Predicting the Score By the Numbers

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 So far this season the Cowboys have score on average 23.2 points per game and have allowed an average of 17.8 points per game.   The Cowboys opponents have scored 20.5 points and allowed 22.4 points per game on average thus far this season.   If you compare these two sets of numbers you can see that the Cowboys have scored 0.8 points per game over their opponent's average and have allowed 2.7 fewer points per game than their opponent's average.

Points For

Points Against

Cowboys

23.2

17.8

Buccaneers

15.6

27.5

Giants

25.2

23.8

Panthers

17.9

21.8

Broncos

20.0

16.8

Chiefs

16.3

27.2

Falcons

23.2

23.2

Seahawks

20.2

22.2

Eagles

27.2

19.6

Packers

26.9

19.1

Redskins

16.7

19.8

Raiders

11.8

23.5

Giants

25.2

23.8

Average

20.5

22.4

Adjustment

0.8

-2.7

 

The Chargers have scored 28.5 points per game and allowed 20.2 points per game on average so far this season, while their opponents have scored an average of 19.1 points per game and allowed 22.2 points per game on average thus far in the season.  If you compare these two sets of numbers you can see that the Chargers are scoring 6.3 more points per game than their opponent's average and are giving up 1.1 more points per game than their opponent's average.

Points For

Points Against

Chargers

28.5

20.2

Raiders

11.8

23.5

Ravens

22.6

17.9

Dolphins

23.2

24.7

Steelers

22.7

19.2

Broncos

20.0

16.8

Chiefs

16.3

27.2

Raiders

11.8

23.5

Giants

25.2

23.8

Eagles

27.2

19.6

Broncos

20.0

16.8

Chiefs

16.3

27.2

Browns

12.1

25.8

Average

19.1

22.2

Adjustment

6.3

1.1

If you take the numbers from above and apply them to this week's game you get the following:

 

Cowboys

The Cowboys score on average 23.2 points, the Chargers allow 1.1 points more than average, the Cowboys should score 24.3 points.

The Cowboys allow on average 17.8 points, the Chargers score on average 6.3 points higher than average, the Cowboys should allow 24.1 points.

 

Chargers

The Chargers score on average 28.5 points, the Cowboys allow 2.7 fewer points than average, Chargers should score 25.8 points

The Chargers allow on average 20.2 points, the Cowboys score on average 0.8 more points than their opponents average, Chargers should allow 21. points.

Points For

Points Against

Chargers

25.8

21.0

Cowboys

24.3

24.1

If we average the points scored and against together for each team you get the following score:

Chargers 25

Cowboys 23

Go Bolts!

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