Sunday, September 25, 2016
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The New York Jets travel to Arrowhead Stadium to play the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44. The Jets are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Chiefs have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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Ryan Fitzpatrick finished with 374 yards through the air for New York last week. He completed 24 passes out of 34 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Jets were led in rushing by Matt Forte, who finished with 100 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Eric Decker was the team leader in receiving with a total of 126 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game New York got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 18 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 493 yards for the game. The Jets ran for 123 yards on 36 attempts.
Alex Smith finished with 186 yards passing for Kansas City last week. He went 20 for 37, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Chiefs were led on the ground by Charcandrick West, who finished with 61 yards on 6 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Jeremy Maclin led the team in receiving with 68 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Kansas City had 14 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 60 total plays for 291 yards for the contest. The Chiefs ran for 119 yards on 19 carries as a team.
New York scores 30 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 7th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 22 passes on 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 279 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 10th in the league. The Jets run for an average of 138 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 5th in the league. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 417 yards per game, ranking their offense 4th overall this season. The Jets average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 3rd in the NFL. They accumulate 72.5 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 12th in the league.
New York allows 316 passing yards per game, ranking 26th, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 25th. They give up 21 completions on 31 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Jets allow 72 rushing yards per game on 19 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the NFL. New York allows 387 total yards per game including 7.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 19th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 51.5 yards per game, ranking them 13th among NFL teams.
Kansas City averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 16th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 27 passes per game on 43 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. They throw for 251 yards through the air per game, ranking them 18th. The Chiefs run for an average of 101 yards per game on 19 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 15th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 352 yards per game, ranking them 18th in the league on offense. The Chiefs get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 19th. They average 61.5 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, ranking them 9th in the NFL.
Kansas City allows an average of 244 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 16th in the league. Their defense overall allows 23 points per contest, which has them ranked 17th. They give up 22 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The Chiefs allow 126 rushing yards per contest on 33 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 30th in the NFL. Kansas City allows 370 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 17th in the league. They force 5 penalties for 37 yards in each contest, ranking 3rd.
New York Betting Trends
New York is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Kansas City Betting Trends
Kansas City is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas City has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/19/16 WR Eric Decker Shoulder probable Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/18/16 CB Darryl Roberts Foot "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/18/16 WR Brandon Marshall Knee injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/18/16 QB Bryce Petty Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/18/16 LB Erin Henderson Foot "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/18/16 G James Carpenter Calf "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/18/16 LB Jordan Jenkins Calf "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
08/28/16 WR Devin Smith ACL PUP
09/18/16 RB Jamaal Charles Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/18/16 OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/18/16 OL Parker Ehinger Concussion "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/18/16 LB Sam Barrington Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
08/31/16 LB Josh Mauga Hip IR
08/30/16 LB Justin Houston Knee PUP
08/15/16 QB Tyler Bray Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas City
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