Monday’s Den: Wrapping up an NFL Sunday……

Denver 30, Dallas 16:
— Denver led this game 30-0 with 5:00 left; go figure.
— Broncos ran ball for 190 yards, outgained Dallas 407-290.
— Denver was 8-15 on third down, Cowboys 5-13.
— Denver gave up 16 or less points in its wins, 25.3 ppg in losses.

— First eight Dallas drives: 37 plays, 130 yards, 5 first downs, 0 points.
— Cowboys were stopped on downs on their first two drives.
— Last 4 games, Cowboys are minus-4 in turnovers; they were +7 in first four.
— Broncos won their last four visits to Dallas.

Cleveland 41, Cincinnati 16:
— Browns opened scoring with a 99-yard pick-6.
— Cleveland also had a 17-yard edge in field position.
— Mayfield averaged 9.0 yards/pass attempt.
— Browns had scored 14-17-10 points in previous three games.

— Bengals allowed 34-41 points in last two games.
— Cleveland averaged 7.8 yards/play.
— Last five years, Bengals are 5-10 ATS as a home favorite.
— Browns won six of last seven series games.

Baltimore 34, Minnesota 31, OT
— Vikings are 1-4 in games decided by 4 or fewer points.
— Minnesota started game with TD drives of 79-94 yards.
— Otherwise, Vikings ran 36 plays for 121 yards, 10 points.
— Vikings ran back opening kick of 2nd half 98 yards for TD.

— Baltimore won five of last six games, scoring 29.5 ppg. 
— QB Jackson ran ball for 120 yards, threw for 266 more.
— Ravens: 89 plays, 500 yards. Vikings: 52 plays, 318 yards.
— Baltimore is 4-1 in games decided by 6 or less points.

Miami 17, Houston 9:
— Texans lost last eight games, seven of them by 8+ points.
— Houston was in red zone four times, scored nine points.
— Houston was outscored 119-17 in last four road games.
— There were two TD’s, nine turnovers in this game.

— Miami scored 10 points in last 1:07 of second quarter.
— Dolphins scored 17 points in both their wins.
— Miami ran ball 25 times for only 47 yards.
— Last five years, Miami is 8-2-2 ATS as home favorites.  

New England 24, Carolina 6:
— New England won 4 of last 5 games, scoring 31.8 ppg.
— Patriots ran ball for 151 yards, threw for only 122.
— New England has 10 takeaways in last four games (+5)
— Patriots are +8 in turnovers in their wins, minus-6 in losses.

— Carolina lost five of last six games after a 3-0 start.
— Panthers threw three INT’s on last four drives.
— Under is 7-2 in Carolina games this season.
— Last six games, Panthers were outscored 93-45 in second half.

Jacksonville 9, Buffalo 6:
— Only 32nd game in last 20 years with no TD’s.
— Bills kicked FG’s on first two drives, didn’t score again.
— Buffalo was in Jaguar territory on six of nine drives.
— Last two games, Bills have no TD’s, 3 FG’s in first half.

— Jaguars won two of last three games, after an 0-20 skid.
— K Wright made a 55-yard FG, missed 42-yarder wide left.
— Jaguars converted 28 of 94 third down plays (29.8%).
— Six of their last seven games stayed under the total.

NY Giants 23, Las Vegas 16:
— Raiders were in red zone six times, scored 16 points.
— Raiders missed 25-yard FG, shortest miss in NFL this year.
— Las Vegas outgained Giants 403-245.
— Last four years, Raiders were 2-5-1 ATS as road favorites.

— Giants took lead for good on a pick-6 1:32 into second half.
— Giants ran ball for 149 yards, threw for only 96.
— Giants are 10-6 ATS last 16 games coming off a loss.
— Giants have been outscored 64-12 in last 2:00 of each half.

Atlanta 27, New Orleans 25:
— Falcons kicked GW 29-yard field goal at 0:00 for the win.
— Atlanta averaged 10.4 yards/pass attempt.
— Falcons led their last six games at halftime.
— Atlanta won/covered last four games away from home.

— Saints scored three TD’s in 6:56 span, after trailing 24-6.
— NO failed on 2-point conversions after last two TD’s.
— Underdogs won/covered six of their eight games.
— New Orleans has 19 plays of 20+ yards, their opponents have 37.

LA Chargers 27, Philadelphia 24:
— Chargers kicked 29-yard FG with 0:02 left for win.
— LA didn’t punt; three TD’s, 2 FG’s, stopped on downs twice.
— Chargers got in red zone on six of seven drives.
— Herbert averaged 9.4 yards/pass attempt.

— Chargers outgained Eagles, 445-331.
— Philly ran for 176 yards, converted 8-12 on third down.
— Eagles lost six of their last eight games.
— Philly is 0-4 SU at home TY, losing by 6-12-6-3 points.

Kansas City 13, Green Bay 7:
— First start for QB Love; only TD came on their last drive.
— Packers went 3/out on half of their ten drives.
— Green Bay was 2-12 on third down, minus-2 in turnovers.
— Last four Packer games stayed under the total.

— Chiefs were outgained, 301-237.
— KC in second half: 25 plays, 88 yards, 5 first downs, no points.
— Mahomes completed only 20-37 passes, averaged 4.2 yards/attempt.
— Kansas City is 0-4 ATS at home this season.

Arizona 31, San Francisco 17:
— Backup QB McCoy was 22-26/249 in place of injured Murray.
— Arizona won eight of first nine games (6-2 ATS).
— Arizona is 5-0 SU/ATS on road, scoring 34.8 ppg.
— Under Kingsbury, Arizona is 14-6-1 ATS on the road.

— 49ers are 0-4 SU at home, giving up 29.8 ppg.
— Thru eight games, 49ers are minus-10 in turnovers.
— Last five games, SF converted 14-56 third down plays.
— Last five years, 49ers are 4-9-1 ATS in NFC West home games.

Tennessee 28, LA Rams 16:
— Titans’ defensive line totally dominated the Rams’ OL.
— Tennessee scored two TD’s in 0:11 span in 2nd quarter.
— Tennessee won/covered seven of last eight games.
— Titans didn’t have offensive play longer than 16 yards. 

— Rams threw two INT’s in 0:15 span in 2nd quarter.
— LA converted only 4-15 third down plays.
— penalties: Rams 12-115 yards, Tennessee 4-19.
— Tennessee had 16-yard edge in field position, also scored defensive TD. 

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.