Las Vegas Raiders vs Denver Broncos Prediction, 11/20/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 11
Game: Las Vegas Raiders vs Denver Broncos
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2022
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-1.5)
The Las Vegas Raiders (2-7) are traveling to Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Denver Broncos (3-6). Denver opens this contest as 1.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 43.5.
The Las Vegas Raiders come into this game with a record of 2-7 for this season. In their last game, the Raiders faced the Colts and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 25-20. Derek Carr went 24/38 with 248 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 99.5 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. Davante Adams had an average of 14.0 yds per reception by accumulating 126 yds on 9 receptions. Josh Jacobs was the best rusher for the Raiders with 21 carries for 78 yds (3.7 yards per carry). In the game, they ran 64 plays which totaled 309 yards. The Las Vegas Raiders ended up running the ball 24 different times and totaled 77 yds, which is an average of 3.2 yards per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Raiders gave up 207 yards on 30 attempts, which calculates to 6.9 yds per run allowed. Las Vegas surrendered 21 pass completions on 28 tries for 208 yds, and a completion percentage of 75.0%.
The Raiders have earned 3,016 total yards this season. Las Vegas has amassed 105 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 60 infractions for 469 yds. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Las Vegas has compiled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the ball 7 times (5 interceptions and 2 fumbles lost). As a team they maintain an average of 106.6 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 24th in the league. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Las Vegas Raiders are sitting at 22.6 points per outing.
The Raiders are sitting in 28th in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 25.1 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.5 yards per run and 126.1 yards on the ground per game for the year. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,135 rushing yards through 9 contests. In terms of passing yards, the Raiders have surrendered 2,250 yards which has them sitting in 22nd in the NFL. They are conceding 250.0 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 70.9%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 376.1 yards/outing which ranks them 28th in the league. They have allowed 17 touchdowns by air and 10 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Broncos head into this game 3-6 for this year. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Broncos took a defeat with a final score of 17-10 against the Titans. Russell Wilson (1 TD) finished the game with 286 yds on 21/42 through the air while his quarterback rating was 70.1. He threw 1 interception and his Y/A was 6.8 yards. Melvin Gordon carried the football 7 times for 24 yds, ending the game with 3.4 yds per attempt for Denver. Courtland Sutton was a featured target for the Broncos, bringing in 6 footballs for 66 yds (11.0 yds per catch). Denver ended up running for 2.6 yards per attempt, totaling 65 yards on 25 carries. The Broncos finished the game with a total of 313 yds and they ran 73 plays (4.3 yards per play). The Broncos passing defense conceded a completion rate of 52.8%, surrendering 244 yards on 19 for 36 through the air. Denver surrendered 23 attempts on the ground for 63 yards (2.7 yards per rush).
In relation to their ability to score points, the Broncos sit 32nd in the NFL scoring 14.6 points per game. For the year thus far, the Broncos have thrown for 2,012 yards through the air along with an average of 223.6 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 15th in the league. They average 103.6 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 932 yards for the year. The Denver Broncos have an average of 327.1 yards per outing which ranks them 22nd in the league. The Denver offense has accrued 650 yds of penalties on 78 infractions, ranking them 1st in the league in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 6 interceptions while conceding 4 fumbles and they have been able to record 89 1st downs.
The Broncos are giving up 16.6 points per game, which has them in 1st in the NFL. They have allowed the opposition 6 touchdowns through the air in addition to 174.4 yards per outing, ranking them 1st in the league. This season, they have given up 149 points in total. Denver has surrendered a total of 1,044 rushing yards (116.0 yards per contest) as well as 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. The Broncos defense has been on the field for 568 plays, which has them ranked 12th in the NFL. Their defense has compiled 10 turnovers (4 fumbles recovered and 6 picks) over the course of the season.
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Tony's Pick: Take the Broncos -1.5
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