Miami Dolphins at New York Jets Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/24/2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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The Miami Dolphins head to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Jets on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 3.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 41. The Dolphins are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Jets are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0.
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Valuable Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 0-2-0 against the spread
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
09/18/17 LB Lawrence Timmons Personal "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/17/17 LB Rey Maualuga Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/05/17 LB Raekwon McMillan ACL IR
09/05/17 QB Ryan Tannehill ACL IR
09/04/17 C Ted Larsen Bicep IR
08/15/17 CB Tony Lippett Achilles IR
08/06/17 S T.J. McDonald Suspension 8-game suspension (eligible to return 11/05 vs Oakland)
Key New York Jets Injuries
09/17/17 LB Bruce Carter Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/17/17 G Brian Winters Abdominal left game "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/17/17 LB Edmond Robinson Groin "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/17/17 TE Eric Tomlinson Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/17/17 OL Jonotthan Harrison Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/17/17 TE Jordan Leggett Knee "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/17/17 S Rontez Miles Eye "?" Sunday vs. Miami
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 Miami Dolphins are 29th in the National Football League in points scored with 19. They have run 68 plays this year for 336 yards, which ranks them 31st in the NFL in total offense. The Dolphins average 4.9 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 21 1st downs this season, ranking them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 111 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the league. They've run 32 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 5 times for 23 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. Jay Cutler has passed for 230 yards this year. He's completed 24 throws while attempting 33 passes for a completion percentage of 72.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 101.8. He averages 9.6 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 17. They have given up a total of 367 yards on D, which is 2nd in the league. The Dolphins are 30th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Their pass defense has allowed 8.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 31 throws on 39 attempts against the Miami Dolphins defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 1st in the league. The Miami pass defense has also surrendered a total of 323 yards in the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 14 attempts for 44 yards this season, putting them in 2nd place in the NFL against the run. The Dolphins have had 6 penalties for 56 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 33.3% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 18th in the NFL in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 21 punt return yards and are averaging 7 yards per return, which is 17th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 14 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 71 yards on special teams, placing them 14th in kick return yardage. The Dolphins average 23.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this season. They are 31st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 433. The Miami Dolphins have tried 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 11th in the league. Their punters have accumulated 130 yards on 3 punts, averaging 43.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 25th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 164 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the NFL. They've run 40 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 10 times for 109 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the league in penalties. They are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 32. They have run 109 plays this season for 485 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 4.4 yards per play, which is 27th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 28 1st downs this year, placing them 26th overall as an offensive unit. Josh McCown averages 5.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.2 yards per completion. He has completed 43 passes on 64 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.2%. His quarterback rating is 78.5. He has thrown for 353 yards this season.
The Jets rush defense has allowed 69 attempts for 370 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in the league against the run. New York has committed 15 penalties for 129 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 21st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 45.5% of possessions on defense, which is 29th in the league. They are 32nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 66. They have surrendered a total of 818 yards on D, which is 30th in the NFL. The New York Jets are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Their pass defense has given up 7.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 26th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 39 passes on 56 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 10th and 6th in the National Football League. The Jets pass defense has also given up a total of 448 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Jets have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 12th in the National Football League. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 416 yards on 9 punts, averaging 46.2 yards per punt. That places them 10th in the NFL in punting average. New York is ranked 8th in the league in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 38 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 16th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 25 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 92 yards on special teams, ranking 9th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 23 yards per kick return and have a long of 40 yards this year. They are 26th in the league in all-purpose yards with 647.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jets +3.5
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