Miami favored by 3 against Oakland on Sunday
Oakland Raiders vs Miami Dolphins Odds
The head to head trend when Oakland faces Miami in NFL betting action is that the road teams covers the spread.
If that angle holds (it's 4-0 past 4 meetings), then Oakland would be a good Week 13 bet at +2.5 points on the betting menu of most online sportsbooks. The Raiders continue to do well in this situation as they are 7-1 ATS as a dog lately.
However, the Raiders are just 1-5 SU at Miami since 1992. Of note, Miami has struggled to a 2-8 ATS mark in its past 10 at home in December.
The visitors opened as 3-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark, while the total was hovering around 42.5 at most shops.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 19.3 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 25 this week at 24.9 PPG. The Dolphins aerial game is averaging 206.2 yards per game, less than the Raiders secondary allows through the air, 239.1 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Raiders own the league's No. 14-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 106 yards per game when on the road. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 20 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 25-20 winner as they battled the Bears at home. The Raiders covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 45 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Carson Palmer led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 301 yards Sunday as the Raiders downed the Bears 25-20 at O.co Coliseum.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 20-19 loser as they battled the Cowboys on the road. The Dolphins covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time out, Miami could not slow down WinningWR, who managed 103 receiving yards in the Cowboys 20-19 victory over the Dolphins Thursday.
Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 5-5
Miami Dolphins Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 2-8
A few Raiders at Dolphins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland is 8-3-1 ATS in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Oakland
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland at Green Bay, Sunday, December 11
Miami home to Philadelphia, Sunday, December 11