Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders 11/03/2019 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders 11/03/2019 – The Detroit Lions (3-3-1) are going to pounce on the Oakland Raiders (3-4) in a highly-anticipated matchup. The Raiders are favored by the foremost online betting site with -1.5 and an over/under of 51. It’s a surprising trend brought about by the Raiders’ recent almost-win versus the Houston Texans.
Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders 11/03/2019
The Lions tore at the New York Giants and came away with a 31-26 win. QB Matthew Stafford put in an MVP-worthy performance. His record of 25/32 with 342 passing yards was the foundation of the Lions offense. He chucked in 3 touchdowns and a pick. Tra Carson also racked up respectable figures, taking charge of 12 carries that earned the team 34 yards. Kenny Golladay was the leader in receptions, helping the team gain 123 yards on 6 catches.
The Lions turned to the rush tactic for good reason. They ran for 25 times out of 61 plays. The variability of their tactics is a bright spot in their otherwise normal team. The Lions gained a total of 375 yards as opposed to their 291 yards. Yardage gain is a good indicator of victory of defeat in this game.
The Detriot Lions are smack in the middle of the NFL rankings. They’re able to adapt to their opponent at a moment’s notice. Their defense was also average at best. They should preferably improve their game a bit more if they’re aiming for an increased ranking comeback.
Players to watch: M. Stafford QB 7 GP 161 CMP 250 ATT 64.4 CMP% 2093 YDS 8.4 AVG 307.6 YDS/G 66 LNG 16 TD 4 INT 16 SACK ; K. Johnson RB 6 GP 92 ATT 308 YDS 3.3 AVG 14 LNG 0 BIG 2 TDS 51.3 YDS/G 1 FUM 1 LST 16 FD ; J.D. McKissic RB 7 GP 16 ATT 108 YDS 6.8 AVG 44 LNG 2 BIG 0 TDS 15.4 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 3 FD ; K. Golladay WR 7 GP 31 REC 55 TGTS 508 YDS 16.4 AVG 6 TD 66 LNG 8 BIG 72.6 YDS/G 1 FUM 1 LST ;
The Raiders are suffering from a 27-24 disappointment versus the Houston Texans. They’re out for blood, and they want to put their win: loss ratio to a positive level. QB Derek Carr showed no signs of letting up on the offense. He went 18/30 with 285 passing yards and 3 TDs. Josh Jacobs supported his efforts with 15 carries totaling 66 yards. Tyrell Williams provided airborne support by receiving 3 catches for a whopping 91 yards.
The Raiders rushed 23 times out of 53 plays. Their yardage again was pegged at 378 yards, as compared to their opponents’ 388 yards. The team implemented minimal defensive measures, allowing the opponent to take advantage of a 69% throwing completion rate.
The Raiders need some serious training and re-coaching to turn them into dedicated scoring machines. Tightening up their defense may also be a necessity especially against higher-ranked teams. They should have an answer for every tactic thrown against their standard plays.
Players to watch: D. Carr QB 7 GP 158 CMP 219 ATT 72.1 CMP% 1695 YDS 7.7 AVG 246 YDS/G 65 LNG 11 TD 4 INT 8 SACK ; J. Jacobs RB 7 GP 124 ATT 620 YDS 5 AVG 51 LNG 5 BIG 4 TDS 88.6 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 30 FD ; D. Washington RB 7 GP 34 ATT 126 YDS 3.7 AVG 8 LNG 0 BIG 1 TDS 18 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 8 FD ; D. Waller TE 7 GP 46 REC 58 TGTS 496 YDS 10.8 AVG 3 TD 48 LNG 3 BIG 70.9 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST ;
Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders Betting Numbers
Lions are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games.
Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders Betting Picks
The Raiders will rally to a 22.5 versus 30.4 winning scorecard. Their score will cover the spread with a total going over. Online betting games are really a great way to test statistical accuracy!