Oakland Raiders vs. Atlanta Falcons Free Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 9-18-2016

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The Atlanta Falcons are headed to the west coast in week three to face the Oakland Raiders in an NFL pro football game set for Sunday.

Start Time: 4:25PM ET

Location: Oakland


NFL Point Spread Odds: Oakland -4 ½ points

Money Line: Raiders -220 odds and Falcons +180 odds

Over Under Total: 48 points

Notes: Atlanta is 0-1 on the season following the 31-24 home defeat to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a -2 ½ point betting favorite. The total went over 46 ½ points. The Falcons could not overcome a 31-13 deficit there were in late in the third quarter. The Falcons defense was torched Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston who passed for 281 yards and four touchdowns. Matt Ryan connected on 27 of 39 throws for 334 yards and two touchdowns but could only engineer one touchdown in four red zone trips. The run game stalled for the Falcons as they rushed for 52 yards on 22 carries.

Oakland is 1-0 on the campaign with the 35-34 road victory to the New Orleans Saints as a +2 ½ point underdog. The total went over 50 points. The Raiders drove for a late touchdown with 47 seconds remaining and were successful on a two point conversion. Oakland piled up 167 yards rushing. Quarterback Derek Carr hit on 24 of 38 throws for 319 yards and a touchdown. Defensively Oakland was lit up by Drew Brees who passed for 423 yards and four touchdowns. The Raiders averaged over six yards a carry on the ground while the Saints had an average of four yards.