Indianapolis
Colts
Stadium Lucas Oil Stadium
1-1-0 Overall | 1-0 AFC SOUTH 1st
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense18516821.5
Defense124243.523.5
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Thu  8/8
@
Bills
L16-24
Week 3Sat  8/17
vs
Browns
L18-21
Week 4Sat  8/24
vs
Bears
L17-27
Week 5Thu  8/29
@
Bengals
W13-6
Regular season
Week 1Sun  9/8
@
Chargers
L / OT24-30
Week 2Sun  9/15
@
Titans
W19-17
Week 3Sun  9/22
vs
Falcons
CBS1:00pm
Week 4Sun  9/29
vs
Raiders
CBS1:00pm
Week 5Sun  10/6
@
Chiefs
NBC8:20pm
Week 7Sun  10/20
vs
Texans
CBS1:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 80/1, 1.2% (#18). Our projection recommends not betting on them to win it all. Their 0.6% chance is #18 in the league. In simulations, they win the AFC 1.6% of the time and are not a good value at 40/1, 2.4%. They are projected to win 8 games and live up to their pre-season futures line of 7.5. Their playoff chances stand at 42.7% (32% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the AFC.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on the money lines, the Colts had an expected win percentage of 33% after 2 games. At 1-1, they are beating expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up 53 units. They are 1-0-1 against the spread for a 100 profit. Their over-under record is 1-1. Their 10-6 record last season was way ahead of what was expected of them. Their game-by-game odds gave them a projected record of 8.5-7.5. They were solid against the spread going 8-7-1 for (+30 profit). They went over 8 times and came in under 8 times. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Atlanta Falcons. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are an elite scoring team based on points per game, which makes sense given their strong offensive TD per play rate. They are an above average scoring defense, which make sense given their strong yards per play allowed rank.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by T.Y. Hilton who is projected to be the #8 WR the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
49 Adams, Matthew OLB6-022912/12/19952Houston
81 Alie-Cox, Mo TE6-526709/19/19932Virginia Commonwealth
63 Andrews, Josh C6-229806/21/19914Oregon State
96 Autry, Denico DT6-528507/15/19906Mississippi State
52 Banogu, Ben DE6-325201/19/19960TCU
7 Brissett, Jacoby QB6-423812/11/19924NC State
11 Cain, Deon WR6-220208/09/19962Clemson
15 Campbell, Parris WR6-020807/16/19970Ohio State
74 Castonzo, Anthony T6-730708/09/19889Boston College
62 Clark, Le'Raven T6-531104/22/19934Texas Tech
35 Desir, Pierre CB6-119209/08/19906Lindenwood
84 Doyle, Jack TE6-626205/05/19907Western Kentucky
85 Ebron, Eric TE6-425304/10/19936North Carolina
44 Franklin, Zaire OLB6-023507/02/19962Syracuse
26 Geathers, Clayton SS6-221606/01/19925UCF
64 Glowinski, Mark G6-431005/03/19925West Virginia
73 Haeg, Joe T6-629803/11/19934North Dakota State
86 Hentges, Hale TE6-424508/19/19960Alabama
13 Hilton, T.Y. WR5-1018311/14/19898Florida International
21 Hines, Nyheim RB5-919611/12/19962NC State
29 Hooker, Malik FS6-121404/02/19963Ohio State
99 Houston, Justin DE6-327001/21/19899Georgia
2 Hoyer, Brian QB6-221610/13/198511Michigan State
92 Hunt, Margus DE6-829507/14/19877SMU
78 Kelly, Ryan C6-430705/30/19934Alabama
53 Leonard, Darius OLB6-223007/27/19952South Carolina State
38 Lewis, Ryan CB6-019504/15/19942Pittsburgh
94 Lewis, Tyquan DE6-327701/30/19952Ohio State
25 Mack, Marlon RB6-021003/07/19963South Florida
42 Milligan, Rolan DB5-1020008/16/19941Toledo
23 Moore, Kenny CB5-919008/23/19953Valdosta State
97 Muhammad, Al-Quadin DT6-425003/28/19953Miami (FL)
56 Nelson, Quenton G6-533003/19/19962Notre Dame
30 Odum, George DB6-120211/03/19932Central Arkansas
58 Okereke, Bobby ILB6-123507/29/19960Stanford
14 Pascal, Zach WR6-221412/18/19942Old Dominion
46 Rhodes, Luke LS6-223812/02/19923William & Mary
80 Rogers, Chester WR6-018401/12/19944Grambling State
8 Sanchez, Rigoberto P6-019509/08/19943Hawaii
93 Sheard, Jabaal DE6-326805/10/19899Pittsburgh
72 Smith, Braden G6-631503/25/19962Auburn
45 Speed, E.J. LB6-322406/01/19950Tarleton State
90 Stewart, Grover DT6-431510/20/19933Albany State (Ga.)
39 Tell, Marvell CB6-219508/02/19960USC
57 Turay, Kemoko DE6-524807/11/19952Rutgers
4 Vinatieri, Adam K6-021212/28/197224South Dakota State
50 Walker, Anthony MLB6-123008/08/19953Northwestern
51 Ward, Jihad DE6-528705/11/19944Illinois
20 Wilkins, Jordan RB6-121607/18/19942Ole Miss
33 Williams, Jonathan RB6-021702/02/19944Arkansas
37 Willis, Khari SAF5-1121305/07/19960Michigan State
31 Wilson, Quincy CB6-219308/16/19963Florida
34 Ya-Sin, Rock CB6-019005/23/19960Temple