Buffalo Bills vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Buffalo Bills vs Las Vegas Raiders
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Las Vegas +1.5
Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders (2-1) host the Buffalo Bills (3-0) at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Buffalo opens this game as 1.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 49.5.
The Buffalo Bills come into this game with a record of 3-0 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the Los Angeles Rams and earned the victory by a score of 35-32. Josh Allen went 24/33 with 311 yards through the air and added 4 touchdowns. He gave away 1 pick in the game. Devin Singletary paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 17 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 71 yards on 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.5 yards per run. Cole Beasley was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 100 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 16.7 yards per catch for the game. The Buffalo Bills ran the ball 21 times and racked up a total of 102 yards which had them averaging 4.9 yards per carry. On the day, they ran 58 plays for a total of 374 yards. Overall, the Bills totaled 23 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 55 yards. In terms of defense, Buffalo conceded 23 completions on 32 tries for a total of 311 yards, and a completion percentage of 72.0%. On the ground, the Bills conceded 167 yards on 32 tries which means they had an average of 5.2 yards per carry allowed. In the game, they gave up 478 yards and earned 2 turnovers.
The Bills have racked up 1,302 total yards this season. As a team they hold an average of 103.7 yards on the ground which is 24th in the league. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Buffalo has amassed 10 touchdowns via the pass and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding scoring, the Buffalo Bills have an average of 31 PPG. When it comes to passing yards, the Bills have conceded 824 yards which has them sitting in 27th in the NFL. In total, they are conceding 380.7 yards/outing which puts them 21st in the league. The Bills rank 16th in the NFL in relation to their opponents scoring, allowing 25.7 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per running attempt and 106 yards on the ground per contest for the year. During their 3 games played, they have conceded 274.7 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 65.8%. During the season, they have given up 318 running yards through 3 outings.
The Raiders come into this game with a record of 2-1 for this season. In their last game they took on the New England Patriots and ended up taking the loss by a score of 36-20. Josh Jacobs led the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 71 yards on 16 carries which had him averaging 4.4 yards per carry. Hunter Renfrow led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 84 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per catch during the game. Derek Carr went 24/32 with 261 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Las Vegas Raiders rushed the ball a total of 22 times and racked up a total of 126 yards which had them averaging 5.7 yards per carry. Overall, the Raiders earned 22 first downs and they had 6 penalties for 40 yards. In the game, they ran 56 plays for a total of 377 yards. When discussing the defense, Las Vegas gave up 17 completions on 28 throws totaling 156 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. In the game, they conceded 406 yards and earned 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Raiders gave up 250 yards on 38 attempts which means they had an average of 6.6 yards per attempt allowed.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Raiders currently sit 9th out of all teams in the NFL maintaining an average of 29.3 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Raiders have thrown for a total of 749 passing yards in addition to an average of 249.7 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 14th out of all NFL teams. They are averaging 125.0 yards per game on the ground and have run for 375 yards for the year. The Las Vegas Raiders have an average of 374.7 yards per game which is good for 15th out of all teams in the NFL. The Raiders are sitting in 25th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, conceding 30 points per game. They are giving up 5.6 yards per run and 163.7 rushing yards per contest this season. During the season, they have conceded 491 rushing yards through 3 games. Concerning passing yards, the Raiders have surrendered 727 yards which has them ranked 16th in the National Football League. Over the course of their 3 games, they have conceded 242.3 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.0%. During this campaign, they are conceding 406 yards/contest ranking them 27th in football.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Raiders +1.5
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