Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/1/2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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The Jacksonville Jaguars travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Jacksonville as 4.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 40. The Jaguars have an ATS record of 2-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Jets have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Jacksonville Jaguars Injuries
09/24/17 WR Jaelen Strong Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/24/17 LB Lerentee McCray Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/21/17 S Calvin Pryor Ankle IR
09/20/17 DT Michael Bennett Pectoral IR
09/11/17 WR Allen Robinson ACL IR
09/08/17 WR Dede Westbrook Abdominal IR
09/05/17 TE Mychal Rivera Wrist IR
09/05/17 WR Rashad Greene Sr. Undisclosed IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
09/24/17 G Brian Winters Abdominal "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/24/17 WR Charone Peake Ankle left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/24/17 TE Eric Tomlinson Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/24/17 TE Jordan Leggett Knee "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/24/17 LB Josh Martin Ankle left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/24/17 RB Matt Forte Toe left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/24/17 S Rontez Miles Eye "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
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 Jacksonville Jaguars are 4th in the NFL in points scored with 89. They have run 189 plays this season for 1,000 yards, which ranks them 13th in the league in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.3 yards per play, which is 12th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 63 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Jacksonville has run for 420 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in the NFL. They've run 99 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 29 times for 258 yards so far this season, which has them 3rd in the league in penalties. Blake Bortles has thrown for 592 yards this season. He has completed 51 passes on 86 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.3%. His quarterback rating is 93.8. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.6 yards per completion.
Jacksonville is 6th in the league in points allowed on defense with 51. They have surrendered a total of 779 yards on D, which is 4th in the NFL. The Jaguars are ranked 2nd in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Their pass defense has given up 3.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 1st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 48 passes on 90 attempts against the Jacksonville Jaguars defense this season, placing them 1st and 9th in the National Football League. The Jacksonville pass defense has also given up a total of 373 yards through the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 84 attempts for 406 yards this year, putting them in 28th place in the league against the run. The Jaguars have committed 26 penalties for 252 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 25% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Jacksonville is ranked 26th in the league in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 13 punt return yards and average 3.3 yards per return, which is 30th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 7 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 100 yards on special teams, ranking 16th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 20 yards per kick return and have a long of 28 yards this year. They are 20th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,125. The Jacksonville Jaguars have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 7, which is 5th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87.5%. Jacksonville Jaguars kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 583 yards on 12 punts, averaging 48.6 yards per punt. That places them 5th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 267 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the league. They've run 74 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 20 times for 203 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the NFL in penalties. They are 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 52. They have run 167 plays this year for 842 yards, which ranks them 26th in the NFL in total offense. The Jets average 5 yards per play, which is 18th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 44 1st downs this season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Josh McCown has completed 60 throws while attempting 86 passes for a completion percentage of 69.8%. He has passed for 602 yards this year. He averages 10 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 91.3.
The Jets rush defense has given up 84 attempts for 400 yards this season, putting them in 27th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 23 penalties for 180 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.4% of possessions on defense, which is 11th in the NFL. New York is 24th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 72. They have given up a total of 1,043 yards on D, which is 26th in the league. The Jets are 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 15th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 65 throws on 101 attempts against the New York Jets defense this season, ranking them 20th and 18th in the league. The Jets pass defense has also surrendered a total of 643 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Jets have tried 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 8th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 85.7%. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 659 yards on 14 punts, averaging 47.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NFL in punting average. New York is 4th in the NFL in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 69 punt return yards and are averaging 7.7 yards per return, which is 15th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 92 yards on special teams, placing them 20th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 23 yards per kick return and have a long of 40 yards this season. They are 26th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,051.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars -4.5
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