Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Indianapolis Colts take on the New York Jets on Monday, December 5, 2016 at MetLife Stadium. The opening line for this game has Indianapolis as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.5. The Colts are 5-5-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4-0. The Jets have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 4-7-0 against the spread.
Scott Tolzien finished with 205 yards through the air for Indianapolis last week. He completed 22 passes out of 36 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Colts were led in rushing by Jordan Todman, who finished with 37 yards on 3 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 12 yards per carry. T.Y. Hilton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 54 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Indianapolis got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 310 yards for the game. The Colts ran for 91 yards on 23 attempts.
Ryan Fitzpatrick finished with 269 yards passing for New York last week. He went 22 for 32, resulting in a 69% completion percentage. The Jets were led on the ground by Bilal Powell, who finished with 36 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Quincy Enunwa led the team in receiving with 109 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. New York had 16 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 56 total plays for 333 yards for the contest. The Jets ran for 64 yards on 23 carries as a team.
Indianapolis scores 25 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 12th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 37 attempts for a 65% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 257 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 11th in the league. The Colts run for an average of 95 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 352 yards per game, ranking their offense 15th overall this season. The Colts average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 11th in the NFL. They accumulate 62.2 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, which ranks 8th in the league.
Indianapolis allows 279 passing yards per game, ranking 30th, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 28th. They give up 24 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Colts allow 116 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 23rd in the NFL. Indianapolis allows 395 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 30th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8 penalties for 69.7 yards per game, ranking them 30th among NFL teams.
New York averages 18 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 28th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. They throw for 224 yards through the air per game, ranking them 26th. The Jets run for an average of 111 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 12th on the ground. They also run 62 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 335 yards per game, ranking them 22nd in the league on offense. The Jets get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 28th. They average 50.6 penalty yards per game via 6.1 penalties, ranking them 29th in the NFL.
New York allows an average of 263 passing yards per game, which ranks 22nd in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 21st. They give up 24 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Jets allow 86 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 4th in the NFL. New York allows 349 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 12th in the league. They force 5.1 penalties for 46.2 yards in each contest, ranking 1st.
Indianapolis Betting Trends
Indianapolis is 7-4-0 against the over/under this season
Indianapolis has an ATS record of 5-5-1 this season
New York Betting Trends
New York is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 4-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/27/16 QB Andrew Luck Concussion "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/27/16 S Clayton Geathers Concussion "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/27/16 T Denzelle Good Shoulder injured last game, "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/27/16 LB Robert Mathis Shoulder injured last game, "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/27/16 C Ryan Kelly Shoulder injured last game, "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/27/16 WR T.Y. Hilton Back injured last game, "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/27/16 CB Vontae Davis Groin injured last game, "?" Monday vs. NY Jets
11/19/16 DE Kendall Langford Knee IR
10/19/16 WR Quan Bray Ankle IR
09/29/16 C Jonotthan Harrison Appendix IR
09/27/16 LB Trent Cole Back IR
11/27/16 C Nick Mangold Knee "?" Monday vs. Indianapolis
11/09/16 T Ryan Clady Shoulder IR
11/07/16 CB Marcus Williams Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/25/16 TE Braedon Bowman Knee IR
10/25/16 LB Erin Henderson Undisclosed IR
10/24/16 QB Geno Smith Knee out for season
10/12/16 WR Eric Decker Shoulder IR
09/29/16 DE Lawrence Thomas Shoulder IR
Guy's Pick: Take Indianapolis -2.5
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