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Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction & Betting Tips 12/31/2023

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Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders 12/31/2023:
  • Take the Colts on the moneyline
  • The Colts should also cover at -2.5
  • Our NFL model projects 40 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders Preview

On Sunday, December 31st, the Colts are hosting the Raiders at Lucas Oil Stadium. This week 17 NFL matchup kicks off at 1:00 ET with CBS carrying the television coverage.

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Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the only head to head matchp between the teams last season, the Colts won by a score of 25-20. With a combined 45 points, the Raiders and Colts surpassed the over/under line of 41. The Colts covered the spread in this matchup. Offensively, the Colts finished with 208 passing yards and 207 rushing yards in their win over the Raiders. As for Las Vegas, they ended the game with 309 yards of total offense.

The last five times that the Colts have hosted the Raiders, they have an above .500 record at 4-1. Over the last three head to head matchups, the Colts have gone 2-1 against the spread. When looking at the last three times they have host the Raiders, the Colts are 3-0 ATS.

Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction

So far this season, the Raiders have an overall record of 7-8 and have a below .500 record on the road (2-5). Heading into week 17, the Raiders are 2nd in the AFC-West and 11th in the AFC. Taking a look at the Raiders’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at -0.6. This has resulted in an ATS record of 8-6-1. So far this season, Las Vegas games are 26th in total points. Their over/under record is 4-11 and the average over/under line for their games is 42.1 points.

On the offensive front, the Raiders are currently averaging 19 points per game, positioning them 22nd in the NFL. On defense, the Raiders are giving up an average of 210.5 passing yards per game and 122.2. In terms of sacks, Las Vegas is 10th among other defenses and they are giving up 19.6 points per game and 332.7 yards.

This week will be the Colts’ 11th game against an AFC opponent. Their overall record is 8-7 while going 6-4 against other teams in the AFC. In the standings, Indianapolis is 2nd in the division and 7th in the AFC. In terms of the spread, the Colts hold a record of 9-6. This has come on an average scoring margin of -1.2. With an over/under record of 10-5, the Colts come in with an average margin of +5.2 relative to their over/under lines. Their games have averaged 48.4 points per game (combined).

On offense, the Colts have beenone of the better teams in the league in the first quarter, ranking 9th in the NFL. Overall, they are averaging 23.6 points per game (9th). Defensively, Indianapolis is 26th in points allowed. So far, opponents are averaging 24.8 points per game against them on 351.4 yards allowed per contest.

Based on our analysis, we foresee the Colts winning the game with a predicted score of 22-18. Our advanced model assigns the Colts a 63% chance of emerging as the victors.

Indianapolis Colts vs Las Vegas Raiders Betting Tips

  • Take the Colts on the moneyline
  • The Colts should also cover at -2.5
  • Our NFL model projects 40 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indianapolis Colts Injury Report

  • Titus Leo – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jake Witt – Hip (Out)
  • Evan Hull – Knee (Out)
  • Daniel Scott – Knee (Out)
  • Anthony Richardson – Shoulder (Out)
  • Jelani Woods – Hamstring (Out)
  • Segun Olubi – Hip (Questionable)
  • Dallis Flowers – Achilles (Out)
  • Isaac Taylor-Stuart – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Tony Brown – Suspension (Out)
  • Genard Avery – Knee (Out)
  • Ashton Dulin – Knee (Out)
  • Danny Pinter – Ankle (Out)
  • Zack Moss – Arm (Questionable)
  • Michael Pittman Jr. – Concussion (Questionable)
  • KJ Hamler – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jack Anderson – Illness (Questionable)
  • Julian Blackmon – Shoulder (Out)
  • Braden Smith – Knee (Questionable)
  • Isaiah McKenzie – Suspension (Out)
  • Al-Quadin Muhammad – Suspension (Out)
  • Derek Rivers – Undisclosed (Out)

Las Vegas Raiders Injury Report

  • Josh Jacobs – Quad/illness (Questionable)
  • Jesper Horsted – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Austin Walter – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jermaine Eluemunor – Knee (Questionable)
  • Dalton Wagner – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Brittain Brown – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Kana’i Mauga – Knee (Out)
  • Darien Butler – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Michael Mayer – Toe (Questionable)

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