Here are OddsFanatic’s 2021 NFL Betting Tips Week 9 for you!
Odds/Point Spread: Colts (-14.5)
The New York Jets are 2-5 on the year. The Jets went to the field against the Cincinnati Bengals in their most recent game, which they won by a score of 34-31. Mike White hit 37 of 45 targets for 405 yards with three touchdowns. He had a passer rating of 107.9 and was intercepted twice in the game. Jamison Crowder had an average of 10.5 yards per reception this week, with 84 receiving yards on eight catches.
The Jets’ Michael Carter was the rushing king with 15 rushes for 77 yards (5.1 ypc). They had 78 plays that resulted in 511 yards, when the game was over. The Jets rushed the ball 27 times for 97 yards, obtaining an average of 3.6 yds per attempt. New York gave up 148 yards on 32 rushes in the battle of the line of scrimmage, which is 4.6 yards per rush allowed on average. The New York Jets’ defense gave up 28 completions on 41 passes for a total of 403 yards and a 68.3% completion rate.
The Jets have accumulated 2,145 total yards this season. The team has 82 first downs offensively and has been penalized for 48 infractions for 395 yards. New York has scored eight passing and five rushing touchdowns this season, more than any other team.
They’ve surrendered 15 turnovers (13 interceptions and two fumbles) thus far this season. The running game as a whole has them sitting 32nd in the league, with an average of 75.6 yards per game in the run game. The New York Jets have an average of 16.3 PPG on their way to scoring 16 or more points five times this season.
The Jets rank 30th in the NFL in team defense, giving up 29.4 points per game. For the season, they are allowing 4.0 yards per carry and 115.1 rushing yards each week. The Jets have given up 1,927 passing yards and 806 rushing yards through seven games.
They have allowed 1,927 passing yards, putting them in 17th place in the NFL. New York have given up 275.3 yards and 68.2 percent of their completions through the air this season. For the season, they are giving out 390.4 yards per game, putting them 28th in the NFL. They’ve also given up 10 air touchdowns and 12 rushing TDs this 2021 NFL season.
The Indianapolis Colts have a record of 3-5 for the current season. The Colts took a loss in their most recent game, losing by a final score of 34-31 when they faced the Tennessee Titans. Carson Wentz (3 touchdowns) had 231 yards on 27 of 51 passing, with a 68.3 percent completion rate. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 4.53 yards. Indianapolis’ Jonathan Taylor rushed for 70 yards with an average of 4.4 yards per carry.
The Colts targeted Michael Pittman Jr., who caught 10 passes for 86 yards (8.6 yards per catch). Indianapolis rushed for 4.2 yards per carry, accumulating 83 yards on 20 attempts in their 34-31 loss to the Titans. The Colts amassed 307 yards during the game, ran 72 plays with an average of 4.3 yards per play.
The secondary line allowed a 59.3 percent completion percentage and surrendered 169 yards on 16 of 27 passing. Indianapolis gave up 24 running attempts for 111 yards (4.6 ypc).
The Indianapolis Colts have an average of 350.9 yards per game this season, putting them 16th in the NFL. They’ve gained 976 yards on the ground this season, averaging 122.0 yards per game via the rush. The attacking line has accumulated 368 penalty yards on 39 infractions, putting them at 27th in the NFL. They’ve given away four interceptions and recovered five fumbles while earning 84 first downs.
As of late, the Colts have compiled 1,831 passing yards and an average of 228.9 throwing yards per game, which is ranked 23rd in the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts rank 14th in the NFL, averaging 25.0 points per game, when it comes to scoring points.
The Indianapolis offense has gained a total of 870 yards on the ground (108.8 ypg) in addition to two touchdowns by ground so far this season. They’ve given up 19 passing touchdowns and 243.6 yards/game this season, which has them 15th in the NFL.
Indianapolis have committed a total of 18 turnovers through eight games (9 fumbles recovered and 9 interceptions). They’ve given up 183 points in all. The Colts defense has seen 492 snaps, putting them 21st in the NFL. They give up 22.9 points per game, which has them ranked 15th in the league.
Who will win the New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts NFL game?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Jets +14.5
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (-4)
The Tennessee Titans currently have a record of 6-2 for the year. The Titans won their most recent game, defeating the Colts by a score of 34-31, in their NFL week 8 game. The running back Derrick Henry had 28 rushes for 68 yards (2.4 yards per carry), while A.J. Brown caught 10 passes for 155 yards (15.5 yards per catch). Ryan Tannehill went 23 of 33 for 265 yards and three touchdowns. He had a quarterback efficiency of 98.7, finishing the game with two interceptions.
The Titans allowed 77 yards on 13 rushes against the run, which equals 5.9 yards per carry allowed. Tennessee gave up 31 pass completions on 51 attempts for a total of 257 yards with a 60.8 percent completion rate. For the game, they had 68 plays for 340 yards. The Tennessee Titans ran the ball 31 times for 93 yards, or 3.0 yards per carry, which is good for the first place in the AFC South Division.
The Titans have accumulated 3,017 total yards this season. Tennessee has scored 98 first downs as a unit and been penalized for 55 infractions for 551 yards. The Titans have 11 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing TDs on the year. They’ve given up the ball 11 times (7 interceptions and 4 fumbles).
As a unit the Tennessee Titans’ run game is ranked fourth in the NFL, with an average of 147.6 yards per game. The Tennessee Titans are averaging 28.4 points per game on offense. On defense the Titans yield 2,139 yards, which is 28th in the NFL.
They are giving up 267.4 yards through the air and 63 percent of passes are being completed. Overall, the running game has struggled mightily, ranking them 22nd in the NFL with 368.1 yards allowed per game. They have given up 15 passing touchdowns as well as 8 rushing touchdowns.
The defense is also allowing teams to run for 4.5 yards per carry and 100.8 yards on the ground each week. In total, they’ve given up 806 rushing yards in eight games. The Titans are 21st in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 24.4 points per game.
The Los Angeles Rams enter this game with a 7-1 record for the season. Over the Texans the Rams won their most recent game with a final score of 38-22. Matthew Stafford completed 21 of his 32 throws for 305 yards, three touchdowns, and a 127.7 quarterback rating. He kept the ball away from his opponent’s defense without making any mistakes, with an average yards per attempt of 9.53 yards. Rams’ running back, Darrell Henderson, rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries.
For Los Angeles, Cooper Kupp had 7 receptions for 115 yards (16.4 yds per catch). The Rams finished with 165 yards on 31 attempts, averaging 5.3 yards per carry. Los Angeles amassed a total of 467 yards over 66 plays (7.1 yds per play). The Rams’ pass defense surrendered a completion rate of 62.2 percent, allowing 278 yards on 23 completions for 37 passes. They gave up 4.9 yards per rush on 28 attempts (138 yards).
The Los Angeles Rams rank 5th in the NFL with 405.9 yards per game. On the ground, they average 104.1 yards per game and have run for 833 total rushing yards this season. The offense has given up 281 penalty yards on 31 infractions, putting them 32nd in the NFL in terms of allowing free yards. They’ve thrown 5 picks but lost 2 fumbles, recording 121 first downs.
The Rams’ passing game has been one of their greatest assets since becoming a franchise in 1937. During this campaign, they’ve completed 2,414 yards with an average of 301.8 pass yards per game, which has them ranked fourth in the NFL. In terms of how many points they score, the Rams are 5th in the NFL with an average of 30.6 PPG.
The Rams are yielding 21.0 points per game this season, which puts them 10th in the NFL. The team have given up 827 rushing yards (103.4 ypg) plus eight rushing touchdowns through this year’s NFL campaign. Los Angeles have given up 9 passing touchdowns as well as 264.1 yards/game this season, placing them 21st in the NFL.
The Rams’ defense has been on the field for 538 plays, which is 28th in the league. Throughout the season they have surrendered 168 points. They’ve picked off 11 passes and recovered two fumbles for the year.
Who will win the Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams NFL game?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Titans +4
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+3)
The Los Angeles Chargers enter this game with a 4-3 record in 2021. They lost to the New England Patriots by a score of 27-24 in their previous game. With 223 air yards and 2 TDs, Justin Herbert connected on 18 of 35 passes for a 66.7 quarterback rating. He also had two interceptions in the game. With three tries for 79 yards, Chargers’ Justin Jackson was the leader on the ground. By collecting 77 yards on 6 catches, Keenan Allen averaged 12.8 yards per catch.
The Chargers ran the ball 20 times for 163 yards, or 8.2 yards per attempt, in their 27-24 loss to the Patriots. They had 58 plays throughout the game, which resulted in a total of 369 yards. The Chargers surrendered 19 completions on 27 passes for 140 yards and a completion percentage of 70.4 against New England, according to NFL stats. Los Angeles surrendered 187 rushing yds on 38 rushes, an average of 4.9 yards per carry allowed.
The Los Angeles Chargers average 24.6 points per game when it comes to getting in the endzone. The team’s offensive output of 104.4 yards ranks them 18th in the league. The Chargers have 2,634 total yards this season. The offense has 99 first downs, and they have committed 48 infractions for 472 yards.
They’ve given the ball away to their opponents eight times (six interceptions and two fumbles lost). With respect to collecting points, the Rams have scored 16 touchdowns through the air and 6 on the ground. The Chargers’ opponents are scoring 25.3 points per game, which is 24th in the NFL.
This season, the opposition has rushed for 5.1 yards per attempt and 159.4 rushing yards on average. Through 7 games this season, they’ve given up 1,116 rushing yards. Los Angeles’ pass defense is ranked 3rd in the league with 1,422 yards allowed through the season.
Through the air, they have given up 203.1 yards each game and a completion percentage of 65.9 percent. They have conceded 362.6 yards per game this season, putting them 18th in the league. Los Angeles Chargers have given up 9 passing touchdowns as well as 9 rushing touchdowns via air.
The Eagles have a record of 3-5 thus far in the campaign. The Eagles prevailed by a final score of 44-6 when they faced the Lions in their most recent game. Philadelphia Eagles’ Dallas Goedert hauled in 6 passes for 72 yards (12.0 yds per catch) while the running back Boston Scott ran the ball 12 times for 60 yards and finished with 5.0 yards per carry against Detroit. Jalen Hurts went 9-for-14 for 103 yards through the air and a passer rating of 86.3 against the Lions.
He didn’t throw any interceptions and his average yardage per attempt was 7.36 yards. Philadelphia had 29 rushing attempts for 119 yards (4.1 yards per rush) this week. The secondary line allowed a completion rate of 91.2 percent, giving up 323 yards on 31 out of 34 passes. The Eagles amassed 350 yards on 62 plays (5.6 yds per play) in the victory. Philadelphia gained 5.1 yards on every tote, totaling 236 yards on 46 tries.
The Eagles are 12th in the NFL with 25.4 points per game when it comes to adding up on the scoreboard. The Eagles have recorded 1,731 passing yards so far in the 2021 football season averaging 216.4 yards per NFL game, putting them 27th among all NFL teams in terms of passing yards.
They average 131.6 yards on the ground and 1,053 in total. The Philadelphia Eagles average 348.0 yards per game, which puts them 19th in the NFL. The offense has generated 434 yards of penalties on 60 infractions, putting them first in the NFL. The Eagles have thrown 4 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 3 fumbles, resulting in 81 first downs.
The Eagles have given up 988 rushing yards (123.5 per game) and 9 rushing touchdowns this season. They’ve given up 14 passing touchdowns and 220.6 yards/game, placing them eighth in the league. Over the course of the season, their defensive line has 8 turnovers (2 fumbles recovered and 6 interceptions).
In total, they have conceded 191 points this season. The Eagles’ defense has been on the field for 530 plays, which puts them 27th in the league. Philadelphia are giving up 23.9 points per game, putting them 19th in the NFL.
Who will win the L.A. Chargers at Philadelphia Eagles NFL game?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Eagles +3
Odds/Point Spread: Saints (-5.5)
The Atlanta Falcons enter this game with a 3-4 record this season. In their most recent contest, the Falcons lost 19-13 against the Carolina Panthers. With the season on the line, Matt Ryan completed 20 of 27 passes for 146 yards and one touchdown. He also had two picks in the game with a rating of 67.8. Atlanta’s lead running back, Mike Davis, ran for 44 yards on 9 totes. He averaged 4.9 yds per carry.
Tajae Sharpe had an average of 11.6 yards per catch and accumulated 58 yards on 5 receptions, according to ESPN NFL stats. The Falcons ran the ball 20 times and gained 82 yards, which was equivalent to 4.1 yards per carry. In all, they had 50 plays for a total of 213 yards. Atlanta gave up 32 pass completions on 40 attempts for 281 yards and an 80 percent completion rate. The Falcons surrendered 132 yards on 29 rushes in the run game, which calculates to 4.6 yards per carry allowed.
The Falcons have 2,338 yards this season. Atlanta have 95 offensive first downs and been penalized for 39 infractions for 322 yards. The Atlanta Falcons have 13 passing and 3 running touchdowns this year. They’ve had 10 turnovers (six interceptions and four fumbles lost). They are 27th in the league in terms of rushing yards (87.0). The Falcons average 21.1 points per game. Through the air, the Atlanta Falcons have given up 1,632 yards, placing them 7th in the NFL.
They have given up 233.1 yards through the pass and a completion percentage of 68.6 percent this season. Thus far they are giving up 358.3 yards per game this season, which puts them 16th in the NFL. The Falcons secondary line has surrendered a total of 15 touchdowns by air and 6 via the ground game. They are giving up an average of 4.4 yards per carry and 125.1 rushing yards each game this season. In seven games, they’ve given up 876 yards on the ground. The Atlanta Falcons are ranked 26th in the league in terms of point differential, allowing 27.9 points per game.
The Saints are 5-2 in the regular season this year. The Saints won their most recent game by a final score of 36-27, defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Trevor Siemian completed 16 of 29 passes for 159 yards and a touchdown with an 82.4 passer rating. He didn’t throw any interceptions and his average yardage per attempt was 5.48 yards. Alvin Kamara had 19 carries for 61 yards and 3.2 yards per carry for the Saints.
The receiver, Kevin White caught one ball for 38 yards in the passing game (38.0 yards per reception) for New Orleans. The Saints accumulated 361 yards on 72 plays, or 5.0 yards per play. New Orleans rushed for 4.8 yards a carry and totaled 152 yards on 32 carries. The Saints’ defense gave up 28 rushes for 90 yards (3.2 y/rush), while allowing a completion percentage of 54.5 percent and 129 passing yards on 12 out of 22 passes.
The Saints average 305.9 yards per game, placing them 29th in the NFL. They’ve run for 875 yards this season and average 125.0 yards on the ground. New Orleans rank 28th in terms of weakening the own side, with 346 penalty yards on 39 infractions. They’ve thrown 4 interceptions and lost 2 fumbles while gaining 68 first downs. During this season’s campaign to date the Saints have amassed 1,266 receiving yards and 180.9 passing yards per game which ranks them 31st in the NFL. The New Orleans Saints rank 13th in the league in terms of average points scored with 25.1 per game.
The Saints are giving up 18.3 points each game, which puts them fourth in the NFL. This season, New Orleans have surrendered 556 rushing yards (79.4 ypg) and four rushing scores on defense. They’ve given up ten passing touchdowns and 264.9 yards per game this season, putting them 22nd in the NFL. The Saints defense has taken part in 444 plays, which is seventh in the NFL. They’ve given up 128 points in total. New Orleans’ defense has 13 turnovers (two fumbles recovered and 11 interceptions) this season.
Who will win the Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints NFL game?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Saints -5.5
The Minnesota Vikings are 3-4 this season. The Vikings lost 20-16 in their previous game against the Dallas Cowboys. Dalvin Cook led the ground game for the Vikings, with 18 carries for 78 yards (4.3 yards per carry). Adam Thielen hauled in 6 receptions for 78 yards and averaged 13.0 yds per catch. In this game, Kirk Cousins completed 23 of 35 passes for 184 yards and one touchdown with a quarterback rating of 88.3 and no interception.
On the road, the Vikings allowed 5.1 yards per rush, with 118 rushing yards on 23 attempts. Minnesota permitted 17 pass completions on 41 tries for 188 yards and a completion percentage of 41.5%. They ran 61 plays in this game, for a total of 278 yards. The Minnesota Vikings rushed the ball 24 times for 101 yards, which equates to 4.2 yards per carry on average.
The Minnesota Vikings have 2,763 total yards this season. As a team, the Vikes have 90 first downs and 51 penalties for 443 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns in the endzone, Minnesota has produced 14 passing and two rushing. They’ve committed five turnovers (two interceptions and three fumbles lost).
As a team, the Vikings are yielding an average of 124 yards in the run game, which is 10th in the NFL. When it comes to points scored, the Minnesota Vikings are averaging 23.3 per game. The Minnesota Vikings have given up 1,723 receiving yards this season, which puts them ninth among NFL teams.
They’ve allowed a completion percentage of 61.2 percent and 246.1 receiving yards per game through the air. During this season, they have given up 367 yards per game, placing them 20th in the league. They’ve given up 9 passing TDs and 6 rushing touchdowns.
They have allowed teams to achieve an average of 4.6 yards per carry on the ground and 120.9 rushing yards each game this season. Overall, they have given up 846 yards on the ground in 7 games. The Vikings are 12th in the league when it comes to team defense, giving up 22.4 points per game.
The Ravens are 5-2 this season. The Ravens suffered a loss in their most recent game, losing 41-17 to the Bengals. On 5/11, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley completed 39 yards while gaining a QB rating of 54.7. He kept the ball away from the opposing defenders without picking it, and his average yardage per pass attempt was 3.55 yards. Devonta Freeman had four carries for 14 yards, earning him 3.5 yds per carry.
For Baltimore, Rashod Bateman was a prominent target, catching three passes for 80 yards (26.7 yard per reception). The Ravens ran for 4.8 yards per carry, totaling 115 yards on 24 attempts. Baltimore had 393 yards in total and 71 plays (5.5 yards per play). The Ravens gave up a completion rate of 60.5 percent and allowed 409 yards on 23 completions for 38 passing. Baltimore gave up 24 rushing attempts for 111 yards (4.6 ypc).
The Baltimore Ravens have a total of 417.6 yards each game, which has them ranked 3rd in the NFL. They’ve carried the ball 1,046 yards this season and average 149.4 yards on the ground. The Ravens’ offense has accumulated 385 penalty yards on 40 infractions, which is 26th in the league in terms of assisting the opposition. They’ve given up 5 interceptions and recovered 3 fumbles while allowing opponents to recover 92 first downs.
For the year thus far, Baltimore has passed for 1,877 yards with an average of 268.1 passing yards per game, putting them 9th in the NFL. The Ravens are eighth in the league, with 26.7 points per game, in terms of what’s being put on the board.
The Ravens are allowing 23.4 points per game, putting them 17th in the NFL. This season, Baltimore has allowed 603 rushing yards (86.1 yd/game) and eight rushing touchdowns. They’ve also given up 296.1 yards per game and a total of 12 passing touchdowns, which has them ranked 32nd in the NFL. The Ravens defense has played 427 plays this season, putting it third in the league. They’ve given up 164 points in the eight games thus far this season. They’ve had 7 takeaways on defense (2 fumbles and 5 interceptions) this year.
Who will win the Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore Ravens NFL game?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Ravens -6