Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars Free NFL Picks & Week 8 Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/22/2014
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM on CBS
EverBank Field in Jacksonville
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On Sunday, the Miami Dolphins (3-3) and their solid defensive unit will take on the struggling offense of the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-6). The Dolphins are in third place in the AFC East while the Jaguars are fourth in the AFC South.
Against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, the Dolphins played a complete game and pulled off a 27-14 road win. They had 393 total yards in that game while holding the Bears to just 224 yards.
The Dolphins have been able to rush for 136.3 yards per game this season, which is fourth-best in the NFL right now. Veteran wide receiver Mike Wallace has been Miami's top offensive player this season by catching 30 passes for 359 yards and five touchdowns. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill has an 87.8 passer rating by throwing for 1,423 yards with 10 touchdowns and five interceptions.
The Jaguars were finally able to win their first game of the season on Sunday when they defeated the Cleveland Browns 24-6 at home. Their defense forced three Cleveland turnovers and they held them to just 266 total yards.
Through seven games, the Jaguars have only been able to gain 296.6 yards per game and they are last in the NFL in scoring with just 15 points per game. Rookie wide receiver Allen Hurns has caught 19 passes this season for 305 yards and a team-leading three touchdowns. Quarterback Blake Bortles has completed 65.5 percent of his throws for 1,163 yards, five touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
Miami Dolphins are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Miami Dolphins are 4-2-0 against the Over/Under
Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-5-0 Against the Spread
Jacksonville Jaguars are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/20/14 WR Brandon Gibson Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/20/14 DE Dion Jordan Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/20/14 S Jimmy Wilson Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/20/14 G Shelley Smith Knee "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/14 RB Knowshon Moreno ACL IR
09/08/14 LB Dannell Ellerbe Hip IR
09/04/14 DT A.J. Francis Knee IR
09/04/14 TE Arthur Lynch Back IR
09/04/14 RB Mike Gillislee Hamstring IR
10/20/14 CB Alan Ball Bicep "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/20/14 DE Andre Branch Groin out indefinitely
10/20/14 LB Paul Posluszny Pectoral IR
10/19/14 RB Toby Gerhart Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/23/14 CB Rashaad Reynolds Hand IR
09/23/14 WR Tandon Doss Ankle IR
09/17/14 TE Marcedes Lewis Ankle IR- designated return
09/04/14 WR Justin Blackmon Suspension out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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