Dolphins vs Colts Picks, Predictions, Week 10 Odds 11/10/2019
Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins head to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Indianapolis Colts. The spread on this contest has Indianapolis as 15.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 44. The Dolphins are 1-7-0 ATS and 3-5-0 when betting on the total. The Colts are 5-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-3-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Miami Dolphins played the New York Jets and ended up getting the win by a score of 26-18. Mark Walton paced the team in rushing during the game. His longest run of the day went for 14 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 29 yards via 12 carries which gave him an average of 2.4 yards per run. Mike Gesicki was the receiving yardage leader by earning 95 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 15.8 yards per reception during the game. Running the show from under center for the Dolphins was Ryan Fitzpatrick who went 24/36 with 288 yards passing and threw 3 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. The Miami Dolphins ran the football 24 times and earned 50 yards giving them an average of 2.1 yards per carry. In the game, the Dolphins racked up 22 1st downs and they totaled 6 infractions for 51 yards. For the game, they totaled 64 plays for a total of 316 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Miami allowed 27 catches on 39 attempts for a total of 238 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. In the game, they conceded 321 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Dolphins allowed 83 yards on 21 carries which gave them an average of 4.0 yards per carry allowed. Another game you may want to bet on is the free pick from Tony Sink on the Chargers vs Raiders game.
Dolphins Sit at 1-7 After Win
The Dolphins step onto the field holding a record of 1-7 this season. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 13 points per contest, ranking them 30th among all NFL teams. As a team, they have an average of 64 rushing yards per contest which is 15th in the AFC. For total yardage, they currently sit at 15th in the conference and 31st among all NFL teams with 2,098 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Dolphins have compiled a total of 9 passing TDs and 3 rushing TDs. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the division and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Dolphins have one of the most lackluster defenses in the league, allowing 32.0 points per contest which has them at 16th among AFC teams. In discussing yards rushing, Miami is giving up 150.8 yards per contest putting them 4th in the AFC East and 31st among NFL teams. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.7 yards per carry putting them 12th in the AFC and 23rd in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 510 rushing yards through 8 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Dolphins have allowed 2,013 yards. Opponents are completing 67.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.9 yards per attempt. They have allowed 19 passing TDs and 8 rushing TDs. Josh Schonwald has a free NFL pick ATS for the game between the Saints and Falcons.
In their last game, the Indianapolis Colts played the Pittsburgh Steelers and lost 26-24. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Colts was Brian Hoyer who went 17/26 with 168 yards through the air and completed 3 touchdowns. He tossed 1 pick on the day. Marlon Mack led the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 24 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 89 yards on 21 carries which had him averaging 4.2 yards per carry. Zach Pascal led the team in receiving yardage by earning 76 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 15.2 yards per reception for the game. The Indianapolis Colts ran the ball 29 times and earned 139 yards which earned them an average of 4.8 yards per carry. For the game, they totaled 65 plays which gave them a total of 328 yards. In the game, the Colts racked up a total of 22 1st downs and they had a total of 7 infractions for 89 yards. In terms of defense, Indianapolis conceded 26 completions on 35 tries for a total of 183 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. On the ground, the Colts conceded 90 yards on 25 tries which is an average of 3.6 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up 273 yards and earned 2 turnovers.
Colts Now 5-3 After Loss
The Colts head into this game 5-3. Indianapolis is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 130 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 9th in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,038 yards rushing through 8 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Colts average 344 yards per contest overall putting them 21st in the league and 9th in the conference. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Colts sit in 2nd in the AFC South and 16th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 22.8 points per contest.
The Colts are allowing 22.1 points per contest which puts them at 4th in the AFC South and 17th in the NFL. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 177 points in total. In regard to yards on the ground, they are conceding 109 yards per contest ranking them 18th among NFL teams and 3rd in the AFC South. In 2019, they have allowed a total of 869 yards on the ground and 5 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in the league. They are giving up 231 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Colts are ranked 9th among AFC teams. They have conceded 12 passing touchdowns this season.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Colts -15.5
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