Washington vs New England Patriots 08/12/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Washington vs New England Patriots 08/12/2021 – The long wait is finally over as the first NFL 2021-22 preseason action will take place between the Washington Football Team and New England Patriots. Both teams will kick off from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. This season is expected to be better and bigger with an extra game for every team. Washington Football Team clinched the NFC East Division title last season after winning the most number of games. As for the Patriots, they remained at the third spot in the AFC East and failed to make it to the playoffs.
Washington vs New England Patriots 08/12/2021
Washington won a total of seven games last season and dropped nine in return. They managed to stay ahead of the Giants and the Cowboys who were trailing behind by just one game. Head coach Ron Rivera will continue his leadership for the second year. With three quarterbacks on their team last season, they will turn towards Ryan Fitzpatrick to lead in the upcoming season. Running back Antonio Gibson recorded 11 TDs while wide receiver Terry McLaurin recorded 1118 receiving yards in total.
Players to watch: Alex Smith QB (GP 8, CMP 168, ATT 252, CMP% 66.7, YDS 1582, AVG 6.3, YDS/G 198.1, LNG 68, TD 6, INT 8, SACK 22, SYL 139, RTG 78.5), Antonio Gibson RB (GP 14, ATT 170, YDS 795, AVG 4.7, LNG 40, BIG 5, TD 11, YDS/G 56.8, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 40), Terry McLaurin WR (GP 15, REC 87, TGTS 134, YDS 1118, AVG 12.9, TD 4, LNG 68, BIG 17, YDS/G 74.5, FUM 1, LST 1, YAC 490, FD 51).
New England Patriots
The Patriots are coming off a disappointing season after finishing third. New England will hope for a better season as they look to move ahead from their 7-9 record. Quarterback Cam Newton recorded only eight TDs in 15 games. New England will look towards newly acquired Mac Jones from Alabama in their number 15 draft pick. The Patriots have made several changes to their squad including wide receiver Kendrick Bourne, tight end Hunter Henry, and Jonnu Smith. Nelson Agholor will also take the field as their wide receiver. Running back Damien Harris is expected to cross more than his 691 yards from last season.
Players to watch: Cam Newton QB (GP 15, CMP 242, ATT 368, CMP% 65.8, YDS 2657, AVG 7.2, YDS/G 218.9, LNG 50, TD 8, INT 10, SACK 31, SYL 195, RTG 82.9), Damien Harris RB GP 10, ATT 137, YDS 691, AVG 5, LNG 41, BIG 4, TD 2, YDS/G 69.1, FUM 1, LST 0, FD 30), Jakobi Meyers WR GP 14, REC 59, TGTS 81, YDS 729, AVG 12.4, TD 0, LNG 35, BIG 11, YDS/G 52.1, FUM 1, LST 1, YAC 224, FD 37).
Washington vs New England Patriots Betting Numbers
Washington are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
New England Patriots
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New England’s last 8 games.
Washington vs New England Patriots Betting Picks
The online sportsbook for the NFL has predicted the Washington Football Team to win this game with their intact and powerful squad from last season. The Patriots have new players on the line and they will need a couple of games to adjust to their positions.