Monday’s Den: Wrapping up a football Sunday

Notes:
— New England-Kansas City game will be Monday at 7pm on CBS; Atlanta-Green Bay game moves back to 8:50pm, on ESPN.
— Sunday, there were 13 touchdowns scored before the first FG was kicked, which is unusual. 

Saints 35, Detroit 29:
— Brees threw an INT on the Saints’ 1st play of the game; the next five times they had the ball: 46 plays, 359 yards, 35 points. 
— New Orleans has been outscored 72-44 in 2nd half of games.
— Saints are 13-4 ATS in last 17 games as a road favorite.

— Detroit led 14-0 after 4:37 of this game.
— Lions are 10-25-1 under Matt Patricia; their last coach was 36-28, and he got fired.
— Detroit is 6-10 ATS in its last 16 games as a home underdog.

Carolina 31, Cardinals 21:
— Murray ran ball for 78 yards, but threw for only 133 yards— Hopkins caught 7 balls, for only 41 yards.
— Arizona was outgained 444-262; Redbirds converted only 3-9 third down plays.
— Cardinals are 3-5ATS in last eight games as a road favorite.

— Carolina’s first four drives: 34 plays, 222 yards, 16 first downs, 21 points.
— Panthers won their last five games with Arizona.
— Carolina is 6-3-1 ATS in last ten games as a home underdog.

Cincinnati 33, Jaguars 25:
— Jaguars lost last three games, allowing 33-31-33 points.
— Jacksonville is 5-9-1 ATS in last 15 games as a road underdog.
— AFC South teams are 3-7 ATS outside their division, 1-5 on road.

— Bengals scored 30-23-33 points in their last three games.
— Cincy has only six plays of 20+ yards in its three games.
— AFC North teams are 8-2-1 ATS outside their division.

Browns 49, Dallas 38:
— On their first seven drives, Browns scored five TD’s, kicked a FG.
— Cleveland won its last three games, scoring 35-34-49 points, first time they’ve scored 30+ points three games in a row since they became a franchise in 1999.
— Browns ran ball for 307 yards, are averaging 207 ypg on ground this season.

— Dallas lost three of first four games; despite scoring 109 points in their last three games.
— Cowboys turned ball over nine times (-8) in last three games- they lost field position by 17-14-9 yards in those games.
— NFC East teams are 2-11-1 ATS outside their division, 0-5 if favored.

Vikings 31, Houston 23:
— Minnesota averaged 9.9 yards/pass attempt, had six plays of 20+ yards.
— Dalvin Cook ran 27 times for 130 yards, two TD’s.
— Minnesota won its last five games with the Texans.

— Houston lost its first four games, giving up 29 ppg.
— Texans’ first three drives: 12 plays, 16 yards, three punts.
— Houston has been outscored 55-36 in the 2nd half of games.

Seahawks 31, Miami 23
— Seattle won all four games, but they’ve given up 27.3 ppg (over 4-0).
— Seahawks have 19 touchdowns on 42 drives; they’re +5 in turnovers.
— Seattle is 7-1-4 ATS in its last 12 games as a road favorite.
— Seahawks won field position all four games, by 6-13-14-9 yards.

— Miami scored six times, but only one of those was a touchdown.
— Seattle wasn’t called for a penalty the whole game.
— Miami is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games vs NFC teams.

Tampa Bay 38, Chargers 31:
— Herbert averaged 10.3 yards/pass attempt, but Chargers are 0-3 in his starts.
— Chargers ran ball for only 46 yards, were outgained 484-324.
— LA’s four games were decided by total of 18 points.
— Chargers actually converted 20-38 on 3rd down in their three losses.

— Tampa Bay won its last three games, scoring 97 points (12 TD’s on 32 drives).
— Buccaneers’ last five drives: 30 plays, 285 yards, four TD’s, one FG
— Tampa Bay is 5-12-3 ATS in its last 20 games as a home favorite.

Ravens 31, Washington 17:
— Ravens are scoring 30.5 ppg  in their 3-1 start this year
—Baltimore is outscoring teams 47-20 in 2nd half of games.
— Ravens are 7-0-1 ATS in last eight games as a road favorite.

— Washington lost its last three games, giving up 95 points, 462 rushing yards.
— Washington has been outscored 75-24 in the first half this season.
— Redskins have converted only 18-54 (33.3%) of third down plays.

LA Rams 17, NJ Giants 9:
— Giants lost their first four games, scoring 11.8 ppg.
— Big Blue was in red zone four times, scored only nine points.
— This year, Giants have only 28 points in ten trips to red zone.
— Giants are 12-3 ATS in last 15 games as a road underdog.

— Rams were held to only 240 yards, but Goff hit a 55-yard TD pass to Kupp on a 3rd down play with 6:56 left, when things were getting dicey.
— LA has outscored opponents 59-23 in second half of games.
— Rams have converted 27-52 third down plays this season.

Colts 19, Chicago 11
— Indy won its last three games, allowing total of 29 points.
— Colts drove 53 yards for a TD on its first drive, didn’t score another TD all day.
— Colts have allowed only 11 plays of 20+ yards in four games.

— Indianapolis had an 11-yard edge in field position.
— Chicago threw the ball 42 times, ran ball 16 times for 28 yards.
— Bears trailed three of their four games at halftime.

Bills 30, Las Vegas 23
— Bills were +2 in turnovers, won field position by 14 yards.
— Buffalo won its first four games, scoring 27-31-35-30 points.
— Bills converted 50%+ of their 3rd down plays in all four games.

— Raiders scored 34-34 points in their wins, 20-23 in their losses.
— Las Vegas turned ball over five times in its last two games (-4).
— All four Raider games went over the total.

Eagles 25, San Francisco 20
— Eagles were outgained 417-267, but were +2 in turnovers.
— Philly scored TD’s 0:08 apart in the 4th quarter, one on defense.
— Eagles are 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games as a road underdog.
— Eagles won five of last six visits to San Francisco.

— 49ers yanked QB Mullens after a 4th quarter pick-6; 3rd-stringer Beathard almost pulled off an amazing comeback.
— 49ers converted 20 of last 36 third down plays.
— SF is 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games as a home favorite. 

 

 

 

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.