Monday’s Den: Wrapping up an NFL Sunday

NJ Jets 34, Cincinnati 31:
— Cincinnati lost despite 12-yard edge in field position. .
— First time this year Bengals didn’t have  TD play of 31+ yards.
— Jets ran 78 plays, Bengals only 54
— Bengals were outgained, 511-318.

— Jets scored two TD’s 0:49 late in 4th quarter for the win.
— Rookie QB White threw for 405 yards in his first NFL start.
— Last three years, Jets are 10-6 ATS as home underdogs.
— Last four Jet games went over the total. 

Tennessee 34, Indianapolis 31, OT:
— Titans scored defensive TD with 1:26 left in regulation to take lead.
— Tennessee won/covered six of last seven games, scoring 30.6 ppg.
— Titans gave up 27+ points in five of eight games (over 5-3).
— Over is 15-5 in Tennessee’s last 20 road games.
— Titans are 3-0 ATS in last three visits to Indianapolis.

— Colts scored TD with 0:22 left to send game to OT
— Wentz threw INT’s on two of Indy’s last four drives.
— Colts led 14-0 with 7:44 left in first quarter.
— Indy held star RB Henry to 68 yards on 28 carries.
— Last six years, Colts are 7-11-1 ATS in AFC South home games.

Buffalo 26, Miami 11:
— Miami lost last six games, giving up 31.7 ppg.
— Miami has given up 45 plays of 20+ yards, has only 26 themselves.
— Since 2012, Miami is 10-19 ATS in AFC East road games.
— Dolphins are 2-8 ATS in last ten visits to Orchard Park.

— Bills’ first seven drives: 28 plays, 101 yards, 3 points.
— Bills’ last four drives: 39 plays, 219 yards, 23 points.
— Bills are 7-2 ATS last nine games as home favorites.
— Last five games, Bills are +13 in turnovers.
— Allen scored TD with 1:07 left to cover the spread. 

Carolina 19, Atlanta 13:
— Carolina had no TD’s, kicked four FG’s on first seven drives.
— Gonzalez kicked FG’s of 57-51 yards.
— Under Rhule, Panthers are 9-3 ATS on the road.
— Carolina converted 10-17 on third down, Atlanta 3-10.

— Falcons were outgained 332-213; Carolina ran 72 plays, Atlanta 50.
— Atlanta is 0-3 SU at home, losing to Philly/Washington/Carolina.
— Atlanta is 2-8 ATS last nine games as a home favorite.
— Last 3+ years, Atlanta is 10-16 ATS in games with spread of 3 or less points.

Philadelphia 44, Detroit 6:
— Eagles ran ball for 236 yards, threw only 16 passes.
— Philly went 3/out on first drive, scored on last seven drives.
— NFC East teams are 8-3 ATS in non-divisional road games.
— Eagles were favored for first time this season.

— Last six games, Lions were outscored 81-22 in first half.
— Detroit gave up at least 7.1 yards/pass attempt in every game.
— Detroit is winless, has gone WLWLWLWL vs spread.
— Since 2015, Detroit is 11-21 ATS as home underdogs.

 LA Rams 38, Houston 22:
— Total yardage in first half: Rams 286, Houston 92
— Game was 38-0 after three quarters.
— Rams won last four games, scoring 32.5 ppg.
— Over is 6-2 in Rams’ games this year.

— Texans lost last seven games, giving up 31.4 ppg.
— Last five games, Texans are minus-8 in turnovers (3-11)
— They need to trade QB Watson for a lot of draft picks.
— Rookie QB’s struggle; they’re 10-23 ATS so far this season.
— First-time head coaches are 20-29 ATS this season.

Pittsburgh 15, Cleveland 10:
— Game was 3-3 at halftime.
— Pitt had TD drives of 78-83 yards in second half.
— Five of six Steeler games stayed under the total.
— Last five years, Steelers are 12-4 ATS as road underdogs.

— Last four games, Browns were outscored 74-36 in 2nd half.
— Browns converted 3-10 on 3rd down, 0-2 on 4th down.
— Cleveland is 5-7 ATS last 12 games as a home favorite.
— Last eight years, Cleveland is 6-16 ATS in AFC North home games.

San Francisco 33, Chicago 22:
— 49ers never punted; scored 3 TDs, went 4-5 on field goals.
— 49ers averaged 11.5 yards/pass attempt.
— Last three years, 49ers are 13-7 ATS on road.
— NFC West non-divisional favorites are 8-3 ATS, 5-3 on road.

— Fields ran ball for 103 yards, threw for only 175.
— Chicago threw for more than 4.8 yards/attempt once in eight games.
— Chicago has been outscored 113-55 in second half of games.
— Chicago allowed 34-26-24-38-33 in losses, 17 or less in wins.
— All five of their losses this year are by 10+ points.

Seattle 31, Jacksonville 7:
— Jaguars lost 21 of their last 22 games.
— Jaguars didn’t have a play longer than 17 yards.
— Somehow, Jacksonville outgained Seahawks, 309-229
— Last 2+ years, Jacksonville is 13-20 ATS as underdogs.
— Jaguars converted 26 of last 81 third down plays.

— Seattle had 12-yard edge in field position, ran onside kick back for TD.
— Seahawks had ball four times in first half: two TD’s and a field goal.
— Last four years, Seattle is 12-9-2 ATS as home favorites.
— Seattle has 37 plays of 20+ yards; they’ve given up 24.

New England 27, LA Chargers 24:
— NE scored TD on first drive; had 4 FG’s on 9 drives rest of game.
— Patriots had 17-yard edge in field position, plus a defensive score.
— Last four Patriot games went over the total.
— New England scored 33.8 ppg last four games, after 17.8 ppg in first four.

— Leading 17-16, Herbert threw pick-6 with 10:11 left in game.
— Chargers first 3 drives: 19 plays, 184 yards, 14 points.
— Chargers last 9 drives: 39 plays, 172 yards, 7 points.
— Third down conversions: NE 9-19, Chargers 4-12.

Denver 17, Washington 10:
— Washington had 2 FG’s blocked, had 2 other dry trips to red zone.
— Washington lost five of its last six games.
— Washington has covered once in eight games this year. 
— Washington had ball on Denver 24 in last 1:00, failed to score.
— Last 2+ years, Washington is 8-17-1 ATS coming off a loss.

— Denver snaps a four-game losing skid.
— Three of their four wins were against a rookie or backup QB.
— Denver gave up 13 or less points in its wins, 25.3 ppg in losses.
— 3rd down conversions: Denver 7-13, Washington 5-14.
— Six of eight Denver games stayed under the total.

New Orleans 36, Tampa Bay 27:
— Tampa Bay was minus-3 in turnovers; Brady threw a pick-6.
— Brady also threw for 375 yards, four TD’s.
— Bucs threw 41 passes, ran ball only 14 times.
— Bucs converted 8-13 on third down; Saints 5-14.
— Penalties: Tampa Bay 11-99, New Orleans  2-10

— Winston got hurt; 3rd-stringer Siemian is now Saints’ QB.
— Saints blew 23-7 lead, then scored 10 points in last 1:41 for the win.
— New Orleans won four of its last five games overall.
— Underdogs won/covered five of their seven games.
— Under Payton, Saints are 10-3-1 ATS as home underdogs.

Dallas 20, Minnesota 16:
— QB Cooper Rush wins his first NFL start (in his 4th year)
— Rush threw for 325 yards, two TD’s.
— Dallas is 7-0 ATS; their only loss was 31-29 at Tampa in Week 1.
— Cowboys lead NFC East by 3.5 games.
— Dallas is 12-4 ATS in last sixteen post-bye games.

— Minnesota has been outscored 60-9 in last 2:00 of each half.
— 3rd down conversions: Dallas 7-14, Vikings 1-13
— Vikings scored TD on their first drive; it was their only TD.
— Four of Vikings’ last five games stayed under the total.
— Minnesota is 10-13 last 23 games with spread of 3 or less points.  

Author: Armadillo Sports

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