On Sunday, November 19th at 1:00 PM ET, the Las Vegas Raiders and Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. CBS is carrying television coverage the for game. The Dolphins are set as 12 point favorites at home in this AFC showdown. Can they pull off a home win and cover the spread?
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS VS MIAMI DOLPHINS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Las Vegas Raiders +12
This game will be played at Hard Rock Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE LAS VEGAS RAIDERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 26-19 in favor of the Dolphins.
- Our projections have Aidan O’Connell finishing with 240.123 passing yards on 22.695/35.619 passing.
- The Dolphins are projected to finish with 366 yards of offense compared to the 311 yards for the Raiders.
Can the Raiders Grab a Win on the Road?
So far this season, the Raiders are 5-5 overall which has the team placed 2nd in the AFC-West. This record has come while going 2-3 as the underdog and 3-2 when favored. The Raiders hold a 5-5 record against the spread. As we approach week 11, their scoring margin stands at -3.3 per game.
Las Vegas’ offense comes in the game as the 24th in scoring at 17.2 PPG. In the first half, the Raiders have struggled with an average of 6.7 points. Las Vegas’ passing offense, heading into this week’s game, holds the 23rd ranking in passing yards. In terms of attempts, they are 22nd with an average of 31.4 passes per game.
Looking at their ground game, the Raiders have been carrying the ball an average of 24.6 times per game and are 29th in rushing yards. They have an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt.
On defense, the Raiders are currently positioned 7th in tackles for loss and 8th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 20.5 points per game and gaining 334.3 yards per contest.
Will the Dolphins Live Up to Expectations at Home?
The Dolphins enter their matchup against the Raiders with a 6-3 record. This mark puts them 1st in AFC-East. In the AFC overall standings, they are 4th. The Dolphins’ scoring margin for the season is currently +6.7. This has contributed to their ATS record of 6-3.
As they enter week 11, the Dolphins offense ranks 1st in the league, averaging 31.7 points per contest. Heading into week 11, Miami ranks 13th in passing attempts and is averaging 8.3 yards per attempt (2). With 287.4 passing yards per game, they hold the 1st spot in the league.
So far, the Dolphins have run the ball an average of 25.2 times per game and currently hold the 2nd spot in rushing yards. On a per-attempt basis, they average 5.7 yards which is 1st.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Dolphins give up an average of 216.2 passing yards and 106.2 rushing yards per game. Looking at their sack numbers, Miami is currently ranked 5th in the league. So far, they are giving up 25 points per game and 322.4 yards.