Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Compiled by Jerry Tapp
Here’s a look at the 15 NFL games for Week Six (Oct. 13, 16, 17) and a handful of stats you need to know about each contest. (Games are on Sunday unless otherwise noted).
Denver @ San Diego (Thursday): The Broncos lead the series 63-49-1. They have won five straight and nine of the last 10 against San Diego. Denver has won the last five games played in San Diego. The teams spilt the two previous games played on Thursday night. Eight of the last 12 games in the series were decided by eight points or less.
San Francisco @ Buffalo: The 49ers have a one-game lead in the series, 6-5. They have won the last two games played against the Bills. The two teams have split the last four games played in Buffalo. The 49ers have won four of the last six in the series. Three of the last four games played in this series have been blowouts of 30 points or more.
Philadelphia @ Washington: The Redskins lead this divisional rivalry 84-74-6. Washington has beaten the Eagles in three straight, although the teams have split the last six. The Redskins have won three of the last four games played on their home field against Philly. Seven of the last 10 games in the series were decided by eight points or less… three of the last four were decided by a field goal.
Cleveland @ Tennessee: Cleveland holds a 35-29 advantage over the Titans. Cleveland has won the last two and five of the last seven. The Browns have won three of the last four in Tennessee. Four of the last seven contests between the two teams were decided by six points or less.
Baltimore @ New York Giants: Only five games have been played in this series with the Ravens winning four of them. The last two games played on the Giants home field saw each team win one game. The average margin of victory in the last four games in the series was 25 points. The Ravens have scored 30 points or more in three of the five games.
Carolina @ New Orleans: The Panthers lead the series 23-19. They have also won three straight and six of the last eight against the Saints. Carolina is 3-1 in the last four games played in New Orleans. Four of the last 10 games in the series were decided by five points or less. The Panthers have scored 40-plus in two of the last three games against the Saints.
Jacksonville @ Chicago: The Bears have won four of the six games against the Jags. The Bears have won the last two over Jacksonville by a combined score of 64-13. The Bears are 2-1 in games in the series played at home. They have scored 30 or more in three of the series six contests. The Jags have scored under 14 points in three of the last four games.
Los Angeles Rams @ Detroit: The Rams lead the series 43-40-1. The two have split the last six games. The Lions have won three of the last four games played against the Rams in Detroit. The Lions have tallied 27 or more points in five of the last eight games versus the Rams. Four of the last five games between the two teams were decided by a touchdown or less.
Pittsburgh @ Miami: Pittsburgh has a one-game lead in the series, 13-12. The Steelers have won five of the last six, although the Dolphins won the last game, 34-28 in 2013. The Steelers have won four of the last five games played in Miami. The average margin of victory in the last four games in the series is four points.
Cincinnati @ New England: The Pats hold a 15-9 lead in the series. They have won eight of the last 10 against the Bengals and have won six straight against Cincinnati on their home field. New England has scored 35+ points in five of the last six games in the series.
Kansas City @ Oakland: K.C. has a 60-52-2 lead over their AFC rivals, the Raiders. The Chiefs have won three straight and five of the last six over the Raiders. The Chiefs have scored 164 points in the last five games in the series. The two have split the last six games played in Kansas City.
Atlanta @ Seattle: The Seahawks hold a 9-6 advantage over the Falcons. Atlanta has won four of the last five against Seattle, but the Seahawks won the last game 33-10 in 2013. The Falcons have won the last two games in Seattle. Five of the last seven games in the series were decided by a field goal or less.
Dallas @ Green Bay: The Pack has a 17-16 lead in the series. The Packers have won five straight against Dallas and they are 6-1 against the Cowboys at home. Green Bay has scored 26 or more points in each of the last four games in the series. The Pack has held Dallas to seven points or less in three of the last five contests.
Indianapolis @ Houston: The Colts have a big lead in the series, 23-5. They have won six of the last seven, although the Texans did win the last game, 16-10. Indy has won three of the last four in Houston. Each of the last four games were decided by a TD or less.
New York Jets @ Arizona (Monday): The Jets have won six of the eight games played against the Cardinals. The Jets have won six straight in the series. Arizona lost the last two at home against the Jets. The Cards have scored under 10 points in three of the last four contests played against the Jets.
Teams with a bye this week: Minnesota and Tampa Bay