The Indianapolis Colts host the Miami Dolphins at Lucas Oil Stadium in an AFC contest at 4:05 p.m. ET on Nov. 10, 2019. Indianapolis has their eye on a playoff berth while the Dolphins are a disaster looking toward the 2020 NFL season.
Spread: Colts -10 (-115), Dolphins +10 (-110)
Moneyline: Colts (-500), Dolphins (+375)
Total: OVER 43.5 (-110), UNDER 43.5 (-110)
Colts’ Season to Date
Following the news of Andrew Luck's shocking retirement, QB Jacoby Brissett has led the Colts to a 5-3 record. The Colts have played decent football this season. Indianapolis is one win behind Houston in the AFC South, with a game in hand. Following three wins, the Colts lost 26-24 in Pittsburgh last week. Check the health of Brissett prior to betting. Brissett suffered a knee injury in Week 9 that kept him out of the final three quarters of a game that should have been won if not for Adam Vinatieri's missed field goal as time expired.
Colts’ Betting Record: ATS 4-3-1 OVER/UNDER 5-3-0
Colts’ Leaders on Offense
QB Jacoby Brissett: 1,676 pass yards with 14 TD and 3 INT
RB Marlon Mack: 747 total yards with 3 TD
WR T.Y. Hilton: 360 receiving yards with 5 TD
TE Eric Ebron: 248 receiving yards with 3 TD
Dolphins’ Season to Date
It took nine weeks, but the Dolphins are finally in the win column. Miami (1-7) grounded the Jets 26-18 at home last week. While the players are probably relived to shed the goose egg, the victory hurts the Dolphins' shot at the first overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. During the team's losses, Miami has been outscored 23 points per game (34-11).
Dolphins’ Betting Record: ATS 4-4-0 OVER/UNDER 3-5-0
Dolphins’ Leaders on Offense
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: 1,195 pass yards with 8 TD and 7 INT
RB Kalen Ballage: 110 total yards with 2 TD
WR DeVante Parker: 400 receiving yards with 4 TD
TE Mike Gesicki: 248 receiving yards with 0 TD
Dolphins vs. Colts Recent History Has Limited Value
Miami visited Indianapolis during Week 12 last season. Down 24-14 in the fourth quarter, the Colts stormed back and posted a 27-24 victory. Bettors shouldn’t read much into that close contest as the cast of players on both sides has changed dramatically. Current form shows Indianapolis as the superior squad.
Colts vs. Dolphins Final Thoughts and Pick
Brissett is dealing with a knee injury that knocked him out early last week. The Colts may elect to sit him against the Dolphins, which means journeyman-backup Brian Hoyer would get the start. Receiver T.Y. Hilton is also expected to miss this game. RB Marlon Mack will draw a heavy load.
Injuries, trades and suspensions are all hurting the Dolphins. Rising star WR Preston Williams (knee) is out for the season, RB Kenyon Drake is now in Arizona and RB Mark Walton is suspended for the next four games. That adds turmoil to an already tumultuous situation. Lay the line and back Indy.
Pick: Colts -10
Season Record: 0-1