Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction, 12/13/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 14
Game: Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Las Vegas +2
Allegiant Stadium is the site where Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders (7-5) will take on the Indianapolis Colts (8-4) on Sunday. Indianapolis opens this game as 2-point favorites. The total has been set at 52.
The Indianapolis Colts step onto the field holding a record of 8-4 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Houston Texans and earned the win by a score of 26-20. Philip Rivers went 27/35 with 285 yards passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Jonathan Taylor paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 24 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 91 yards via 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.0 yards per run. T.Y. Hilton was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 110 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 13.8 yards per reception for that contest. The Indianapolis Colts ran the football 29 times and added 109 yards earning them an average of 3.8 yards per carry. In the game, they totaled 67 plays for a total of 371 yards. For the contest, the Colts totaled 25 1st downs and they had 7 penalties for 50 yards. When discussing the defense, Indianapolis allowed 26 catches on 38 attempts for a total of 308 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.0%. Against the run, the Colts allowed 90 yards on 19 tries which gave them an average of 4.7 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they conceded 398 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Indianapolis Colts are averaging 27.3 points per contest. Offensively they are averaging 104.8 yards on the ground which ranks them 21st in the NFL. The Colts have racked up 4,441 yards in total for the season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Indianapolis has compiled 18 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. In terms of yards through the air, the Colts have allowed 2,617 yards which has them ranked 9th in football. Over the course of this season, they are surrendering 319.0 yards per game which has them ranked 5th in the league. The Colts are ranked 10th in the NFL concerning team defense, conceding 22.8 points per contest. They are giving up 3.8 yards per run and 100.9 yards on the ground per game for the year. During their 12 games played, they are giving up 218.1 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 63.5%. For the season, they have allowed 1,211 rushing yards through 12 games.
The Raiders come into this game with a record of 7-5 for this year. The last time they took the field they played the New York Jets and ended up getting the victory by a score of 31-28. Devontae Booker paced the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 14 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 50 yards by way of 16 carries which meant he was running for 3.1 yards per run. Darren Waller was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 200 yards on 13 catches. He notched an average of 15.4 yards per reception in the game. Derek Carr went 28/47 with 381 yards passing and threw 3 touchdowns. He tossed 1 pick on the day. The Las Vegas Raiders ended up rushing 25 times and totaled 72 yards which had them averaging 2.9 yards per carry. In the game, the Raiders racked up a total of 24 first downs and they had 3 penalties for 21 yards. Overall, they finished with a total of 74 plays which gave them a total of 440 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Las Vegas gave up 14 completions on 23 tries totaling 170 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. Overall, they gave up 376 yards and earned 3 turnovers. In the running game, the Raiders gave up 206 yards on 34 carries which is an average of 6.1 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
For the season to this point, the Raiders currently have a total of 2,923 passing yards along with an average of 243.6 passing yards per game, putting them at 17th in football. The Las Vegas Raiders are averaging 364.8 yards/game which is good for 15th in the league. They hold an average of 121.2 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,454 yards overall. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Raiders rank 11th in the league by scoring 26.9 PPG. When it comes to yards through the air, the Raiders have conceded 3,085 yards which ranks them 24th in the league. Overall, they are conceding 378.2 yards per outing putting them 22nd in football. The Raiders are ranked 28th in the league in terms of team defense, conceding 28.9 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 121.1 yards on the ground per contest for the season. Over the course of their 12 games played, they have relinquished 257.1 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.6%. Overall, they have conceded 1,453 running yards through 12 contests.
Who will win tonight's Colts/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Raiders +2
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