Dolphins vs. Colts odds – 2019 NFL picks, Week 10 predictions from …


The Indianapolis Colts will be without two key offensive weapons on Sunday when they host the struggling Miami Dolphins at 4:05 p.m. ET at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts will start Brian Hoyer at quarterback in relief of Jacoby Brissett, who was ruled out with a sprained knee ligament sustained during last week’s loss to the Steelers. Instead, Hoyer will trigger a Colts offense that puts up 356.9 yards and 22.8 points per game, and will do so without receiver T.Y. Hilton (calf) for the second straight game. The 1-7 Dolphins won their first game of the season last week against the Jets, but Miami enters Sunday without budding wide receiver Preston Williams (knee). Miami will also be without running back Mark Walton, who begins serving a four-game suspension. Indianapolis is a 10.5-point favorite in the latest Colts vs. Dolphins odds, and the over-under for total points scored is 44. Before you make any Dolphins vs. Colts picks of your own, you need to see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say.

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About Dolphins
Dolphin is a common name of aquatic mammals within the infraorder Cetacea. The term dolphin usually refers to the extant families Delphinidae (the oceanic dolphins), Platanistidae (the Indian river dolphins), Iniidae (the New World river dolphins), and Pontoporiidae (the brackish dolphins), and the extinct Lipotidae (baiji or Chinese river dolphin). There are 40 extant species named as dolphins.
Dolphins range in size from the 1.7 m (5.6 ft) long and 50 kg (110 lb) Maui’s dolphin to the 9.5 m (31 ft) and 10 t (11 short tons) killer whale. Several species exhibit sexual dimorphism, in that the males are larger than females. They have streamlined bodies and two limbs that are modified into flippers. Though not quite as flexible as seals, some dolphins can travel at 55.5 km/h (34.5 mph). Dolphins use their conical shaped teeth to capture fast moving prey. They have well-developed hearing which is adapted for both air and water and is so well developed that some can survive even if they are blind. Some species are well adapted for diving to great depths. They have a layer of fat, or blubber, under the skin to keep warm in the cold water.
Although dolphins are widespread, most species prefer the warmer waters of the tropic zones, but some, like the right whale dolphin, prefer colder climates. Dolphins feed largely on fish and squid, but a few, like the killer whale, feed on large mammals, like seals. Male dolphins typically mate with multiple females every year, but females only mate every two to three years. Calves are typically born in the spring and summer months and females bear all the responsibility for raising them. Mothers of some species fast and nurse their young for a relatively long period of time. Dolphins produce a variety of vocalizations, usually in the form of clicks and whistles.
Dolphins are sometimes hunted in places such as Japan, in an activity known as dolphin drive hunting. Besides drive hunting, they also face threats from bycatch, habitat loss, and marine pollution. Dolphins have been depicted in various cultures worldwide. Dolphins occasionally feature in literature and film, as in the film series Free Willy. Dolphins are sometimes kept in captivity and trained to perform tricks. The most common dolphin species in captivity is the bottlenose dolphin, while there are around 60 captive killer whales.

Dolphins vs. Colts odds: 2019 NFL picks, Week 10 predictions from …

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Without Brissett, the Colts lose a player who has thrown for 1,649 yards and 14 touchdowns against just three interceptions. Hoyer makes his first start since 2017 with the 49ers, and the Colts called up Chad Kelly from the practice squad to serve as his backup. Hoyer is 16-21 as a starter. However, the Colts will be helped by the Dolphins being without Williams, who was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury earlier in the week. Williams had caught 32 passes for 428 yards and three touchdowns.

Dolphins vs. Colts odds: 2019 NFL picks, Week 10 predictions from …

The Dolphins were able to grind out their first victory of the season last week, beating the Jets by a final score of 26-18. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had a big day against New York, finishing with 288 passing yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions. Wide receiver DeVante Parker also had a strong showing against New York, hauling in four receptions for 57 yards and a touchdown. The 2015 first-rounder has now scored a touchdown in four of his last five outings. 

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