Dolphins Colts betting preview
The Miami Dolphins will be looking for their fourth straight win Sunday when they visit the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Miami is 3-1 SU and ATS over its last four games and just as important is their recent run of money-making play at Indy. The Doolphins are 6-0 ATS in their past 6 visits here.
Indianapolis is also 3-1 SU and ATS over its last four games overall and its last four games at home. Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last seven games against the Colts.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Colts and the No. 21-ranked Dolphins, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 24-16 result in favor of the Dolphins.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indianapolis's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 19.4 PPG, against a Dolphins defense that ranks No. 5 this week at 18 PPG. The Colts aerial game is averaging 265.9 yards per game, less than the Dolphins secondary allows through the air, 281 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Dolphins own the league's No. 4-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 74 yards per game when on the road. Indianapolis, on the other hand, rates No. 12 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
In their last action, Miami was a 30-9 winner on the road against the Jets. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (39) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Indianapolis was a 19-13 winner on the road against the Titans. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (32) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Colts were Week 8 winners, coming out on top of the Titans by a score of 19-13.
Miami Dolphins Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Indianapolis Colts Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 3-7
A few Dolphins at Colts trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Indianapolis
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Indianapolis
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Miami's last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indianapolis's last 6 games when playing Miami
Indianapolis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indianapolis's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Indianapolis's last 11 games
Miami home to Tennessee, Sunday, November 11
Indianapolis at Jacksonville, Thursday, November 8