Atlanta Falcons vs Miami Dolphins Prediction, 10/24/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Atlanta Falcons vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Dolphins (-3)
Hard Rock Stadium is the site where the Miami Dolphins (1-5) will go up against the Atlanta Falcons (2-3) on Sunday. Atlanta is 3-point dogs. The total is set at 48.
The Atlanta Falcons head into this game 2-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Falcons faced the Jets and walked away with a win by a score of 27-20. Matt Ryan went 33/45 with 342 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 109.7 and walked away from the contest with no picks. Kyle Pitts averaged 13.2 yards per catch by totaling 119 yards on 9 receptions. Cordarrelle Patterson was the leader on the ground for the Falcons with 14 totes for 54 yards (3.9 yds per carry). In all, they tallied 75 plays which gave them a total of 450 yds. The Atlanta Falcons ended up running the ball 29 different times and recorded 108 yards, earning them an average of 3.7 yds per attempt. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Falcons conceded 64 yds on 18 attempts, which averages out to 3.6 yards per run allowed. Atlanta conceded 19 completions on 32 attempts for 166 yds, and a completion percentage of 59.4%.
The Falcons have attained 1,728 total yards for the year. Atlanta has tallied 69 first downs, and they have been flagged for 33 infractions for 278 yards. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Atlanta has compiled 10 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 6 different times (3 interceptions and 3 fumbles). Offensively they are averaging 91.0 yards in the run game which has them sitting 24th in the NFL. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Atlanta Falcons hold an average of 21.0 points per contest.
The Falcons sit in 31st in the National Football League when it comes to team defense, allowing 29.6 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per running attempt and 108.2 yards on the ground per game over the course of this year. Overall, they have conceded 541 rushing yards through 5 contests. In terms of passing yardage, the Falcons have surrendered 1,222 yards which has them sitting in 5th in the NFL. They have given up 244.4 yards per outing through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 68.4%. Overall, they are surrendering 352.6 yards/game putting them 13th in football. They have conceded 11 touchdowns by air and 5 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Dolphins come into this matchup with a record of 1-5 this season. The last time they took the field, the Dolphins went home defeated by a final of 23-20 against the Jaguars. Tua Tagovailoa (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 329 yards on 33/47 through the air while his QB rate was 95.1. He threw 1 pick and his avg yards per attempt was 7 yds. Jaylen Waddle was the leading receiver for the Dolphins, hauling in 10 passes for 70 yards (7.0 yds per catch). Salvon Ahmed carried the ball 7 times for 22 yds, finishing the game with 3.1 yards per attempt for Miami. The Dolphins finished the contest with a total of 431 yds while they ran 68 plays (6.3 yds per play). Miami rushed for 3.9 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 77 yards on 20 attempts. Miami allowed 19 rush attempts for 84 yds (4.4 yds per carry). The Dolphins pass defense allowed a completion rate of 61.0%, relinquishing 312 yds on 25 for 41 through the air.
When looking at their ability to score points, the Dolphins currently sit 29th out of all teams in the league scoring 16.5 PPG. During the season so far, the Dolphins have thrown for 1,311 yards via the pass as well as an average of 218.5 passing yards per outing, putting them at 28th in football. They hold an average of 71.5 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 429 yards for this year. The Miami Dolphins maintain an average of 290.0 yards/outing which is good for 30th in the NFL. The Miami offense has compiled 303 penalty yds on 39 violations, which has them sitting 12th in football in terms of hurting your team. They have thrown 4 picks while letting opponents recover 5 fumbles and they have been able to earn 72 first downs.
Miami has yielded a total of 752 yards via the ground game (125.3 yards per outing) in addition to 7 touchdowns by ground this year. They have allowed the opposition 13 touchdowns through the air and 292.5 yards per game, which puts them in 29th in the NFL. They have totaled 7 takeaways (5 fumbles and 2 interceptions) for the season. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 177 total points. The Dolphins defense has been on the field for 415 plays, which is good for 30th in football. The Dolphins are allowing 29.5 points per game, ranking them 29th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Dolphins -3 and over 48 total points
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