Las Vegas Raiders vs Atlanta Falcons Prediction, 11/29/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 12
Game: Las Vegas Raiders vs Atlanta Falcons
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta +3
Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons (3-7) host the Las Vegas Raiders (6-4) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, November 29, 2020. Las Vegas opens this matchup as 3-point favorites. The over/under is set at 53.5.
The Las Vegas Raiders come into this game with a record of 6-4 for this year. In their last contest they played the Kansas City Chiefs and took the loss by a score of 35-31. Derek Carr went 23/31 with 275 yards through the air and added 3 touchdowns. He gave away 1 pick in the game. Josh Jacobs paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards and he ran for 1 TD in the game. He scurried for 55 yards on 17 carries which gave him an average of 3.2 yards per run. Nelson Agholor was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 88 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 14.7 yards per catch for the game. The Las Vegas Raiders rushed the ball a total of 26 times and racked up 89 yards which had them averaging 3.4 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 57 plays for a total of 364 yards. In the game, the Raiders got 25 first downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 72 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Las Vegas gave up 35 completions on 46 tries totaling 352 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. On the ground, the Raiders gave up 108 yards on 27 carries which gave them an average of 4.0 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed a total of 460 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
The Raiders currently have 3,694 total yards for the year. As a team they average 134.2 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 7th in the league. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Las Vegas has compiled 19 touchdowns through the air and 13 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Las Vegas Raiders are averaging 28.6 PPG. The Raiders rank 26th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 27.6 points per game. They are allowing an average of 4.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 112.2 yards on the ground per game over the course of this season. For the year, they have given up 1,122 yards via the running game in 10 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Raiders have conceded 2,736 yards which ranks them 28th in the NFL. During their 10 games played this year, they have surrendered 273.6 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.4%. During this campaign, they have allowed 385.8 yards per outing which has them sitting 23rd in the NFL.
The Falcons head into this matchup 3-7 for this year. In their last game they faced the New Orleans Saints and were beaten 24-9. Todd Gurley II led the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 7 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 26 yards by way of 8 carries which meant he averaged 3.3 yards per run. Calvin Ridley led the team in receiving yardage by earning 90 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 18.0 yards per reception for that game. Matt Ryan went 19/37 with 232 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He gave away 2 picks on the day. The Atlanta Falcons ran the football 14 times and racked up a total of 52 yards which earned them an average of 3.7 yards per carry. For the contest, the Falcons earned a total of 14 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 53 yards. In the game, they finished with a total of 59 plays for 248 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Atlanta gave up 18 completions on 23 throws totaling 210 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.0%. Overall, they gave up 378 yards and earned 1 turnover. On the ground, the Falcons gave up 168 yards on 36 attempts which is an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Falcons are 16th in football holding an average of 25.2 points per game. During this campaign so far, the Falcons have compiled 2,806 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 280.6 passing yards per contest, which ranks 2nd in the league. They maintain an average of 101.3 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,013 yards for the year. The Atlanta Falcons maintain an average of 381.9 yards per contest which ranks them 9th out of all teams in the league. Regarding yards through the air, the Falcons have given up 3,003 yards which puts them in 31st in the NFL. Overall, they are granting 406.8 yards/game which puts them 29th in the National Football League. The Falcons are sitting in 25th in the NFL concerning team defense, giving up 27.5 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt and 106.5 yards on the ground per game over the course of this year. Over the course of their 10 games, they have conceded 300.3 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 68.4%. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,065 running yards through 10 contests.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Falcons +3 and over 53.5 total points
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