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NFL Team PPG Differential, Points For, and Points Against: 2016 NFL Season

How do you win more football games?  You score more points than the other team.  In the grid below we take a look at points for and against by each NFL team.  This includes total points for and total against, as well as looking at these statistics on a per game basis.  The higher the point per game differential the better.

Going back to 1990, a vast majority of Super Bowl winning teams have been Top 5 in the league for PPG Differential in the regular season.

More about NFL Team PPG Differential, Points For, and Points Against

Point per game differential is a useful statistic, and advanced versions of PPG that take into account strength of an opponent makes up the "Point Differential Betting System".  The differential gives a good indication of how teams perform offensively and defensively throughout the season, and generally speaking teams with a higher differential tend to beat teams with a lower differential.  The larger the gap between PPG differential, the more confidence.

Points For and Against for Each NFL Team
RankTeamPTSPTS AgainstDiff.PPGPPG AgainstPPG Diff.
1New England Patriots44125019127.615.612.0
2Atlanta Falcons54040613433.825.48.4
3Dallas Cowboys42130611526.319.17.2
4Kansas City Chiefs3893117824.319.44.9
5Pittsburgh Steelers3993277224.920.44.5
6Seattle Seahawks3542926222.118.33.8
7Arizona Cardinals4183625626.122.63.5
8Green Bay Packers4323884427.024.32.7
9Philadelphia Eagles3673313622.920.72.2
10Denver Broncos3332973620.818.62.2
11Oakland Raiders4163853126.024.11.9
12New York Giants3102842619.417.81.6
13Buffalo Bills3993782124.923.61.3
14Baltimore Ravens3433212221.420.11.3
15Indianapolis Colts4113921925.724.51.2
16Minnesota Vikings3273072020.419.21.2
17New Orleans Saints4694541529.328.40.9
18Washington Redskins3963831324.823.90.9
19Cincinnati Bengals3253151020.319.70.6
20Tennessee Titans381378323.823.60.2
21Detroit Lions346358-1221.622.4-0.8
22San Diego Chargers410423-1325.626.4-0.8
23Tampa Bay Buccaneers354369-1522.123.1-1.0
24Miami Dolphins363380-1722.723.8-1.1
25Carolina Panthers369402-3323.125.1-2.0
26Houston Texans279328-4917.420.5-3.1
27Jacksonville Jaguars318400-8219.925.0-5.1
28Chicago Bears279399-12017.424.9-7.5
29New York Jets275409-13417.225.6-8.4
30Los Angeles Rams224394-17014.024.6-10.6
31San Francisco 49ers309480-17119.330.0-10.7
32Cleveland Browns264452-18816.528.3-11.8
NFL Team PPG Differential, Points For, and Points Against By Season:
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