New England Patriots at New York Jets Week 6 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/15/2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017
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The New England Patriots head to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Jets on Sunday, October 15, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has New England as 9.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 47. The Patriots are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Jets are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
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Valuable New England Patriots Betting Trends
The New England Patriots are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The New England Patriots are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key New England Patriots Injuries
10/08/17 DL Alan Branch Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/08/17 LB Elandon Roberts Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/08/17 DB Eric Rowe Groin "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/08/17 RB Rex Burkhead Ribs "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/08/17 TE Rob Gronkowski Thigh "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/22/17 DT Vincent Valentine Knee IR
09/06/17 WR Malcolm Mitchell Knee IR
09/05/17 WR Julian Edelman ACL IR
09/04/17 LB Shea McClellin Undisclosed IR
09/01/17 CB Cyrus Jones ACL IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
10/09/17 RB Bilal Powell Calf doubtful Sunday vs. New England
10/08/17 CB Darryl Roberts Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/08/17 LB Josh Martin Ankle "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/08/17 CB Juston Burris Foot "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/08/17 DE Kony Ealy Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/08/17 RB Matt Forte Toe "?" Sunday vs. New England
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 New England Patriots are 3rd in the National Football League in points scored with 148. They have run 339 plays this year for 2,097 yards, which ranks them 1st in the NFL in total offense. The Patriots average 6.2 yards per play, which is 2nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 122 1st downs this season, ranking them 1st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New England has run for 495 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in the league. They've run 128 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Patriots have been penalized on offense 39 times for 353 yards so far this year, which has them 5th in the NFL in penalties. Tom Brady has passed for 1,702 yards this year. He's completed 133 throws while attempting 195 passes for a completion percentage of 68.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 112. He averages 12.8 yards per completion and 8.7 yards per pass attempt.
New England is 30th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 142. They have given up a total of 2,236 yards on D, which is 32nd in the league. The Patriots are 32nd in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Their pass defense has allowed 8.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 32nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 125 throws on 188 attempts against the New England Patriots defense this season, ranking them 31st and 30th in the league. The New England pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,615 yards in the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 125 attempts for 621 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the NFL against the run. The Patriots have had 40 penalties for 337 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in the league. They've allowed a score on 42.1% of possessions on defense, which is 28th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
New England is 25th in the NFL in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 61 punt return yards and are averaging 15.3 yards per return, which is 3rd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 33 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 93 yards on special teams, placing them 18th in kick return yardage. The Patriots average 18.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 26 yards this season. They are 1st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,548. The New England Patriots have tried 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 14th in the league. New England Patriots kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 10 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 625 yards on 15 punts, averaging 41.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 32nd in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 557 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They've run 124 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 39 times for 353 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the league in penalties. They are 21st in the NFL in points scored with 92. They have run 287 plays this season for 1,504 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the league in total offense. The Jets average 5.2 yards per play, which is 14th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 76 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Josh McCown averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 9.7 yards per completion. He has completed 105 passes on 147 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating is 90.5. He has thrown for 1,020 yards this season.
The Jets rush defense has allowed 156 attempts for 715 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 35 penalties for 287 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 27.6% of possessions on defense, which is 3rd in the league. They are 17th in the league in points allowed on defense with 106. They have surrendered a total of 1,773 yards on D, which is 27th in the NFL. The New York Jets are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 11th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 104 passes on 172 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 18th and 19th in the National Football League. The Jets pass defense has also given up a total of 1,058 yards through the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Jets have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 8th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.7%. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 659 yards on 14 punts, averaging 47.1 yards per punt. That places them 8th in the NFL in punting average. New York is ranked 4th in the league in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 69 punt return yards and average 7.7 yards per return, which is 15th 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 20th 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 1,051.
Who will win tonight's Patriots/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +9.5
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