Washington Football Team vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 10/31/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Washington Football Team vs Denver Broncos
Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-3)
The Washington Football Team (2-5) are traveling to Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday where they will meet the Denver Broncos (3-4). Washington opens this game as 3-point dogs from oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 43.5.
The Washington Football Team step onto the field holding a record of 2-5 this season. In their last game, the Football Team stepped onto the field against the Packers and went home with a loss by a final score of 24-10. Taylor Heinicke connected on 25/37 with 268 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 86.3 and finished the game with 1 pick. Terry McLaurin held an average of 17.4 yds per catch by accumulating 122 yds on 7 catches. Antonio Gibson was the rushing leader for the Football Team with 14 attempts for 51 yards (3.6 yards per attempt). Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 70 plays for 430 yards. The Washington Football Team ran the football 29 times and accumulated 195 yards, earning them an average of 6.7 yds per attempt. Against the run, the Football Team conceded 57 yards on 15 attempts, which is an average of 3.8 yards per run surrendered. Washington gave up 27 pass completions on 35 tries for a total of 247 yards, and a completion rate of 77.1%.
The Football Team have racked up 2,447 yards in total this season. Washington has accounted for 77 first downs offensively, and they have committed 43 penalties for 391 yds. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Washington has amassed 10 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 11 times (7 interceptions and 4 fumbles). As a team they maintain an average of 119.0 yards via the ground game which is 12th in the NFL. Concerning scoring points, the Washington Football Team hold an average of 20.9 points per game.
The Football Team are ranked 32nd in the NFL regarding the opposition scoring, giving up 30.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.0 yards per attempt on the ground and 105.4 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. During this campaign, they have given up 738 yards via the ground game in 7 outings. When talking about yards through the air, the Football Team have given up 2,104 yards which puts them in 32nd in football. They are allowing 300.6 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.8%. Over the course of this year, they are allowing 406.0 yards/contest putting them at 29th in the National Football League. They have surrendered 19 touchdowns via the pass as well as 6 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Broncos head into this matchup 3-4 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Broncos took a defeat with a final score of 17-14 when they played the Browns. Teddy Bridgewater (2 touchdowns) walked away from the game with 187 yds on 23/33 through the air while his QB rate was 91.4. He threw 1 interception and his Y/A was 5.67 yds. Javonte Williams carried the football 4 times for 20 yds, finishing the game with 5.0 yards per attempt for Denver. Noah Fant was the top contributor in the passing game for the Broncos, snagging 5 balls for 39 yds (7.8 yards per catch). Denver ran the ball for 2.9 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 41 yds on 14 attempts. The Broncos finished the contest with 223 yards while running 49 plays (4.6 yds per play). The Broncos pass defense allowed a completion rate of 63.6%, surrendering 194 yds on 21 for 33 passing. Denver surrendered 33 attempts on the ground for 182 yards (5.5 yds per rush).
The Denver Broncos maintain an average of 347.6 yards per game which has them ranked 22nd out of all teams in the NFL. They maintain an average of 106.6 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 746 yards for the season. The Denver offense has racked up 362 yards of penalties on 40 infractions, which is good for 22nd in football in terms of hurting your team. They have given away 6 picks while surrendering 3 fumbles and they have earned 90 1st downs. For the year thus far, the Broncos currently have a total of 1,687 passing yards along with an average of 241.0 throwing yards per game, putting them at 16th in the league. When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Broncos currently rank 24th out of all teams in the league by tallying 20.0 PPG.
The Broncos are conceding 18.1 PPG, which has them sitting 4th of all teams in the league. Denver has yielded a total of 695 rushing yards (99.3 yards/game) as well as 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game this season. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air and 224.1 yards/game, which has them sitting 11th in the NFL. The Broncos defense has been on the field for 412 plays, which ranks them 12th in football. This year, they have allowed 127 points in total. They have totaled 6 turnovers (2 fumbles recovered and 4 interceptions) this year.
Who will win tonight's Football Team/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos -3
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