2021 NFL Picks Week 9

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Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers

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Odds/Point Spread: 49ers (+3)

Total/Over-Under: 47

The Arizona Cardinals are 7-1 in 2021. The Cardinals lost to the Packers by a score of 24-21 in their most recent game. The Cardinals’ Chase Edmonds was the team’s top rusher with 7 for 30 yards (4.3 yds per attempt). DeAndre Hopkins had 66 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 33.0 yards per catch. Arizona’s Kyler Murray completed 22 of 33 passes for 274 yards. He had a 67 percent completion rate and two interceptions on the day.

The Cardinals allowed 2.8 yards per rush in the running game, according to NFL.com. On 15 runs, they gave up 42 yards. Arizona gave up 23 completions on 32 attempts for 118 yards, with a completion percentage of 71.9 percent. After the final whistle, they had 55 plays, which translated to 334 yards. The Arizona Cardinals ran the ball 20 times for 74 yards, giving them an average of 3.7 yards per carry.

Arizona Cardinals Offensive Stats

The Arizona Cardinals average 30.8 points per game in the endzone. As a unit, they have 128.8 rushing yards, which is 7th in the league. The Cardinals have accumulated 3,149 total yards this season. Arizona has 103 first downs as a unit and has been penalized for 52 infractions for 440 yards thus far this year. The Cardinals have given the ball to the other team 9 times (7 picks and 2 fumbles lost). Arizona has scored 17 air touchdowns and 12 ground touchdowns. The Cardinals have allowed 1,591 yards this season, putting them sixth in the league. They’ve given up 198.9 yards through the air and 63.2 percent of completions on average.

During the season, they are currently yielding 319 yards per contest, which puts them fourth in the National Football League. They’ve given up 11 passing TDs and four rushing TDs this year. The opposition is averaging 4.9 yards every rush and 120.1 yards on the ground per game this season, with nine games remaining. Overall, they have given up 961 rushing yards in eight games this season. Having allowed 17.3 PPG so far this season the Cardinals are third in the league in opponent scoring.

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NFL Picks Week 9: San Francisco Stats

The San Francisco 49ers are 3-4 on the year heading into Sunday’s meeting with the Arizona Cardinals. The Chicago Bears were last defeated by the 49ers with a score of 33-22 in Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season. San Francisco’s Elijah Mitchell rushed for a team-high 137 yards on 18 carries, while Deebo Samuel was one of the 49ers’ many targets, catching six passes for 171 yards (28.5 yds per catch). With a passer rating of 100.6, Jimmy Garoppolo finished the game with 322 yards through the air and 17 completions on 28 attempts.

He kept the ball out of the hands of defenders without interceptions and had 11.5 yds per catch. The 49ers gave up 33 rushes for 148 yards (4.5 yards per carry) during their 33-22 win over the Chicago Bears. The passing defense allowed a completion rate of 65.4 percent, with 147 yards given up on 17 out of 26 passes. The 49ers had a total of 467 yards on 54 plays (8.6 yds per play), including 145 rushing yards on 26 attempts.

49ers Offensive Stats

The San Francisco 49ers rank 17th in the NFL in terms of point production, putting up an average of 24.0 points per game. The 49ers’ passing offense has been on fire this season, as they have amassed 1,722 yards through the air and an average of 246.0 passing yards per game thus far. They’re currently 15th in the NFL. They average 123.7 rushing yards per game, having rushed for 866 this season. The San Francisco 49ers have an average of 369.7 yards gained/match, placing them 13th in the league overall. The San Francisco offense has incurred 540 yards of penalties on 45 infractions, putting them 24th in the NFL in terms of hurting their side. They’ve thrown 5 interceptions while losing 5 fumbles, which means they’ve gotten 80 first downs.

NFL Picks Week 9: San Francisco 49ers Defensive Stats

The 49ers are yielding 24.4 points per game, putting them 22nd in the NFL standings. For the season, San Francisco has given up 890 yards on the ground (127.1 yards per game) and 9 rushing touchdowns. They have given up 11 passing touchdowns and 1,596 yards through the air, which puts them third in the NFL. The 49ers defense has seen action on 439 plays, putting them fifth in the NFL. They have given up 171 total points throughout the season. This season, the San Francisco 49ers have five takeaway (three fumbles and two interceptions).

Who will win the Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers NFL game?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the 49ers +3

Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys

Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-7.5)

Total/Over-Under: 49

The Denver Broncos are 4-4 this season, entering this game. The Football Team was the last opponent for the Broncos, who won 17-10 in their most recent game. Teddy Bridgewater completed 19-of-26 passes for 213 yards and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 109.9, completing the game without throwing an interception. The Broncos’ Melvin Gordon was the team’s top rusher, amassing 10 carries for 47 yards and 4.7 yards per carry.

Tim Patrick had 64 yds on three catches average 21.3 yards per catch and was the team’s leading receiver. The Denver Broncos ran the ball 21 times for a total of 83 yards, or 4.0 yards per carry. On the day, they had 51 plays for a combined 273 yards. The Denver defense surrendered 21 completions on 33 throws for a total of 194 yards with a completion rate of 63.6 percent. The Broncos gave up 182 yards on 33 rushes, which equals 5.5 yards per run allowed in the trenches.

Denver Broncos Offensive Stats

The Broncos have amassed 2,706 yards through eight games this season. Denver has scored 100 first downs as a team and been penalized for 397 yards due to 44 infractions. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Denver has 13 passing touchdowns and four rushing scores. They have coughed up the ball 10 times (6 interceptions and 4 fumbles). The offensive line is where things get interesting. As a unit, they are averaging 103.6 yards rushing this season, placing them 20th in the NFL. The Denver Broncos have scored 19.6 points per game on average when it comes to putting the ball in the endzone.

When it comes to yardage passing, the Broncos have given up 1,799 yards, which puts them in 13th place in the NFL. Through the air, they have given up 224.9 yards per game and a completion percentage of 58.3%. They are giving up 325.8 yards every game which puts them 6th in the NFL during the season. They’ve given up nine passing TDs and six rushing touchdowns this year. This season, the opposition is running for 4.2 yards per carry and 100.9 yards per game on the ground. Overall, they’ve given up 807 yards on the ground in eight games. The Broncos are second in the league when it comes to team defense, giving up 17.1 points per game.

NFL Picks Week 9: Dallas Stats

The Cowboys are 6-1 this season, going into this matchup. The Cowboys won their previous game by a score of 20-16 when they faced the Vikings. Cooper Rush completed 24 of 40 passes for 325 yards with two touchdowns against the Vikings. His quarterback rating was 92.2, and he had one interception while averaging 8.13 yards per pass attempt. Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 50 yards on 16 carries and had 3.1 yards per carry in Sunday’s game against Minnesota.

Amari Cooper was a major target for Dallas, catching 8 passes for 122 yards (15.3 yd/catch). The Cowboys eventually fell, but they were in control for most of the game. Dallas rushed the ball 3.3 yards per attempt and had 78 yards on 24 tries. They amassed 419 yards over 68 plays (6.2 yards per play). The Cowboys surrendered a 71.4 percent completion rate and 215 yards on 15 for 21 passing in their week 8 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Dallas gave up 120 rushing yards on 27 attempts (4.4).

Cowboys Offensive Stats

In terms of the markers being put up on the board, the Cowboys are ranked third in the NFL with 32.1 points per game. For the season, the Cowboys have accumulated 2,120 passing yards while holding an average of 302.9 passing yards per game, putting them third in the league. The Dallas Cowboys’ offense is one of the league’s best, and the team has a strong rushing attack.

They average 150 yards per game on the ground and 1,064 total yards this season. The Dallas Cowboys rank first in the NFL with 454.9 yards gained each game. The Dallas offense has committed 58 penalties for a total of 487 penalty yards, which is good for third in the NFL when it comes to hurting your team. The Cowboys have thrown 5 interceptions and allowed their opponents to recover 4 fumble, while collecting 113 first downs.

NFL Picks Week 9: Dallas Cowboys Defensive Stats

Dallas has given up 618 yards rushing and five touchdowns on the ground this season. They’ve given up 13 passing touchdowns, as well as 278.1 yards every game, putting them 28th in the NFL. They’ve compiled 14 takeaways (3 fumble recoveries and 11 interceptions) this season. They have conceded 162 points throughout the year. The Cowboys’ defense has played out 422 plays, which is second only to the Saints. The team from Dallas are giving up 23.1 points per game, placing them 16th in the NFL.

Who will win the Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys NFL game?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Broncos +7.5

New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers

Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+2.5)

Total/Over-Under: 44.5

The New England Patriots enter the game with a 4-4 record this season. In their most recent game, the Patriots faced the Chargers and won by a final score of 27-24. New England running back Damien Harris had 23 rushes for 80 yards (3.5 ypc), while receiver Nelson Agholor amassed 60 yards on three catches, averaging 20. Mac Jones had a quarterback rate of 70.9 and didn’t throw a interception during the game.

He connected on 18 of 35 passes (48 percent) for 218 yards. In the running game, New England gave up 62 yards on 17 attempts, or 3.6 yards per run allowed. The Patriots gave up 26 pass completions on 42 attempts for 237 yards and a completion percentage of 61.9 percent. For the game, New England ran 75 plays for 352 yards. The Patriots ran the ball 39 times for 141 yards, which equaled an average of 3.6 yds per attempt.

New England Patriots Offensive Stats

In terms of gaining points, the New England Patriots average 25.8 per game. The Patriots are averaging 101.1 yards on the ground, ranking them 22nd in the NFL as a unit. For the season, the Patriots have amassed 2,837 total yards. New England has scored 97 first downs and committed 46 infractions for 444 yards. They’ve given up the ball 12 times (6 interceptions and 6 fumbles). In terms of passing and rushing touchdowns, New England has scored ten through the air and ten via the ground.

The New England Patriots have allowed 1,921 passing yards this season, which puts them 16th in the NFL. They are allowing 240.1 yards through the air and a 60.9 percent completion rate. They have given up 352.9 yards per game, putting them 13th in the NFL. They’ve surrendered 12 passing TDs and 5 rushing touchdowns. Opposing running backs have rushed for just 4.2 yards per carry and 112.8 rushing yards per game this season. They’ve given up 902 yards on the ground in 8 games thus far this year. The Patriots are ranked No. 8 in the NFL in terms of team defense, allowing 20.5 points per game.

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NFL Picks Week 9: Carolina Stats

The Panthers are 4-4 on the season this year. The Panthers won their last game by a final score of 19-13 when they faced the Falcons. Sam Darnold had 129 yards on 13/24 passing with a 69.6 QB rating in the recent game. He didn’t throw any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.38 yards. The best performance came from D.J. Moore, who caught four balls for 59 yards (14.8 ypc).

Chuba Hubbard ran the ball 24 times for 82 yards and 3.4 yards per carry for Carolina during the game. The Panthers had 332 yards of offense and ran 72 plays (4.6 yards per play). Carolina rushed for 4.3 yards per carry, accumulating a total of 203 yards on 47 carries. They gave up 31 rushing attempts for 103 yards (3.3 yards per rush) against the Falcons last Sunday. The Panthers passing defense allowed a completion rate of 70.6 percent, surrendering 199 yards on 24 completions for 34 passes.

Panthers Offensive Stats

The Carolina Panthers have an average of 328.5 yards per game, which puts them 25th in the NFL. They have rushed for 916 yards collectively and are averaging 114.5 rushing yards each contest. The Carolina offense has 393 yards of penalties on 55 infractions, which is seventh in the NFL in terms of committing errors.

They’ve given up 8 interceptions and lost 4 fumbles, yet they’ve managed to gain 92 first downs. This season, the Panthers have 1,712 passing yards and an average of 214.0 throwing yards per game, which puts them 28th in the NFL. When it comes to how many points they score, the Panthers are 22nd in the NFL, averaging 20.6 points per contest.

NFL Picks Week 9: Carolina Panthers Defensive Stats

The Panthers are giving up 19.9 PPG this season, placing them fifth in the NFL. For the year, Carolina has given up 854 rushing yards (106.8 yards/game) and six touchdowns on the ground. After a hot start, the Panthers have cooled dramatically. They’ve given up 12 passing touchdowns and 188.9 yards per game, which has them second in the league. The Carolina Panthers defense has been out there for 470 plays this season, putting them 11th in terms of frequency. They’ve given up 159 total points throughout the year. Their defense has 8 turnovers (2 fumbles and 6 interceptions) this season.

Who will win the New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers NFL game?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Patriots -2.5

Las Vegas Raiders at New York Giants

Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+2.5)

Total/Over-Under: 47.5

The Las Vegas Raiders walk out onto the field with a 5-2 record this season. The Raiders won the previous game, defeating the Eagles 33-22, in their most recent contest. Kenyan Drake led the Raiders’ rushing with 14 rushes for 69 yards (4.9 yds per attempt). By catching 60 yards on 6 receptions, Foster Moreau averaged 10.0 yds per catch. The Raiders’ Derek Carr completed 31 of 34 passes for 323 yards and two touchdowns in the win.

He had a quarterback rating of 113.6 and one interception on the night. The Raiders gave up 135 rushing yards on 32 rushes against the run, which comes out to 4.2 yards per carry allowed. The Las Vegas defense surrendered 18 pass completions on 34 attempts for a total of 223 yards and a completion percentage of 52.9 percent. They had 63 plays and 442 yards in the game. The Las Vegas Raiders ran the ball 29 times and gained 119 yards, or 4.1 yards per carry.

Las Vegas Raiders Offensive Stats

This season, the Raiders have accumulated 2,753 total yards. The Las Vegas offense has scored 94 first downs and committed 53 penalties for 465 yards. In terms of touchdowns via the air and on the ground, Las Vegas has amassed 12 passing and 8 running TDs. They’ve had the ball stripped 5 times (5 picks and 0 fumbles lost). The Raiders’ ground game has been stagnant, and they’ve shown few signs of life in recent weeks. On the whole, they’re averaging 85.4 yards on the ground, which places them 29th in the NFL. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Las Vegas Raiders are at 25.7 points per game.

The Raiders have given up 1,559 yards through the air, putting them in fifth place among NFL teams. They’ve given up 222.7 yards through the air and 64.5 percent of passes completed, which is better than last season. Over the course of this campaign, they’ve allowed 354.0 yards every game. They’ve surrendered 11 air touchdowns as well as 8 rushing TDs this season. For the year, the opposition is averaging 4.6 yards per carry and 131.3 rushing yards each game. Through seven games, they have given up 919 rushing yards. The Raiders are 18th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 23.7 points per game.

NFL Picks Week 9: New York Stats

The Giants step onto the field with a 2-6 regular season record. The Giants suffered a 20-17 defeat against the Chiefs in their most recent game. Daniel Jones’ passer rating was 96.1, and he threw one interception for 222 yards while completing 22 of 32 passes. He averaged 6.94 yards per pass attempt and two touchdowns. In the passing game, John Ross caught 2 passes for 72 yards (36.0 yards per reception).

Devontae Booker carried the ball 15 times for 60 yards and finished with 4.0 yds per carry for New York. The Giants registered 300 yards on 56 plays (5.4 yds per play), winning by a score of 20-17. New York rushed for 3.6 yards per carry and totalled 72 yards on 20 carries. The Giants allowed 17 rushing attempts for 56 yards (3.3 yards per rush). The pass defense gave up a completion rate of 48.7 percent, allowing 117 yards on 19 completions for 39 passing.

Giants Offensive Stats

The Giants are 24th in the NFL when it comes to scoring points, with an average of 19.5 per game. New York Giants have thrown for 2,052 yards throughout the course of this campaign, good for 12th in the entire NFL. They average 256.5 yards per contest. According to ESPN, they average 89.3 rushing yards per game and have carried the ball for 714 yards thus far this season. The New York Giants average 345.8 yards per game, placing them 20th in the league. The offense has 54 penalties for 430 yards, which is 9th in the NFL when it comes to giving up free yardage. They’ve given up 7 picks while allowing opponents to recover three fumbles, and they’ve recorded 103 first downs.

NFL Picks Week 9: New York Giants Defensive Stats

For the season, New York has allowed 986 rushing yards (123.3 per game) and seven touchdowns on the ground. They’ve given up 15 passing touchdowns and 245.4 yards per game, putting them 17th in the league. The Giants surrendered 11 turnovers (4 fumbles and 7 interceptions) this season. They have given up 200 points in total. The defense has been on the field for 538 snaps this season, putting them 29th in the NFL. The New York Giants are giving up 25.0 points per game, putting them 23rd in the league.

Who will win the Las Vegas Raiders at New York Giants NFL game?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Raiders -2.5

Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins

Odds/Point Spread: Dolphins (-7)

Total/Over-Under: 45.5

The Houston Texans are 1-7 this season, having lost their most recent game by a final of 38-22 against the Los Angeles Rams. Davis Mills connected on 29 passes of 38 attempts for 310 yards and two touchdowns, resulting in a 106.2 quarterback rating. He was intercepted once during the game, leaving him with only one pick. Brandin Cooks’ 83 yards on 6 catches was the most by an individual receiver.

Rex Burkhead was Houston’s leading rusher with 4 tucks for 21 yds (5.3 yards per attempt). The final whistle was blown, and they ran 58 plays for a total of 323 yards. The Houston Texans ran the ball 14 times for a total of 44 yards, good for 3.1 yards per carry. The Texans yielded 172 rushing yards on 37 attempts for a total of 4.6 per run. Houston gave up 20 completions on 28 tries for a total of 225 yards with a completion rate of 71.4 percent.

Houston Texans Offensive Stats

This season, the Texans have recorded 2,249 yards. Houston has 78 first downs and has been penalized for 57 infractions that have resulted in 492 yards. The Texans have scored 10 passing and 4 rushing touchdowns this season. They’ve handed the ball to the other team 12 times (8 interceptions and 4 fumbles). The Houston Texans score 14.9 points per game when it comes to putting the ball into the endzone. And offensively they have an average of 76.1 yards in the run game, which is 31st in the league.

This season, the Texans are 31st in the NFL when it comes to opposing offenses allowing 30.1 points per game. They allow 4.8 yards on each rushing attempt and 148.1 rushing yards every match this year. Overall, they’ve given up 1,185 rushing yards in eight games. The Texans have allowed 2,026 yards through the air, putting them 23rd in the NFL. Through the air, they’ve given up 253.3 yards per game and a completion percentage of 67.1 percent. Overall, they have allowed 401.4 yards per game, ranking them 30th in the NFL. They’ve given up 15 air scores, as well as 14 via the ground.

NFL Picks Week 9: Miami Stats

The Dolphins are 1-7 this season, heading into their game against the Texans. Miami Dolphins suffered a 26-11 loss to the Bills in their most recent game. The Dolphins’ Myles Gaskin ran the ball 12 times for 36 yards, with 3.0 yards per attempt in the contest against Buffalo. For Miami, DeVante Parker was one of the prominent targets, catching 8 passes for 85 yards (10.6 yards per reception).

Tua Tagovailoa completed 21 of 39 passes for 205 yards with an interception. His QB rating was 58.2. The Dolphins allowed a season-high 22 carries for 72 yards (3.3 ypc). The defensive unit gave up a completion rate of 62.5 percent, allowing 325 yards on 25 completions out of 40 attempts. The Dolphins put up a total of 262 yards in the win, with 64 plays (4.1 yards per play). Miami rushed for 3.0 yds every time it had the ball, accumulating 68 yards on 23 attempts.

Dolphins Offensive Stats

The Dolphins are 28th in the NFL, averaging 17.3 points per game, with their offensive production. The Miami Dolphins are currently 1,786 yards into their season. They average 223.3 passing yards per game so far this campaign, putting them 25th among all NFL teams. The Dolphins average 78.6 yards on the ground per game, with 629 rushing yards altogether. The team from Miami have an average of 301.9 yard/outing and rank 30th in the NFL. The offense has accumulated 405 yards of penalties on 54 infractions, which places it 10th in the NFL in terms of allowing free yardage. They’ve generated 7 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 6 fumbles, which has resulted in 99 first downs.

NFL Picks Week 9: Miami Dolphins Defensive Stats

The Miami Dolphins are giving up 29.1 points per game, putting them 29th in the NFL. For the year, Miami has given up 926 yards on the ground (115.8 yd/game) and nine touchdowns by ground. They’ve given up 17 touchdowns through the air and 291.1 yards on average, putting them 31st in the league in both categories. The Dolphins’ defense has played 544 snaps, which is 31st in the league. This season, Miami Dolphins opponents have scored 233 points. This year, they’ve already had 9 turnovers (6 fumbles and 3 interceptions).

Who will win the Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins NFL game?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Texans +7