Sunday, December 27, 2015
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The New England Patriots matchup against the New York Jets on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. The opening line for this game has New England as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.
Tom Brady finished his last game with 267 yards through the air for New England. He completed 23 passes out of 35 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Patriots were led in rushing by Joey Iosefa, who finished with 51 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Brandon LaFell was the team leader in receiving with a total of 88 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game New England totaled 346 yards by way of 63 plays. They rushed the ball 26 times for a total of 93 yards on the game and the Patriots totaled 17 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 12 passing and 1 by penalty.
Ryan Fitzpatrick finished his last game with 299 yards through the air for New York. He completed 26 passes out of 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Jets were led in rushing by Christopher Ivory, who finished with 37 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Brandon Marshall was the team leader in receiving with a total of 74 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. New York totaled 372 yards by way of 67 plays. They rushed the ball 26 times for a total of 73 yards on the game and the Jets totaled 20 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 15 passing and 1 by penalty.
New England is scoring 31 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 26 passes on 41 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 303 yards per game through the air as well. The Patriots are running for an average of 91 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They run 67 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 394 total yards each outing. The Patriots get 23 first downs per game and they average 58 penalty yards via 6.3 penalties each contest.
New England allows 230 passing yards per game and 19 points per contest on defense. They give up 22 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59%. The Patriots give up 96 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4 average per carry. New England allows 326 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 62.9 yards per game.
New York averages 25 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 257 yards through the air per game thus far. The Jets run for an average of 115 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They run 68 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 371 total yards per game. The Jets are averaging 21 first downs per outing and accumulate 50.5 penalty yards via 6 penalties each game.
New York allows an average of 240 passing yards and 19 points per contest. They give up 22 completions on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 56% per game. The Jets give up 83 rushing yards per game on 22 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. New York allows 323 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 51.1 yards in each contest.
New England Betting Trends
New England is 8-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
New England has an ATS record of 7-5-2 this season
New York Betting Trends
New York is 7-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
New York has an ATS record of 7-5-2 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/21/15 LB Dont'a Hightower Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/21/15 WR Julian Edelman Foot is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/21/15 S Patrick Chung Hip "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/21/15 RB Steven Jackson Acquired "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/20/15 C Bryan Stork Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/20/15 WR Danny Amendola Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/20/15 S Devin McCourty Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/20/15 LB Eric Martin Concussion "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/20/15 LB Jonathan Freeny Wrist "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/20/15 TE Scott Chandler Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
12/16/15 DT Dominique Easley Thigh IR
12/15/15 RB LeGarrette Blount Hip out for season
11/27/15 WR Aaron Dobson Ankle IR
11/09/15 RB Dion Lewis Knee IR
11/06/15 C Ryan Wendell Knee IR
10/29/15 TE Rufus Johnson Illness IR
10/18/15 CB Tarell Brown Foot IR
10/14/15 T Nate Solder Bicep IR
08/29/15 FB James Develin Tibia IR
12/20/15 DB Dion Bailey Ankle "?" Sunday vs. New England
12/15/15 WR Devin Smith ACL IR
11/12/15 RB Zac Stacy Ankle IR
11/11/15 G Willie Colon Knee IR
11/09/15 K Nick Folk Quad IR
10/30/15 S Jaiquawn Jarrett Knee IR
09/04/15 S Antonio Allen Achilles IR
09/04/15 TE Zach Sudfeld Knee IR
09/01/15 TE Jace Amaro Shoulder IR
Josh's Pick: Take New England
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