Buffalo Bills at New York Jets Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/2/2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017
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The Buffalo Bills travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42. The Bills have an ATS record of 5-1-1 while their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Jets have an over/under record of 4-4-0 and they are 5-2-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bills are 5-1-1 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 5-2-1 against the spread
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
10/31/17 C Eric Wood Ankle is probable Thursday vs. NY Jets
10/31/17 LB Ramon Humber Thumb is "?" Thursday vs. NY Jets
10/31/17 G Richie Incognito Ankle is probable Thursday vs. NY Jets
10/29/17 CB E.J. Gaines Hamstring is "?" Thursday vs. NY Jets
10/29/17 S Jordan Poyer Knee is "?" Thursday vs. NY Jets
10/15/17 S Colt Anderson Arm IR
10/09/17 TE Charles Clay Knee out indefinitely
09/07/17 QB T.J. Yates Concussion IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
10/30/17 DE Lawrence Thomas Concussion is OUT Thursday vs. Buffalo
10/29/17 DL Ed Stinson Shoulder left last game, is "?" Thursday vs. Buffalo
10/29/17 T Brandon Shell Neck is "?" Thursday vs. Buffalo
10/29/17 CB Buster Skrine Concussion is "?" Thursday vs. Buffalo
10/29/17 TE Jordan Leggett Knee is "?" Thursday vs. Buffalo
10/29/17 CB Morris Claiborne Foot injured last game, is "?" Thursday vs. Buffalo
10/04/17 LB Dylan Donahue Elbow IR
09/27/17 WR Charone Peake Ankle IR
08/30/17 LB Lorenzo Mauldin Back IR
08/07/17 WR Quincy Enunwa Neck IR
07/30/17 WR Devin Smith ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills are 19th in the NFL in points scored with 153. They have run 443 plays this season for 2,123 yards, which ranks them 29th in the league in total offense. The Bills average 4.8 yards per play, which is 25th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 121 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Buffalo has run for 872 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They've run 228 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bills have been penalized on offense 49 times for 419 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the league in penalties. Tyrod Taylor has thrown for 1,343 yards this season. He has completed 125 passes on 196 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8%. His quarterback rating is 93.1. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 10.7 yards per completion.
Buffalo is 2nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 115. They have surrendered a total of 2,426 yards on D, which is 17th in the NFL. The Bills are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 19th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 179 passes on 282 attempts against the Buffalo Bills defense this season, placing them 29th and 29th in the National Football League. The Buffalo pass defense has also given up a total of 1,865 yards through the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 161 attempts for 561 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in the league against the run. The Bills have committed 42 penalties for 402 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 30.4% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Buffalo is ranked 24th in the league in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 115 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 10th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 8 kicks for 180 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Bills average 22.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 27 yards this year. They are 30th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,510. The Buffalo Bills have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 16, which is 10th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.9%. Buffalo Bills kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,611 yards on 35 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 766 yards as a unit, which ranks 19th in the league. They've run 192 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 63 times for 596 yards so far this year, which has them 4th in the NFL in penalties. They are 18th in the National Football League in points scored with 157. They have run 472 plays this year for 2,463 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Jets average 5.2 yards per play, which is 18th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 130 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Josh McCown has completed 179 throws while attempting 254 passes for a completion percentage of 70.5%. He has passed for 1,840 yards this year. He averages 10.3 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 95.3.
The Jets rush defense has given up 238 attempts for 1,026 yards this season, putting them in 28th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 56 penalties for 476 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.3% of possessions on defense, which is 13th in the NFL. New York is 26th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 186. They have given up a total of 2,891 yards on D, which is 28th in the league. The Jets are 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 20th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 167 throws on 276 attempts against the New York Jets defense this season, ranking them 20th and 27th in the league. The Jets pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,865 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Jets have tried 17 field goals this season and made 13, which is 16th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 76.5%. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,000 yards on 42 punts, averaging 47.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 9th in the NFL in punting average. New York is 6th in the NFL in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 120 punt return yards and are averaging 6 yards per return, which is 24th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 15 kicks for 298 yards on special teams, placing them 13th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 19.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 40 yards this season. They are 16th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,055.
Who will win tonight's Bills/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bills -3.5
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