Sunday, December 20, 2015
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The Atlanta Falcons take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at EverBank Field. The opening line for this game has Jacksonville as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.
Matt Ryan finished his last game with 224 yards through the air for Atlanta. He completed 22 passes out of 34 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Devonta Freeman, who finished with 40 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Julio Jones led the team in receiving. He had a total of 88 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Atlanta got a total of 15 first downs by way of 3 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 62 total plays for 230 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 54 yards on 16 attempts.
Blake Bortles finished his last game with 250 yards through the air for Jacksonville. He completed 16 passes out of 30 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led in rushing by Denard Robinson, who finished with 75 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Allen Hurns led the team in receiving. He had a total of 105 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 35 yards per catch in the game. Jacksonville got a total of 24 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 12 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 62 total plays for 380 yards for the game. The Jaguars ran for 154 yards on 29 attempts.
Atlanta is scoring 21 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 26 passes on 40 attempts for a 65% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 270 yards per game through the air as well. The Falcons are averaging 105 rushing yards per game on 25 attempts per contest for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They also run 68 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 375 yards per game. The Falcons are averaging 22 first downs per game and they accumulate 67.2 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties.
Atlanta allows 243 passing yards per game and 23 points per contest on defense. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66%. The Falcons give up 106 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.9 average per carry. Atlanta gives up 349 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties per game that total 44.7 yards as a unit.
Jacksonville averages 25 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 56% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 253 yards through the air per game thus far. The Jaguars rush for an average of 99 yards per contest on 23 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry for the season. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 353 yards per game. The Jaguars get an average of 20 first downs per game and they average 54.6 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Jacksonville allows an average of 262 passing yards and 27 points per contest. They give up 24 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The Jaguars give up 102 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Jacksonville gives up 364 total yards per game including an average of 5.3 per play. They create an average of 1.2 turnovers per game and 7.3 penalties for 65.5 yards each game.
Atlanta Betting Trends
Atlanta is 2-10-1 against the over/under so far this season
Atlanta has an ATS record of 4-9-0 this season
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 9-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 7-5-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/15/15 S William Moore Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
12/13/15 DT Paul Soliai Calf "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
12/12/15 K Matt Bryant Quad IR
12/05/15 WR Leonard Hankerson Hamstring IR
10/21/15 FB Collin Mooney Arm IR
09/10/15 G Jon Asamoah Undisclosed IR
12/14/15 RB T.J. Yeldon Knee "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
12/13/15 TE Nic Jacobs Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
12/13/15 LB Paul Posluszny Hand "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
12/13/15 DE Ryan Davis Knee "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
12/08/15 RB Bernard Pierce Calf IR
12/05/15 RB Toby Gerhart Groin IR
11/19/15 S James Sample Shoulder IR
11/16/15 DT Sen'Derrick Marks Tricep IR
10/21/15 RB Corey Grant Groin IR
10/05/15 G Brandon Linder Shoulder IR
08/15/15 DE Dante Fowler, Jr. Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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