Miami Dolphins vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 11/22/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 11
Game: Miami Dolphins vs Denver Broncos
Date: Sunday, November 22, 2020
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Denver +3
Empower Field at Mile High is the site where Drew Lock and the Denver Broncos (3-6) will play the Miami Dolphins (6-3) on Sunday. Miami opens this contest as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 46.
The Miami Dolphins head into this matchup 6-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they went up against the Los Angeles Chargers and ended up getting the victory by a score of 29-21. Tua Tagovailoa went 15/25 with 169 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Salvon Ahmed paced the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 18 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for a total of 85 yards on 21 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per tote. Jakeem Grant led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 43 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 10.8 yards per catch in the game. The Miami Dolphins ran the football 32 times and generated 111 yards which had them averaging 3.5 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 57 plays which gave them a total of 280 yards. For the game, the Dolphins totaled 17 first downs and they totaled 3 penalties for 15 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Miami allowed 20 catches on 32 attempts totaling 174 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. On the ground, the Dolphins allowed 99 yards on 29 attempts which means they had an average of 3.4 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they allowed 273 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Miami Dolphins are sitting at 27.9 PPG. Offensively they are averaging 98.7 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 28th in the league. The Dolphins currently have 2,863 total yards over the course of this season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Miami has compiled 15 touchdowns via the pass and 9 rushing touchdowns. Regarding passing yards, the Dolphins have allowed 2,194 yards which ranks them 16th in the National Football League. Overall, they are allowing 371.9 yards per outing putting them at 19th in the league. The Dolphins are sitting in 5th in the league in terms of team defense, allowing 20.2 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt and 128.1 yards on the ground per game this season. In their 9 games, they have surrendered 243.8 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.8%. For the season, they have given up 1,153 running yards through 9 contests.
The Broncos head into this matchup 3-6 this season. In their last contest they took on the Las Vegas Raiders and were defeated 37-12. Melvin Gordon III led the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 46 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he was running for 4.2 yards per run. Jerry Jeudy led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 68 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per catch in the game. Drew Lock went 23/47 with 257 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He walked away with 4 interceptions on the day. The Denver Broncos ran the football 19 times and generated 66 yards giving them an average of 3.5 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, the Broncos earned 20 first downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 37 yards. On the day, they totaled 68 plays for 313 yards. In terms of defense, Denver allowed 16 completions on 25 attempts for a total of 154 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. For this contest, they allowed a total of 357 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. Against the run, the Broncos allowed 203 yards on 41 runs which gave them an average of 5.0 yards per attempt allowed.
Concerning how much they score, the Broncos rank 28th out of all teams in the NFL maintaining an average of 20.7 PPG. Over the course of the season so far, the Broncos have thrown for a total of 2,047 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 227.4 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 23rd out of all NFL teams. They hold an average of 106.6 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 959 yards in total. The Denver Broncos hold an average of 334.0 yards/game which has them sitting 26th out of all teams in the league. Concerning yards through the air, the Broncos have surrendered 2,081 yards which has them ranked 11th in the league. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 360.0 yards/game which ranks them 17th in the National Football League. The Broncos are ranked 27th in the NFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 28.2 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 4.4 yards per run and 128.8 yards on the ground per game for the season. Over the course of their 9 games, they have allowed 231.2 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 66.5%. In total, they have conceded 1,159 yards on the ground through 9 outings.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dolphins -3
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