Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Denver Broncos take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at EverBank Field. The opening line for this game has Denver as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43. The Broncos are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 7-4-0 and they are 5-6-0 against the spread.
Trevor Siemian finished with 368 yards through the air for Denver last week. He completed 20 passes out of 34 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Devontae Booker, who finished with 79 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Emmanuel Sanders was the team leader in receiving with a total of 162 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. As a team in that game Denver got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 464 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 124 yards on 38 attempts.
Blake Bortles finished with 126 yards passing for Jacksonville last week. He went 13 for 26, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led on the ground by Bortles, who finished with 81 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Marqise Lee led the team in receiving with 37 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 9 yards per reception. Jacksonville had 20 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 65 total plays for 301 yards for the contest. The Jaguars ran for 183 yards on 37 carries as a team.
Denver scores 24 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 13th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 35 attempts for a 60% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 238 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 21st in the league. The Broncos run for an average of 100 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 20th in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 337 yards per game, ranking their offense 19th overall this season. The Broncos average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 19th in the NFL. They accumulate 64 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties, which ranks 9th in the league.
Denver allows 194 passing yards per game, ranking 1st, and they allow 20 points per contest on defense, which ranks 9th. They give up 20 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57%. The Broncos allow 120 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 27th in the NFL. Denver allows 314 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 4th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 59.1 yards per game, ranking them 15th among NFL teams.
Jacksonville averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 26th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. They throw for 238 yards through the air per game, ranking them 22nd. The Jaguars run for an average of 96 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 24th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 334 yards per game, ranking them 24th in the league on offense. The Jaguars get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 17th. They average 74.4 penalty yards per game via 7.7 penalties, ranking them 13th in the NFL.
Jacksonville allows an average of 204 passing yards per game, which ranks 3rd in the league. Their defense overall allows 27 points per contest, which has them ranked 27th. They give up 21 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 64% per game. The Jaguars allow 117 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 26th in the NFL. Jacksonville allows 321 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 6th in the league. They force 6.7 penalties for 60.7 yards in each contest, ranking 24th.
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Denver has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 7-4-0 against the over/under this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/27/16 LS Casey Kreiter Calf "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/09/16 DE Derek Wolfe Elbow expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/27/16 RB C.J. Anderson Knee IR
08/31/16 TE Garrett Graham Shoulder IR
11/28/16 WR Allen Hurns Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/28/16 S Peyton Thompson Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/16 DT Abry Jones Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/16 RB Chris Ivory Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/16 DE Chris Smith Eye "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/16 LB Dan Skuta Back "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/16 DL Jared Odrick Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/27/16 TE Julius Thomas Back "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/25/16 TE Marcedes Lewis Calf IR
10/26/16 DT Roy Miller Achilles IR
10/05/16 T Luke Joeckel ACL IR
09/05/16 T Josh Wells Thumb IR
08/31/16 DE Jonathan Woodard Achilles PUP
08/31/16 C Luke Bowanko Hip PUP
Josh's Pick: Take Denver -5
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