Denver Broncos at New York Jets Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/7/2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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MetLife Stadium is the venue for the game between the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New York as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.5.
The Jets are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0. The Broncos are 0-3-1 ATS and their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 0-3-1 against the spread
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The New York Jets are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
10/01/18 DB Tramaine Brock Groin is questionable Sunday vs NY Jets
09/27/18 TE Jake Butt Knee IR
09/04/18 LB Deiontrez Mount Achilles IR
09/04/18 S Jamal Carter Hamstring IR
09/04/18 LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 S Su'a Cravens Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Troy Fumagalli Hernia IR
08/03/18 WR Jordan Taylor Hip IR
Key New York Jets Injuries
09/30/18 WR Charone Peake Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/30/18 LB Josh Martin Head left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/30/18 CB Morris Claiborne Stomach injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/30/18 TE Neal Sterling Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/30/18 CB Rashard Robinson Suspension Served is probable Sunday vs Denver
09/26/18 WR ArDarius Stewart Ankle IR
09/04/18 RB Elijah McGuire Foot IR
08/15/18 T Ben Ijalana Shoulder IR
08/03/18 S Rontez Miles Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 593 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 106 times, averaging 5.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 29 times for 240 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the NFL in penalties. They are 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 84. They have run 256 plays this year for 1,533 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 6 yards per play, which is 29th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 84 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Case Keenum has completed 87 throws while attempting 141 passes for a completion percentage of 61.7%. He has passed for 988 yards this year. He averages 11.4 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 72.1.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 97 attempts for 375 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 220 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 38.3% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL. Denver is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 97. They have given up a total of 1,467 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 101 throws on 150 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Denver pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,092 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos have tried 7 field goals this season and made 7, which is 20th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. Denver Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 881 yards on 20 punts, averaging 44.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL in punting average. Denver is 3rd in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 43 punt return yards and are averaging 6.1 yards per return, which is 15th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 13 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 81 yards on special teams, placing them 12th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 20.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 32 yards this season. They are 15th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,705.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets are 24th in the NFL in points scored with 89. They have run 236 plays this season for 1,157 yards, which ranks them 28th in the league in total offense. The Jets average 4.9 yards per play, which is 19th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 63 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York has run for 352 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the NFL. They've run 99 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jets have been penalized on offense 26 times for 197 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the league in penalties. Sam Darnold has thrown for 868 yards this season. He has completed 73 passes on 127 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 72.6. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion.
New York is 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 89. They have surrendered a total of 1,422 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The Jets are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 96 passes on 150 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 11th and 21st in the National Football League. The Jets pass defense has also given up a total of 989 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 113 attempts for 433 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in the league against the run. The New York Jets have committed 19 penalties for 155 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 28.3% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
New York is ranked 7th in the league in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 160 punt return yards and average 26.7 yards per return, which is 32nd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 78 yards. They have returned 6 kicks for 107 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The Jets average 17.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 23 yards this year. They are 28th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,487. The New York Jets have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 7, which is 18th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100.0%. New York kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,064 yards on 22 punts, averaging 48.4 yards per punt. That places them 10th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jets -2.5
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