Redskins vs Dolphins Predictions and Odds Analysis
Hard Rock Stadium is the venue where Josh Rosen and the Miami Dolphins will play the Washington Redskins on Sunday. The odds on this game have Washington as 6.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41.5. The Redskins are 0-5-0 ATS and 3-2-0 when betting on the total. The Dolphins are 1-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 0-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Washington Redskins went up against the New England Patriots and lost 33-7. Running the show from under center for the Redskins was Colt McCoy who went 18/27 with 119 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He threw 1 interception during the game. Steven Sims Jr. led the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 65 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the contest. He ran for 65 yards on 1 carries which meant he averaged 65.0 yards per run. Terry McLaurin was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 51 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per reception in the game. The Washington Redskins ran the football 20 times and totaled 145 yards which earned them an average of 7.3 yards per run. For the game, they totaled 53 plays which added up to 220 yards. For the contest, the Redskins racked up 11 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 72 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Washington gave up 28 catches on 43 tries for a total of 312 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. For the game, they allowed a total of 442 yards and forced 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Redskins gave up 130 yards on 27 carries which means they allowed 4.8 yards per run allowed. Another game you may want to bet on is the pick from Alan Matthews on the Giants vs Patriots contest.
Redskins Drop to 0-5 After Loss
The Redskins come into this game with a record of 0-5 for the 2019 season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 15 points per contest, which has them at 30th among all NFL teams. As a team, they are averaging 69 rushing yards per game which is 4th in the NFC. For total yardage, they sit in 15th in the NFC and 28th among all NFL teams with 1,405 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Redskins have compiled a total of 7 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board among NFC East teams and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game.
The Redskins have one of the most lackluster defenses in the league, giving up 30.2 points per contest putting them 15th in the NFC. When it comes to passing yards, the Redskins have allowed 1,319 yards. Opponents are completing 74.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.2 yards per try. They have allowed 13 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about rushing yards, Washington is allowing 144.0 yards per contest putting them 4th in the NFC East and 28th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.7 yards per carry ranking them 12th in the conference and 22nd in the NFL overall. Overall, they have conceded 344 rushing yards through 5 contests.
In the last game they played, the Miami Dolphins faced the Los Angeles Chargers and lost 30-10. Kenyan Drake led the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 44 yards on 9 carries which meant he was running for 4.9 yards per run. DeVante Parker was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 70 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 17.5 yards per reception during the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Dolphins was Josh Rosen who went 17/24 with 180 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He gave away 1 interception during the game. Take a look where the Dolphins are ranked in Doc's Week 6 NFL power rankings. The Miami Dolphins rushed the ball a total of 18 times and racked up 72 yards earning them an average of 4.0 yards per carry. On the day, they ran 47 plays for a total of 233 yards. On the day, the Dolphins earned a total of 13 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 53 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Miami gave up 25 catches on 31 attempts for a total of 311 yards, and a completion percentage of 81.0%. Against the run, the Dolphins gave up 79 yards on 33 carries allowing their opponent an average of 2.4 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed 390 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways.
Dolphins Drop to 0-4 After Loss
The Dolphins head into this game 0-4. Miami is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 52 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 32nd among NFL teams. As a team, they have a total of 207 rushing yards through 4 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Dolphins average 225 yards per contest overall which has them at 31st among NFL teams and 15th in the AFC. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Dolphins currently sit at 4th among AFC East teams and 32nd out of all the teams in the league with an average of 6.5 points per game.
The Dolphins are conceding 40.8 points per contest which puts them at 4th among AFC East teams and 32nd in the league. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre groups in the league. They are conceding 296 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Dolphins are currently ranked 16th in the AFC. They have conceded 12 passing TDs in 2019. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 163 total points. In regard to yards rushing, they are conceding 176 yards per game which puts them at 32nd in the league and 4th among AFC East teams. For the 2019 season, they have conceded a total of 703 yards on the ground and 7 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dolphins +6.5
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