The Worksheet, a fantasy football overview by Rich Hribar, breaking down everything you need to know for the Week 10 Indianapolis Colts at Las Vegas Raiders Sunday afternoon game.

IndianapolisRank@Las VegasRank
18.25Implied Total24.25
20.313Points All./Gm25.127
61.912Opp. Plays/Gm63.921
4.830Off. Yards/Play5.612
57Def. Yards/Play5.825
48.11%29Opp. Rush %43.25%21
51.89%4Opp. Pass %56.75%12
  • Colts games are 8-1 (88.9%) towards the under the season, the highest rate in the league.
  • The Colts have been outscored 118-42 (-76 points) in the first half this season, the largest differential in the league.
  • The Colts have led for six offensive snaps in the second half this season, the fewest in the league. The next closest team (Houston) has led for 39 offensive snaps in the second half.
  • Indianapolis averaged 2.02 yards per play in Week 9. The fewest in a game this season and their fewest as a franchise in a game since 1977.
  • The Colts are averaging 1.28 points per drive, 31st in the league.
  • The Raiders are allowing 2.47 points per drive, 31st in the league.
  • The Colts are allowing 5.8 sacks plus turnovers per game, the most in the league.
  • The Raiders are averaging 1.8 sacks plus turnovers per game, the fewest in the league.
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Derek Carr: Carr posted his fourth QB1 scoring week of the season last weekend with a QB9 scoring week (18.4 points), but it was a missed opportunity for a big game. Carr was 16-of-21 for 223 yards with two touchdowns in the first half last week but then disappeared to close the game, completing 5-of-15 passes for 36 yards in the second half. 

We have seen the Raiders’ offense run completely hot or completely cold all season. At their best, they can score with the league’s best teams and then just evaporate into the worst offense in the league on a moment’s notice.

Carr is more of a high-end QB2 than someone to lean on as a QB1. Despite the state of the offense, the Colts’ defense is not quiet quitting. The Colts have allowed just two top-10 scoring weeks all season to an opposing passer for fantasy, and both of those games came attached to rushing touchdowns. 

The Colts are not necessarily an avoid, either. They are 18th in the league in points allowed per attempt (0.411), but since the opposing team has consistently played from ahead against them, the Colts are allowing just 12.1 passing points per game (11th) because they face the third-fewest pass attempts per game (29.4).

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