Sunday, October 2, 2016
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The Indianapolis Colts travel to EverBank Field to play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indianapolis as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.5. The Colts are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Andrew Luck finished with 331 yards through the air for Indianapolis last week. He completed 24 passes out of 37 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Colts were led in rushing by Frank Gore, who finished with 82 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. T.Y. Hilton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 174 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Indianapolis got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 410 yards for the game. The Colts ran for 93 yards on 26 attempts.
Blake Bortles finished with 194 yards passing for Jacksonville last week. He went 24 for 38, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led on the ground by T.J. Yeldon, who finished with 17 yards on 6 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Allen Robinson led the team in receiving with 57 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. Jacksonville had 14 first downs total. 1 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 216 yards for the contest. The Jaguars ran for 48 yards on 21 carries as a team.
Indianapolis scores 27 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 7th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 41 attempts for a 61% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 285 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 9th in the league. The Colts run for an average of 86 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 23rd in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 371 yards per game, ranking their offense 12th overall this season. The Colts average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 8th in the NFL. They accumulate 68.3 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 6th in the league.
Indianapolis allows 306 passing yards per game, ranking 27th, and they allow 32 points per contest on defense, which ranks 30th. They give up 26 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 70%. The Colts allow 96 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 13th in the NFL. Indianapolis allows 401 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 24th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8.7 penalties for 68 yards per game, ranking them 31st among NFL teams.
Jacksonville averages 18 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 26th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 42 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. They throw for 262 yards through the air per game, ranking them 12th. The Jaguars run for an average of 55 yards per game on 19 attempts for an average of 2.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 31st on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 317 yards per game, ranking them 26th in the league on offense. The Jaguars get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 26th. They average 82.3 penalty yards per game via 10 penalties, ranking them 3rd in the NFL.
Jacksonville allows an average of 202 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 7th in the league. Their defense overall allows 28 points per contest, which has them ranked 26th. They give up 22 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 67% per game. The Jaguars allow 110 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 20th in the NFL. Jacksonville allows 311 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 8th in the league. They force 5.3 penalties for 35 yards in each contest, ranking 6th.
Indianapolis Betting Trends
Indianapolis is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Indianapolis has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 G Joe Reitz Back injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/27/16 LB Trent Cole Back IR
09/25/16 CB Darius Butler Leg "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/25/16 T Denzelle Good Back "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/25/16 CB Patrick Robinson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/21/16 WR Donte Moncrief Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/02/16 DT Arthur Jones Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/25/16 TE Ben Koyack Knee "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/25/16 G Brandon Linder Knee "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/25/16 DL Jared Odrick Tricep "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/25/16 T Kelvin Beachum Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/25/16 CB Prince Amukamara Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/05/16 T Josh Wells Thumb IR
08/31/16 DE Jonathan Woodard Achilles PUP
08/31/16 C Luke Bowanko Hip PUP
08/11/16 CB Aaron Colvin Suspension expected to miss first 5 games
Josh's Pick: Take Jacksonville
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