Gray Achilles IR
09/04/18 C Jake Brendel Calf IR
09/04/18 LB Mike Hull Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 187 yards as a team, which ranks 25th in the NFL. They've run 50 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 15 times for 185 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the league in penalties. They are 23rd in the NFL in points scored with 32. They have run 124 plays this season for 768 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 41 1st downs this year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 10.2 yards per completion. He has completed 58 passes on 72 attempts for a completion percentage of 80.6%. His quarterback rating is 88.1. He has thrown for 591 yards this season.
The Raiders rush defense has allowed 54 attempts for 308 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in the league against the run. Oakland has committed 14 penalties for 105 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 50% of possessions on defense, which is 32nd in the league. They are 20th in the league in points allowed on defense with 53. They have surrendered a total of 750 yards on D, which is 23rd in the NFL. The Raiders are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 27th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 37 passes on 68 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 442 yards through the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins are 28th in the National Football League in points scored with 47. They have run 116 plays this year for 599 yards, which ranks them 25th in the NFL in total offense. The Dolphins average 5.2 yards per play, which is 22nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 36 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 255 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in the league. They've run 60 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 9 times for 61 yards so far this year, which has them 2nd in the NFL in penalties. Ryan Tannehill has passed for 398 yards this year. He's completed 37 throws while attempting 51 passes for a completion percentage of 72.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 104.9. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 29th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 32. They have given up a total of 698 yards on D, which is 16th in the league. The Dolphins are 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 23rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 45 throws on 79 attempts against the Miami defense this season, ranking them 16th and 9th in the league. The Dolphins pass defense has also surrendered a total of 540 yards in the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 48 attempts for 158 yards this season, putting them in 14th place in the NFL against the run. The Miami Dolphins have had 12 penalties for 98 yards on defense this year. That places them 30th in the league. They've allowed a score on 28% of possessions on defense, which is 23rd in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Raiders +3
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