NFL 2017 Week 11 Raiders vs Patriots Betting Pick

ThePatriotswilltraveltoAztecaStadiuminMexicoCity,MexicototakeonthestrugglingRaiders。

Thismatchupwillkickoffat4:25PM/ET。

ThePatriots(7-2)arecomingoffabigvictoryagainsttheBroncosinDenver。

Overtheyears,winshavebeenhardtocomebyforthePatriotsinDenver。

Thatwasn’tthecaselastweekwhenthePatriotsputup41pointswhileholdingDenver’smiserableoffenseto16points。

NewEngland’sdefensestruggledmightilytostarttheseason,butoverthelastfiveweeks,thePatriotshaveheldtheiropponentstoanaverageof13。

4pointspergame。

Overthatsameperiod,thePatriotshaveoutscoredtheiropponents128to67。

Sofarin2017,theRaiders(4-5)havedisappointed。

PickedbeforetheseasonbymanytochallengethePatriotsandSteelersforsupremacyintheAFC,Oaklandhasfailedtoliveuptothehype。

Lastyear,beforeDerekCarr’sseason-endinginjury,theRaiderswereonacollisioncoursetochallengethePatriotsfortheAFCtitle。

Carr’sinjurydashedanyhopeofadeepplayoffrun。

Sincethen,Oaklandhasstruggledtoregainthatmomentum。

Afterstartingtheseason2-0,theRaidersdroppedtheirnextfourgamesbeforebouncingbackandbeatingtheChiefs。

Overtheirlastthreegames,Oaklandhasgone2-1。

OaklandneedsawinthisweektokeeppaceintheAFCWildCardrace。

ThisisahighaltitudetestforthePatriots

ThePatriotsareplayinginback-to-backhighaltitudegames。

AftertravelingtoDenverlastweek,thePatriotsdecideditwasbesttostayintheColoradoareaandtraininthehighaltitudebeforetravelingtoMexicotofacetheRaiders。

It’saninterestingmove,andprobablytherightone。

AgainsttheBroncosinweek10,TomBradyplayedpossiblyhisbestgameagainsttheBroncos。

Bradycompleted25passesfor266yardsandthreetouchdowns。

Theoffensivelineplayedoutstandingaswell,allowingonlyonesackonthenight。

BradywaswithoutoneofhistopweaponsinChrisHogan,butitdidn’tmatter。

Therestoftheoffensesteppedupinhisabsenceandtherunningbacksandtightendsplayedahugerole。

Thewidereceiverscaught12passes,whilethetightendsandrunningbackseachhad8receptions。

ThePatriotspassingattackismosteffectivewhenBradyspreadsaroundtheball,andthat’sexactlywhathedid。

OneofthemoreintriguingadditionstothePatriotsis?

Martellus?

Bennett。

ThePatriotsallowedBennetttowalkintheoffseason,butwhenheappearedonwaiverslastweek?

Belichick?

andcompanyscoopedhimup。

Thefactthatheplayedimmediately,andplayedwell,isasignthathecanhave?

abigroleintheoffensemovingforward。

Despitehavinginjuryissues,thePatriotsaren’tgoingtoneedBennetttocarrytheloadattightend?

Gronkowski?

isstillthenumberoneoption,butBennettcanhaveahugeimpactintheredzone。

Eveninalimitedrole,expectBennetttomakeabigimpactdownthestretch。

WhattomakeoftheRaidersdefense?

AccordingtoNFLStats,theRaidershavethe26th?

rankeddefenseintermsofyardsallowed,aswellasthe22nd?

rankeddefenseintermsofpointsallowed。

Incomparison,thePatriotshavethe32nd?

rankeddefenseintermsofyardsallowed,butthe14th?

rankeddefenseintermsofpointsallowed。

ThisindicatesthatwhilethePatriotsallowalotofyards,itdoesn’ttranslateintopoints。

ThesamecannotbesaidoftheRaiders’defense。

TheRaidersdefensehasevenbiggerissues。

ThelackofturnoversiskillingtheOaklandsdefensiveunit。

AccordingtoNFLStats,whenfacingtheRaiders’secondary,opposingquarterbackshavethrown14touchdownsandzerointerceptions?

Theyretheonlyteamwithoutaninterceptionthisseason。

Thatsarecipefordisaster。

FacingaquarterbackofBrady’scaliber,expecttheRaidersdefensetogetpickedapart。

RaidersvsPatriotsBettingLines

BetOnline。

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hasthePatriotsfavoredtowinthegameby7。

5points。

Theover/underontotalpointsscoredis55?

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MyPick

Comingintothe2017season,thistwo-weekstretchforthePatriotslookedlikeabackbreaker。

However,havingalreadygonetoDenverandcrushingtheBroncos,returningtoFoxboroughwitha2-0recordonthisroadtripwillbehuge。

ExpectBradyandthePatriots’offensetocontroltheclock,whilethedefensecomesupbigagainstCarrandaninconsistentOaklandoffense。

Play:Patriots-7。

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