Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders NFL Game Picks 9/9/2019
Monday, September 9, 2019
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RingCentral Coliseum is the venue for the game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders on Monday, September 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oakland as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 43. The Raiders were 6-10-0 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 6-9-1. The Broncos were 6-9-1 ATS and their over/under record was 3-12-1.
Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos were 3-12-1 against the over/under last season
The Denver Broncos were 6-9-1 against the spread last year
Important Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders were 6-9-1 against the over/under last season
The Oakland Raiders were 6-10-0 against the spread last year
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
08/09/19 FB Andy Janovich Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
08/09/19 G Gabe Jackson MCL is out indefinitely
07/12/19 G Richie Incognito Suspension is out for the first 2 games of the season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos ran for 1,907 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 12th in the league. They ran 393 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos were penalized on offense 125 times for 985 yards last season, which had them 10th in the NFL in penalties. They were 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 329. They ran 1,015 plays last year for 5,602 yards, which ranked them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos averaged 5.5 yards per play, which was 29th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 320 1st downs last season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Joe Flacco completed 232 throws while attempting 379 passes for a completion percentage of 61.2% last year. He passed for 2,465 yards. He averaged 10.6 yards per completion and 6.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 84.2.
The Broncos rush defense gave up 429 attempts for 1,913 yards last season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They had 123 penalties for 1006 yards on defense last year. That placed them 4th in the league. They allowed a score on 34.1% of possessions on defense, which was 12th in the NFL. Denver was 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 349. They gave up a total of 5,842 yards on D, which was 3rd in the league. The Broncos were 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 353 throws on 549 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense last season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Denver pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,929 yards in the air, which was 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos tried 25 field goals last season and made 20, which was 20th in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 80.0%. Denver Broncos kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,786 yards on 85 punts, averaging 44.5 yards per punt. That ranked them 23rd in the NFL in punting average. Denver was 3rd in the NFL in punt returns with 30 last year. They totaled 132 punt return yards and averaged 4.4 yards per return, which was 15th in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 20 yards. They returned 30 kicks for 604 yards on special teams, placing them 12th in kick return yardage. The Broncos averaged 20.1 yards per kick return and had a long of 35 yards last season. They were 15th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,573.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders were 23rd in the NFL in points scored with 290 last season. They ran 995 plays last year for 5,379 yards, which ranked them 17th in the league in total offense. The Raiders averaged 5.4 yards per play, which was 12th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 300 1st downs last year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oakland ran for 1,628 yards as a team, which ranked 25th in the NFL. They ran 387 times last year, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Raiders were penalized on offense 110 times for 965 yards last season, which had them 9th in the league in penalties. Derek Carr threw for 4,049 yards last season. He completed 381 passes on 553 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.9%. His quarterback rating last year was 93.9. He averaged 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 10.6 yards per completion.
Oakland was 20th in the league in points allowed on defense with 467 last year. They surrendered a total of 6,102 yards on D, which was 23rd in the NFL. The Raiders were ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Their pass defense gave up 7.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 27th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 299 passes on 480 attempts against the Oakland defense last season, placing them 24th and 11th in the National Football League. The Oakland Raiders pass defense also gave up a total of 3,853 yards through the air, which was 26th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 480 attempts for 2,249 yards last year, putting them in 12th place in the league against the run. The Raiders committed 117 penalties for 991 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 23rd in the NFL. They gave up a score on 44.3% of possessions on defense, which was 32nd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Oakland was ranked 27th in the league in punt returns last season with 25. They accumulated 291 punt return yards and averaged 11.6 yards per return, which was 30th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 99 yards. They returned 29 kicks for 663 yards on special teams, ranking 13th in kick return yardage. The Raiders averaged 22.9 yards per kick return and had a long of 34 yards last year. They were 25th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,639. The Oakland Raiders attempted 32 field goals last season and made 27, which was 29th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 84.4%. Oakland kickers made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 last year. Their punters totaled 3,023 yards on 70 punts, averaging 43.2 yards per punt. That placed them 5th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Raiders -3
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