NFL Picks: Week 6 Dolphins vs Panthers


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In this NFL upcoming match on October 15, 2023, the Miami Dolphins will be hosting the Carolina Panthers. Both teams come into this game with different stories from their recent matchups.



SPREAD:ย  Carolina Panthers +13.5 (-110), Miami Dolphins -13.5 (-110)

MONEYLINE:ย  Carolina Panthers +580, Miami Dolphins -952

TOTAL:ย  Carolina Panthers O 47.5 (-110), Miami Dolphins U 47.5 (-110)


Dolphins: swimming high and convincing

Miami DolphinsThe Miami Dolphins are riding high after a convincing 31-16 victory over the New York Giants in their last game. Tua Tagovailoa, their star quarterback, had an impressive performance, throwing for 308 yards, completing 73.3% of his passes, and tallying two touchdowns. However, he did have two interceptions, which is an area the Dolphins will look to improve upon. Tagovailoa’s top target in the game was Tyreek Hill, who had a fantastic day with eight receptions for 181 yards and one touchdown. Meanwhile, on the ground, Devon Achane was a standout, rushing for 151 yards on just 11 carries, averaging an astonishing 13.7 yards per carry, and he found the end zone once. The Dolphins’ ability to establish a ground game while relying on Tagovailoa’s arm will be a key factor to watch in their upcoming matchup.


Panthers: need a tightened-up defense

Carolina PanthersOn the other side, the Carolina Panthers faced a tough loss against the Detroit Lions, falling 42-24. Bryce Young, the Panthers’ quarterback, threw for 247 yards, completing 25 of 41 attempts, and had three touchdowns along with two interceptions. While Young had a decent game, the Panthers struggled to contain the Lions. Chuba Hubbard, their primary running back, managed just 35 yards on nine carries and was held to zero yards on his lone reception. Adam Thielen, the Panthers’ star receiver, had a productive game with 11 receptions for 107 yards and one touchdown. The Panthers will be looking to tighten up their defense and find a more balanced offensive attack against the Dolphins.


Betting trends

The Dolphins have been impressive against the spread this NFL season, with a record of 4-1-0. They have also been involved in high-scoring games, as three out of their five games have gone over the set point totals, hitting over 60% of the time. The ability of the Dolphins to cover the spread and participate in high-scoring affairs is something that bettors should take into account.

Conversely, the Panthers have struggled against the spread this season, failing to cover so far. Their games have not been as high-scoring, with only two out of five going over the set point totals, hitting the over at a 40% rate. This suggests that the Panthers have not met expectations in the betting world and have been involved in relatively lower-scoring contests.

Looking at the key statistical leaders for the Dolphins, Tua Tagovailoa has been the driving force behind their offense, with 1,614 passing yards, averaging 322.8 yards per game. He boasts an impressive 71.7% completion rate and has thrown for 11 touchdowns with five interceptions. In the rushing department, Raheem Mostert has been the workhorse, accumulating 314 yards with seven touchdowns. On the receiving end, Tyreek Hill has been the star, with 651 yards, averaging 130.2 yards per game, and scoring five touchdowns. The Dolphins’ defense is anchored by Andrew Van Ginkel, Jevon Holland, and Emmanuel Ogbah, who have been instrumental in recording tackles, tackles for loss, sacks, interceptions, and pass deflections.

In summary, the Dolphins will look to build on their recent success, especially in terms of covering the spread, NFL Odds, and participating in high-scoring games. On the other hand, the Panthers will aim to bounce back from their recent loss and improve their performance against the spread. Keep an eye on Tua Tagovailoa, Tyreek Hill, and the Panthers’ defense as they will likely be the key factors in determining the outcome of this game.ย