Here are OddsFanatic’s 2021 NFL Betting Tips Week 4 for you!
Odds/Point Spread: Dolphins (-1.5)
The Indianapolis Colts are 0-3 for the season going into this game. The Colts lost to the Titans by a score of 25-16 in their most recent game. Carson Wentz completed 19 of 37 passes for 194 yards. He had a QB rating of 66.7 and didn’t throw any interceptions during the game. By accumulating 68 yards on 6 catches, Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. averaged 11.3 yards per catch.
The Colts’ leading rusher was Jonathan Taylor, who had 10 rushes for 64 yards (6.4 yards per attempt). They generated a total of 265 yards in the game, with 57 plays. The Indianapolis Colts rushed 18 times for 87 yards, which translated to 4.8 yards per carry. On the ground, the Colts allowed 180 yards in 37 tries, which comes out to 4.9 yards per carry surrendered. Indianapolis gave up 18 completions on 27 passes for a total of 188 yards and a completion percentage of 66.7 percent.
The Indianapolis Colts average 18.7 points per game in getting into the endzone. Indianapolis’ ground game is averaging 103.0 yards per game, which is 19th in the NFL as a whole. This season, the Colts have amassed 955 total yards. The Colts have 35 1st downs as an offense and have been penalized 9 times for 107 yards. They’ve surrendered three interceptions and a fumble in this game. Indianapolis has scored three passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown thus far in the season. The Colts are giving up 26.7 points per game to their opponents, which is 22nd in the NFL.
They’ve given up 4.5 yards on every rushing attempt and 140.3 rushing yards per game this season. In three matchups this season, they’ve given up 421 yards on the ground. The Colts have allowed 699 yards thus far, which puts them 12th in the NFL. They’re allowing 233.0 yards per game through the air and surrendering 68.8 percent completions on average. During the campaign, they have given 373.3 yards in each game, which lands them 18th in the NFL. They’ve given up 9 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing touchdown in the current NFL season.
The Dolphins enter this game with a 1-2 record in the 2021 NFL season. In their last game, the Dolphins suffered a loss by a final score of 31-28, when they played against the Raiders. Miami’s Myles Gaskin rushed the ball 13 times for a 65-yard average and five yards per carry in the 31-28 loss to Las Vegas. The Miami Dolphins’ Mike Gesicki was utilized in the passing game, catching 10 passes for 86 yards (8.6 yards per reception).
Jacoby Brissett threw for 215 yards and 32 completions on 49 attempts with a 74.8 percent completion rate. He didn’t throw any interceptions, and his longest connection was 27 yards long. Miami allowed 35 rushes for 140 yards (4.0 yds per carry) against the Raiders. The Dolphins’ pass defense gave up a 60.5% completion percentage, allowing 357 yards on 26 completions in 43 attempts. The Dolphins finished with 330 yards and ran 78 plays (4.2 yards per play). Miami ran for 4.9 yards per carry in the win, gaining 133 yards on 27 attempts.
The Miami Dolphins are averaging 268.3 yards per game, placing them 29th among all NFL teams. They have an average of 92.7 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 278 this season. In terms of assisting the opposition, the Miami offense has 179 penalty yards on 22 infractions, which is eighth in the NFL. They’ve committed 2 interceptions while allowing their opponents to recover 2 fumbles, and they’ve accumulated 31 first downs. The Dolphins have attempted 527 passes, accumulating an average of 175.7 passing yards per game this season, putting them 29th in the NFL. In terms of their offensive capacity to score points, the Dolphins rank 30th in the NFL, scoring an average of 15.0 points per game.
The Miami Dolphins are giving up 27.3 points per game, which puts them 23rd in the NFL. For the season, Miami has given up 408 rushing yards (136.0 yard per game) and four rushing touchdowns. The Dolphins have given up five passing touchdowns, as well as 265.3 yards/game through the pass, placing them 19th in the NFL. Miami’s defense has been on the field for 215 plays, putting them 30th in the league. They’ve given up an average of 82 points per game this season. On the year, they have 5 turnovers (3 fumbles recovered and 2 interceptions).
Who will win the Indianapolis Colts/Miami Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Dolphins -1.5
Odds/Point Spread: Vikings (+1.5)
The Cleveland Browns are 2-1 for the season. The Browns beat the Bears 26-6 in their most recent game. Baker Mayfield completed 19 of 31 passes for 246 yards and one TD. He had a quarterback rating of 97, didn’t throw an interception. Kareem Hunt recorded an average of 12.3 yards per catch and 74 yards on 6 catches, demonstrating that he’s a deep threat for the Browns.
The Browns’ running back, Nick Chubb, had 22 rushes for 84 yards (3.8 yards per attempt) and was the team’s rushing leader. Cleveland ran 78 plays for a total of 418 yards after the final whistle had blown. The Browns ran 42 times for a total of 215 yards, which came out to 5.1 yards per attempt. The defense allowed 46 yards on 13 rushes for an average of 3.5 yards per attempt against the run. On 20 tries, the Browns allowed 6 completions for a total of 1 yards and a completion percentage of 30%.
The Cleveland Browns average 28.7 points per game in the National Football League. The Team is ranked 2nd in the Football League in rushing, averaging 174.7 yards per game as a team. The Browns have accumulated 1,230 yards through the air and on the ground this season. They have 37 first downs as an offense and have been penalized for a total of 190 yards due to 17 infractions. They’ve given up the ball four times, with two interceptions and two fumbles. When it comes to getting into the end zone, Cleveland has scored two passing touchdowns and eight rushing touchdowns. The Browns have given up 545 yards passing through the pass, which puts them in fifth in the NFL.
They’ve surrendered 183.7 yards through the air and have a completion percentage of 60%. In terms of total yardage, they’re giving up 248.7 yards per game, which puts them in the third place of the NFL. They have given up 5 touchdowns via the pass and 2 touchdowns via the running game. The defense allowed teams to rush for an average of 3.1 yards per attempt and 67.0 on the ground over the season’s first three NFL weeks. In three games since the start of the NFL season, they have given up 201 yards on the ground. The Browns are in eighth place in the NFL when it comes to team defense, allowing 20.0 points per game.
The Vikings are 1-2 this season. The Vikings won their most recent game, defeating the Seahawks by a final score of 30-17, in their last game. Kirk Cousins threw for 323 yards and 30 completions on 38 attempts with 3 touchdowns in the Browns’ 30-17 victory over the Seahawks. His QB rating was 128.4, he didn’t throw any interceptions, and his longest pass was 28 yards long.
Justin Jefferson had the finest day for the Vikings in terms of catching, catching 9 passes for 118 yards (13.1 yds per catch). Minnesota’s running back, Alexander Mattison, rushed 26 times for 112 yards and 4.3 yds per carry in the contest. The Vikings accumulated 453 yards in the game, ran 73 plays (6.2 yards per play). On Sunday, Minnesota ran for 4.1 yards per carry and racked up 140 yards on 34 carries. Minnesota allowed 18 rushing attempts for 106 yards. The Vikings surrendered a completion rate of 71.9 percent, allowing 283 yards on 23 out of 32 passing.
The Minnesota Vikings average 425 yards per game, which puts them third in the NFL. They average 128.0 yards per game on the ground, and this season they’ve rushed 384 yards. The Minnesota offense has committed a total of 172 yards in penalties on 19 infractions, putting them 19th in the league when it comes to weakening their team. They’ve thrown zero interceptions while giving up one fumble, and they’ve been able to score 46 first downs. Over the season thus far, the Vikings have thrown for 891 yards and averaged 297.0 passing yards per game, putting them in 7th place in football. The Vikings rank eighth in the NFL in terms of point scoring with an average of 29.0 points per game.
The Vikings are surrendering 26.0 points per game, putting them 20th in the league. Minnesota has allowed 358 rushing yards (119.3 yds/game) and three rushing touchdowns this season. They’ve given up six passing touchdowns and 290.3 yards/game, putting them 27th in the NFL. The Vikings defense has played 180 games, which is ninth in the league. They have allowed 78 points this season. This year, they’ve had two turnovers (two interceptions).
Who will win the Cleveland Browns/Minnesota Vikings NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Browns -1.5
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-5.5)
The Carolina Panthers are 3-0 for the year this season. In their most recent game, the Panthers beat the Texans by a final score of 24-9. Chuba Hubbard carried the ball 11 times for 52 yards for Chuba (4.7 yds per attempt). D.J. Moore had an average of 15.8 yards per reception, putting up a total of 126 yards on 8 catches during the game. Sam Darnold completed 23 of 34 passes for 304 yards. His QB rating was 95.7, and he didn’t throw any picks in the game.
The Panthers allowed 42 yards on 17 running plays, which is an average of 2.5 yards per carry surrendered. Carolina gave up 19 completions on 28 attempts for 151 yards, a pass completion rate of 67.9 percent. Overall, they ran 70 plays for a total of 407 yards. The Panthers ran the ball 33 times for 117 yards, averaging 3.5 per tote.
In terms of earning points, the Carolina Panthers average 23.0 per game. They rank 12th in the NFL, averaging 107.7 yards on the ground defensively. Carolina has 1,177 total yards this season. The Panthers have scored 47 first downs as a unit and collected 19 fouls for 151 yards. They’ve given up the football twice (once on a pick and once due to a fumble). Carolina has scored three touchdowns through the air and five touchdowns on the ground with regard to getting the ball in the endzone. The Panthers are ranked second in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 10 points per game.
They’re allowing teams to rush for roughly 2.6 yards every time they attempt a carry and 45.0 yards on average per game this year. Through three games this season, they’ve given up 135 rushing yards. The Panthers have given up 438 yards in the passing game, which has them ranked first in the NFL. They’ve given up 146 yards per game on average through the pass, as well as a completion percentage of 57.5%. Carolina Panthers are currently surrendering 191 yards per contest, putting them first in the NFL. They’ve given up three passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown.
For this week’s game, the Cowboys come in with a 2-1 record for the season. The Cowboys won their previous game by a score of 41-21 when they faced off against the Eagles. Dallas’ Ezekiel Elliott had 17 runs for 95 yards and a 5.6-yard average. Dalton Schultz was one of the Cowboys’ most targeted players, catching 6 footballs for 80 yards (13.3 yds per catch). Dak Prescott threw for a season-high three touchdowns. He completed 21 of 26 passes for 238 yards and had a 143.3 quarterback rating.
He didn’t throw any interceptions and his longest pass completion was 44 yards long. Dallas allowed 12 rushing attempts for 64 yards (5.3 yds gained on each rush). The Cowboys’ pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 64.1 percent, with 303 yards given up on 25 out of 39 passes. Dallas amassed 380 yards in the game and ran 71 plays (5.4 yards per play). On the whole, Dallas Cowboys had a 3.9-yard average on rushes and finished with 160 yards on 41 attempts.
The Dallas Cowboys have an average of 416.7 yards per game, which has them ranked 5th in the NFL. They’ve given up an average of 139.3 rushing yards this season and 478 through the air. The Dallas offense has amassed 168 yards in penalties on 20 infractions, which is 16th in the NFL in terms of helping the opposing team. They’ve given up two interceptions and one fumble, while recording 48 first downs. The Dallas Cowboys have 832 passing yards and 277.3 throwing yards per game, putting them 10th in the NFL through 3 weeks this season. In terms of how many points they score, the Cowboys are currently ranked 7th in the NFL, with an average of 30.0 points per game.
The Cowboys are giving up 23.0 points per game, putting them 13th in the NFL. Dallas has allowed a total of 211 rushing yards (70.3 per game) but hasn’t yet surrendered a rushing touchdown. They’ve given up seven passing touchdowns and 331.7 yards through the air every game, putting them in 31st place out of all teams. The Cowboys’ defense has faced 179 plays, putting them in the top 10 in the NFL. This season, they have already conceded 69 points. Based on the defensive takeaways above, their defense has had 8 (2 fumbles and 6 interceptions) this season.
Who will win the Carolina Panthers/Dallas Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Panthers +5.5
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-1)
The Baltimore Ravens enter this match with a 2-1 record this season. The Ravens stepped onto the field against the Lions last week and prevailed with a final of 19-17. Lamar Jackson threw for 287 yards and one touchdown. He completed 16 of 31 passes for a QB rating of 81 and was intercepted once. The same player had the Ravens’ best rusher with seven attempts for 58 yards (8.3 yards per carry). By catching 5 passes for 109 yards, Mark Andrews averaged 21.8 yards per catch.
The Baltimore Ravens ran the ball 22 times and gained 116 yards, which came out to an average of 5.3 per attempt. They had 57 plays after the final whistle, for a total of 387 yards. On the other hand, the Ravens completed 22 of his 31 pass attempts for 192 yards and a completion percentage of 71.0 percent. Baltimore allowed 93 yards on 27 attempts. 3.4 yards per run given up is an excellent mark for a defense that is just sound against the rush in this NFL season so far.
The Ravens have 1,274 total yards this season. Baltimore has 32 first downs offensively and has committed 19 penalties for 195 yards. Baltimore quarterbacks have thrown for three air touchdowns and rushed for five rushing touchdowns this season. The Ravens have given up the ball five times (three interceptions and two fumbles). They average 185.3 yards rushing as a team, which puts them first in the NFL. In terms of scoring points, the Baltimore Ravens have an average of 27.3 per game.
The Ravens have given up 944 yards through the air, which has them 30th in the league. Through the air, they are yielding 314.7 yards per game and allowing a 67.8 percent completion rate. They’ve given up 393.7 yards per game, which has them ranked 24th in the NFL. Baltimore have given up five touchdowns through the air, as well as five on the ground. The Ravens have given up 3.5 yards per rushing attempt and 79.0 yards on the ground every game this season. Overall, they have given up 237 ground yards in three games. The Ravens are ranked 26th in the NFL when it comes to opposing teams’ scoring, giving up 28.3 points per game.
The Broncos are 3-0 on the season and have won their last three games. The Broncos defeated Jets by a final of 26-0 in their most recent encounter. Teddy Bridgewater completed 19 of 25 passes for 235 yards and had a 104.6 quarterback rating. He didn’t throw any interceptions and his longest pass was 31 yards long. Melvin Gordon rushed the ball 18 times for 61 yards and three touchdowns in Denver’s victory.
The Broncos’ wide receiver Tim Patrick was targeted five times, catching all of his passes for 98 yards (19.6 yds per catch). Denver rushed for 3.3 yards per carry and gained 121 yards on 37 runs. The Broncos registered a total of 344 yards during the contest (64 plays, 5.4 yds per play). Denver’s secondary allowed a completion percentage of 54.3 percent, giving up 119 yards on 19 out of 35 passes. The Broncos gave up 43 rushing yards on 13 rushes (3.3 yds per rush).
The Broncos are ranked 12th in the NFL, averaging 25.3 points per game. They rank 12th in the league with 780 yards through the air and 260.0 per game, which is good for first in their division. The team is averaging 127.3 yards on the ground each game and has run for 382 total yards. The Denver Broncos average 387.3 yards per game, putting them 14th in the NFL. The offense has committed 202 penalty yards on 21 infractions, placing them 9th in the league in terms of assisting the opposition. They have thrown zero interceptions while losing two fumbles and gaining 38 first downs.
The Broncos have given up 178 yards on the ground (59.3 yards per game) in addition to one touchdown through the ground attack this season. Through the air, they’ve given up just two touchdowns and 162.3 yards/game, placing them third in the NFL. On the season, the team has recorded five takeaways (one fumble and four interceptions). In total this year, they’ve conceded 26 points. Denver’s defense played 162 snaps, which is third in the league. The Broncos are giving up 8.7 points per game, which puts them first in the league.
Who will win the Baltimore Ravens/Denver Broncos NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Ravens +1
Odds/Point Spread: 49ers (-2.5)
The Seattle Seahawks are 1-2 on the season. The Seahawks lost their most recent game, against Minnesota, by a final of 30-17. Russell Wilson completed 23 of 32 passes for 298 yards and a touchdown in the game. He had a passer rating of 111.2 and did not throw a interception during the contest. On 6 receptions for 107 receiving yards, D.K. Metcalf averaged 17.8 yds per catch.
The Seahawks’ running back, Chris Carson, rushed for 12 carries for 80 yards and a 6.7-yard average (6.7 rushing yard per carry). In the game, they rushed for 389 yards on 52 plays. The Seattle Seahawks ran the ball 18 times for 106 yards, which averages out to 5.9 yards per attempt. The Seahawks gave up 140 yards on 34 rushes, or 4.1 yards per carry, against the rush. On 38 attempts for 313 yards, the Seahawks completed 30 pass completions for a completion percentage of 78.9 percent.
The Seahawks have accumulated 1,167 total yards this season. The team has earned 36 first downs as a unit and been penalized 21 times for 188 yards. When it comes to scoring TDs via the air, Seattle has received 7 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns. The Seattle Seahawks have thrown the ball 1 time (one fumble). As a team, they average 107.7 rushing yards, which puts them 11th in the NFL. They average 25.0 points per game when it comes to gaining points. The Seahawks have the 21st-best team defense in the league, allowing 26.3 points per game.
The Seahawks are giving up 4.5 yards on average per carry and 155.0 rushing yards on average each game this season. They’ve given up 465 rushing yards in three games this season. When discussing yards through the pass, the Seahawks have given up 856 yards, putting them 26th in the league. They’ve given up 285.3 yards through the air and gotten 70.7 percent of their passes completed. Overall, they have generated 440.3 yards per game, putting them 32nd in the NFL. Their quarterbacks have thrown five touchdown passes and three rushing touchdowns.
The 49ers are 2-1 so far this season. The last time the 49ers played, they suffered a 30-28 defeat against the Packers. With a 25/40 passing rate for 257 yards, Jimmy Garoppolo had a passer rating of 87.2 after the game. He threw one interception and his longest completion went for 39 yards. The 49ers targeted George Kittle 9 times, catching 7 of them for 92 yards (13.1 yards per catch). San Francisco’s Trey Sermon rushed the ball 10 times for 31 yards, averaging 3.1 yards per carry in his week 3 game with the team.
The 49ers finished the game with a total of 298 yards while running 65 plays (4.6 yds per play). San Francisco ran for 3.2 yards per carry and amassed 67 total rushing yards on 21 attempts. The 49ers gave up 25 rushing attempts for 100 yards (4.0 yds per carry) in their game against the Packers on Sunday. San Francisco’s passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 69.7 percent, giving up 253 yards on 23 of 33 passes.
In terms of their offensive performance, the San Francisco 49ers are ranked 9th among all teams in the NFL with an average of 28.7 points per game. For the year, the 49ers have 731 passing yards and an average of 243.7 passing yards per game, putting them 16th in the NFL. They average 105.0 rushing yards per game and have run for 315 in 2021 NFL season. The 49ers rank 19th in the NFL with 348.7 yards gained on average per game. The San Francisco offense has accumulated 225 yards of penalties on 16 infractions, putting them 28th in the league in terms of putting your team at a disadvantage. They have given away 1 pick while surrendering 3 fumbles and yet they have been able to gain 37 first downs.
For the season, the 49ers have given up 369 rushing yards (122.3 yards per game) and three TDs on the ground. The 49ers have given up 5 passing touchdowns and 248.0 yards/game this season, placing them 16th in the NFL. San Francisco have had one takeaway (one interception) throughout the season. They’ve given up 74 points this year. The 49ers defense have run a total of 198 plays, which is 23rd in the NFL. They are yielding 24.7 points per game, putting them 16th in the NFL.
Who will win the Seattle Seahawks/San Francisco 49ers NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the 49ers -2.5
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+7.5)
The Kansas City Chiefs are 1-2 on the season. In their most recent game, the Chiefs lost to the Chargers by a score of 30-24. The Chiefs’ offense was led by Clyde Edwards-Helaire, who rushed for 100 yards on 17 carries (5.9 yds per attempt). By catching seven passes for 104 yards, Kansas City’s Travis Kelce had an average of 14.9 yards per catch. Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes passed for three touchdowns and 260 yards while completing 27 of 44 passes.
He finished the game with two interceptions and had a quarterback rate of 81.6. The Chiefs gave up 77 yards on 22 runs against the run, which equals 3.5 yards allowed per carry. Kansas City gave up 26 pass completions on 38 tries for 275 yards and a completion rate of 68.4 percent. They advanced for 437 yards in 76 plays when the final whistle had blown. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball 30 times for a total of 186 yards and an average of 6.2 yards per carry, which is why they have one of the better offenses in the league.
The Chiefs have accumulated 1,239 total yards this season. Kansas City has scored 52 offensive first downs and been penalized for 16 infractions for 138 receiving yards. With regard to getting in the endzone Kansas City has scored nine passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns thus far. They’ve given up six turnovers (three picks and three fumbles). Kansas City rank 14th in the NFL with an average of 107.0 rushing yards allowed per game. The Chiefs have scored 30.7 points per game in the end zone this season. In terms of team defense the Chiefs are 31st in the NFL, allowing 31.7 points per game.
Over the long run, they’re giving up 5.4 yards per rushing attempt and 160.3 yards on the ground each game. In three games this season, they’ve given up 481 yards through the ground game. In terms of yards through the pass, Kansas City has allowed 809 and is tied for 23rd in the league. They’ve given up 269.7 yards per game through the air, with a completion percentage of 70.7 percent. They’re giving up 430.0 yards per game, which puts them 30th in the league. The Kansas City Chiefs have given up five passing scores and seven rushing touchdowns.
The Eagles have a 1-2 record this season. The Eagles’ last game resulted in a 41-21 defeat against the Cowboys, their second loss of the season. Jalen Hurts completed 25 of 39 passes for 326 yards and two touchdowns, with an 86.1 quarterback rating. He threw two interceptions and his longest completion was 41 yards long. He also rushed the ball 9 times for 35 yards and finished with 3.9 yards per carry.
Jalen Reagor caught 5 passes for 53 yards in the Eagles’ passing attack (10.6 yds per reception). The Eagles gained 5.3 yards per carry in Sunday’s loss to Dallas Cowboys, finishing with 64 yards on 12 carries. Philadelphia finished the game with 367 yards and 53 plays in 60 minutes (6.9 yds per play). The Eagles’ pass defense gave up an 80.8 percent completion rate, allowing 220 yards on 21 of 26 passes. Philadelphia surrendered 41 rushing attempts for 160 yards (3.9 yards per carry).
The Eagles rank 23rd in the NFL with 21.3 PPG, when it comes to being able to gain points. During the season thus far, the Eagles have 741 passing yards and 247.0 passing yards per game, putting them 15th in terms of both categories among all NFL teams. The Philadelphia Eagles have a rushing offense that averages 129.3 yards per game, with 388 total rushing yards this season. They rank 16th in football with an average of 376.3 yards per game. The Eagles’ offense has given up 232 penalty yards on 35 infractions, which is best in the league in terms of surrendering free yardage. They’ve given up two interceptions and zero fumbles, and they’ve scored 31 first downs.
The Eagles have given up 401 rushing yards (133.7 y/g) and three touchdowns on the ground in 3 games this season. Philadelphia are allowing opponents to score four touchdowns through the air while giving up 181.7 yards/game, which puts them in sixth place in the NFL. They’ve forced one takeaway (1 fumble recovery) and this year, they’ve given up 64 points in total. The Eagles’ defense has been on the field for 203 plays, placing them 25th in the NFL. The Philadelphia Eagles are giving up 21.3 points per game, placing them 10th in the NFL.
Who will win the Kansas City Chiefs/Philadelphia Eagles NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Eagles +7.5