New York Jets at Cleveland Browns Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/8/2017
Sunday, October 8, 2017
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The Cleveland Browns host the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 1.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 39.5. The Browns have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread. The Jets have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
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Valuable New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
The Cleveland Browns are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Browns are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key New York Jets Injuries
10/02/17 LB Josh Martin Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/01/17 T Brandon Shell Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/01/17 CB Darryl Roberts Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/01/17 TE Jordan Leggett Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/01/17 RB Matt Forte Toe "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
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
Key Cleveland Browns Injuries
10/01/17 LB Dominique Alexander Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/01/17 LB Jamie Collins Sr. Concussion "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/01/17 DL Myles Garrett Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/01/17 WR Sammie Coates Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
10/01/17 WR Jordan Leslie Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Jets
09/18/17 WR Corey Coleman Hand IR
09/05/17 DB Howard Wilson Knee PUP
08/23/17 LB Tank Carder ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets have run for 523 yards as a team, which ranks 7th in the NFL. They've run 106 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 30 times for 273 yards so far this season, which has them 10th in the league in penalties. They are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 75. They have run 236 plays this season for 1,313 yards, which ranks them 17th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 5.6 yards per play, which is 11th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 62 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Josh McCown averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 10.1 yards per completion. He has completed 82 passes on 117 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.1%. His quarterback rating is 87.8. He has thrown for 826 yards this season.
The Jets rush defense has allowed 123 attempts for 575 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 29 penalties for 227 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 29.2% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the league. They are 21st in the league in points allowed on defense with 92. They have surrendered a total of 1,354 yards on D, which is 19th in the NFL. The Jets are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 80 passes on 136 attempts against the New York Jets defense this season, placing them 11th and 17th in the National Football League. The New York pass defense has also given up a total of 779 yards through the air, which is 7th 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 Jets 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.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cleveland Browns are 28th in the National Football League in points scored with 63. They have run 258 plays this year for 1,184 yards, which ranks them 25th in the NFL in total offense. The Browns average 4.6 yards per play, which is 28th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 81 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cleveland has run for 306 yards as a unit, which ranks 26th in the league. They've run 84 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Browns have been penalized on offense 29 times for 267 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. DeShone Kizer has passed for 764 yards this year. He's completed 73 throws while attempting 142 passes for a completion percentage of 51.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 50.9. He averages 10.5 yards per completion and 5.4 yards per pass attempt.
Cleveland is 29th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 107. They have given up a total of 1,312 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Browns are 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 7.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 27th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 91 throws on 124 attempts against the Cleveland defense this season, ranking them 21st and 8th in the league. The Browns pass defense has also surrendered a total of 963 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 115 attempts for 349 yards this season, putting them in 8th place in the NFL against the run. The Cleveland Browns have had 39 penalties for 354 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in the league. They've allowed a score on 33.3% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Cleveland is 21st in the NFL in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 34 punt return yards and are averaging 6.8 yards per return, which is 20th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 2 kicks for 32 yards on special teams, placing them 29th in kick return yardage. The Browns average 16 yards per kick return and have a long of 18 yards this season. They are 21st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,091. The Cleveland Browns have tried 2 field goals this season and made 2, which is 30th in the league. Cleveland kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 798 yards on 17 punts, averaging 46.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 9th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Browns NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +1.5
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