Colts vs. Raiders: Week 14 NFL Betting Preview – December 13, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 8, 2020

The Indianapolis Colts (8-4) are  against the Las Vegas Raiders (7-5) on Sunday, December 13. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of December 8, 2020, 1:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Colts vs Raiders Betting Odds

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Betting the Total (Over/Under)

  • Colts games this season have posted an average total of 50.1, which is 0.4 points fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • The average total for Raiders games is 55.8 points, 5.3 more than this game’s over/under.
  • Colts games have gone over 50.5 points on six occasions this season (50% of matchups).
  • In nine (75%) games this season, the Raiders have combined with their opponents to go over 50.5 points.
  • These two teams score a combined average of 54.2 points per game, higher than the total for this matchup by 3.7 points.
  • The Colts are the 10th-highest scoring team in the NFL this year. The Raiders have scored the 11th-most points.
  • These two teams combine to allow 51.7 points per game, which is 1.2 greater than the total for this matchup.
  • Las Vegas has surrendered the 28th-fewest points in NFL play this season, while Indianapolis has given up the 10th-fewest.
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Colts Betting Insights

  • Most of Indianapolis’ games this year — seven out of 12 — have gone over the point total (58.3%).
  • Indianapolis has compiled a 7-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Colts have an ATS record of 5-3 when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.

Raiders Betting Insights

  • Las Vegas has compiled a 7-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Raiders have an even ATS record of 2-2 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • 9 Las Vegas’ 12 games this year have gone over the point total (75% of its outings).

Colts vs Raiders: Head to Head

Colts vs Raiders: Last Meeting
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
9/29/2019 Colts Colts -5.5 46 -230 +200 377-346 OAK 31-24 OAK

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When the Colts Have the Ball

  • The Colts average points scored this season (27.3) and the Raiders points allowed (28.9) are within 1.6 points of each other.
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Indianapolis is 6-0 and 5-1 against the spread.
  • When the Las Vegas defense allows 28.9 points or fewer this year, the Raiders have accumulated a 5-0 overall record and a 4-1 record against the spread.
  • The Raiders defense has allowed an average of 378.1 yards per game this season, eight yards more than the 370.1 the Colts offense has averaged.
  • The Colts pick up 5.6 yards per play while the Raiders allow 5.8 per play.
  • In contests where the Indianapolis offense totals at least their average yard output this season, they are 3-2 against the spread and 4-1 overall.
  • When the Las Vegas defense allows less than their season average for total yards, they are 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • The Raiders defense has given up an average of 120.9 yards per game to opposing running games this season. That is 16.1 more yards than the Colts have gained running the football in 2020 (104.8).
  • In games where the Indianapolis rushing attack runs for at least their season average, the Colts are 6-1 overall and 6-1 against the spread.
  • When Las Vegas holds opposing teams to 120.9 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 5-2 against the spread and 4-3 overall.
  • This season, the Raiders have forced an average of 1.2 turnovers per game compared to the one time Colts have turned the football over in each contest.
  • When Indianapolis turns the football over one time or fewer this season, they are 6-1 overall and 6-1 against the spread.
  • Las Vegas is 1-1 against the spread and 2-0 overall this season when they force at least 1.2 turnovers in a game.

When the Raiders Have the Ball

  • The Raiders rack up 26.9 points per game, 4.1 more than the Colts allow per matchup (22.8).
  • When Las Vegas records at least 26.9 points, it is 6-1 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
  • Indianapolis has a 5-1 record against the spread and a 6-0 record overall in games when it allows 27.3 points or less.
  • The Raiders collect 45.6 more yards per game (364.6), than the Colts allow per matchup (319). The Raiders average 5.7 yards per play, while the Colts give up 5.3 per play.
  • In games Indianapolis holds its opponents to 319 or fewer yards, it has a 4-2 record ATS and a 4-2 record overall.
  • This season, the Raiders pile up 121.1 rushing yards per game, 20.2 more per game than the Colts allow per outing (100.9).
  • When Las Vegas runs for at least 121.1 yards, it had a 5-1 ATS record and a 5-1 overall record.
  • Indianapolis is 5-2 against the spread and 6-1 overall when holding opponents to 100.9 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Raiders turn the ball over 1.4 times per game, 0.2 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.6 the Colts force on average.
  • Las Vegas has a 7-1 record against the spread and a 6-2 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.4 times or less.
  • This season, Indianapolis has a 5-1 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall when it forces at least 1.6 turnovers.

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Colts Players to Watch

  • Philip Rivers leads the team with 3,263 passing yards (271.9 yards per game) and has a 68.1% completion percentage this year (290-of-426) while throwing 18 touchdowns and nine interceptions.
  • Jonathan Taylor has taken 148 carries for 609 rushing yards (50.8 yards per game) and four touchdowns. He’s also caught 29 passes for 271 yards (22.6 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown through the air.
  • Jordan Wilkins has 305 yards on 83 carries (25.4 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • T.Y. Hilton has grabbed 41 passes for 518 yards with two touchdowns. He has been targeted 66 times and averages 47.1 yards per game.
  • Zach Pascal’s statline this year shows 33 catches for 418 yards and two touchdowns. He averages 34.8 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 53 times.
  • Over 12 games in 2020, Nyheim Hines has caught 47 passes on 58 targets for 384 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 32 receiving yards per game.
  • Justin Houston has collected a team-leading 7.5 sacks, while adding seven TFL and 20 tackles.
  • This season, Darius Leonard has racked up 86 tackles, five TFL, and two sacks.
  • Kenny Moore II has a team-high three interceptions and has tacked on 53 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and 10 passes defended.

Raiders Players to Watch

  • Derek Carr has thrown for 3,026 yards while completing 68.1% of his passes (269-of-395), with 22 touchdowns and five interceptions (252.2 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 32 times for 129 yards and one touchdown, averaging 10.8 yards per game.
  • Devontae Booker has churned out a team-high 376 rushing yards (31.3 yards per game) and scored three touchdowns.
  • This season, Darren Waller has 77 catches (on 108 targets) to lead the team with 741 yards (61.8 per game) while scoring seven touchdowns.
  • Hunter Renfrow’s statline this year shows 42 catches for 556 yards and two touchdowns. He puts up 46.3 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 55 times.
  • Nelson Agholor has caught 33 passes on 55 targets for 535 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 44.6 yards per game.
  • Maxx Crosby has six sacks to lead the team, and has also collected nine TFL and 29 tackles.
  • Nick Kwiatkoski has collected 66 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and one interception this season.

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