Monday’s Den: Wrapping up an NFL Sunday

Cincinnati 41, Baltimore 17:
— Burrow threw for 416 yards; Chase caught 8 balls for 201 yards.
— Bengals started 2nd half with TD’s on four of first five drives.
— Bengals have had a TD play of 31+ yards in all seven games.
— Cincy won four of last five games, is tied with Ravens atop AFC North.

— Bengals averaged 10.6 yards per pass attempt.
— Ravens converted only 5-16 third down plays.
— Bengals outgained Baltimore, 520-393.
— Last 6+ years, Ravens are 18-23-2 ATS as home favorites.

NY Giants 25, Carolina 3:
— Carolina lost last four games after 3-0 start, giving up 29 ppg.
— Last four games, Panthers were outscored 80-35 in second half.
— Carolina converted only 2-15 third down plays.
— Darnold got benched; his backup went 3-14/33 passing. Not good.

— First TD for either side came with 0:59 left in third quarter.
— Giants’ last four drives: TD-FG-FG-TD.
— Panthers went 3/out on 8 of their 12 drives.
— Giants outgained Carolina, 302-173. 

Green Bay 24, Washington 10:
— Washington had ball in red zone 4 drives in row, scored total of 3 points.
— Washington outgained Packers, 430-304, scored only ten points.
— Washington opponents converted 58-102 on third down (56.9%).
— Last 2+ years, Washington is 8-16-1 ATS coming off a loss.

— Green Bay won last six games (5-0-1 ATS), scoring 27.5 ppg.
— Packers scored a touchdown on three of first five drives.
— Green Bay is 13-6 ATS last 19 games as a home favorite.
— Last four Packer games stayed under the total.

Tennessee 27, Kansas City 3:
— Titans outgained Chiefs 296-52 in first half.
— Chiefs have 17 turnovers this year; they had 16 all of last year.
— KC had scored 23 TD’s on 54 drives before this game.
— Mahomes got KO’d, but passed concussion test later.

— Tennessee won five of last six games, scoring 30.0 ppg.
— Titans in first half; five drives- three TD’s, two FG’s.
— Tennessee converted 8-12 on on third down, Chiefs 4-11.
— Last four years, Titans are 8-3 ATS as home underdogs.

Atlanta 30, Miami 28:
— Falcons kicked 36-yard FG at 0:00 for the win.
— Atlanta kicked FG on last play of both halves.
— Falcons scored two TD’s, two FG’s on first five drives.
— Last 11 years, Atlanta is 8-3 ATS coming off a bye.

— Miami lost last six games, giving up 31.8 ppg.
— Dolphins converted 7-11 on third down, Atlanta 6-13.
— Miami scored TD’s on 3 of last 5 drives, took 28-27 lead with 2:27 left.
— Miami has given up 45 plays of 20+ yards, has 26 themselves.

New England 54, NJ Jets 13:
— Jets have been outscored 44-0 in first quarter of games.
— Rookie QB Wilson got hurt; rookie White replaced him.
— Rookie QB’s struggle; they’re 9-21 ATS so far this season (6-21 without Patriots’ three wins).
— Last six years, Jets are 11-24-2 ATS as road underdogs.

— Patriots are 3-0 vs rookie QB’s, 0-4 vs everyone else.
— NE in first half: five drives- four TDs and a field goal.
— Jones threw for 307 yards and two TD’s.
— New England scored 36 ppg last three games, after 17.8 ppg in first four.

LA Rams 28, Detroit 19:
— Lions recovered an onside kick, had two successful fake punts.
— Detroit was in red zone five times, scored only nine points.
— Lions gave up at least 7.3 yards/pass attempt in every game.
— Detroit is winless, but is 4-3 against the spread.  

— Ramsey had game-sealing INT in end zone with 4:53 left.
— LA converted 9-13 third down plays.
— Kupp caught ten passes for 156 yards, two TD’s.
— Rams won last three games, scoring 26-38-28 points.

Las Vegas 33, Philadelphia 22:
— Eagles lost five of their last six games.
— Last six weeks, Eagles were outscored 101-43 in first half.
— Last four years, Eagles are 6-10 ATS as road underdogs.
— Only nine of Raiders’ 63 plays came on third down.

— Carr completed 31-34 passes for 323 yards, two TD’s.
— Raiders had 15-yard edge in field position.
— Since moving to Las Vegas, over is 9-1-1 in Raider home games. 
— Raiders are 2-0 since Gruden left, scoring 34-33 points.

Arizona 31, Houston 5:
— Texans lost last six games, giving up 30.3 ppg.
— Last six games, Houston was outscored 109-17 in 2nd half.
— Texans had only 8 first downs, averaged 3.5 yards/pass attempt.
— Houston is 0-4 on road, losing last three by a combined 102-8.

— Houston actually led this game 5-0 in second quarter.
— Zach Ertz caught a 47-yard TD pass in his Arizona debut.
— Cardinals ran for 172 yards, outgained Houston 397-160.
— Cardinals are 7-0 for first time since 1974.

 Tampa Bay 38, Chicago 3:
— Chicago’s first 6 drives: 3 first downs, 2 lost fumbles, INT, no points.
— Bears turned ball over five times (minus-4)
— Last four games, Bears converted 14-54 third down plays.
— Chicago averaged 4.7 or less yards/pass attempt in six of seven games.

— Only one of Tampa Bay’s five TD drives was longer than 48 yards.
— Buccaneers had a 20-yard edge in field position.
— Tampa Bay has 28 TD’s on 75 drives this season.
— Bucs are 4-0 at home this year, winning by 2-23-28-35 points.

Indianapolis 30, San Francisco 18:
— Game was played in a quagmire in Santa Clara.
— Colts had TD drives of 28-33-39 yards.
— Indy converted 6-14 on third down, 49ers 1-11.
— Colts covered five of their last six games.

— 49ers lost last four games, giving up 26.3 ppg.
— 49ers’ first three drives: 19 plays, 129 yards, 12 points.
— 49ers’ last nine drives: 32 plays, 134 yards, 6 points.
— Niners are 0-8 ATS last eight games as home favorites.  

Cleveland 17, Denver 14:
— Broncos in 1st half: 15 plays, 71 yards, two first downs, no points.
— Broncos in 2nd half: 33 plays, 162 yards, two TD’s on three drives.
— Denver lost last four games, outscored 61-20 in first half.
— Five of seven Denver games stayed under the total.

— Johnson ran ball for 146 yards in his first NFL start.
— Cleveland converted 9-15 third down plays.
— Browns outgained Denver, 376-233.
— Cleveland ran ball for 5.5 yards/attempt. 

Opening line on World Series: Astros -125

Author: Armadillo Sports

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