Kansas City Chiefs at New York Jets Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Kansas City Chiefs travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 4.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44. The Chiefs have an ATS record of 6-5-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Jets have an over/under record of 6-5-0 and they are 6-4-1 against the spread.
Valuable Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 6-5-0 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 6-4-1 against the spread
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
11/26/17 CB Darrelle Revis Acquired is "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
11/26/17 LB Dee Ford Back is "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
11/26/17 DB Eric Murray Ankle left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
11/26/17 LB Terrance Smith Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
11/26/17 LB Ukeme Eligwe Achilles is "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/09/17 WR Chris Conley Achilles IR
10/04/17 LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Groin out indefinitely
09/26/17 K Cairo Santos Groin IR
09/08/17 DB Eric Berry Achilles IR
09/07/17 DB Ashton Lampkin ACL IR
08/30/17 RB Spencer Ware Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Dadi Nicolas Knee PUP
Key New York Jets Injuries
11/26/17 DL Steve McLendon Neck left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
11/06/17 WR Jeremy Kerley Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 12/17 vs. New Orleans)
10/31/17 TE Jordan Leggett Knee IR
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 Kansas City Chiefs are 7th in the NFL in points scored with 272. They have run 666 plays this season for 3,945 yards, which ranks them 9th in the league in total offense. The Chiefs average 5.9 yards per play, which is 4th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 216 1st downs this year, placing them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas City has run for 1,239 yards as a team, which ranks 15th in the NFL. They've run 268 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 87 times for 794 yards so far this season, which has them 4th in the league in penalties. Alex Smith has thrown for 2,873 yards this season. He has completed 254 passes on 369 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.8%. His quarterback rating is 104.5. He averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 11.3 yards per completion.
Kansas City is 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 236. They have surrendered a total of 4,098 yards on D, which is 27th in the NFL. The Chiefs are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 22nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 215 passes on 388 attempts against the Kansas City Chiefs defense this season, placing them 5th and 23rd in the National Football League. The Kansas City pass defense has also given up a total of 2,702 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 316 attempts for 1,396 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in the league against the run. The Chiefs have committed 71 penalties for 619 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 15th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.4% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas City is ranked 10th in the league in punt returns with 26. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 20th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 82 yards. They have returned 31 kicks for 716 yards on special teams, ranking 3rd in kick return yardage. The Chiefs average 23.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this year. They are 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,004. The Kansas City Chiefs have attempted 27 field goals this season and made 26, which is 3rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 96.3%. Kansas City Chiefs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,302 yards on 51 punts, averaging 45.1 yards per punt. That places them 16th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 1,125 yards as a unit, which ranks 21st in the league. They've run 278 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 88 times for 807 yards so far this year, which has them 3rd in the NFL in penalties. They are 20th in the National Football League in points scored with 228. They have run 663 plays this year for 3,460 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL in total offense. The Jets average 5.2 yards per play, which is 16th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 187 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Josh McCown has completed 235 throws while attempting 349 passes for a completion percentage of 67.3%. He has passed for 2,549 yards this year. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 7.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 95.3.
The Jets rush defense has given up 324 attempts for 1,324 yards this season, putting them in 26th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 83 penalties for 709 yards on defense this year. That places them 26th in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.3% of possessions on defense, which is 11th in the NFL. New York is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 257. They have given up a total of 3,768 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Jets are 14th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has allowed 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 15th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 224 throws on 378 attempts against the New York Jets defense this season, ranking them 8th and 18th in the league. The Jets pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,444 yards in the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Jets have tried 22 field goals this season and made 18, which is 18th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 81.8%. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,880 yards on 61 punts, averaging 47.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NFL in punting average. New York is 6th in the NFL in punt returns with 27. They've totaled 138 punt return yards and are averaging 5.1 yards per return, which is 30th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 22 kicks for 448 yards on special teams, placing them 15th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 20.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 40 yards this season. They are 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,291.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chiefs -4.5
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