The battle between the number one and number two draft picks in 2012, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, won’t happen this season as Washington named Colt McCoy as the starter for their game against the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday, at 1 PM ET, at the Lucas Oil stadium.
The NFL week 13 online football odds have the Colts as 9.5 point favorites over Washington, a betting spread that hasn’t moved at all despite the sudden news of the RGIII benching. The game total is currently at 51 points.
Matchup: Washington at Indianapolis Colts
Date: Nov. 30, 2014
Start Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Indianapolis, Indianapolis
Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium
TV Info: FOX
Radio: Washington Vs Indianapolis
Point Spread: Colts -9.5
Game Total: 51
Analyzing The Washington at Indianapolis Week 13 Online Football Odds
Washington is 3-8 this season and haven’t won a game in this RG III started (4). In fact, two of the three games that this NFL franchise has won were finished by QB Colt McCoy. Washington has the 11th best total offense, averaging 365.2 yards per game, but the 23rd in point per game with 19.7 every Sunday. QB Colt McCoy will lead the 9th best passing offense in the NFL, and he has contributed with 36 completed passes of his 42 thrown this season with 427 yards 1 TD & 1 INT with a 107.0 passer rating. Their best receiver, and deep threat, has been WR DeSean Jackson with 42 receptions, 858 yards & 4 TDs; followed by WR Pierre Garcon with 46 receptions, 498 yards & 3 TDs. RB Alfred Morris has 826 yards in 193 attempts with 7 TDs, putting his unit as the 16th best in rushing yards in the league.
— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) November 26, 2014
Washington has the 10th best defensive unit after 12 weeks, allowing 331.0 yards per game and 24.8 PPG. They have forced only 12 turnovers this season (4 INTs & 8 fumbles), and their turnover differential as a team is -9, fourth worst in the NFL.
The Indianapolis Colts are in first place in the AFC South with their 7-4 record and are on track to make a playoff run. The Colts have the number one total offense in the league, averaging 433.8 yards per game and the 4th best scoring unit with 30.3 points per game. QB Andrew Luck has thrown 3641 yards, 29 TDs & 10 INTs with a 99.4 passer rating, leading his team to be the best passing offense in the NFL. His best receiver is wideout TY Hilton with 63 receptions, 1083 yards & 4 TDs. RB Trent Richardson averages 3.4 yards per carry, with 433 yards & 3 TDs in 127 attempts.
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) November 27, 2014
Indianapolis has the 17th ranked total defense, allowing 359.3 yards per game and 23.3 points. Their defense has forced 19 takeaways (9 INTs & 10 fumbles), which is 10th best in the NFL.
Washington is 4-7 against the spread this season, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a SU loss, 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games following an ATS win, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games in November, and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Indianapolis is 8-3 against the spread, 19-7 ATS in their last 26 home games, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a SU win, 17-4 ATS vs. a team with a losing record, and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite of 3.5-10.0 points.